Solar Energy Could Power Over 25% Trains of Indian Railways Report

Solar Energy Could Power Over 25% Trains of Indian Railways: Report

According to a recent report published by Climate Trends and Riding Sunbeams, one in four trains of the Indian Railways could be powered by solar power. Indian Railways is one of India's ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Government Approves Use of Ethanol-Gasoline Blend as Automotive Fuel

Government Approves Use of Ethanol-Gasoline Blend as Automotive Fuel

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has greenlighted the use of E20 - a blend of 20% ethanol and 80% gasoline - as an automotive fuel. Mass emission standards ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Government Mulls Imposing Green Tax on Transport Vehicles Older Than Eight Years

Government Mulls Imposing Green Tax on Vehicles Older Than Eight Years

The Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Nitin Gadkari, has approved a proposal to levy 'Green Tax' on old vehicles polluting the environment. MoRTH has forwarded the proposal to ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
ADB Offers Over $10 Million to the Maldives to Swap Diesel-Based Grids with Renewables

ADB Offers Over $10 Million to the Maldives to Swap Diesel-Based Grids with Renewables

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that it approved a concessional loan worth $7.74 million and a project grant worth $2.73 million to advance the existing 'Preparing Outer Islands for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Assam Floats Tender To Convert Diesel Operated Water Pipelines to Solar

Assam Floats Tender to Convert Diesel Operated Water Pipelines to Solar

The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) of Assam has floated a tender for the “conversion of diesel-driven water pipelines to solar power operated piped water supply system” in eight different ...
National Oil Marketing Firms Float EoI To Procure Biodiesel Made from Used Cooking Oil

National Oil Marketing Firms Float EoI To Procure Biodiesel Made from Used Cooking Oil

The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan recently released an Expression of Interest (EoI) floated by the national oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil, Bharat ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
MIT Research Solar Pumps in India

Report: Big Variation in Cost and Performance of Solar Pumps in India

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have recently released a report evaluating a range of solar pump technologies and business models available in India for irrigation and salt mining ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar