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LANXESS is developing halogen-free, flame-retardant plastics, offers outstanding potential in Electromobility

LANXESS is expanding its range of halogen-free, flame-retardant, glass-fiber-reinforced polyamide 6 compounds to include Durethan BKV30FN01 and Durethan BKV30FN04 DUS064. According to the company both the products are designed for use in thick-walled components with specially optimized requirements regarding fire resistance. Potential applications include power tools, household appliances and industrial equipment. “These structural materials also […]

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Germany Announces Additional EUR 1.2 bn in Development Cooperation to India

At the ongoing bilateral government negotiations 2021 during the visit of the delegation of the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, the Federal Republic of Germany has announced new commitments to the tune of more than EUR 1.2 billion (approx. INR 10,025 crore) In a briefing held at the German Embassy, Ambassador Walter Lindner said, “You […]

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Damming, Climate Change May Propel More Extreme Floods in Ganga Basin: Study

A new study published in Scientific Reports by researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) provides insights into how climate change and anthropogenic activities like building dams affect the region. It analyses the effects of past human activity on the mountainous regions, focusing on two major tributaries, Bhagirathi and Alaknanda, […]

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EESL ,GEF, Ministry of MSME and UNIDO partners to implement a project on Promoting Market Transformation for Energy Efficiency in MSME sector

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has joined hands with Ministry of MSME, Government of India, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Global Environmental Facility (GEF) to implement a national project in India titled “Promoting Market Transformation for Energy Efficiency in Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME)”. The project aims to deploy 35 energy efficient technologies […]

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ELE E-Rickshaw has seen record month on month sales growth post Covid wave

 ELE, the e-rickshaw brand from Greaves Electric Mobility has seen record month-on-month sales growth post-second Covid wave with an average 1000 units sold per month said the company in a statement. With a large part of India’s remote areas facing connectivity challenges, ELE e-rickshaw has penetrated in smaller towns and cities and thereby bridging the […]

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FMO finalizes construction and operation of four solar plants in Burkina Faso

FMO has announced that the financing and contracting for the construction and operation of four solar plants in Burkina Faso has been finalized. The solar plants will be located near the cities of Nagréongo (near Ouagadougou), Kodeni (near Bobo-Dioulasso), Tenkodogo and Dédougou and together will be able to generate 110 MWp. Three of the four projects have […]

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Trina Solar Reducing Freight Costs Using Vertical Packing Solution

Trina Solar has unveiled its integrated delivery solution that is being applied to the delivery of larger format size modules, namely 600W+ Vertex modules. The solution involves packing the modules vertically, rather than horizontally, to maximize the space inside the shipping container. This highly reliable solution significantly increases loading power and maritime freight efficiency, reducing […]

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Sanna Pekari is new SVP, Business Technology Fortum as Arun Aggarwal steps down

Arun Aggarwal, Senior Vice President, Business Technology, and Fortum have mutually agreed that he will leave Fortum. Aggarwal joined Fortum in 2018 and has been a member of the Fortum Executive Management ever since. As of today, Sanna Pekari, M.Sc. (Civil Eng.), MBA, resumes the role as Senior Vice President, Business Technology and will report […]

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India’s net zero goal, by 2070 a big Splash: Jonny Sultoon, WoodMac

Following the conclusion of the COP26 on November 13, Wood Mackenzie experts weigh in on the key developments of the conference. Jonny Sultoon, global head of markets and transitions, said: “Wood Mackenzie sees the COP26 as a qualified success. “The big splash was the announcement of India’s net zero goal, by 2070. Although met indifferently […]

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India aims for 500 GW of renewable energy by 2030

The ministry of power has issued a statement noting that Under the guidance of Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy, the Ministry of Power and New & Renewable Energy  have issued revised guidelines providing for thermal generation companies to set up renewable energy generation capacity either by themselves through developers by open bids and […]

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