Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the PETROTECH – 2019 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. He also addressed the inaugural session of the event. PETROTECH – 2019 is considered to be India’s flagship hydrocarbon conference.
The state power sector which has been making a steady progress towards improving its finances is likely to be burdened with the costly power from solar plants and the power purchase agreements signed with the independent solar power producers (ISPPs) in the state. A windfall brought in by sale of surplus power had helped the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) bring down its losses from Rs 2836 crore in 2017 to Rs 908 crore during the current fiscal.
Pradhan said the world is seeing a dramatic shift in energy sources and consumption, with demand shifting from Europe to Asia. After catapulting LPG coverage by about 40 per cent in just 55 months, the government will soon make available clean cooking fuel to all households, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Sunday. Speaking at the Petrotech 2019 conference here on the outskirts of Delhi, he said coverage of LPG
The energy sector’s reactions to the Interim Budget have been a mixed bag, with solar sector players expressing disappointment that nothing concrete was announced for them at a time when the sector is floundering, and energy storage players welcoming the steps taken to make imports cheaper.
Apparel brand ITC Wills Lifestyle on Thursday unveiled its new brand identity, WLS, as it makes a shift to 100 per cent natural and biodegradable materials. WLS will offer apparel that is 100 per cent natural, an ITC official said. All garments will be made of cotton, linen, silk or woolen materials, and will be fully bio
SECI project winners buying expensive land as state stays reluctant on leasing for central projects.The state government had earlier said the matter would be resolved once its land policy on renewable energy projects was finalised. The policy has provided clarity on how future projects should be built.
Solar Philippines Power Project Holdings, Inc. has entered the renewable energy sector in India with the construction of a 500-megawatt (MW) solar farm, its top official said. “We already have our first project in India,” Leandro L.
Retailer Walmart has been talking up its sustainability efforts, targeting what the company deems a ‘more circular economy’.“[We] are working to help reduce environmental impacts, from the farm to the factory to the customer and at the end of the product life cycle,” Mark Eastham, Senior Manager, Sustainability told FoodNavigator-Asia.
Mumbai-based sustainable clothing label Saltpetre, has been shortlisted for The Circular Design Challenge (CDC) at Lakme Fashion week. A first-of-its-kind sustainability award in fashion, the challenge is a collaborative initiative by United Nations in India, the Lakme Fashion Week and Reliance Industries Ltd’s R | Elan ‘Fashion For Earth’. The Circular Design Challenge saw over 900 registrations from over 30 cities in India.
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