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"FAME II is an opportunity for India to prove that our EV technology is truly global and to become a global hub for development of electric vehicles"

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Mr. Mahesh Babu, CEO of Mahindra Electric, shares his thoughts on key challenges and opportunities that the automobile industry in India...

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Subsidy on rooftop solar panels may go up for domestic sector

By : Sustainability ..., May 20, 2019

In a good news to people wants to opt for clean energy, the government is mulling to increase the subsidy on rooftop solar panels from the present 30%, sources in the New and Renewable Energy...

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FAME-II could reduce transport energy needs by 64%, emissions by 37% by 2030: CII

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

The government's FAME-II plan for electric mobility stands to reduce 64% of the anticipated road-based energy demand by 2030 and 37% of carbon emissions by then, according to CII. ...

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Ratan Tata invests in Ola Electric Mobility

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

Ride hailing major Ola on Monday said Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, has invested in its EV business — Ola Electric Mobility (OEM). This investment, which is part of OEM’s series A...

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Humans driving 1 million animal and plant species to extinction: Report

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history and its impact will see extinction of one million out of eight million total estimated number of animal and plant species on...

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Renewable energy of T.N. over 17% of total power production

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

Renewable energy (wind, solar, biomass and small hydropower) generation in Tamil Nadu was 16,223 million units in April 2018-February 2019, accounting for 17.5% of the total energy mix....

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India's e-car plan has just one, but potentially debilitating flaw

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

Dirty air has finally become an issue in Indian election manifestos, along with perennial subjects such as temple-building and farmers’ incomes. That shouldn’t be a surprise: Even politicians...

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After HC nod, BEST to acquire 20 electric buses by June-end

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) will most likely induct 20 electric buses by the end of June. The transport undertaking has received a nod from the Bombay High Court to...

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On thin ice: Time for climate change policy

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

Climate change has become a major global issue, but has the IT hub, Bengaluru, done enough to minimise its effects? With air pollution on the rise in the city and the government struggling to...

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WorldCover raises $6M round for emerging markets’ climate insurance

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

WorldCover, a New York and Africa-based climate insurance provider to smallholder farmers, has raised a $6 million Series A round led by MS&AD Ventures. Y Combinator, Western Technology...

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