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Government to issue energy conservation norms for homes in a year

The government will issue energy conservation norms for residential buildings within a year, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) director general Abhay Bakre said. BEE on Monday launched energy conservation building code (ECBC) prescribing performance standards for new commercial buildings across&hellip

How India is Leading the Energy Efficiency Revolution

During the past century, rapid strides made by economies towards development and industrialization have led to an increase in the global carbon footprint. This is demonstrated by the paradigm shift in the attitude of countries party to the 2015 Paris&hellip

Narendra Modi government makes big e-vehicle push, to start test trials by December

To promote electric vehicles, the government plans to start test trials and set up accompanying infrastructure across the states of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Himachal Pradesh, by December, industry officials familiar with the development told FE. “The infrastructure will&hellip

Tata Power to distribute efficient ceiling fans in Mumbai

Tata Power as part of its Demand Side Management initiatives, launched super-efficient ceiling fan programme for residential consumers in Mumbai. The program has been rolled out by Tata Power in partnership with “Atomberg Technologies”, a start-up launched by the alumni&hellip

Now new buildings must comply with energy-efficiency guidelines

All new constructions in Maharashtra will have to be eco-friendly and comply with the energy-efficiency regulations, this is one of the highlights of the electricity-conservation policy that was cleared by the state cabinet on Tuesday. The state government will be&hellip

YES BANK signs MoU with Bureau of Energy Efficiency

YES Bank to drive scaling-up Energy Efficiency investments in India under National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency Innovative financial mechanism to allow public funds channelize towards private Capital YES BANK was the first Financial Institution to sign a Charter with&hellip

This country isn’t just carbon neutral — it’s carbon negative | Tshering Tobgay

Deep in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India, lies the Kingdom of Bhutan, which has pledged to remain carbon neutral for all time. In this illuminating talk, Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay shares his country’s mission to&hellip

India starts exporting affordable Made in India LED bulbs to Britain

Nearly a century after importing equipment from Britain for setting up its first thermal power station at Husain Sagar in Andhra Pradesh, India on Saturday launched the process to export ‘Ujala’ — Hindi for light — to the United Kingdom&hellip

Energy Conservation Building Codes to be made mandatory: Maharashtra Energy Department

The Maharashtra Energy Department Agency (MEDA) has said Energy Conservation Building Codes (ECBC) will be made mandatory and added that it has submitted a proposal to the government to implement the same. Speaking on the sidelines of the 16th LED&hellip

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd to invest 100 million pounds in UK over next 3 yrs

State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) will invest 100 million pounds in the UK over the next 3 years with an aim to create space in the country’s 6.4-billion pounds energy efficiency services market. EESL entered into a joint venture&hellip

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