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Indus Towers says 20% of its sites are diesel free

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 25, 2013

Telecom mast operator Indus Towers on Wednesday said 20,000 of its sites across 15 circles or 20 percent of its network is diesel free and it aims to make another 10,000 sites diesel free in the current fiscal.

Indus Towers is a joint venture between telecom...

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Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards 2013 Launched; Advance deadline by June 14, 2013

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2013

Sustainability Outlook, India’s only market access and collaboration platform focused on sustainability and low carbon development, today announced the launch of the Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards 2013. Parivartan Sustainability leadership awards are an annual...

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Mahindra Reva launches all-electric car in Chandigarh

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2013

Mahindra Reva, country’s electric vehicle pioneer, part of the USD 15.9 billion Mahindra Group, today unveiled its all-electric, zero-emission ‘Mahindra e2o’in Chandigarh which would be available at a per month cost of Rs 12,802 (including EMI and running cost).

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Japanese firms look to market energy efficient products in India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2013

Japanese firms are looking to market energy efficient products in India.

These firms appear to see a great opportunity from a business expansionist point of view, given that India has disturbingly high levels of carbon, which is increasing by the day.


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Wind energy project hit by Bengal’s land allocation policy

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 7, 2013

Mamata Banerjee’s ‘no land acquisition’ policy has already impacted investment into West Bengal. Now, her policy to allocate State-held land through competitive bidding may prove to be a stumbling block in attracting investments in the Eastern region’s largest wind-...

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SC slaps Rs. 100 cr. penalty on Sterlite for pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2013

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Sterlite Copper Smelter plant to function in Tuticorin in public interest, but asked the company to pay Rs. 100 crore as compensation for polluting land and water by running it without approval for a considerable period of time...

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Tata Power plans to boost its clean-energy generation to one fourth of its targeted capacity of 26000 MW by 2020

By : Anindita Chakraborty, Apr 2, 2013

Sustainability Outlook spoke to Rahul Shah, Chief of Business Development, India Business and Renewables at Tata Power about the company’s progress on its clean energy capacity targets and the road ahead


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The Sustainable Shipping Initiative: A collaborative approach to the Shipping Industry’s greatest opportunities and challenges

By : Anonymous, Mar 26, 2013

This article by Sam Kimmins, Principal Sustainability Advisor & Network Partner Manager at Forum for the Future, takes a look at the impact of the shipping industry on world trade and the initiatives which have been undertaken to ensure its future sustainability. ...

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SOLARCON® India 2013 to highlight the importance of PV manufacturing in India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 23, 2013

Today, SEMI, the global industry associationserving the photovoltaics, nano-  and microelectronics manufacturing supply chains, announced SOLARCON® India 2013 the fifth edition of its solar focused trade show and conference to be held at the KTPO Exhibition Complex in...

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NTPC commissions first solar power plant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2013

Even as ambitious plans of Noida and Greater Noidadiscoms to establish non-conventional energy projects are yet to take shape, NTPC-Dadri is all set to begin operations of a 5MW solar power plant by the end of this month. The solar plant, built at a cost...

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Subject Tags: Environment