Making Indian Railways green

The mammoth Indian Railways has agreed to meet some ambitious emission and sustainability targets set out at the climate change conference in Paris last year. Railway minister Suresh Prabhu will have to balance these commitments with profitability.

Indian Oil gears up to meet new fuel standards

An almost arbitrary decision to leapfrog fuel standards has managed to disrupt two large industries—oil and auto manufacturing. It’s good news for the environment, but for companies it means a huge drain on resources. And it all starts with Indianoil.

Lithium's positive charge

Move over petrol wars. Cars running on LI-ION batteries are poised to power the future.

4 ideas for a greener world

From designing waste management equipment to recycling flowers, these entrepreneurs dream of a greener world, where sustainable businesses drive innovation in clean technology.

Can Elon Musk discover India?

The scene is set for the world’s most iconic entrepreneur to bet on the country.

Fully charged

Ather Energy is building an electric scooter that will raise the tech bar. Okay, aspirations too.

Wind power: The new wave

India hardly had any wind power at the turn of the century. Till five years ago, its solar power output was negligible. Today, it ranks fifth in the world in wind energy and 11th in solar. A look at the numbers.

Infosys brings home the green

The IT-services giant has set daunting Energy-efficiency goals and is attacking them with rare vigour.