Ministry of environment has notified new emission and water consumption standards for the thermal power sector
August 4, 2015: Green Rating Team of the Centre for Science and Environment along with JSW Energy Limited conducted a one-day workshop (July 28, 2015) at Barmer to discuss best practices and key issues in efficiency and environment management practices of coal fired power plants.
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), April 9-10, 2015
Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) Green Rating Project releases its analysis and rating of India’s coal-based thermal power plants
On March 12, 2015, Shri Ritabrata Banerjee, MP Rajya Sabha asked the environment minister if the thermal power sector is the “worst polluting one” and what measures have been taken by the government to curb the pollution caused by them.
April 7, 2015: As part of its policy advocacy to improve the environmental performance of the India’s coal based thermal power sector, the GRP team organized a half day roundtable in Mumbai to engage key stakeholders from the private sector. The meeting included participants from - project financing institutions, advisory firms, credit rating agencies, power companies, EPC contractors, equipment suppliers and eminent researchers working on the sector.
This core sector has a long way to go in meeting environmental norms, finds CSE green rating survey released on eve of World Environment Day
CSE's Green Rating Team is conducting a roundtable meeting in Mumbai to discuss its findings and recommendations to improve the thermal power sector’s environment performance. Market and business implications of proposed policy changes, which were suggested by the CSE study, will be discussed in the conference.
India is world's fourth largest steel producer. The demand for iron and steel in the country is growing exponentially owing to rapid industrialization and infrastructural demand. But steel sector is also highly polluting and is categorized as one of the most polluting sector among 17 sectors identified by Central Pollution Control Board.
CSE’s Green Rating Project had warned Vizag Steel to shore up its safety measures