JSW Energy ties up with Fortescue Future Industries for Green Hydrogen

JSW Future Energy Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of JSW Energy has entered into an agreement with Australian Fortescue Future Industries Pty Ltd, a unit of Fortescue Future Industries Pty Ltd (FFI), to collaborate on potential projects relating to the production of green hydrogen and utilising it for green steel making, hydrogen mobility, green ammonia and […]

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Maharashtra sets up high level committee to probe into co-op banks loans to sugar mills

The state government of Maharashtra has set up a high-level committee, led by principal secretary (financial reforms) Rajgopal Deora to probe into the loans by cooperative banks to several cooperative sugar and spinning mills despite negative NDR (net disposable resource). The state government had stood in as the guarantor for the loans since the RBI and NABARD […]

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Commercial and industrial rooftop solar capacity set to increase by 47% in India: IEEA Report

India’s commercial and industrial (C&I) segment is expected to add 1,875 megawatt (MW) of new rooftop solar capacity in 2021, an increase of 47 percent compared to the previous year, according to a recent report. The report titled ‘Emerging technology trends in the C&I rooftop solar market in India,’ by the Institute for Energy Economics […]

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Tea Board order for mandatory sale through auction will be counterproductive: UPASI

The United Planters’ Association of Southern India (UPASI), the apex body of planters in southern India, said that the Tea Board of India’s directive to manufacturers to ensure mandatory sale of 50% of the total tea manufactured through public auctions will be counterproductive given the wide divergence between auction and retail prices, reports Financial Express. […]

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Spices Board, Rubber Board & Digital University of Kerala to Develop Mobile App for cardamom farmers

The Spices Board, the Rubber Board and the Digital University of Kerala shared an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to use modern techniques to generate spatial models of soil nutrients in the cardamom tracts and to develop an android-based mobile application for cardamom growers to enable site-specific, need based fertiliser recommendation. D Sathiyan, secretary, Spices Board, […]

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