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Scheme to promote waste-to-energy projects on the cards

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2017

Taking a dim view of the recent collapse of the Ghazipur landfill, Power Minister R K Singh today promised that a scheme will be worked out to encourage waste-to-energy projects in all cities...

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Nike unveils Flyleather: a sustainable leather material made with 50 percent recycled leather fiber

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

Putting sustainability at the heart of the fashion industry is no easy feat, but key players across the value chain continue to demonstrate that they’re up to the task.

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India ready to fully finance carbon capture technology: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 1, 2017

Minister of State (MoS) for Power and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal on Thursday said India is ready to fully finance carbon capture technology.

Addressing a plenary session on 'Milestones to 2020, and Beyond under the Paris Agreement' at the '3rd Business and Climate...

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Climate Change: India working up blueprint to implement NDCs

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 1, 2017

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said India is developing a blueprint for implementing its Nationally Determined Contributions on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
“We are working on developing a roadmap for implementation of our NDCs(Nationally...

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Inox Wind bags 100 Megawatt project from Adani Green Energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 31, 2017

Wind turbine maker Inox Wind today said it had bagged an order from Adani Green Energy to develop a 100 MW wind power project in Gujarat.

"The company has closed a deal for developing a 100 MW wind power project for Adani Green Energy, a part of the Adani group at...

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Freyr Energy ties up with Axis Bank

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 31, 2017

Solar energy services company Freyr Energy has tied up with Axis Bank to offer term loans ranging from ₹5 lakh to ₹50 lakh for tenures up to five years,for solar rooftop installations in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

The loans will be given to MSMEs and self-employed...

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Bringing solar heating to the remotest corners of India

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2017

In remote parts of the Zanskar valley in Jammu and Kashmir where temperatures regularly fall below freezing women still collect dung to keep their hearths warm.

A new project supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) aims to change that, by installing...

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SPPU shortlists 200 colleges to implement solar energy systems

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2017

Within just three days, the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) closed applications meant for the installation of solar projects. The varsity had called for applications from its affiliated colleges on Wednesday, which were earlier supposed to be open till September 25,...

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MNRE signs agreement with Germany to improve renewable energy grid Integration

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2017

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) signed an agreement on technical cooperation under the “Indo-German Energy Programme – Green Energy Corridors (IGEN-GEC)” with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) today.

"The main objective of...

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Tata Power Renewable boosts generation capacity by four-fold

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2017

Tata Power today said its renewable energy arm enhanced the generation capacity by over four-fold last fiscal.

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) generated 1,440 million units (MUs) from renewable energy sources like wind and solar in 2016-17 as compared to 329...

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