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Webinar: Evaluating Investment-Policy Interaction in DRE-based Energy Access in India on 10 August, 2018

By : editor_2, Aug 8, 2018

cKinetics and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation are pleased to invite you to a webinar of our recent study, “Evaluating Investment-Policy Interaction in DRE-based Energy Access in...

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Fine on Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) for pollution: NGT refuses to modify order

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused to modify its order directing UP State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) to pay a fine of Rs 2 lakh per day for a non-functional waste...

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Subject Tags: NGT , policy , waste treatment

Government seeks to tap energy wasted by factories as power source

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 29, 2016

The government has drawn up a plan to tap waste heat as a source of power. In a draft policy, the ministry of new and renewable energy estimates that the potential in selected industrial sectors for waste heat power generation (WHP) is about 5,000 megawatts (MW).

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Subject Tags: policy , waste to energy

Modi said to plan 210 billion rupee boost for India's solar factories

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 18, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is planning a 210 billion-rupee (S$4.313 billion) package of state aid for India's solar panel manufacturing industry, according to two officials....

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Madhya Pradesh government approves domestic rooftop solar power policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2016

Now you can produce your own electricity through solar panels on rooftops to power your home. And if you manage to make more than you need at any time of the day, you can barter it to the the...

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Union Government to revisit the the Renewable Purchase Obligation targets for state-owned power distribution companies

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2016

The Union government is likely to revisit the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets for state-owned power distribution companies. This is following confusion among industry players about...

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Indian solar manufacturing policy imminent

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 8, 2016

India will soon unveil a solar PV manufacturing policy with manufacturers expected to be able to receive Viability Gap Funding (VGF) support via a bidding process, according to an industry...

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Government notifies new hazardous waste management rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 7, 2016

India has banned the import of solid plastic waste, including PET bottles, as part of new hazardous waste management rules that aims to prevent the country from becoming a dumping yard for...

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Subject Tags: policy , waste management

ZLD unlikely to Decrease Competitiveness of the Indian Textile Sector but poses key Implementation Challenges

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 31, 2016

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Mr. Kishan Kumar, Vice President, Creative Dyeing and Printing Mills; Mr. P. K. Gupta, Owner, Shivam Devansh Fab Pvt Ltd.; Mr. Manish Gupta, Director, Richa Industries and Mr. Anuj Batra, Owner, Bee K Bee Prints share their...

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Environment ministry releases new Bio-medical waste management rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 31, 2016

The Environment ministry today released the new Bio-medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 which will bring in a wider and more comprehensive regime for bio waste management.

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