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Havells India to raise stake in Promptec Renewable Energy Solutions

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 14, 2016

Electrical equipment maker Havells India today said it will increase its stake in Bangalore-based Promptec Renewable Energy Solutions up to 70 per cent for an undisclosed sum....

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Levi’s, EU Project Unlock New Ways to Turn Textile Waste Into New Products

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2016

With dramatically large amounts of clothing and other textiles being thrown out every year – nearly 10 million tonnes in the United States and more than 3 million tonnes in European Union (EU)...

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Policy to promote integrated solar manufacturing units on cards: Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2016

The Centre will soon release a policy to provide subsidy support and business assurance to attract companies for setting up integrated solar manufacturing units in the country....

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Solar manufacturing industry still waiting to take off

By : sustainabilityo..., May 17, 2016

Data released by the government suggests that the average size of Indian solar cell and module manufacturing unit is just about 86 MW and 69 MW respectively per annum.


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Three panels formed to improve quality control of solar modules and products

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2016

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set up three committees to improve quality control of solar modules and products. One panel will prepare a policy for testing laboratories,...

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India appeals against WTO solar ruling

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 21, 2016

India on Wednesday appealed to the World Trade Organization’s highest court—the Appellate Body—to dismiss a lower panel ruling that effectively struck down the government’s local content...

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Subject Tags: manufacturing , solar

Adani gets Gujarat govt nod to build solar power equipment unit

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2016

Adani Enterprises Ltd has secured approval from the Gujarat government to begin work on building a solar power equipment plant on its own after earlier unsuccessful attempts to build the plant...

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Manufacturers to gain from Niti Aayog-coordinated solar power policy push

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 14, 2016

India is readying a major solar push to build on recent successes with a brand new policy to aid manufacturing of equipment that's going to be in great demand if the government's plans fructify...

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Subject Tags: manufacturing , policy , solar

Govt bans manufacture, import of toxic pollutant PCBs

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2016

The Union environment ministry has banned the manufacture and import of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and directed complete prohibition on its use in any form by the end of 2025, in a bid to...

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China supports India’s solar incentives

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 11, 2016

India’s stand on providing incentives and subsidies to domestic manufacturers of solar cells and panels, which has been challenged by the US at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has received...

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