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
India’s NTPC Signs $482 Million Loan Agreement with Japan for Renewable Expansion

India’s NTPC Signs $482 Million Loan Agreement with Japan for Renewable Expansion

India’s largest energy conglomerate NTPC Ltd has entered into a foreign currency loan agreement with the Japanese Government’s financial institution, the Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC). JBIC issued the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Shutting Down Old & Under-Construction Coal Projects Could Save ₹1.1 Trillion: Report

Shutting Down Old & Under-Construction Coal Projects Could Save ₹1.1 Trillion: Report

In India, shutting down 20-year or older coal-fired power projects and scrapping under-construction thermal power projects could save the government, power distribution utilities, and consumers almost ₹1.1 trillion (~$15 billion), ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Thermal Units May Recover Pollution Control Retrofit Costs Over 25 Years, Suggests CERC

Thermal Units May Recover Pollution Control Retrofit Costs Over 25 Years, Suggests CERC

Thermal power projects retrofitting pollution control systems on commissioned units will be allowed to recover their costs in parts from buyers during the tenure of power purchase agreements, Central Electricity ...
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