Workshop on energy statistics kicks off week of events highl

7 December 2018 The "IEA Workshop on Energy Statistics and building an energy balance in India" was the first of a set of key event held by the IEA in India this week, highlighting the scop...


India Air Conditioner Market (2018-2024): Forecast by Types,

December 06, 2018  India Air Conditioner Market revenues are projected to grow at a CAGR of 12.2% during 2018-2024.   The growing number of middle-class households and rising buying power would continue to accelerate the demand for room split air conditioners (ACs) in India. Increasing office and retail spaces in the country along with booming tourism and hospitality sectors are also ...


ABS Aircon Engineers in India Becomes a Fujitsu General Subs

Fujitsu General has signed an agreement with ABS Aircon Engineers (ABS) to invest in ABS, amount of investment: INR 510 million (US$ 7.0 million)/ investment ratio: 52%. ABS is a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractor which conducts design, construction and service maintenance of commercial air conditioners in India. The procedures required to turn ABS into a Fujitsu General ...


GST on Refrigeration Appliances Slashed

The Indian government has reduced the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate from 28 to 18% on refrigerators, freezers, and other refrigerating and freezing equipment such as water coolers, milk coolers, refrigerating equipment for the leather industry, and ice cream freezers.  ...


Sheesh Gulati Elected ICCCS Secretary

Sheesh Gulati, chairman of Contamination Control Society of India (CCSI), was elected unopposed as the secretary of Switzerland-headquartered International Confederation of Contamination Control Socie...


Ice Make Ventures into Ammonia-based Refrigeration Equipment

Ice Make Refrigeration, a leading manufacturer and supplier of cooling solutions and refrigeration equipment, has forayed into ammonia refrigeration equipment manufacturing and turnkey project management, project engineering, and execution. The company has been manufacturing cooling products with hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) and hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants.  ...


IFFCO Enters into Food Processing JV with Spanish Company

In its first major venture into food processing sector, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) has joined hands with Spanish firm Con gelados De Navarra to set up a US$ 44.5 million greenfield food processing unit in Ludhiana in the North Indian state of Punjab.   The US $ 220 million Spanish manufacturer, which has pioneered a quick frozen technology, will provide the technology for...


R410A Ducted Splits Launched by ETA Engineering

ETA Engineering has launched ducted split air conditioners in India, using R410A refrigerant. The launch ceremony was held at Hotel Le Royal Meridien, Chennai. Raghunath Seshadri, former assistant vic...


IGBC Releases Green Railway Stations Rating System

Indian Railways, with 115,000 km of track and over 7,000 stations, is one of the world’s largest railway networks. It carries more than 23 million passengers a day. IGBC, in partner-ship with En...


India’s Cooling Demand to Increase Eight Fold in 20 Years

India’s total cooling requirement is expected to increase eight-fold in the next 20 years, with room air conditioners (RACs) consuming more than half of the energy required for space cooling in the country by 2037–2038. On the occasion of World Ozone Day on September 16, the government released a draft cooling action plan that will guide stakeholders such as the government, and resi...


Tecumseh to Open New Global Technology Centre in India

On october 24, 2018, Tecumseh Products Company (Tecumseh), Tecumseh Products India, a subsidiary of Tecumseh, announced their plans to establish a state of art Global Technology Centre near Delhi. Thi...