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250 smart poles for charging electric vehicles to be installed under the Smart City project in Hubballi-Dharwad

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 12, 2018

How about charging your electric vehicle from an electricity pole if you're stranded on the way? And how about browsing the internet free of cost by connecting your device to Wi-Fi hotspots on...

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UP Govt Plans Partnership With Finland for Smart City, Solar Power Projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 4, 2017

The delegation, led by Finland's minister for environment and energy Kimmo Tiilikainen, discussed a wide range of development projects related to renewable energy, bio-fuel, electric vehicles,...

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TERI enters into sustainability partnership with state government to develop Smart City.

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2017

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between the Capital Region Development Authority of Andhra Pradesh (APCRDA), State Energy Efficiency Development Corporation of Andhra...

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NITI Aayog pitches for 24x7 power, electric vehicles in 100 smart cities in its Three-Year Action Agenda

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

Government think tank NITI Aayog has pitched for 24x7 electricity for all, bringing reforms in diesel and petrol pricing, and city gas distribution in 100 smart cities in its Three-Year Action Agenda released today.

The document, unveiled by Finance Minister Arun...

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Amaravati to be an energy-efficient capital city, says energy principal secretary

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 21, 2017

he state government is committed to develop Amaravati as one of the most energy-efficient cities in the country, said state energy principal secretary Ajay Jain.

Speaking at a conference on energy efficiency organised by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and AP...

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Special Purpose Vehicle constituted to implement smart city project in Dehradun

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 6, 2017

Officials from the city administration and civic bodies held a meeting on Wednesday to decide on the composition of the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) which will initiate action on the ground to...

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Germany's KfW shifts focus to urban development

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 4, 2017

The German government-owned development bank, KfW has churned its India funding strategy. It is phasing out its commitments for the support of the financial sector in India and shifting its...

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Government announces 30 smart cities, Thiruvanathapuram tops list

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2017

The government on Friday announced another list of 30 cites for development as smart cities taking the total cities picked up so far to 90 under Smart City Mission. Kerala capital...

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EU, France grant 3.5m euros to curb emissions in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2017

Aiming to reduce emissions and promote sustainability to help India’s smart city programme, France and the European Union on Friday extended a grant of 3.5 million euros under the ‘Moblise Your...

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Venkaiah Naidu praises state on urban projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2017

Lauding Maharashtra for the progress it has made in flagship urban infrastructure projects, Union Minister for Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said, “Maharashtra has shown the way to...

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