WESD 2021: Brought diverse ideas together for a common goal

The commemoration of the 5th World Energy Storage Day (WESD) that took place virtually on Sept. 22, saw the event unfolding over 24 hours, across the world. Presented by  Customized Energy Solutions (CES), the virtual Global Conference and Expo aims to foster an effective  ecosystem for the promotion of energy storage and emerging technologies. The […]

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India has the potential to become the largest users of electric vehicles:Mahua Acharya, CESL

Mahua Acharya, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Convergence Energy Services Limited speaking on the occasion of World Electric Vehicles Day said ““Having an “EV day” says a lot about the changing times, needs, priorities and ambitions of the new generation. While some countries are the largest manufacturers, others such as India present the potential […]

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Space Mission Tests NREL Perovskite Solar Cells

On a clear night, Kaitlyn VanSant will be able to watch her work whiz by. Knowing the success of her project, however, will have to wait until her tiny, temporary addition to the International Space Station returns to Earth. “My family and I have definitely been looking up at night more frequently,” said VanSant, who […]

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Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021 comes at an opportune time: Nakul Kukar, Cell Propulsion

Gujarat government has announced an e-vehicle policy —Gujarat Electric Vehicle Policy 2021 aiming to make Gujarat a hub for e-vehicles and various materials related to it, and witness 2 lakh electric vehicles on the roads of Gujarat in next 4 year. Informing about the decision, the state information department tweeted, “With an aim to witness […]

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CSMIA: A Carbon Neutral Airport

Greenhouse gas (GHG) has long since had a significant impact on the environment resulting in a series of disasters due to climate change. While COVID-19 remains the most impactful event since 2020, the year also saw phenomenon like bushfires, flash floods, earthquakes, locust swarms and cyclones to name a few occur across the globe. The […]

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The sheer loss of biodiversity, in large part due to human actions is huge: Amit Banka, Wenaturalists

May 22 is marked as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) globally to celebrate natural diversity and spread awareness. Like every year a slogan has been selected to sets the tone of the campaign. To celebrate this year’s International biodiversity days the slogan is “We’re part of the solution”. Amit Banka, Founder & CEO, […]

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Scrappage policy- A step forward but a missed opportunity: Anumita Roychowdhury, CSE

An important step forward, but falls short of becoming an instrument of green recovery. The much awaited draft policy on vehicle scrappage is finally out. This outlines the incentives for scrapping, criteria for defining the end-of-life vehicles, and makes provision for scrapping facilities for safe disposal of waste and material recovery. This is certainly an […]

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Budget 2021 Reaction: Dinesh Patidar, Chairman and MD, Shakti Pumps India

Dinesh Patidar, Chairman & Managing Director, Shakti Pumps India Ltd sharing his views on the Budget 2021 said : “In this budget visionary approach has been adopted, health services have been given more emphasis keeping in mind the circumstances arising out of pandemic like COVID-19. The basic need of almost all sectors has been taken […]

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