Rooftop solar PV system

MNRE clarifies in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells

In a major decision that is likely to give a further boost to the domestic manufacturing of solar cells in India, MNRE has issued a clarification in respect of domestically manufactured solar PV cells today. It may be noted that a number of flagship programmes of MNRE such as KUSUM, have provisions for mandatory use…

Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Launches the Kona Electric Car in India

Hyundai, A South Korean manufacturer of the multinational automotive firm, headquartered in Seoul never ceases to amaze us, with its products. One of the foremost products of Hyundai is the Hyundai Kona, a premium electric SUV car. It is the world’s first & premier zero-emission sub-compact car, with an unbelievable EPA-estimated range of around 258-260…

Bajaj Chetak e-scooter

Bajaj to Relaunch Iconic Scooter Chetak in Electric Avatar

Bajaj Scooter Chetak that was the primary vehicle of many Indian families a few decades back, is not only considered as a vehicle, but it was a sentiment.  It was considered as a member of every middle-class family.  ‘A matter of pride for them’. Today’s generation has their childhood memories associated with this iconic scooter….

Environmental Certification

4 Environmental Certificates to Look for When Buying Products

There’s no denying that excessive consumerism is terrible for our environment. The making of any product incurs a carbon footprint, from sourcing raw materials to disposing of them at the end of their lifecycle. With the mounting evidence supporting climate change, there’s increasing pressure on companies to adopt more eco-friendly means of production. There is…

Low cost device for ocean states forecast and mapping potential fishing zones launched

For seamless and effective dissemination of emergency information and communication on disaster warnings, Potential Fishing Zones (PFZ) and Ocean States Forecasts (OSF) to fishermen, the Government today launched the Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information (GEMINI) device. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony in New Delhi, Union Minister for Earth Sciences, Science & Technology…

Photo credit: Stephane Groleau via v2com

Opeongo: Reinventing the Park Pavilion

A contemporary look for a long-established forest park Levis, Canada, 2019-10-02 The name, Opeongo, derives from the Anishnaabe wordopeauwingauk (sandy narrows); it refers to Canada’s Indigenous people and their deep love for nature. The Opeongo Pavilion is located in Parc du Mont-Orford, a true gem amid lakes, mountains, and forest, an hour drive from Montréal as…

Photo credit: Raphaël Thibodeau via v2com

Uvée: eco-responsible optometry clinic

Montréal, Canada, 2019-09-25 A new optometry clinic has newly opened on Plateau-Mont-Royal in Montreal. In addition to offering a range of eco-friendly products, the space is designed to promote the profession of optometrists and rethink their place of work as per information available from v2com. CATHERINE CATHERINE designed the store around an examination room with…

Used Cooking Oil

Cooking Oil to Biodiesel

To mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October as Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas, Secretary, Petroleum and Natural Gas Dr M.M.Kutty today flagged off the publicity vans in Delhi, to generate awareness among the people about the OMCs’ initiative of  converting Used Cooking Oil to Biodiesel.  Wide publicity is being given to the…