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India, Germany ink pact for Rs 1,958 cr finance to develop energy-efficient housing programme

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 17, 2019

India has secured a USD 277 million (about Rs 1,900 crore) loan from Germany to establish an energy-efficient housing programme in the country. A loan agreement has been signed between State Bank of India (SBI) and German development bank KfW for USD 277 million to establish...

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All future Delhi Metro buildings to accommodate rooftop solar panels: Mangu Singh, DMRC

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2019

All future buildings of Delhi Metro will be designed to straight away accommodate rooftop solar panels and to eventually get top score from green building rating authorities, DMRC chief Mangu Singh said on Friday. Addressing a gathering at the fourth edition of National...

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IIT-H, KIIT-Bhubaneshwar researchers develop bio-bricks

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 17, 2019

Sangareddy: Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) and School of Architecture, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneshwar, (KIIT) have developed bio-bricks for construction from agricultural waste products. Their development serves the...

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NDMC replaces 50,000 old meters with ‘smart’ ones

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 10, 2019

The New Delhi Municipal Council on Wednesday replaced 50,000 conventional electricity meters with smart meters, making NDMC the first distribution company in India to implement 100% smart...

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Solar cooking facilities for every rural household in 4-5 years: Piyush Goyal

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2018

In a bid to eliminate indoor pollution caused by cooking, Centre plans to introduce solar cooking facilities with induction oven for every rural household in the next 4-5 years, Union Minister...

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Bacteria-powered solar cell can produce electricity on cloudy days

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2018

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have discovered a low-cost and sustainable way to build a solar cell using bacteria, that can harvest energy from light even under overcast skies. ...

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Dubai’s Relam Investment to invest $300 m in India

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2018

Dubai-based Relam Investment on Tuesday announced its entry into the Indian market with an initial commitment to invest $300 million in the real estate and technology sectors over the next five...

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BBMP seeks HC’s nod to finalise tender for energy-efficient street light project

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 21, 2018

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Tuesday filed an application seeking permission of the High Court of Karnataka to finalise the tender for implementing a new energy-efficient...

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Schneider Electric introduces energy efficient EcoStruxure Grid in Hyderabad

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

Schneider Electric has launched its digital architecture, EcoStruxure Grid in Hyderabad that enables utilities to take to digital transformation and make the grid energy efficient....

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Wrangler Adopts Foam-Dyeing Technology, Revs Up to Revolutionize Denim

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017

Yesterday, representatives from across the apparel industry came together at the Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute of Texas Tech University, where Wrangler, Lee, the Walmart Foundation and...

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