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EESL signs agreement with NOIDA authority to install EV charging units and related infrastructure

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, has signed an agreement with the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA)to promote electric vehicles and install public EV charging stations & related infrastructure.The partnership will also facilitate the creation of an …

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World Bank provides $400 million to enhance support for rejuvenating the Ganga

The World Bank and the Government of India today signed a loan agreement to enhance support for the Namami Gange programme that seeks to rejuvenate the Ganga river. The Second National Ganga River Basin Project will help stem pollution in the iconic river and strengthen the management of the river …

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Adani Green Energy wins the world’s largest solar award

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL, NSE: ADANIGREEN) has won the first of its kind manufacturing linked solar agreement from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). As a part of the award, AGEL will develop 8 GW of solar projects along with a commitment that will see Adani Solar establish …

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Solar sector has huge potential to benefit energy extensive sectors: Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari held meeting via video conferencing with the members of Maha Solar Sangathan to understand the opportunities in the solar energy sector. The Minister highlighted the importance of solar energy and said that the sector has a huge potential and can help to reduce the electricity cost …

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World Earth Day: How adoption of sustainable practices by companies can rebuild nature

Every year on April 22nd, Earth Day is observed by more than a billion people across the globe. The day is dedicated towards environmental awareness, engagement, and action.  The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. This year the theme for Earth Day 2020 is ‘Climate Action,’ which …

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MakeMyTrip Launches Project to Make an Andaman Island Single-use Plastic Free

MakeMyTrip, India’s leading online travel company, launched a responsible tourism project on 18th March 2020, aimed to eliminate single-use plastic from Neil Island, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Andaman Islands. In line with its vision to promote sustainable tourism, MakeMyTrip Foundation has rolled out an integrated program that will …

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ABFRL Launches Innovation Challenge to Find Alternatives to Plastic Packaging

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. (ABFRL) has launched a first-of-its-kind open Innovation Challenge with Circular Apparel Innovation Factory (CAIF) to spearhead a change in packaging and find innovative alternatives to plastics. According to an estimate by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), India generates almost 26,000 tonnes of plastic waste …

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National Housing Bank and AFD Expand Competitive Funding to Green and Affordable Housing Projects

The India’s apex housing finance institution National Housing Bank (NHB), together with the French Development Agency (AFD) and the European Union (EU), today announced their commitment to expand allocation of resources in order to promote green and affordable housing projects, through the SUNREF India Housing Programme. Under this programme, housing …

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New Modeling System IBM GRAF Offers More Timely and Precise Local Forecasts, Democratizing Weather Around the Globe

IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company has announced the global rollout of a new supercomputer-driven weather forecasting system that will provide fresher, higher quality forecasts in parts of the world that have never before had access to state-of-the-art weather data. Known as IBM GRAF, the Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Forecasting System …

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Securing affordable and sustainable energy figures as a top agenda for India

Securing affordable and sustainable energy figures as a top agenda for India. Speaking at the session on ‘Re-energizing India’ at the India Economic Summit here today, the Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan said “Today, we are meeting in the backdrop of a major oil and gas …

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