India approved 3 billion rupees ($49 million) in subsidies to help farmers install solar-powered water pumps to boost agricultural yields and reduce expensive diesel fuel use.
Sugar production in India, the world’s largest grower after Brazil, will tumble to the lowest in four years after excessive rains cut cane yields, a mills’ group said.
India has secured a record 207 billion rupees ($3.4 billion) of investment in port projects after it deregulated tariffs.
India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu will step in to purchase more solar power from developers after a tribunal set aside an order by the state regulator that forced large consumers to buy the energy.
Praj Industries Ltd., backed by billionaires Vinod Khosla and Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, plans to sell more water purification and waste-treatment plants to pharmaceutical companies and textile makers in India.
India has a novel idea: Wean farmers from archaic power lines and expensive diesel fuel to run their water pumps with solar energy.
An Indian tribunal set aside an order by the Tamil Nadu state electricity regulator that forced large energy consumers to purchase solar power.
India’s Tamil Nadu state plans to spend almost 9 billion rupees ($143 million) on water and underground sewage projects.
India is seeking advice from the European Union on how to develop its potential for generating electricity from offshore wind turbines.
VA Tech Wabag Ltd., India’s biggest water-treatment company, will focus on overseas contracts to maintain 30 percent order growth as a looming general election slows projects at home.