Setting the stage for salt pan workers to supply solar power and make some extra money, Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has permitted Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) to procure 2.7 MW solar power generated by salt pan workers of Self Employed Women Association (SEWA) during off-season period in salt pan work.
The state government of Kerala will purchase 2,000 low maintenance, battery-operated buses and 10,000 fuel-efficient BS-VI buses as part of adopting environment-friendly and fuel-efficient public transport systems.
The Supreme Court has stayed the National Green Tribunal’s hefty fines on power producer NTPC for not fully utilising ash generated from its thermal projects and asked the tribunal to hear the company’s reasons before taking action.
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