air pollution

Farm Fires Impact On Solar Generation In North India

It’s the beginning of winter, and yet again, almost as regularly as the South West monsoons leaving the country, we have the onset of air pollution, especially over North India. As AQI (Air Quality Index) levels rise, air purifiers are brought in, while others hope the measures taken by their local governments will help. For […]

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EVs Most Practical Vehicle Tech to Tackle Air Pollution in India: TERI

“Electric vehicles (EVs) are by far the most practical vehicle technology intervention to address rising air pollution in the cities across India.” The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has developed the Digital Library on Green Mobility (DLGM) under the India component of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)-Transport Initiative for Asia (TIA) programme. Speaking at the […]

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Andhra Govt has Plans in Place to fit Electric Batteries in Autos

The Andhra government is mulling replacing existing IC engines in autos with electric batteries in a move aimed at lowering pollution levels in the major cities. The Andhra Pradesh government is mulling replacing existing internal combustion (IC) engines in auto-rickshaws (autos) plying in the key districts of the state with electric batteries in a move aimed at […]

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Cleaner air During Lockdown Helped Delhi Generate More Solar Power: Study

Reduction in air pollution in Delhi due to lockdown may have led to more sunlight reaching solar panels, resulting in the production of more clean energy. Based on data collected in Delhi, a team of researchers – majorly from at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston – report that the reduction in air pollution […]

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5 Lakh Govt Cars to be Replaced by E-Vehicles: Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar further said that “the government is promoting e-mobility by taking a lead in changing the fleet of the existing petrol and diesel cars used for official purposes with electric cars.” With an aim to showcase government’s efforts towards promoting e-vehicles in India, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that the government will […]

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Maruti Backs CNG, Hybrid Before Pure EV to Reduce Oil Imports & Pollution

Maruti Suzuki has said that usage of green technologies like CNG and hybrid cars, should be encouraged in order to cut oil imports and reduce air pollution. The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has said that usage of all kinds of green technologies, including CNG and hybrid cars, should be encouraged in order to cut oil […]

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Delhi Govt to Run 1,000 Electric Buses to Curb Air Pollution

Further, the move is in-line with the Delhi government’s 2018-19 Green Budget aimed at fighting against air pollution, as it had planned to reduce 20.9 lakh metric tonne CO2 and PM 2.5 by 503 MT. Cabinet approves hiring of consultant to run 1000 electric buses in Delhi. A big step in modernizing Delhi’s transport sector […]

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e-buses Set to Ply on Kolkata Roads Next Month

The symbols of the future mobility would not require any conductors for fare collection as the state has introduced the automatic fare collection system. To implement the symbols of future mobility West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) has decided to run 80 e-buses for trial purpose. The purpose is to curtail noise and air pollution levels […]

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