3rd of May 2013: Dr. Felix-Michael Weber, CEO of Green Elephant, was invited to speak about Bio-Fuel - Technologies and Implementations in Mumbai at the conference 'Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - Paving the Path to Profitability' organized by the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce and IEEE, which is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity - established in the USA in 1963.
23rd of April 2013: Green Elephant Engineering has commissioned its new biogas plant "Peshwe Park II" in Pune. The plant was build for the Pune Municipal Corporation based on an EPC-Contract where Green Elephant will also be responsible to operate and maintain the plant for five years. The new plant is an extension of the already existing plant, which was build in 2009. Out of 10 tons of municipal solid waste the new plant is generating 290,000 m3 of raw gas, which is converted into 350,000 kwh per annum.
4th of April 2013: Green Elephant Engineering has officially inaugurated its new model of an innovative fully automatic standardized and pre-fabricated small scale biogas plant - the GreenBox™ in Pune, at the premises of Volkswagen India. The GreenBox™ is a mini power plant, offering the facility to process 0.5 tons of organic waste per day to clean gas for Volkswagens canteen. Volkswagen will reduce its CO2 emission by 18 tons per annum. Andreas Lauenroth, Executive Director Technical, VW India; Mahesh Kodumudi, President and Managing Director, VW India and Wolfgang Holmann, Director of Manufacturing participated at the inauguration event.
15th of March 2013: Green Elephant has been shortlisted by the Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft e. V. as a top innovator for promoting its pre-fabricated small scale biogas plant – the GreenBox™ in emerging markets. The winner of the top five companies will be announced until 15th April and get a price of 25,000 EUR. The public can vote under http://cdg-unternehmerpreis.de/?page_id=346. If Green Elephant wins, the Urbis Foundation in Munich has confirmed to donate additional 20,000 EUR for a biogas project in Tanzania and buy the first GreenBox™ for Green Elephant in Africa.