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Apple commits to be 100 percent carbon neutral for its supply chain and products by 2030

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 22, 2020

Apple today unveiled its plan to become carbon neutral across its entire business, manufacturing supply chain, and product life cycle by 2030. The company is already carbon neutral today for its...

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Startups look to reduce dependence on lithium from China

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has brought into stark focus the over-dependence of global supply chains on China. Nations around the world are now more desperate than ever for alternatives, but it’s a tough ask to replace Chinese supplies. One of the areas where China dominates the...

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COVID-19: Post-crisis clean energy progress will need reliable supplies of critical minerals, says IEA

By : Sustainability ..., May 8, 2020

The global clean energy sector would require a reliable supply of critical minerals to continue a smooth progress after the COVID-19 crisis, according to a recent study by the International Energy Agency (IEA). These critical minerals are used in the manufacturing of solar...

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Vestas Wind A/S : Wind turbine maker Vestas suspends 2020 outlook amid coronavirus

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 8, 2020

Vestas, the world's largest maker of wind turbines, suspended its 2020 outlook on Tuesday as measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus disrupted its manufacturing, supply chain and installations at wind parks. The suspension comes at a time when demand for renewable...

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Covid-19 impact: How EV industry is coping with the lockdown?

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 30, 2020

The novel coronavirus pandemic has put brakes on the country’s manufacturing with the 21-days complete lockdown across the nation. The coronavirus pandemic is having an unanticipated impact on every sector due to disruption in the supply chain and production. For the electric...

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Coronavirus: Global wind energy capacity addition to decline by 4.9 GW

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2020

The coronavirus crisis will cause global wind energy additions in 2020 to decline by 4.9 Gigawatt (GW) compared to previous projections, research and consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie said, adding due to the pandemic and other market changes total forecast wind additions for...

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Covid-19: Renewable energy sector may miss the capacity target for FY20

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2020

The renewable energy sector in India is expected to miss its capacity addition target for the fourth year in a row. The sector, already battling headwinds, has to now contend with the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), which has caused disruption in the supply chain for...

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Coronavirus to critically hit production of BS VI compliant vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2020

The current lockdown in China due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 may hit production of Bharat Stage VI-compliant vehicles critically in the coming months. The shutdown is also likely to hurt production of electric vehicles in India, said Rajan Wadhera,...

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Amazon India to add 10,000 electric vehicles to its delivery fleet by 2025

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 20, 2020

Amazon India on Monday said its fleet of delivery vehicles in the country will include 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025. The move follows successful pilots across different cities last year, learnings from which have helped Amazon India create scalable and long-term EV...

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Distributed Energy’s rooftop solar aggregator platform raises Rs 100 million funding

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

Rooftop solar developer Distributed Energy has launched an online platform that connects credible renewable energy projects with investors. After comprehensive due diligence on several metrics, energy customers can have their fundable projects listed on its marketplace....

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