Solar water pump

Solar Water Pumps to be installed on farms by PGVCL

Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL), the state-owned power distribution company is going to undertake a pilot project of installing solar water pumps on agricultural farms. “We have approval from the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) , the holding company of PGVCL. We shall30

Green Building

Environment Ministry new building to be environmental friendly

The new building where environment ministry will operate from, currently being constructed in Jor Bagh will be fully solar. It will be a green building with a net zero consumption of energy. The building will meet its electrical requirements from use of solar power. The30

Food and environment

Food Security Ordinance

We covered the proposed food security bill in detail earlier. You may view it here It is a shame that the bill could not be passed properly in parliament and an ordinance had to be resorted to. One would expect parties to show solidarity for30

Plastic Pollution

Cement Plant to get fuel from Plastic Waste from Goa

Karnataka-based Vasavdatta Cement has signed an MOU with Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) and will now be utilising the plastic waste generated in Goa as fuel for its plant. Alina Saldanha, the environment minister of Goa said that the plastic waste collected from highways30

Solar photovoltaic

$1.5 billion funding for Solar sector in April-June

The solar industry has been augmenting well and has attracted US$ 1.5 billion through a total of 40 deals, according to Mercom Capital Group’s second quarter funding and M&A report for solar sector. According to the report’s summary, “Global VC funding in Q2 2013 totaled30