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Energy efficiency schemes by BEE led to savings of Rs 54,770 crore: Parl Panel

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2020

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has said the energy efficiency schemes implemented by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) over years have led to total savings of around Rs 54,770 crore even as its budgetary allocation was found to be insufficient over years....

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Tata Power expands rooftop solar service to 90 cities across India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2020

Tata Power on Thursday said it has expanded its rooftop solar service to 90 cities across the country. The big rollout from Tata Power comes at a time when consumers across all major categories including commercial, industrial, residential and public sector are adopting solar...

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Mahindra Heavy Engine first in India to double its energy productivity

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2020

Mahindra Heavy Engines (MHEL) has become the first Indian manufacturing unit in the country and only the third in the world to double its energy productivity, which would have significant impact on its energy costs. This was achieved by the compnay’s unit in Chakan which has...

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Haryana, Karnataka and Kerala top State Energy Efficiency Index 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

Haryana, Karnataka and Kerala have topped the State Energy Efficiency Index 2019. This index tracks the progress of Energy Efficiency (EE) initiatives in 36 states and union territories based on 97 significant indicators, an official statement said. The State Energy...

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EESL has installed over 1.03 cr smart LED street lights in country so far

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 6, 2020

Over 1.03 crore smart LED street lights have been installed till date, which led to an estimated energy savings of 6.97 billion kWh per year, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) on Sunday said. These lights have been installed under the Street Light National Programme (SLNP...

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Coimbatore civic body to open its second solar power plant

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 3, 2019

Almost 10 months after the solar power plant at Ukkadam started generating power, the city corporation is all set to inaugurate its second solar power plant at Kavundampalayam. The plant with the capacity to generate 1MW power was built at a cost Rs 5.5 crore. “The...

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Ludhiana: UK trust installs solar panels at govt primary school

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2019

The Social Education Voluntary Education Trust UK (SEVA Trust), a charitable organisation working in the UK and India on education and environment, has inaugurated solar system at Government Primary School, Bharundi, which is 40 km from the city, on Sunday. There are 68...

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Indian Railways drawing 4 GW solar project bid for powering locos

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 17, 2019

Indian Railways will soon run trains using solar power from arrays of photovoltaic cells deployed on both sides of select electrified tracks in 10 states, replacing 4,000 MW of coal-fired...

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Andhra Pradesh conserving power worth Rs 1,000 cr annually by energy efficiency

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2018

The Andhra Pradesh government is conserving 2,000 million units (mu) of power and saving about Rs 1,000 crore annually by promoting energy efficiency initiatives for the last three years,...

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Chennai metro installs solar panels on 4 station roofs

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 8, 2018

The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has installed solar panels on the roof of four metro stations and also at Koyambedu metro depot to harness solar energy.


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