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Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry lobbyist, signed a replacement rule that gives states leeway in […]

Pune firm develops solar-powered irrigation system

To solve water crisis for farmers throughout the varied climate conditions in India, Pune-based company Khethworks has developed solar-powered irrigation system. The irrigation system is intended to make farmers independent of seasonal rains or expensive fuel along with reducing carbon dioxide emissions and improving food security by developing solar pumps. “We enable year-round irrigation, cultivation […]

India to be a large market for storage batteries in two years: Khurshed Daruvala

Interview with chairman, Sterling & Wilson Solar Ltd With a thrust on clean energy in India and overseas markets, Sterling & Wilson Solar Ltd (S&W), the biggest global player in solar engineering, procurement and construction contracts, is planning to launch Rs 4,500 crore initial public offering (IPO). Company’s chairman Khurshed Daruvala, in an interview with Ateeq Shaikh, […]