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Kochi: Transport authority to issue permits to CNG, LNG, LPG and e-vehicles only

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2020

Regional Transport Authority (RTA) has decided to conditionally issue city permits to autorickshaws in Kochi. The new permits will be issued to autorickshaws, which ply on CNG, LNG and LPG, and electric vehicles. According to the decisions taken by the RTA, new permits will...

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Energy startup gets funding

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 29, 2020

Native Angel Network, an investor in native startups, has invested in a Bengaluru-based renewable energy startup, Carbon Masters. Native Angel Network, an arm of Madurai-based Nativelead Foundation, had last year invested Rs 65lakh in a city-based startup, ‘VilFresh’, which...

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Exempt LPG & CNG autos from getting permits: Unions to govt

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 24, 2019

After the Centre’s move to exempt electric vehicles from the need for passenger transport permit, auto unions across the state are urging the government to implement the same for LPG and CNG autos. The Centre has provided several benefits to electric vehicles such as waiver...

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All you wanted to know about CAFE regulations

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

Vehicular pollution is occupying centre-stage again. While the government is looking to advance the 2030 deadline for Indian manufacturers to switch over to electric vehicles in segments such as...

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Budget to hike Ujjwala bar towards 100% household LPG coverage

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

The Union Budget 2019-20 is likely to renew the focus on the NDA government's flagship Ujjwala scheme with the aim of increasing access to cooking gas, or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), to all...

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Panel to consider allowing private companies to sell subsidised LPG

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2019

The government has set up an expert panel to consider allowing private firms to sell subsidised cooking gas — a long-standing demand for companies like Reliance Industries because state firms...

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Election Results: Renewable energy industry expects govt to sharpen focus on policy stability

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2019

As India seems to have voted for a majority government for yet another term, the renewable energy industry wants the government to continue with a sharp focus on policy stability to spur growth...

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GAIL, BHEL sign pact for development of solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2019

State-owned gas utility GAIL India Ltd Friday said it has signed an agreement with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) for cooperation in the development of solar power projects."GAIL shall be...

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Ujjwala leads to 40 mn new LPG connections with a jump of 45% in FY19

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

The push for clean energy through the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) has led to a record 40.7 million new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) connections being added in the current fiscal year (...

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All households to soon have clean cooking fuel: Dharmendra Pradhan

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

Pradhan said the world is seeing a dramatic shift in energy sources and consumption, with demand shifting from Europe to Asia. ...

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