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Power staff from Punjab, Haryana join nationwide protest against electricity bill

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 3, 2020

Lakhs of employees from the power sector across the country on Monday joined hands against the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020 and move to privatise the power distribution in Union Territories, said V K Gupta, spokesperson of All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF)....

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Take up pisciculture, go for solar energy: Nitish Kumar to farmers

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 23, 2019

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday asked the officials of Saran district to promote the trend of ‘Niche Machchli Upar Bijli’ in ‘chour’ (wetland) areas to increase production of fish along with solar power. Addressing a meeting to review the development works under the ‘...

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Tamil Nadu: 3 railways stations go solar, shun thermal power during day

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 2, 2019

Electricity supply between 10am to 5.30pm to three major railway stations in the western region, Erode, Coimbatore and Salem, is provided by solar power, a renewable source of energy. These three stations do not use coal or thermal power during the day and depend on TANGEDCO...

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As the world warms, the call for climate-friendly cooling heats up

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

The Climate Group’s EP100 smarter energy management initiative, which the nonprofit runs in partnership with the Alliance to Save Energy, crossed an important milestone over the summer — surpassing more than 50 members worldwide after gradually building momentum since the...

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Indian Railways’ renewable energy usage up by 6,900 per cent

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2019

The Indian Railways’ dependence on renewable sources of energy for running trains has gone up by a staggering 6,900 per cent over the last five years, data from the railway ministry has revealed...

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Navi Mumbai society switches to solar to reduce CO2 emissions

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Residents of a Navi Mumbai-based cooperative housing society recently installed a 31 kilowatt-power (kWp) rooftop solar power system in a bid to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) by one...

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Toyota Kirloskar Motor increases dependency on renewable sources of energy, results in 50,000 tons of CO2 reduction

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM)  has been working towards the company's global initative of Global Environmental Challenge 2050 in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The...

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Jaipur Development Authority planning mega solar power initiatives

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) is all set to become climate-friendly as it is planning to run headquarters and two big parks (Central Park and Jawahar Circle) on solar power, replacing...

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Delhi consumers pay lowest power bills among large cities: Manish Sisodia

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

The people in the Capital pay the "lowest" power bills among large cities of the country, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said while tabling the Outcome Budget 2018-19 in the assembly on...

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Haryana's CM announces power tariff cut by Rs 2 per unit

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2018

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Haryana, the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced Rs Two per unit reduction in power tariffs for domestic users consuming up to...

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