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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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Rural LPG delivery to get IT legup

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2018

State oil companies will likely tie up with the IT ministry’s common services centres to tap into their deeper network to easily deliver cooking gas cylinders to rural customers and plug the...

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IOC taps solar power to deliver LPG on top of the world

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2018

State-run Indian Oil Corporation is harnessing solar power to make cooking gas refills available to homesteads and security establishments dotting the cold desert of Ladakh – also known as ‘roof...

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WHO pollution report praises PM Modi’s signature Ujjwala scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s signature Ujjwala Scheme came in for rich praise in a new WHO pollution report. The report nevertheless estimated that 9 out of 10 people around the world breathe...

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