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Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Factory at Sanand Gujarat Is Now a Gold Certified Green Building

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 12, 2019

HCCB (Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd) – one of India’s largest FMCG companies – today announced that the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) has awarded the Gold certificate to its...

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E-buses gaining traction on Indian roads

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

It’s the new player that’s stepping hard on the accelerator. Olectra Greentech now has 108 electric buses on roads from Himachal Pradesh to Kerala. It’s also in the race to supply buses to 14...

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FAME II puts EV segment in fast lane by removing policy uncertainties: M&M

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) Friday said the FAME II scheme has removed policy uncertainty in the electric vehicles (EV) segment, a move that would encourage more manufacturers to launch...

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Cabinet clears Rs 10,000 cr FAME II scheme for promoting electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 1, 2019

The Union Cabinet has cleared a Rs 10,000-crore programme under the FAME-II scheme for promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Thursday. The Faster Adoption...

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Mahindra launches e-mobility service in Mumbai

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) Monday said it has launched a technology-based electric mobility service in Mumbai on select routes. As part of the initiative - Glyd - the company...

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Build favourable ecosystem for electric vehicles, say experts

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

 Kerala has huge potential for solar power generation as the state has 22 lakh houses with uninterruptible power source (UPS) system, which can be converted for solar power generation, said Vinod Gopal, selection committee member, Maker Village. He was addressing a session on...

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EVI Technologies plans to set up 20,000 EV charging stations

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

 Electric vehicle charging infrastructure provider EVI Technologies plans to invest around Rs 100 crore in the next one and a half years to set up 20,000 charging stations across the country, a senior company official said. The firm, incubated at...

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Goa government to launch tender for solar-powered ferry service soon

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2018

The river navigation department (RND) is gearing up to add new ferries to its fleet. While three new ferries will ply on the existing routes, the government is also seeking bids to launch the...

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Keep GST rate on lithium-ion battery same as electric vehicle, says SMEV

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 24, 2018

Reduction of GST rate on lithium-ion batteries to 18 percent...

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Subject Tags: green transport , GST

To fight air pollution, Delhi cabinet approves hiring consultant to run 1,000 electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2018


Delhi government on Wednesday approved the hiring of a consultant to run 1,000 electric buses to fight air pollution in the national capital. Announcing the decision, Chief Minister...

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