Like the term 'middle-class', the term 'Smart City' also lacks a definitive definition with many seeking to define it on their own terms. A coherent definition eludes both. Having said so, just as we know how the term 'middle-class' is loosely defined, Smart Cities can be defined as sustainable cities with self-containing amenities and infrastructure which give a decent quality of life to the citizens.
SCHOTT enters PPA with CleanMax for Wind Solar Hybrid Project
Power Grid Corporation receives 6 Special Purpose Vehicles from REC
Power Finance Corporation to receive Rs 165 cr loan from Japan’s JBIC
Delhi aims to meet annual electricity demand through solar power
BCCL signs 1st MDO contract for coking coal extraction
NTPC REL: Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy bags order
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
Government to fund green energy conversion of state-run refineries
Powergrid will issue bonds to raise up to Rs 9 billion
Domestic aluminum players need to invest to meet net0 target
Smart Cities | Are we ready for the challenges?
Smart power solutions for smart cities
Good quality power enables a technologically advanced set-up to facilitate good quality of life for people by delivering Â´smart conceptÂ´ in a holistic manner. For example, e-mobility is a critical aspect of a smart city
Target Sustainability, Become Smart
New age concerns of resource optimization, climate change impacts, financial situation of urban bodies, etc., have given rise to new brands of cities such as green cities, eco cities, inclusive cities, resilient cities, sustainable cities and smart cities.
Smart cities will need smarter administration
A smart cityÂ´s command centre will manage everyday services such as power distribution, water and solid waste management.
Batting for Vibrant India
Gujarat as a State has tremendous potential both naturally as well as physically. Being well connected by rail and road is an added advantage although air connectivity needs improvement. Its well-equipped ports are a tremendous boost for industries in the State.
Get the basics right, then embark on new concepts
Smart cities are a recent concept. They emphasise efficiency by introduction of ICT in planning, managing, and governing our cities, with active citizensÂ´ participation. However, we must be careful that we are not jumping the gun. In terms of progression
UAE, India investment protection pact
According to the Department of Economic Development (DED), India and the UAE are working towards giving the final shape to a Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA) to enhance investments between the two countries.The agreement is aimed at driving investments into India from the UAE.
Interoperability Standards Project launched
IEEE P2030 will enable integration of energy technology & ICT with Power System, accelerating Smart Grid implementation.