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Government awards 250 MW power capacity under second wind auction to Sembcorp Green Infra

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 14, 2017

The government has awarded a 250 megawatt (MW) wind power project to Singapore-based Sembcorp’s renewable energy arm Sembcorp Green Infra under India’s second nationwide wind power tender. Five...

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ADB expands clean energy projects in India with AIIB cofinancing

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today said it has agreed to finance additional power transmission network components with co-financing from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)....

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Punjab Pollution Control Board promoting adoption of Zinc recovery plant at Mandi Gobindgarh to curb pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017

In an effort to use the hazardous waste of induction furnaces and recover valuable metals, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) aims at promoting more firms to adopt this technology that...

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Vikram Solar commissions 80 MW solar project in Gujarat

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

Energy solutions provider Vikram Solar today said it has commissioned an 80 MW solar PV power project in Gujarat.

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Shell coming to set up vehicle recharging stations in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell aims to expand marketing operations in Asia and wants 20 per cent of sales from its fuel stations worldwide to come from recharging electric vehicles and low carbon fuels by 2025, as the world shifts away from crude.

The Anglo-Dutch firm, with 43,000...

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Every village to be solar power hub soon: Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has said that State is ushering in a new era of power reforms and every village of Andhra Pradesh will emerge as a solar power production hub.
Participating in a teleconference with Minister for Energy K Kala Venkata Rao, Chief...

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Tamil Nadu ends wind season evacuating 1,477 million units more in 2017

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

Wind power season has come to an end this year. In the last few days the wind power generation has gone down below 500MW while the total power demand has crossed 13,000MW. Compared to the last wind power season, Tangedco has evacuated not less than 20% more and in terms of...

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Indian Energy Exchange plea for spot trading of renewable energy shot down by CERC

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 17, 2017

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) did not approve the proposal of the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) to introduce spot trading of renewable energy on its platform. While the IEX expected the mechanism to provide more options to fulfill renewable purchase...

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EU joins International Cotton Advisory Committee

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 2, 2017

The European Union has become a member of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), a development which is of strategic significance to the world cotton industry and the 150 million...

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Yes Bank, Bureau of Energy Efficiency in participating financial institution (PFI) pact

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2017

Private sector lender Yes Bank today signed a pact with Bureau of Energy Efficiency to become the participating financial institution (PFI) to avail risk guarantee under the partial risk...

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