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India: Warburg Pincus exploring stake sale in solar energy firm CleanMax

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 26, 2020

Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus Llc is exploring stake sale in CleanMax, said two people...

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REC Tenders for Solar Street Lights in Rural and Tribal Areas of Nashik

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

The Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) through its REC Foundation has issued tender for the engagement of PMA/ implementing agency for the procurement and installation of 1650 solar street...

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NHPC plans to develop 600-MW ultra mega solar park in Uttar Pradesh

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

State-run hydropower major, NHPC, is planning to develop a solar park of around 600 Megawatt (MW) capacity in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh, it said in a virtual event on Wednesday....

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Air pollution now biggest health risk in India, says report

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

Long-term exposure to outdoor and household air pollution contributed to over 1.67 million annual deaths from stroke, heart attack, diabetes, lung cancer, chronic lung diseases and neonatal...

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India undertakes massive ramp-up in solar components production

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

An Indian firm is the world's largest solar company today.

A global ranking in September revealed that Adani Green Energy Ltd (Agel), part of the Adani Group conglomerate, had overtaken Hong Kong's GCL New Energy to become the world's top solar developer.

The...

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Autos to be fitted with electric batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

The government is mulling replacing existing internal combustion (IC) engines in auto-rickshaws with electric batteries in a move aimed at lowering air pollution levels in major cities....

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2021: New deadline for 100% door-to-door waste collection

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

The state government on Thursday approved a new solid waste management (SWM) policy and strategy, which set 2021 as the deadline for segregation of waste at source and 100% door-to-door...

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Kerala: Muhamma takes to biopod waste management

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

A novel organic waste management project has been kicked off in Muhamma Grama panchayat, which involves conversion of organic waste to manure and fish and...

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Union Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan launches eco-friendly , efficient and DME fired “Aditi Urja Sanch” Unit at CSIR-NCL, Pune

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2020

The Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today inaugurated the DME fired “Aditi Urja Sanch” unit along with the DME-LPG blended fuel cylinders and...

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Solar-powered cold storage to reduce food wastage in India

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 22, 2020

Indian farmers have always struggled with reducing wastage of their produce due to a variety of reasons, including rickety market linkages and lack of facilities to store fast perishable items...

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