Category: Green Cities


Indian Cities and EVs

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) states that Indian cities will need 4,900 Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) stations while interstate corridors will only need 400 DCFC stations. Cities must build a seamless network of charging stations for encouraging Electric Vehicle (EV) adoption. A case in point is Mumbai. The city is embracing the EV by […]

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IGBC green cities rates Amaravati as 'Platinum' city

Amaravati, the capital of Andhra Pradesh has been designated as the ‘Platinum’ city by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) green cities rating. It is for the first time in the country that an entire city has been given a ‘platinum’ rating. The IGBC has given the rating on the basis of the parameters including; city […]

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A green budget for 2018-19

The Delhi Assembly passed a INR 53,000 crore budget for the financial year 2018-19 with a major focus on green initiatives to combat the rising air pollution levels in the capital. Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi and Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister, asserted that the budget covers all the sections of the society. Talking […]

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Kerala unveils India’s first green mall

The INR 10,000 crore Malabar Group is set to unveil India’s first green mall in Kerala harnessing a slew of environment-friendly initiatives. In its first phase, Mall of Travancore (MoT) incurred a cost of about INR 400 crore. “Work on the second phase would start soon and will be completed by 2020,” said MP Ahammed, […]

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