India Gets Its First Center of Excellence for Green Port and Shipping

The first National Center of Excellence for Green Port and Shipping (NCoEGPS) in India was unveiled recently by the Union Minister of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal. This is a significant effort on the part of the Ministry of Ports, and Shipping to provide greener solutions. The Union Minister made the revelation at INMARCO […]

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SmartCity Kochi Wins Award for its Go-Green Efforts

SmartCity Kochi has won an award for ecological sustainability in recognition of the IT township’s go-green efforts that save energy, conserve water, etc. SmartCity Kochi, a joint venture company formed by the Kerala government and Dubai Holding, has won an industry body’s award for ecological sustainability in recognition of the IT township’s go-green efforts that save energy, conserve water, […]

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Naval Institution in Kochi Commissions Solar Plant

The solar plant is expected to generate close to 14,400 units of energy every year. The Naval Armament Inspectorate (NAI) in Kochi has taken a big step on the green route by harnessing solar power to meet its supplemental energy requirements.  Director General of Naval Armament Inspection (DGNAI) Rear Admiral Sanjay Misra inaugurated the rooftop solar power plant at […]

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KMRL Issues Tender For Rooftop and Ground Mounted Solar Systems

The last date of bid submission is March 19, 2019. The Kochi Metro Rail Corporation (KMRL) has issued a tender inviting Request for Selection (RfS) of bidders for implementation of rooftop and ground mounted solar PV project systrem at Depot and Metro Stations of Kochi Metro. The brief scope of work for selected bidders will […]

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Kochi Metro Looking For Land to Set Up Solar Plant to Power Water Metro

The tender for the first batch of 23 air-conditioned ferries that can carry up to 100 passengers will be awarded by March. The Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is on the lookout for land to develop a solar power plant to generate electricity to power and operate its forthcoming fleet of Water Metro Ferries from […]

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Kochi Metro Rail to Increase its Solar Power Use to 6.3 MWp

KMRL has always taken the effort to make Kochi Metro the most environment-friendly green metro in the country. In a significant development, the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) is all set to increase its solar power use to 6.3 MWp (megawatt peak). This was followed by an agreement signed with AMP Solar India Private Ltd. […]

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Kochi Corporation to set up solar cell and tap renewable

Kochi Corporation has decided to set up a solar cell to coordinate the Solar City projects. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has allocated Rs 19 lakh for setting up the team and infrastructure for solar cell. Dr Rajan Chedambath, Director, Centre for Heritage, Environment and Development (CHED), Kochi Corporation said, “The cell will […]

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Indian Government sanctions Rs 30 crore for solar cities programme

Funds worth over Rs 30 crore have been sanctioned to 21 states and union territories under the solar cities development programme. These funds were sanctioned during the last three years till November 30 this year. Out of the total sanctioned amount of Rs 30.36 crore under the ‘Development of Solar Cities Programme’ for 21 states […]

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