01 Jun 2022 Long Read

  • Around 5,000 electric charging stations will be coming up in the city of Mumbai due to the joint efforts of NAREDCO and Tata Power. The initiative was signed in the presence of Aaditya Thackeray, Minister of Tourism and Environment, Maharashtra.
  • SOBHA City Thrissur is now recognised by the India Green Building Council (IGBC) as India’s first Net Water Positive (Platinum) operational project. The 55-acre project has set a benchmark by meeting 100 per cent of its freshwater requirement through rainwater, irrigation needs met with STP treated water, with around 20 per cent of excess rainwater being given back to nature.
  • Bangalore International Airport (BIAL) has introduced an innovative omnichannel payment solution across the airport ecosystem, in partnership with Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMBL/ Kotak) and Phi Commerce. This is a first-of-its-kind initiative undertaken by any airport in India to facilitate a seamless payment experience for customers.

  • Hitachi Energy India has inaugurated its new transformer components factory in Vadodara, Gujarat. This will be the first manufacturing facility in India producing Resin Impregnated Paper bushings up to 400kV voltage level. This improves thermal, electrical and mechanical performance of bushings – critical in transformers deployed in the power grid.
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