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Indian Railways to be Transformed Into ‘Green Railways’

With the goal of transforming the Indian Railways into “Green Railways”, complete electrification of the Railway network has been approved by CCEA With the goal of transforming the Indian Railways into “Green Railways”, complete electrification of the Railway network has been approved by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) which will reduce its carbon footprint […]

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Fujitsu Joins RE100; Commits to Go 100% Green by 2050

Japanese IT giant joins over 130 major businesses in the global RE100 initiative, which is led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP. They are all committed to 100 percent renewable power. Aiming to source 100 percent renewable electricity by 2050, Tokyo-headquartered Fujitsu has joined RE100 with an interim target of 40 percent by 2030. RE100 is a collaborative, […]

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Delhi’s 7 Govt Colonies to be More Greener; Mulls to Go Solar

Moreover, solar panels will be installed in the upcoming complexes to generate renewable energy and the total solar power generation in the 7 GPRAs will be 5,654 KW. The idea of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs to redevelop seven government colonies of the national capital will lead to an increase in the green area […]

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Delhi Gurudwara Gets 1.5 MWp Rooftop Solar PV Plant

“India is making rapid strides in the field of renewable energy and we will overshoot the target of 175 GW renewable energy by 2022,” says RK Singh. In the presence of Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh a 1.5 MWp rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) plant has been commissioned at the Gurdwara Rakab […]

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Hyderabad Metro Stations to Power with EV Charging Points

A contract had been signed with the Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) to promote EV charging stations at metro stations. In a move to go green and provide eco-friendly services, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) will soon be going to set-up electric vehicle (EV) charging points at the Metro stations. In a release LTMRHL said that, a […]

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Azure Power Hits another Milestone; Surpasses 1 GW of Operating Solar Capacity

This milestone was achieved with the company’s recent commissioning of a 50 MW project in Andhra Pradesh. Adding another feather in the cap, Indian solar power producer Azure Power has enhanced its portfolio by surpassing 1 GW of operating solar capacity. The achievement has made it one of the largest solar power companies in India. Further, […]

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AfDB Okays $1.5 Mn Grant for Nigeria’s On-Grid IPP Solar Procurement Program

This program will assist the Nigerian government to achieve its national goal of reaching 75 percent electricity access by 2020 and electrifying unserved and underserved areas. The African Development Bank (AfDB) board has approved the USD 1.5 million grant to support the Nigerian Government’s implementation of phase 1 of the Jigawa 1-GW Independent Power Producer (IPP) solar […]

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Hanergy Launches New Thin-film Solar Powered ‘Humbrella’

The company would donate the first batch of a million RMB (USD 160,000) solar-powered umbrellas, or ‘Humbrellas’, to regions of Africa where electricity shortages routinely prevent children from having enough time for study. In a major move for the global mobile energy industry, Hanergy has launched its new product ‘Humbrella’, a thin-film solar powered umbrella providing clean, free and […]

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