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ADB expands clean energy projects in India with AIIB cofinancing
By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2017
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today said it has agreed to finance additional power transmission network components with co-financing from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)....Read more..
Subject Tags: Clean Energy , Financing , industry news , Infrastructure , power transmission network
No plans to launch electric vehicles in India, will wait for infra: Toyota
By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017
Toyota has no plans to launch an electric vehicle in India and would wait for the charging infrastructure to develop before taking a call on launching such models, according to a senior official...Read more..
Subject Tags: industry news , Infrastructure
IL&FS plans bond issue to refinance Rs6,000 crore debt
By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2017
Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) plans to hit the domestic bond market to refinance almost Rs6,000 crore (about $940 million) of debt, said a senior executive.
The debt was taken to finance the 9.2km Chenani-Nashri project in Jammu and...Read more..
Subject Tags: Financing , Green Bonds , Infrastructure
Indus Towers to invest Rs 350 crore to cut energy consumption
By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017
The country's largest telecom infrastructure firm Indus Towers today said it will invest Rs 350 crore to reduce energy consumption at its mobile sites in the current fiscal year.
"This year we have converted 50 per cent (sites) into green sites. We will continue to...Read more..
Subject Tags: energy consumption , industry news , Infrastructure , Investment , Sustainable Development
Organic waste composting facility to start in Sambhajinagar area
By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2017
Three wards of the city will be declared 'zero waste wards' from Wednesday as the civic body will start an organic waste composting facility at Mailkhadda.
Subject Tags: composting , Infrastructure , sustainability , waste management
Swachh survey 2017: Chandigarh cleanest city in North India, Muktsar dirtiest
By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2017
Chandigarh is the cleanest city in North India and Muktsar in Punjab the dirtiest, according to the Swachh Survekshan-2017, announced by the government in New Delhi on Thursday....Read more..
Subject Tags: Infrastructure , Swacch Bharat Campaign , Urban Development , waste management
China-Led AIIB Approves $160M Loan To Finance Indian Power Project
By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2017
The Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan of US$160 million to finance a project aimed at strengthening power transmission and distribution...Read more..
Subject Tags: distribution , Infrastructure , Investment , power for all , transmission
India, Sri Lanka sign energy pact
By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2017
Following Wednesday’s overarching Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Sri Lanka, both sides will collaborate in a host of energy and infrastructure projects across the...Read more..
Subject Tags: energy , Infrastructure , International Cooperation , special economic zone
Schneider Electric India, IL&FS bag Naya Raipur smart city project
By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 24, 2017
Schneider Electric India, in partnership with IL&FS, has bagged a contract from Naya Raipur Development Authority to develop the first greenfield integrated smart city in the capital of...Read more..
Subject Tags: Infrastructure , Sustainable Development
Hyderabad Clean Air Authority to be set up soon
By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 13, 2017
Hyderabad will soon have a clean air authority on the lines of Clean Authority of Tokyo. To be headed by the State Chief Secretary, it would include heads of all departments.... Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution , Infrastructure , waste management