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To fight carbon emission, ER fixes solar panels on passenger train

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 14, 2019

In a landmark move, Eastern Railway started operating a Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) with solar panels on its roof between Sahibgunj and Jamalpur in its Malda division from Saturday. The...

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Soon, solar panels to be a must in new Greater Noida buildings

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2019

All new constructions in Greater Noida will soon have to mandatorily install solar panels to meet at least 10% of their electricity requirement. In a move aimed towards meeting the guidelines of...

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The green protocol

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2019

The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD-PR) campus in Rajendranagar is an urban oasis. Visitors entering the campus are greeted with the sounds of birds chirping and...

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Government revises solar pumps costs before installing 17.5 lakh units

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2019

The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has revised the benchmark costs of solar pumps for FY20. The latest bench-marking comes at a time when the government is preparing to install 17.5...

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Tamil Nadu: Lack of meters stop homes from tapping solar energy

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2019

People trying to tap green energy by installing roof-top solar panels are finding it next to impossible to get the mandatory net meter from Tangedco, the state’s discom. Net meter measures the...

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Only 2,681 of 23L buildings have solar panels in Coimbatore circle

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

Of the 23 lakh buildings in Coimbatore circle, only 2,681 buildings have set up solar panels in the last five years. The buildings include houses, commercial buildings and educational...

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Gujarat tops India in rooftop solar power generation capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 24, 2019

Gujarat has emerged as the state with the most rooftop solar panels installed. According to data tabled in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, Gujarat has an installed rooftop solar power capacity of 261.97...

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Solar scheme to assure Rs 1 lakh income for farmers

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2019

The central government will launch a solar scheme for farmers that will ensure a minimum annual income of Rs 1 lakh. Power Minister R.K. Singh on Thursday informed the Lok Sabha during Question...

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As the sun shines, Dwarka societies reap cash benefits

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

While the capital may be lagging behind in availing benefits by installing solar rooftop panels, especially in residential localities, a few housing societies have been able to cash in on the...

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Renewable Energy Dept started Solar Inverter Charger Scheme for people at 40 pc subsidy Chandigarh

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Haryana New and Renewable Energy Department has started the Solar Inverter Charger Scheme for the people at 40 per cent subsidy. Those willing to get solar inverter charger can apply online on...

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