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Platinum Green tag for Kochi Metro wing

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 13, 2020

The Kochi Metro’s Operations Command Centre (OCC) at Muttom and six new metro stations have been awarded Platinum Green certification. Besides the OCC, the Ernakulam south, Kadavanthra, Elamkulam, Vytilla, Thykoodam and Petta stations have received the certification. Its...

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Maharashtra: Metro installing solar panels atop stations at fast pace

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2020

MahaMetro, which aims to meet 65 per cent of its energy requirement from solar, is installing panels atop its stations at a fast pace. Its aim is to install total 14MW and so far 1MW has been installed and work is going on another 1.5MW. A Metro spokesperson said that solar...

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All future Delhi Metro buildings to accommodate rooftop solar panels: Mangu Singh, DMRC

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2019

All future buildings of Delhi Metro will be designed to straight away accommodate rooftop solar panels and to eventually get top score from green building rating authorities, DMRC chief Mangu Singh said on Friday. Addressing a gathering at the fourth edition of National...

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India and Germany to Collaborate on Development of Solar Projects

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

India and Germany will collaborate on Mumbai Metro and solar energy projects as part of bilateral cooperation in energy and urban development sectors, a senior official with Germany’s Ministry of Economic Cooperation has said. Talking to reporters here, Director General (...

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Metro wants 15,000 e-autos for last-mile, has approached SC

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2019

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) approached the Supreme Court, seeking a relaxation of the cap on the number of three-wheeler permits in the capital, as the Metro plans to induct at least 15,000 electric autorickshaws in its feeder fleet to boost last-mile connectivity...

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Karnataka govt to cut BMTC fares, add 6,000 buses

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

Setting up a new a Bengaluru Mobility Management Authority (BMMA) and reducing bus fares to popularise public transport are among the measures the government has planned to reduce congestion in the city. By identifying high traffic density roads with the help of the traffic...

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Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport and Metro plan switch to solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2018

Faced with annual upward revisions in electricity tariffs, Bengaluru’s transport utilities Namma Metro (BMRCL) and BMTC are in talks with private developers in their pursuit of cheaper power...

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Green route: 2.3 MWp solar plant for Kochi Metro Rail Ltd

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 6, 2018

Kochi Metro Rail Ltd on Monday signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with AMP Solar India Private Ltd under which the latter will supply 2.3 MWp solar power to the agency.  The power generated...

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NMRC to apply for green nod from state agency

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2016

Four days after the Supreme Court stayed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order mandating environment clearance for Delhi Metro and railways projects, the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) on...

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Apex court says eco clearance not needed for Railway, Metro projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 19, 2016

In an order that would speed up construction work of Indian Railways and metro rail in various cities, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed an order of National Green Tribunal directing them to...

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