Utility Scale Solar PV Power Project

BEST will procure green power from solar PV project being developed by Welspun Energy

Brihan Mumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) will procure 28 million units of electricity annually from solar PV project being developed by Welspun Energy. As per the news, Welspun Energy has achieved financial closure for its 20 MW solar PV project. The upcoming solar power plant will be commissioned in Solapur district in Maharashtra. […]

Airport Carbon Accreditation-Four levels of certification

Mumbai Airport receives ACA level II accreditation for reducing its carbon emissions

Airports Council International (ACI) has accredited Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai for its level II accreditation for reducing its carbon emissions. This certification is issued for the year 2012-13. There are just five airports including CSIA in Asia-Pacific region working towards reducing carbon emissions that have received Airport Carbon Accreditation from ACI. In the […]

Accredited Capacity under REC mechanism –Solar PV
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Andhra Pradesh’s first Solar PV project has accredited under REC mechanism

The state of Andhra Pradesh has accredited its first Solar PV project under Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) mechanism. The project has been developed by KCP limited, a $100 million business group with interests in Power generation, Heavy Engineering, Sugar, Cement,   Information Technology and Biotechnology. The project has a total installed capacity of 5.75MW and has […]

Forest area as a percentage of total land area by country

World Forestry Day, 21st March 2013

March 21st, the autumnal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere, and the vernal equinox in the Northern, was chosen as the day which is now celebrated as World Forestry Day. Forestry needs to be valued and forests need to protected, preserved and used sustainably. Production, protection and recreation are the three key areas of forestry. Forests […]

Sustainable development priorities of SABMiller

SABMiller India showcased the results of its Water Resource Management Project

On 18th Feb 2013, SABMiller India showcased the results of their collaborative Integrated Water Resource Management project in partnership with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid tropics (ICRISAT). SABMiller plc is one of the top brewers in the world headquartered in England. SABMiller India Limited is a Bangalore based Indian subsidiary of SABMiller […]