The Vedanta Group declared that it would rely on open access under the captive method to get 600 MW of solar energy and 91 MW of hybrid renewable energy for its various businesses. The statement was made by the corporation in a BSE filing. The projects would be developed through the special purpose vehicles (SPVs) of Serentica Renewables India. It would be done in accordance with the power delivery agreements (PDAs) between Vedanta and Serentica.
Linde Engineering received a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract from Equinor for the H2H Saltend low-carbon hydrogen production facility. Additionally, Equinor gave Linde's company, BOC, a contract for operation and maintenance services.
A mega e-waste collection drive was jointly launched on Monday by the Lions Club International and the Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry. They started the massive e-waste collection drive in Madurai to raise public awareness about environmental protection.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Sunday that only 15 to 17% of the e-waste produced annually is recycled, calling attention to the negative effects of the growing e-waste. He also devoted a significant portion of the 97th episode of his Mann ki Baat radio show to addressing environmental issues.
As part of the tech giant's "New Environmental Strategy," a comprehensive effort to combat climate change, Samsung Electronics will implement a low-carbon diet at its in-house restaurants, the company announced on Sunday. At its corporate headquarters in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, starting in February, Samsung will introduce PlanEat Choice, a food corner (in the cafeteria) composed of low-carbon meals.
On February 8 and 9, the Institution of Engineers (India), Tiruchi local center, in association with the Electrical Engineering department at Anna University's BIT campus, will host a national workshop on "Renewable energy integration with energy storage systems."
The Board of Vedanta approved plans for the Group to source 91 MW of hybrid renewable energy (50 MW for aluminum operations, 16 MW for copper operations, and 25 MW for oil and gas operations) and 600 MW of solar power (for aluminum operations) for its operations in copper, oil, and gas, and Jharsuguda, India, on January 27, 2023.
At the Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (C-MET) in Hyderabad, a 1 ton per day PCB recycling facility was officially opened by Shri Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Secretary of the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY).
Tesco revealed this week that it had collaborated with five of its biggest field vegetable suppliers to develop the commercial roll-out of low-carbon fertilizer. The retailer has highlighted eight low-carbon fertilizer choices for the 2023 growing season, which will be used on 1,300 hectares. Tesco claims that increasing this to 4,000 hectares by 2024 will result in a 20% reduction in emissions after just one year.
Last year marked a double turning point for the decarbonization of the world's energy system. The first year that worldwide investment in the energy transition was on par with that in fossil fuels, according to BloombergNEF's most recent statistics release.