Monthly Archives: July 2021

IFC, HDFC Partners to Promote Affordable Green Housing Finance for Low-income Borrowers in India

Low- and middle-income borrowers will be able to own homes with improved access to finance, thanks to a new investment aiming to boost affordable housing finance in India, while supporting the country’s climate goals by focusing on green affordable housing. IFC’s $250 million loan to HDFC Ltd—India’s largest housing finance company—will support its moves to grow its affordable housing […]

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The momentum of climate action can be accelerated when there is enough financial support: Yadav

The momentum of climate action can be accelerated only when there is enough financial and technological support to developing nations, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said on Friday. Speaking virtually on the second and concluding day of the 16 th Environment Ministerial Meeting of G20 countries, Yadav sought that the grouping must respond to the […]

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VegEase partners with OBA to deploy EVs in its last-mile logistics

In a bid to reduce the carbon footprint of its logistics operations and achieve sustainable growth, VegEase, cart-at-home e-grocery startup has begun to deploy Electric Vehicles (EV) in its last-mile logistics. The company has just completed an initial pilot this month and will move completely to an electric fleet by 2024. VegEase has partnered with […]

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Poor operation and maintenance of water harvesting threatening water security in Yavatmal: Study

According to a study by the Institute for Sustainable Communities water security in Yavatmal district could be at risk if steps are not taken to revive and renovate water harvesting and recharge structures. The report titled “Water Harvesting and Recharge Structures in Yavatmal District: A Status Check” examines the current status of the water harvesting and recharge structures and measures their effectiveness based on an analysis of the […]

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Vedanta Aluminium invites waste-to-wealth partnerships with cement industry for low-carbon products

Vedanta Aluminium Business invites partnerships from cement producers for using its by-products for manufacturing low-carbon cement. The company expressed its interest for long-term collaboration with cement industry players on opportunities of using fly ash (a by-product in thermal power generation) and bauxite residue (a by-product of producing alumina from bauxite) in cement manufacturing, in a […]

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NTPC REL bags 325 MW of Solar projects in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Renewable Energy ltd (NTPC REL), a 100% subsidiary of NTPC, has emerged winner at the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) auction for a 450 MW of solar projects at the Shajapur Solar Park in Madhya Pradesh (M.P).  NTPC Renewables won a capacity of 105 MW & 220 MW quoting the lowest tariff of […]

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Vision Mechatronics delivers Mega Watt Scale Hybrid Energy Storage Project to Brahmakumaris

Vision Mechatronics has offered a ZeroBlackout Solution to Brahmakumaris at Om Shanti Retreat Centre. The Retreat Centre have opted for a Solar based unique combination of MW scale Hybrid Battery storage system i.e., Lithium-Lead hybrid which has utilized the existing old batteries with the fresh new Lithium Batteries to have a long duration backup to […]

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Magenta EV Charging Station, Honda, TVS Motors EV plan, Ola Electric scooter and more

This Week’s EV News Wrap includes Magenta’s largest EV Charging Station, Honda willing for alliance for EV, TVS Motors EV plan, Ola Electric scooter and SpiceJet ties up with eee-Taxi Magenta sets up country’s Largest Public EV Charging Station Magenta has set up India’s largest public electric vehicle charging station in Navi Mumbai. The public […]

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NTPC largest solar park, MoES weather forecasting for solar, IndiGrid acquires 100 MW solar and more

This week’s Solar News Wrap includes NTPC largest solar park in Rann of Kutch, U.S. to speed rooftop solar growth, MoES weather forecasting for solar and wind, IndiGrid acquires 100 MW solar asset, Singapore unveils biggest floating solar panel farms NTPC to set up India’s single largest solar park at Rann of Kutch NTPC Renewable […]

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