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Electric bus pilot project to be launched in Gujarat
By : Sustainability ..., Jul 14, 2014
As part of efforts to ensure a cleaner and greener environment, the Gujarat government will soon introduce a pilot project to run 'electric-buses' for public transport between state capital Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad.
Moving ahead, the state-run Gujarat Power...Read more..
Subject Tags: Environment , Gujarat Power Corporation Limited , Technology
Delhi Metro to install three more solar power plants
By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2014
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is going to install three more roof-top solar power plants in its premises, as a continuation of its policy to encourage eco-friendly work practices and technologies.
These three plants, with a joint power generation capacity of...Read more..
Subject Tags: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation , Environment
Joining the Green Telecom Bandwagon
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 30, 2014
At a time when the telecom sector in the country is making all efforts to achieve the ‘Green Telecom Standards’ in sync with the global level by 2015, the operators in the state too are lending wholesome support to the eco-friendly initiative.
In a bid to achieve the...Read more..
Subject Tags: energy , Environment , Green Telecom
Grid-connected rooftop solar system to come up in Kolkata
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 25, 2014
Together with the UK government, the West Bengal department of power and Kolkata Municipal Corporation are working on developing a grid-connected rooftop solar system.
"Over the next few months, we will be working with the West Bengal government and supporting Ashden...Read more..
Subject Tags: Environment , Kolkata Municipal Corporation
Fuel cells developed to boost plane efficiency
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2014
Researchers have developed the first fuel cell that can directly convert fuels, such as jet fuel or gasoline, to electricity, providing a more energy-efficient way to create electric power for planes or cars.
Scientists led by Professor Su Ha and Professor M Grant...Read more..
Subject Tags: Environment , fuel cells , Technology
Green managers stuff funds with Apple after environmental reforms
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2014
Apple Inc, criticized in the past for greenhouse gas emissions, use of toxic materials and the hiring of underage workers, has improved its practices and earned better scores from groups such as Greenpeace. That's good news for environmentally-aware mutual funds that hold...Read more..
Subject Tags: Apple Inc , Business , energy , Environment , Google Inc , Greenpeace , Lipper
Infosys turns green, proposes 50 MW solar park in Karnataka
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 17, 2014
Eight years on, the software industry posterchild is about to embark on generating its own power, in the process saving costs, getting clean reliable power for its operations and fulfilling its broader obligations to society.
Infosys has proposed a 50 mw solar park...Read more..
Subject Tags: Business , Environment , Infosys
India, World Bank sign $100m agreement to suport green growth in HP
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2014
The Government of India, the Government of Himachal Pradesh (GoHP), and the World Bank today signed a $100 million development policy loan (DPL) agreement to help Himachal Pradesh (HP), a mountain state richly endowed with natural resources, move towards a more...Read more..
Subject Tags: Environment , India , Technology , World Bank
Vodafone India and Grow-Trees.com to partner for planting 3 lakh trees
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2014
LUCKNOW: On the occasion of the World Environment Day, leading telecom service provider, Vodafone India has partnered with 'Grow-Trees.com', the exclusive Indian planting partner for United Nation's 'Environment Program's Billion Tree Campaign' to announce a private...Read more..
Subject Tags: Environment , Grow-Trees.com , Vodafone India
Clean Energy Ministerial highlights major impact of EVs in India
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 5, 2014
The report by Clean Energy Ministerial’s Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI) reveals that the benefits of widespread EV deployment in India are greater than expected when real world driving conditions are taken into account.
The analysis was conducted by...Read more..
Subject Tags: Environment , India , Social Issues