India announced its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) at the Conference of Parties (CoP) meeting in Paris, 2015.

In December 2015, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) notified emission standards for limiting Sulphur Oxides (SOx), Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), Particulate Matter (PM) and Mercury (Hg) emissions in coal-based Thermal Power Plants (TPPs). As of December 2017 (the deadline for meeting these standards), compliance was poor.

The Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) modelled the current emission concentrations in the flue stacks of different plants based on unit capacities, vintage and their coal linkages.

Access to electricity can bring about a transformative change in the economic conditions and growth of any country. It not only helps in improving the living conditions of the society at large, but also provides them with ample revenue opportunities to earn a livelihood.

There has been a surge of interest regarding the adoption of electric vehicles (EV). The idea of large-scale penetration of EV presents a new set of sectoral planning challenges. This move will require coordinated planning between three sectors: transportation, urban planning and power.

There has been a surge of interest regarding the adoption of electric vehicles (EV). The idea of large-scale penetration of EV presents a new set of sectoral planning challenges. This move will require coordinated planning between three sectors: transportation, urban planning and power.

Last year, Karnataka announced a landmark policy on electric vehicles, becoming the first Indian state to do so. Now, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is in the process of procuring its first fleet of 40 electric buses.

Over the past decade, India’s cities have been witnessing an increasing trend in motorization with deteriorating air quality, and there have been calls to promote public transport as a way out of this gridlock.

The purpose of the compendium is to provide information on sanitation technologies from across the sanitation value chain.

The Government of India and policy makers are faced with the fact that India has vast wind energy potential. However, there have been different studies and assessments, producing different results.

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