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Environment Ministry Notifies Amended Rules on Plastic Waste Management

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 17, 2018

The Environment Ministry has notified the amended rules on plastic waste management that prescribe a central system for the registration of producers and importers.

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National Electricity Plan revised to make room for more coal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 9, 2018

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has revised the National Electricity Plan (NEP) after getting feedback from more than 30 state-owned and private institutions, mostly questioning the...

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India is said to mull power law change to boost EV stations

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 16, 2018

India's power ministry is considering ending the lock on electricity sales by distributors as one way to speed up growth in vehicle charging stations, according to a ministry official with...

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Niti Aayog will frame electric vehicles policy, ministries will implement

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 10, 2018

The government's think-tank, Niti Aayog, will frame the policy for electric vehicles while all concerned ministries will implement them, the Cabinet secretary chaired meeting decided on Monday,...

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Kochi Metro Rail Limited’s energy policies released

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2017

As part of the National Energy Conservation Day observance on December 14, Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) released its energy management and solar energy policies.

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Government forms new policy for standardisation of renewable energy products

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 12, 2017

Aiming to address the quality issues in India’s rapidly growing renewable energy sector, the union ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has come out with a new policy for “testing,...

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Under new solar policy, Goa eyes to produce 150 MW power by 2021

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2017

The Goa cabinet today approved the much-awaited Solar Power Policy, under which the state expects to generate 150 MW of power by 2021, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said here....

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UP cabinet approves solar energy policy to generate 10,700 Mw green power

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2017

The UP cabinet has given nod to a new Solar Energy Policy-2017 which would be effective for five years until 2022. Under the new policy, 10,000 surya mitras will be appointed in the state....

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Draft Maharashtra EV policy moots 15% subsidy on price of electric vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2017

The Maharashtra government is finalising a policy to encourage manufacturing as well as purchase of electric vehicles. According to the draft policy, a copy of which was accessed exclusively by...

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Karnataka govt to bring action plan for electric vehicles policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 1, 2017

The Karnataka government today said it would soon unveil an action plan for implementation of its electric vehicle and energy storage policy aimed at creating conducive environment and necessary...

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