Renewables Account for 50% of Coca-Cola's Energy Needs in India

Renewables Account for 50% of Hindustan Coca-Cola’s Energy Needs in India

Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) has announced that 50% of all energy requirements at its factories in the country are being met through renewable power. The company has offset 46,500 tons ...
Transport Ministry Seeks Feedback on Plan to Promote E20 Fuel to Reduce Oil Dependence

Transport Ministry Seeks Feedback on Plan to Promote E20 Fuel to Reduce Oil Dependence

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has sought comments from the public on the adoption of E20 as an automotive fuel and for the adoption of its mass ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Hartek Bags a 1.8 MW Rooftop Solar Project in Rajasthan from Bikaji

Daily News Wrap-Up: Hartek Bags a 1.8 MW Rooftop Solar Project in Rajasthan from Bikaji

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Hartek Solar, the rooftop solar division of the Hartek Group, has bagged a 1.8 MW rooftop solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Airbus Plans Hydrogen-Powered Commercial Aircraft by 2035

Airbus Plans Hydrogen-Powered Commercial Aircraft by 2035

Airbus, a Netherland-based multinational aerospace company, has announced its plans to develop the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft by 2035. According to its statement, the company is currently working on ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Infosys Signs Climate Pledge to Become Carbon Neutral by 2040

Infosys Signs Climate Pledge to Become Carbon Neutral by 2040

Infosys, an Indian information technology company, has signed up for ‘The Climate Pledge,’ committing to achieve net-zero carbon emissions across its businesses by 2040, according to a statement from U.S.-based ...
The United Kingdom to Co-Chair India-Led Climate Change Initiative

The United Kingdom to Co-Chair India-Led Climate Change Initiative

The government of the United Kingdom (U.K.) has said that the country will co-chair the governing council on the India-led global ‘Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI).’ Established by Prime ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy

Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy

As a send-off to the year 2019, the Delhi government has approved a policy for electric vehicles (EVs) with an intent to make the city “the EV capital of India.” ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
AfDB Approves Multinational Financing Program for 45 MW of Distributed Solar Projects

AfDB Approves Multinational Financing Program for 45 MW of Distributed Solar Projects

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a multinational financing program for distributed energy service companies (DESCOs). The program will contribute to the installation of an ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
India to Jump on the BS-VI Engine Bandwagon from Next Year

India to Jump on the BS-VI Engine Bandwagon from Next Year

To check the rise of harmful emissions, the Indian government is working at a fast pace to increase the usage of biofuels. After approving the National Policy on Biofuels in ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
BEE and AEEE Release State Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index

Energy Efficiency Program for Residential Sector Launched

Minister for Power, Raj Kumar Singh announced the launch of ‘Energy Efficiency Label for Residential Sector’ program in India. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has developed this label for ...
NITI Aayog Releases Proposal to Develop Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in Delhi

Government Proposes $700 Million Plan for EV Infrastructure Revamp in the Next 5 Years

Recently, the Ministry of Power (MoP) in a meeting with the Fifteenth Finance Commission in New Delhi, proposed measures to support the development of Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) infrastructure and ...
Tamil Nadu’s Trichy Floats Tender for 2.4 MW of Solar Projects under Smart Cities Mission

Tamil Nadu’s Trichy Floats Tender for 2.4 MW of Solar Projects under Smart Cities Mission

The Tiruchirappalli Smart City Limited has tendered 2.4 MW of ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed at sewage treatment plant (STP) Panchappur, located near Madurai By-Pass road in ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Decrease in Cost of Solar by 50% can Increase Solar Penetration by 8 Times: NITI Aayog

Decrease in Cost of Solar by 50% can Increase Solar Penetration by Eight Times: NITI Aayog

Solar penetration in India is highly cost sensitive, says a recent working paper released by the National Institute of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog. The study is based on India’s energy ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Hanergy and Bollore Group to Jointly Develop Solar EVs

Philippines to Turn to EVs and Solar Powered Charging Stations to Curb Emissions

Philippines is shifting towards large scale adoption of  electric vehicles and solar powered charging stations to fight emissions and climate change. “A low-carbon path in the transport sector is an ...
ABB Developing Solar Charging Stations for E-Rickshaws in Jabalpur

ABB Developing Solar Charging Stations for E-Rickshaws in Jabalpur

ABB is teaming up with transportation officials in the city of Jabalpur to help create a network of solar-powered charging stations that will be used to power e-rickshaws. ABB has ...