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India’s first Global Mobility Summit to be organised by NITI Aayog in New Delhi

India’s first ‘MOVE: Global Mobility Summit’ will be organised by NITI Aayog in New Delhi on September 7-8, 2018. The six themes for the summit are: Asset Utilization and Service, Comprehensive Electrification, Alternative Energy, Reinventing Public Transit, Logistics and Goods Transport, and Data Analytics and Mobility. The purpose of the MOVE Summit is to bring ..

SERIIUS

Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS) is a joint research consortium for clean energy research under the flagship programme – Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE). The consortium was primarily set up to accelerate the transition of solar technologies towards high performance, low emissions and for securing energy economies. In ..

Mission Innovation

Mission Innovation (MI) is a global initiative of 22 countries and the European Union to dramatically accelerate global clean energy innovation. As part of the initiative, participating countries have committed to seek to double their governments’ clean energy research and development (R&D) investments over five years, while encouraging greater levels of private sector investment in transformative clean energy ..

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) signs pact Asian Development Bank to promote solar energy deployment in Asia & Pacific

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has recently signed a cooperation arrangement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to promote solar energy deployment in Asia and the Pacific on March 10, 2018. The cooperation envisages solar power generation, solar based mini-grids and transmission systems for integrating solar energy into grids. The ISA and the ADB would ..

International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels to be organized in New Delhi

The International Conference on Sustainable Biofuels (ICSB-2018) is jointly being organized by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India on behalf of Mission Innovation and Biofuture Platform in New Delhi from February 26-27, 2018. The 2-day event will bring together experts from Biofuels sector to take stock of current knowledge, share information and best practices, and ..

New Delhi is hosting International Conference on Green Initiatives & Railway Electrification

The International Conference on Green Initiatives & Railway Electrification has inaugurated by Union Minister of Railways & Coal Piyush Goyal in New Delhi on October 27, 2017. The conference is organised by Ministry of Railways through Institution of Railways Electrical Engineer (IREE). The main purpose of the 2-day international conference is to bring green power ..

National Clean Energy Fund

National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) was proposed in Union Budget 2010-11 for funding research and innovative projects in clean energy technology. Rationale Behind NCEF In many areas of the country pollution level has reached alarming proportions. While it must be ensured that the principal of a “polluter pays” remains the basic guiding criteria for pollution ..