GreenCell Mobility Secures Rs 3bn Green Financing For UP Project

GreenCell Mobility, a pioneer in the Electric Mass Mobility sector, has secured Green Financing from leading Japanese financial institution Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) for its Electric Bus project in Uttar Pradesh. This transaction not only marks the first Project Finance by a Japanese bank in the Electric Mobility domain in India but is also […]

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BUDGET: Solar Industry Wants Funds For RTS, Lower GST On Equipment

As Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to announce the Union Budget today in Lok Sabha, the solar industry is anticipating several announcements for the sector. Several industry experts anticipate announcements that could support the industry. However, most of the solar industry experts who spoke on the issue talked about reduced taxes for […]

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Changes In BIPV Components Can Hike PV Efficiency By 4.5%: Study

A recent research report on Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) and its impact in cooling roofs shed light on several interesting facts. The research was undertaken by the researchers from the University of South Wales (Australia) and Calcutta University. The study demonstrated the growing significance of rooftop-integrated photovoltaic systems (PVs) in the solar energy landscape. The study […]

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Indore’s Holkar Stadium Goes Green With Solar Power

At the recent India versus Australia cricket match on 24 September, the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) shared the news on its recent initiative of installation of 376 solar panels at the Holkar Stadium at Indore in Madhya Pradesh. This was a part of the green initiative led by the Madhya Pradesh […]

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Govt Says India Added 679 New Renewable Startups In 6 Years

The Ministry of Commerce and Industries, in its latest statement made before the Rajya Sabha, told the House that India added a total of 679 new startups in the last six years. The response and the detailed statistics shared by the ministry revealed that several government-recognised startups working towards sustainability had increased manifolds in the […]

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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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