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CPPIB may invest in Piramal’s renewables, roads platforms

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

The Ajay Piramal-led Piramal Group, which has set up platforms to acquire operating renewable energy and roads assets, has roped in Canada’s largest pension fund manager Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) as an anchor investor, said two people aware of the...

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Indian company to install underground electric cables in Kathmandu

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

An Indian contractor company will install underground electric cables in Kathmandu to minimise the risk of electrocution and to beautify the city. 


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Clean ride on 14 km solar track may save Rs 3 lakh/year in power bill

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

By August, the Public Works Department plans to complete a 14km-long solar cycle path on Outer Ring Road, stretching from Mukarba Chowk to Jagatpur Khadar Village. The project promises to save...

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World Bank approves Rs 11,000 cr for improving safety of hydro power dams

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2019

The World Bank has accepted a proposal to provide Rs 11,000 crore to India to improve safety and operational performance of its 733 large dams across 18 states over the next 10 years. The money will be utilised under the ongoing Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Programme (...

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Kerala looks up at solar energy for its power needs

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

After recovering from an unexpected natural calamity, the State is now on a renovation mode, building a ‘New Kerala’ that focuses on sustainable development. As part of this, recently the State Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac, in his budget speech, talked about providing...

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Adani Group to invest Rs 55,000 cr in Gujarat projects including world's largest solar park

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 21, 2019

Billionaire Gautam Adani Friday announced over Rs 55,000 crore investment in next five years in a clutch of projects in Gujarat including the world's largest solar park, a copper plant, a cement...

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US keen to invest in India's infra, port, solar sector development : OPIC

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 10, 2018

The US government's development finance institution OPIC is keen to invest in the development of India's infrastructure, port and solar energy sectors, a top US official said Tuesday. ...

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Smart cities let transport take lead, put safety & waste disposal in back seat

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2018

While urban transport is the topmost investment priority for cities selected under the government's Smart City Mission, safety and solid waste management issues are at the bottom of the list. ...

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India and France building strong clean energy partnership: Sushma Swaraj

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2018

India and France are working to shape a strong development partnership, including in the fields of science and technology, clean energy and infrastructure, External Affairs Minister Sushma...

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Light to finally shine on 'solar city' project in Kochi

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2017

The Solar City project, mooted four years back, to install solar energy systems to power streetlights, garden lights, homes, hotels and restaurants, and major administrative offices in the Kochi...

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