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» 2018-07-18

Indian Meteorological Department, which studies and makes predictions about the weather, has significantly improved its predictive capabilities for rainfall in recent years, the government of India said. “The absolute error […]

» 2018-07-03

Households owning rooftop solar systems could save up to 95 per cent on their electricity bills, according to an independent study by Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and […]

» 2018-07-02

The National Green Tribunal, India’s top most environmental court, has issued notices to the central government, the New Delhi Municipal Corporation and the Delhi Development authority in a case filed […]

» 2018-06-25

The Delhi High Court has stayed the central government’s decision to cut 15,000 trees in Delhi to make space for quarters for bureaucrats. The stay will be in place till […]

» 2018-06-13

India is likely to have met its target of adding 10,000 watt of solar power generation capacity in the year ended March 2018, thanks to a sudden spurt of installations […]

» 2018-05-14

India has withdrawn its decision to impose a duty of 7.5% (effectively around 10%) on imports of solar modules, and this could give a shot in the arm for the […]

» 2018-03-15

Suzlon Energy, one of the pioneers of wind power in India, said it has finished commissioning its entire solar order book of 340 megawatt, and will focus on hybrid solar-wind […]

» 2018-01-17

Ashok Leyland, the auto arm of the Hinduja Group said it signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Phinergy, an Israel-based company that is developing Aluminium Air batteries for long-range […]

» 2018-01-10

The BJP-led government at the center has said that it has no further plans to amend the powers or constitution of the National Green Tribunal, the quasi-judicial body set up […]

» 2018-01-09

Orient Green Power Co, the renewable arm of the Shriram Group, said it has sold much of it biomass power generation business to a unit of its promoter and that […]

» 2017-12-28

The central government and various state governments will award contracts to set up another 6,500 MW (6.5 GW) of wind energy projects in the next three months, the ministry of […]

» 2017-12-28

India faces steep odds in its race to meet its solar power addition targets for the current year. Last year, the country had added only 5.53 GW of incremental solar […]

» 2017-12-22

Bishnu Pada Ray, the member of Lok Sabha representing Andaman & Nicobar Islands has asked for permission to install solar lighting systems in the homes of forest encroachers who are […]

» 2017-12-19

Around 1,500 farmers from Haryana have been fined a total of Rs 39.85 lakh for burning agricultural stubble between July to October this year, the government said. The action was […]

» 2017-11-24

Mahindra & Mahindra said Uber, the taxi company, will deploy ‘hundreds of electric cars’ from the company in Delhi and Hyderabad. The partnership will gradually be expanded to other cities, […]

» 2017-11-06

Inox Wind Limited, the most aggressive player in bidding for new wind power projects, said it expects almost 6 GW of new wind power projects to be auctioned in India […]

» 2017-09-08

Infosys said it has been inducted into the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and is now part of two of the indices — DJSI World and DJSI Emerging Markets. The […]

» 2017-09-08

Despite a decent monsoon season, water levels at storage facilities in India continues to be below those of last year as well as the 10-year average. Of particular concern is […]

» 2017-08-03

Even as India more or less sticks to the target on adding large solar farms under its ambitious Solar Mission project, the other leg of the plan — rooftop solar […]

» 2017-07-20

India added only 827 megawatt of solar power generation capacity in the first three months of the current financial year, indicating a slow start to the yearly program. The addition […]

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