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Cross-subsidy on power should go: Niti Aayog

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

Federal policy think-tank Niti Aayog has pitched for letting power utilities realize full market price from all consumers by doing away with cross-subsidy provided to poor consumers....

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BHEL bags 15 MW solar photovoltaic plant order in Gujarat

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has secured an order for setting up a 15 MW solar photovoltaic power plant on EPC basis in Gujarat.

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Developers reel under losses as Rajasthan companies shut off wind power supply

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

Wind power developers in Rajasthan face losses once again as state distribution companies unplug their supply from the grid, a practice known as backdown.

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Industry closure: notice to govt, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday ordered notices to the state government and the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) in a petition filed by Shahi Exports Private Limited...

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Daimler’s Chennai plant to run on green power

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 28, 2017

German auto maker Daimler will power its truck and bus manufacturing factory using renewable energy from next year. The 400-acre manufacturing campus of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV...

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Solar power: US gives India time till year-end to scrap local sourcing rules

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 27, 2017

The United States has agreed to give India time till December 14 this year to remove the requirement for mandatory domestic sourcing of solar panels and modules under its national solar power...

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BASF India’s Dahej site certified for the production of sustainable oil palm products

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 27, 2017

Two more BASF Group’s (“BASF”) production plants have received the Supply Chain Certificate of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), as announced on the occasion of the RSPO’s fifth...

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Goyal launches weather portal to help discoms with supply planning

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 27, 2017

Minister of power, coal, new & renewable energy and mines Piyush Goyal on Friday launched a weather portal for the power sector developed by Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSCO...

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International Financial Corporation assists Vietnam with green textile production

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 27, 2017

International Financial Corporation (IFC) has launched a US $ 9.9 million project to assist Vietnamese garment and textile companies in enhancing resource efficiency and thereby saving US $ 15...

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GST Council may not lower burden on hybrid vehicles

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 12, 2017

The Centre on Sunday indicated that it was unwilling to lower the GST burden on hybrid cars, which face a 43% levy along with SUVs and other luxury cars, as it did not want mild hybrids to walk...

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