Monthly Archives: February 2020

RK Singh dedicates 11 Renewable Energy Management Centers to the nation

The Minister of State Power and New & Renewable Energy & Minister of State (Skill Development and Entrepreneurship), R. K. Singh inaugurated the Northern Region Renewable Energy Management Centre (NR-REMC) at a function in New Delhi, on 28th February, 2020. On the occasion, the Minister dedicated to the nation, eleven REMCs, placing India among a […]

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DGTR recommends antidumping duty on aluminium, zinc coated items

DGTR has recommended antidumping duty on aluminium and zinc coated flat products from China, Vietnam and Korea to guard domestic players from cheap imports, according to a notification.It has recommended duty in the range of USD 14.3-173.1 per tonne on the imports. “Antidumping duty is recommended to be imposed…on all imports of subject goods originating […]

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WATCH: HPCL sets up its first electric vehicle charging station in Gujarat

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) has set up its first electric vehicle charging facility in Gujarat at Karelibag locality. Hindustan Petroleum will plan, develop and install EV charging facilities at suitable locations throughout the country. The EV stops will be equipped to charge two, three, and four-wheeler vehicles. With the installation of public charging stations, […]

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Volkswagen gearing up to hire climate activist to scrutinize policies

Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess plans to hire a climate campaigner to shake up the German automaker’s efforts to fight pollution and help provide a much-needed kick-start toward becoming greener. “We have so many ideas, but they take too long to implement in our big organization, so I need someone really aggressive internally,” […]

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COVID-19: Geneva car show cancelled, forces makers to rethink car launches

In a bid to contain coronavirus ( COVID – 19) Swiss authorities announced the cancellation of the Geneva car show on Friday. The announcement propelled the car makers scramble to reorganise press conferences and vehicle presentations. Switzerland on Friday banned large events that is expected to draw more than 1,000 people to try to curb […]

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Actis acquires Acme’s 600 MW solar assets for Rs 3,000 cr: Report

Actis has reportedly acquired cash-strapped Indian power producer-Acme Cleantech Solutions’ solar energy assets in a deal worth Rs 3,000 crore. ET citing sources reports that Actis outbid Canadian fund Brookfield to strike a deal with one of the largest solar power producers in India. The deal signed between the two firms on solar asset is […]

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Why MNRE Cancelled 500 MW solar park project proposal in Tamil Nadu

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently cancelled the proposal to setup solar part at Kadaladi in Ramanathapuram district which is seen as the major set back for Tangedco and Tamil Nadu Government. But one big question that popped up in everyone’s mind was why did the ministry decided to cancel this solar […]

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Andhra Pradesh Govt releases INR 2984 cr for DISCOMS to clear power dues

Andhra Pradesh government recently released a sum of INR 2,984 crore to clear long- pending dues to Solar and Wind Power generators, central generating stations and state generating stations. Of the total, Rs 2,199 crore will go to CGS and SGS while solar and wind power generators will get the balance. According to an order […]

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Here is why Panasonic is withdrawing from solar cell manufacturing at Tesla plant

Japan’s Panasonic Corp is reportedly looking withdraw from solar cell production at Tesla Inc’s plant in New York . The news agency Reuters citing sources with direct knowledge of the matter reports that the decision has been taken looking into the raising uncertainty over the U.S. firm’s struggling solar business. The agency notes that the […]

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Covestro provides sustainable solution for new concept car Toyota “LQ”

Lightweight materials will play an increasingly important role in future mobility, e.g. they will further extend the range of electric cars. Covestro was recently chosen as partner by Toyota Boshoku Corporation, a car component manufacturer of the Japanese Toyota Group, for jointly developing a new polyurethane composite material for the new electric concept car “LQ” […]

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