Monthly Archives: January 2018

Budget 2018 Expectations: Afzal Patel, MD & CEO, Green Power

Concerned over future of the sunrise industry which is facing threat due to the proposed imposition of 70 per cent safeguard duty on import of solar power equipment, sector experts are expecting some breather from the Union Budget 2018-19 Speaking on the expectation of the solar industry from budget 2018- Afzal Patel, M.D & CEO, […]

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Budget 2018 Expectations: Awadhesh Kumar Jha, Vice President, Charge & Drive & Sustainability, Fortum India Pvt. Ltd.

Tomorrow will be an important day for India, as country’s Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley gets ready to present the Budget 2018 in parliament.  Indian automobile industry has its own wishlist, the industry expects government may lower the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from existing 12% and further there could also be income tax benefits for […]

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Budget 2018 Expectations: Faisal Ahmad, Founder and CEO, BIS Research

Faisal Ahmad, Founder and CEO, BIS Research speaking on the expectation from budget 2018 said “The government, on various occasions, has reinforced its commitment to the cause of promoting initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of automobiles in the country. Schemes like Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME) under the National […]

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Budget 2018 Expectations: Tulsi Tanti, Founder, Chairman and Managing Director, Suzlon Group

Tulsi Tanti, Founder, Chairman and Managing Director, Suzlon Group said that the structural changes introduced by the government last year augur well for the Indian economy in the long term. The introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will have a positive effect on the overall health of Indian economy, especially when accompanied by […]

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Efforts are on to make renewable energy accessible for all in J&K: Minister

Efforts are on to make renewable energy accessible for all in Jammu and Kashmir, the state’s Minister for Science and Technology Sajad Gani Lone said today. “Government s endeavour is to harness the potential of science and technology as an instrument of socio-economic change and to shift dependence for our energy needs to renewable energy […]

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DNV GL awards Type Certificate to Siemens Gamesa for its 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

DNV GL has awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy with the Type Certificate for its eight megawatt (8 MW) offshore wind turbine SWT-8.0-154. Fully compliant to the international wind turbine standard IEC-61400-22, the turbine is now ready for immediate market implementation. New technologies like large offshore wind turbines with an output rate of 8 MW are […]

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Global Climate Action Summit Leader Anand Mahindra Issues New Climate Challenge to Corporations

In an effort to spur further climate action at this year’s Global Climate Action Summit (Summit) in September and at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) in December, Summit co-chair and Mahindra Group Chairman, Anand Mahindra challenged businesses around the world to join the growing number of companies committed to setting greenhouse gas reduction […]

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