ABB Factory in India Wins Gold Certification for Sustainability and Eco-Efficiency

Embedding sustainable technologies lies at the heart of ABB’s purpose. A very clear proof point of this is the company’s factory in Nashik, India, which was recently recognized with a gold certification by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The environmentally friendly factory supplies power distribution products to over 100 …

Mexico City, a Megalopolis’ War on Plastic Bags

Paper cones, called “cucuruchos”, have been traditionally used by shoppers in Mexico City for carrying spices and grains. Now these plastic-free alternatives are making a comeback, along with straw baskets and reusable cloth bags, after a ban on plastic bags entered into effect in the megalopolis on 1 January 2020. …

Mumbai Bans Plastic Bags and Bottles

Mumbai has the become the largest Indian city to ban single-use plastics, with residents caught using plastic bags, cups or bottles to face penalties of up to 25,000 rupees (£276) and three months in jail from Monday. Council inspectors in navy blue jackets have been posted across the city to …

How To Protect Yourself From The Dangers of Air Pollution

Air pollution is a universal threat to the public, and not just in cities with smoggy reputations like Beijing, Mumbai and Los Angeles. According to the World Health Organization, about 6.5 million deaths are associated with fouled air annually, and, shockingly, 9 out of 10 people worldwide live in a …

Mumbai Society Switches to Solar Power Will Save ₹5 Lakh a Year

Grace Co-operative Housing Society, Vasant Oscar, Mulund (West), switched to solar energy last month and will save Rs 5 lakh per annum in electricity bills, which means a monthly saving of Rs41,000. It got solar panels installed that help light up elevators and common areas of five buildings in the …

Switch to Solar Power will Save Mumbai Housing Society ₹28,000 a Month

A cooperative housing society in Mahim, which has been recycling its waste for the past six years, has now taken another step to reduce its carbon footprint. They have installed solar panels on their rooftop that will help them save Rs3 lakh every year in electricity bills. Our Lady of …

Intersolar India, December 5-7, 2017

India’s Largest Exhibition and Conference for the Solar Industry. It takes place again at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai from December 5-7, 2017. The event’s exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energy storage systems and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, …