The government is planning to re-launch 5 Gigawatt (Gw) of manufacturing-linked solar tender out of the initial 10 GW that had received a single bid. With this, the earlier sole bid received from Azure Power will be cancelled and fresh bidding will start.
In order to curb pollution during preparations for Lok Sabha elections, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has asked states and the Union Territories to avoid single-use plastic for preparation of polls. The ministry has also asked them to find an alternative material for the election campaigns.
Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp are launching a joint venture next year to make electric vehicle (EV) batteries, leveraging the heft of one of the world’s largest automakers and battery makers to expand their EV push.
Toyota will own 51 percent of the joint venture, and Panasonic the rest, the two companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday, confirming previous reports.
The government has decided to reject the sole bid it had received from Azure Power for its first ever manufacturing-linked solar tender following dissatisfaction with the quoted price, power and renewable energy minister RK Singh said.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday laid foundation stone of various developmental projects worth Rs 145.43 crore, an official said. As many as 65 classrooms would be developed in 10 government Schools here at a cost of Rs 3.55 crore, he said.
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