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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Vodafone India and 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 '', the exclusive Indian planting partner for United Nation's 'Environment Program's Billion Tree Campaign' to announce a private...

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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...
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