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INNOVATION: IIT Hyderabad researchers use novel method to study biofuels

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 3, 2020

The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) on Thursday said its researchers are using computational methods to...

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Subject Tags: biofuels

IIT Madras researchers use agri waste, plastic to make biofuel

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 16, 2020

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras have developed a microwave process to produce biofuel from plastic waste, rice straw and sugarcane bagasse. A team of three researchers led by R. Vinu, associate professor in Chemical engineering department, published...

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Nitin Gadkari invites players for electric lane of Delhi-Mumbai Expressway

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2020

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday urged industry players to join hands with the government for the proposed electric lane on Rs 1.03 lakh crore Delhi-Mumbai Expressway while promising to provide policy support to serious players. He said while a stretch of the Delhi-...

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India: Shell joins the solar boom with acquisition of Orb Energy

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 10, 2019

Global oil major Shell has taken another step towards India’s growing renewable energy market by purchasing a 20% stake in Bangalore-based Orb Energy, a company that provides credit to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to install rooftop PV. Founded in 2006, Orb...

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Javadekar reaffirms India's want to grow 'sustainably'

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2019

United Nations, Sep 22 (PTI) India will grow sustainably and at the same time ensure its citizens get the benefits of development, Indian Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar told a United Nations forum here. Speaking at the 'setting the...

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Global shipping industry 'most exposed' to low carbon energy shift

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2019

Rapid decarbonisation of global energy supplies will have radical implications for the shipping industry, a new report said on Wednesday. India too has also been trying to reduce its dependency...

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PM Modi says OPEC will be replaced by India's initiative International Solar Alliance

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said International Solar Alliance (ISA), a global solar power-focused body created as an initiative of India, will replace the influential oil cartel...

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IIT-Kharagpur research team turns hemp fibre into clean fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 26, 2018

IIT-Kharagpur researchers have developed clean fuel out of chatai (mat), using microwave. You heard right, chatai or maadur (in Bengali) is the new source of ethanol and diesel — the two greatest airpoison inducers.

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Subject Tags: biofuels , clean fuel

New policy soon on biofuels with Rs 1 lakh crore potential: Dharmendra Pradhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 8, 2018

The Minister also pointed out that OMCs are preparing to set up 12 advanced biofuel refineries in various states over the coming years. In a major move on sustainable development, the government...

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India set to unveil new biofuel policy in bid to cut oil, gas, coal imports: Minister

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 11, 2017

The government will soon bring out a new policy on biofuel to incentivize the use of the cleaner fuel, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said. 

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