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, …

Ghatkopar Building Goes Solar, to Save Rs1.65 Lakh on Power Bills

A residential building has become the first in Ghatkopar to use solar energy to meet their electricity needs. The 15-storey Shivshakti Heights, located near the railway station, has got a 9.135 kilowatt (kW) peak power rooftop solar system installed, which lights the lifts and the building’s common areas. The building …

“Special Exhibition” at INTERSOLAR in São Paulo and Mumbai starting in 2017

The international trade fair for innovative energy supply, Energy Decentral, will be held as a “Special Exhibition” at Intersolar South America and Intersolar India for the first time in 2017. This was decided by the leading trade fair organizers in their sectors, DLG (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – German Agricultural Society) and …