January 21, 2016 Recognising the significant contribution of the transport sector to overall pollution, the Government of India...
December 29, 2015 At the Paris climate conference (COP 21) in December 2015, over 190 countries adopted a comprehensive agreem...
The report consists of a comprehensive set of indicators against which urban transport projects can be evaluated for principles of sustainable urban transport. The indicators are listed for five categories of projects namely transport planning, public transport, non-motorised transport, transport infrastructure and urban freight.
Shakti supported Institute of Urban Transport to develop an evaluation criteria to appraise transport projects applying for Central Government’s funding assistance based on the principles of sustainable urban transport.
The National Action Plan for Climate Change (NAPCC) lays the pathway for a directional shift in India’s response to climate change. This study assess the level of progress achieved in the implementation of the NAPCC missions and whether they are on track to achieve their stated objectives.
A Shakti supported initiative for developing energy access indicators for six energy-deprived states of the country. It seeks to inform policy makers about the existing energy delivery mechanisms and to support the government in designing more informed energy policies.
As in the first phase in January, women, two-wheelers riders and VVIPs will be exempted from the scheme, Mr. Kejriwal said, adding that his government was “seriously considering” permanent enforcement of the scheme for 15 days every month in the future.>>
India and Australia today agreed on enhancing cooperation in clean coal technology, renewable power and LNG in a bid to meet the burgeoning demand for cheap and environment-friendly energy in one of the fastest growing emerging economies.>>
Keen to tap Australia's rooftop solar expertise, Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said there is need for the technology transfer at affordable rates for efficient expansion of renewable energy in India.>>
The focus of the lab will be towards demonstration of new technologies, products and operations for different organisations and institutions, including utilities, the company said in a statement.>>
Renewable energy firm SunEdison has commissioned 146 MW of solar power projects in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.The energy from the solar power plants would be sold to local distribution channels and private companies, city-based SunEdison said in a statement.>>
Green, hybrid, electric are buzzwords as nearly all auto makers are showcasing their environment-friendly vehicles at the auto show. Amid an ongoing debate on vehicular pollution, resulting in poor air quality and sparking health scares, these green vehicles are evoking massive interest among visitors.>>
Companies globally are likely to raise over $50 billion through issuance of green bonds in 2016, up from $42.4 billion mopped up last year, Moody’s Investors Service said.The $42.4 billion green bond issuance in 2015 was also the highest level since such bonds first appeared in 2007.>>
India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has maintained a 'stable to negative' outlook on the power sector for the next fiscal as the plant load factor (PLF) of plants is expected to remain low amid muted growth in electricity demand, India Ratings said.>>
Give us your rooftop and we will give you cheap solar power - this is the model being used by many solar power companies to rake up their rooftop solar installation capacities.>>
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL) is waiting for approvals from the government and electricity regulator to roll out interactive services to consumers to enable them to control electrical appliances from outside their homes.>>