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Bihar Policy for Promotion of New and Renewable Energy Sources - 2017 approved

By : SustainabilityO..., May 25, 2017

The government today approved the Bihar Policy for Promotion of New and Renewable Energy Sources - 2017 aiming to build a capacity to generate 2,969MW solar power, 244MW bio-fuel energy and...

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Kerala government may soon bring in a law to regulate e-waste

By : SustainabilityO..., May 24, 2017

Kerala government is thinking of bringing in a new legislation to regulate and recycle e-waste, which poses a great threat to the environment nowadays. Minister for Local Self-Government, K T...

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Centre to strengthen regulatory mechanism to curb pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., May 22, 2017

The marine environment in India is under stress due to pollution and it has become one of the probable reasons for the decline in fish stock, said the new national policy that was released by...

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Government to come out with e-vehicle policy this fiscal: Goyal

By : SustainabilityO..., May 12, 2017

The government will come out with a policy for promotion of electric vehicles this fiscal with an aim to make India a global leader in the segment, Union minister Piyush Goyal said today....

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Telangana keen on hybrid power

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 27, 2017

Telangana government has made a commitment of 5,000 MW to the Government of India towards creating solar capacity in the State in the next three years. Telangana currently has an installed solar...

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Modi government plans major policy push to promote e-vehicles

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 25, 2017

India will soon embark on an ambitious programme aimed at switching most, if not all, of its vehicles to battery power by 2030. In an audacious move worthy of Elon Musk, the key to the plan's...

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Haryana government exempts solar devices from Value Added Tax levy

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 19, 2017

In order to give a boost to implementation of the Haryana Solar Policy and also to encourage entrepreneurs to set up ventures for manufacturing solar devices and equipment in the state, the...

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Telangana to double solar capacity by March next

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 10, 2017

Telangana is set to come out with a new wind and hybrid solar-wind energy policy frameworks to provide impetus to the rapidly expanding renewable energy sector.

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CPCB issues draft norms to tackle odour from solid waste disposal sites

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 3, 2017

Recognizing the urgent need for abatement of odour from municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal facilities in urban India, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has proposed guidelines to...

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Tough targets hinder e-waste rule rollout

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 27, 2017

The implementation of the e-waste rules 2016, which are to come into force this May, may now be delayed with industry associations of electrical and electronic equipment demanding a relaxation...

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