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"To empower the marginal farmers, there is a portable, higher efficiency micro - cold storage unit"

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Mr. Prateek Singhal, shares his thoughts on current market potential, business challenges and policy reforms that can improve potential of micro...

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National Clean Air Programme: encouraging cooperation to address trans-boundary air pollution

By : Abhilasha Fullonton, Mar 25, 2019

7 of the top 10 polluting cities in the world are in India. However, fixing that requires a coordinated effort across a region and is not limited to actions within a city...

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Budgetary allocations for energy access witnessing a plateau; focus shifting towards solar pumps

By : Abha Nirula, Mar 22, 2019

The interim budget 2019-20 did not see any major announcements pertaining to distributed renewable energy. The budget has allocated INR 5.25 billion for solar projects under off-grid and decentralized renewable power for the next financial year, a decline of 35% as compared...

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Overview on Universal Households Electrification in India - ‘Saubhagya’

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 14, 2017

On Sep 25, 2017 the central government launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (or Saubhagya). The objective of the ‘Saubhagya’ scheme is to provide energy access to all by...

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Sustainable and Responsible Investing in India: An idea whose time has come

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 9, 2017

Sustainable and Responsible Investing is a global trend that has picked up momentum in the last 10 years; and India is likely to be the next frontier. This is the finding of a recent...

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Questions you had about the Saubhagya Scheme in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 29, 2017

 

The objective of the ‘Saubhagya’ scheme is to provide energy access to all by providing last mile connectivity and electricity connections to all the remaining 300 Lakhs un-electrified...

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Optimizing Water Use in the Thermal Power Sector

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

The power sector is a priority sector for the nation. The sector has seen remarkable growth with a CAGR of nearly 14% in the last five years and is expected to grow even further as the country...

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ZLD for Iron & Steel Industry in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

The Iron & Steel industry is synonymous with economic growth of modern economies. In India, the industry accounts for 2% of the country’s GDP and provides gainful employment to more than 6...

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Indian Energy Exchange plea for spot trading of renewable energy shot down by CERC

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 17, 2017

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) did not approve the proposal of the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) to introduce spot trading of renewable energy on its platform. While the IEX expected the mechanism to provide more options to fulfill renewable purchase...

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