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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)....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.


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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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