Delhi shuts down all schools as air pollution hits emergency levels

Air pollutants are reportedly more than 20 times the maximum daily limit recommended by the World Health Organization

India plugs in fans to fight against air pollution

Forty giant fans have been installed on the country’s first so-called smog tower to filter nearly 1,000 cubic metres of air per second

PM2.5 air pollution claims 160,000 lives in five cities

Delhi, Mexico and São Paulo are the cities with the highest death tolls, new research finds

India announces landmark road tax exemption for EVs

The initiative aims to incentivise the purchase of EVs and see 500,000 new registrations in Delhi by 2024

Delhi’s power demand reaches season high as heatwave strikes

With temperatures reaching 46°C peak power demand set to surge

New Dyson backpacks collect data by ‘breathing’ polluted air

London, New York and Delhi are among the cities which will be testing the wearable technology

Delhi hits all-time record temperature for June

A heatwave sweeping across India has seen temperatures in the capital soar as high as 48°C

Green firm installs solar systems on Indian rail

A renewable energy company has installed eight solar systems for a railway line in Delhi, India. The Badarpur-Faridabad Metro Line is claimed to be the first in the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) network to integrate solar into the design of the buildings. They have been built on the roofs of the stations and depot […]

Delhi metro system chugs its way to gold in carbon cutting scheme

Delhi’s metro system is the first in the world to bag a gold standard for energy efficiency under a global carbon scheme. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) which runs one of the biggest metro networks in India rolled out energy efficiency measures in 51 station buildings. The metro’s bustling network of 142 stations carries […]

Solar to help power Delhi metro

Solar is to help power Delhi’s Metro after the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) signed an agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to install panels on railway premises. The scheme will begin with a 500kW photovoltaic (PV) pilot project on the rooftop of one of the Delhi Metro stations. To carry out […]