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Vehicle Sharing – Exploring the Market in India

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2014

Vehicle sharing is the simplest, most cost effective intervention for addressing the urban mobility problems we are facing today. 

In the Indian economy, which faces rapid rates of urbanization, urban mobility problems will choke growth in multiple ways, including:...

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Will Bangalore ever be garbage-free?

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2014

 It was not very long ago that Bangalore’s sobriquet i.e., ‘Garden City’ nearly came to be replaced with ‘Garbage City’ in the wake of villagers’ refusal to allow garbage trucks to dump the city’s refuse into the nearby landfills. Mounting garbage piles attracted...

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Anna University sets up solar power plant to meet energy needs

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2013

 Anna University in Chennai has set up a 3kw solar power plant on the campus to reduce dependence on non-renewable forms of energy. 

University vice-chancellor M Rajaram inaugurated the solar plant installed at the Centre for Nanoscience and Technology on the A C Tech...

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Can India’s Agriculture Sector be Saved?

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 15, 2013

 Onions are front-page news these days across newspapers in Delhi. Onion prices, along with those of several other vegetables, have been steadily rising. There is almost a sense of déjà vu, as each year one or two vegetables become a cause célèbre for the middle class. What...

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‘Commuters waste fuel worth Rs. 54 crore every year due to jams’

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2013

 As told by Chetan Agarwal, environmentalist and resident of Gurgaon, to HT. 

Tolls play an important role in financing highway projects but if traffic is beyond a certain level, then the externalities of toll plazas in terms of time wasted, fuel consumed and...

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'Indigenous biofuel can help meet energy demand'

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2013

A two-day training programme on 'Integrated Development of Tree Borne Oilseed in Wasteland/degraded land' started at Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology on Saturday. Several eminent agri-scientists and faculty members of the university took...

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Suzlon Group Wins Wind Turbine Order From Orange Renewable Power

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2013


Suzlon Energy Ltd. said its group bagged a 50.4 MW wind energy project contract from Orange Renewable Power. The project is scheduled for completion in FY 2012-13.

As per the contract, Suzlon will supply 24 units of the S88 - 2.1 MW wind turbine generators...

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Subject Tags: Education

What is the Square Footage per Accredited Professional for your Green Building Rating System?

By : Amresh Deshpande, Jun 4, 2012

In this three part series, the Energy Efficiency Influence Team at Schneider Electric India will discuss possible bottlenecks impacting the growth of the green building market in India. In the first part, we will introduce a new metric that we have developed– namely, square...

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India’s first waste-to-energy plant generates heat

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2011

India’s first waste-to-energy plant, touted as an answer to the waste and electricity woes of the capital, will start operations from July. But people living near the site are up in arms over the Rs.200 crore project’s high environmental and health costs - something the...

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RVCE students develop “Chimera”

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2011

A group of students from R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, have indigenously developed a fuel (hybrid) system for the Reva electric car. The prototype of this hybrid electric car is names as “Chimera,” said a press release. The group has worked in conjunction with REVA...

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