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Industrial, commercial power tariff likely to come down on states' resolve to cut cross-subsidies

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 11, 2017

Power rates for commercial and industrial consumers are poised for a drop because states have resolved to prepare a roadmap to reduce cross-subsidies, in line with the Tariff Policy, by March...

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Nitin Gadkari asks NITI Aayog to scrap battery swapping policy for e-vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2017

Niti Aayog's battery swapping policy to promote electric vehicle push is not viable in India, Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

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Jaipur: waste water and pay Rs 10K penalty, proposes draft bill

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2017

Water supply and sewerage system of Jaipur will soon be under an autonomous board. A draft of the bill for constitution of the Jaipur Supply and Sewerage Board (JSSB) bill has been prepared by...

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Government working on policy to promote electric vehicles manufacturing

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 7, 2017

The government has identified few key areas which will help push the e-mobility drive in India.

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New policy of solar pumps being formulated

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2017

The government is in the process of formulating a new scheme for solar pumps to promote standalone solar off-grid pumps with an objective of replacing existing diesel pump sets....

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Develop vehicles that run on clean energy or be bulldozed: Nitin Gadkari warns auto makers

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

Carmakers producing vehicles that run on traditional fuel, take note -- Union minister Nitin Gadkari has a clear message: Go for alternative fuel, else he will not mind "bulldozing" them in his bid to check pollution and imports. According to the road transport and highways...

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Six More Countries May Ratify Modi’s Solar Alliance By December

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

Six more countries are expected to ratify the International Solar Alliance by December, taking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s green energy initiative for 121 sunshine countries closer to a legal status.

International Solar Alliance’s first summit will be held on...

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All India Power Engineers Federation seeks review of national power policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has demanded the national electricity policy be reviewed to maintain a balance between renewable energy and thermal energy and has urged R K Singh Union Power Minister to discuss the matter with the power engineers.

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NGT Notice To Meghalaya Government On Lack Of Proper Environment Policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

The principal Bench of National Green Tribunal on Thursday issued show-cause notice to Meghalaya government seeking reply as to why proper environmental policy should not be framed by the state and also why area within 5 kms from the edge of all major rivers, reserved forests...

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Karnataka to have electric vehicle and energy storage policy soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

To make Bengaluru the electric vehicle capital of India, the Karnataka government will soon come out with a new “electric vehicle and energy storage policy” to reduce pollution and promote healthy environment.

The Major and Medium Industries Department was formulating...

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