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Government working on policy to promote electric vehicles manufacturing

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 7, 2017

The government has identified few key areas which will help push the e-mobility drive in India.


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New policy of solar pumps being formulated

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2017

The government is in the process of formulating a new scheme for solar pumps to promote standalone solar off-grid pumps with an objective of replacing existing diesel pump sets....

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Develop vehicles that run on clean energy or be bulldozed: Nitin Gadkari warns auto makers

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

Carmakers producing vehicles that run on traditional fuel, take note -- Union minister Nitin Gadkari has a clear message: Go for alternative fuel, else he will not mind "bulldozing" them in his bid to check pollution and imports. According to the road transport and highways...

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Subject Tags: Automobile , India , policy

Six More Countries May Ratify Modi’s Solar Alliance By December

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

Six more countries are expected to ratify the International Solar Alliance by December, taking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s green energy initiative for 121 sunshine countries closer to a legal status.

International Solar Alliance’s first summit will be held on...

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All India Power Engineers Federation seeks review of national power policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) has demanded the national electricity policy be reviewed to maintain a balance between renewable energy and thermal energy and has urged R K Singh Union Power Minister to discuss the matter with the power engineers.


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Subject Tags: India , policy , power

NGT Notice To Meghalaya Government On Lack Of Proper Environment Policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2017

The principal Bench of National Green Tribunal on Thursday issued show-cause notice to Meghalaya government seeking reply as to why proper environmental policy should not be framed by the state and also why area within 5 kms from the edge of all major rivers, reserved forests...

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Karnataka to have electric vehicle and energy storage policy soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

To make Bengaluru the electric vehicle capital of India, the Karnataka government will soon come out with a new “electric vehicle and energy storage policy” to reduce pollution and promote healthy environment.

The Major and Medium Industries Department was formulating...

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Centre to notify guidelines for renewable power procurement: Haryana government

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2017

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clarified that a guideline for procurement of renewable power through competitive bidding would be notified shortly by the Centre, the Haryana...

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Subject Tags: policy , solar project

Solar energy draft policy of Goa government open to public for comments

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 4, 2017

The draft of the solar energy policy prepared by the Goa energy developement agency (GEDA) is now open for suggestions and comments from the public and stakeholders.


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Subject Tags: policy , solar energy

Cabinet may consider Rs 16,709 crore hydropower policy this month

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2017

The Union Cabinet may take up for approval this month the hydro-power policy which aims to provide Rs 16,709 crore support for stalled 40 hydel projects, entailing 11,639 MW capacity, and to...

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Subject Tags: hydro-power , policy