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Government declaring all protected areas 'plastic free zones' symbolic initiative: Greenpeace

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 30, 2018

Greenpeace India has termed the recent move by the environment ministry declaring all protected areas in the country 'plastic-free zones' as a "symbolic initiative" and said production of...

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India ranks 78th on WEF energy transition index; lower than Brazil, China

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2018

India has been ranked at 78th, lower than its emerging market peers like Brazil and China, among 114 countries on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) energy transition index that was topped by...

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IIT Kharagpur research scholar develops battery using sewage water

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2018

A research scholar of IIT Kharagpur has developed a disposable and flexible battery powered by bacteria from sewage water, the institute said in a statement. ...

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Delhi Metro first to become 100 percent 'green'

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 31, 2017

Delhi Metro has become the only completely 'green' Metro system in the world for adhering to green building norms for its residential colonies, officials said on Friday.


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Floating solar power plant at Gopi Talav in Surat soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 27, 2017

The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) plans to become country’s first solar city by 2021 for which it will soon install a floating solar plant besides solar panels atop its 52 school buildings...

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Railways launches first DEMU train with solar-powered coaches

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 17, 2017

The railways today launched its first solar-powered local train here with a battery bank facility which ensures sufficient power even in the absence of sunlight.


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