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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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Praj Industries, Gevo joint development agreement for Bio-fuel technology enters commercialisation phase

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 8, 2017

Indian companies involved in processing molasses and sugar cane feedstock to make ethanol will soon have an eco-friendly technology that will help produce isobutanol, which has multiple uses in...

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India aims to cut petroleum imports as it boosts alternative fuel use

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 25, 2017

India is aiming to cut its oil products imports to zero as it turns to alternative fuels such as methanol in its transport sector, a government official said at an investor briefing on Monday....

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Solar Powered CO2 Scrubbing Molecule Revealed

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

Chemical engineers from Indiana University in the U.S. have created a molecule that utilises solar energy to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide into greenhouse-neutral fuels, which can then be...

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NASA Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that bodes well for airline economics and Earth’s...

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Southern Online Bio Technologies signs a MoU with Union Enterprise

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 7, 2017

Southern Online Bio Technologies, announced that the company has entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Enterprise Private Limited. The MoU is for the supply, operation,...

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Policy for producing coal-based methanol soon: Nitin Gadkari

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 2, 2017

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said the government is planning to frame a policy for production of coal-based methanol.

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India's next crude oil import saving plan, served from kitchen

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 12, 2016

Soon, the used cooking oil from restaurants such as McDonald’s, Subway, KFC and Haldiram’s could run your diesel vehicles.

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IndianOil and USTDA sign agreement to promote cleaner fuels in India

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 27, 2016

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and IndianOil, India's largest commercial organisation, have signed an agreement today, to work together and explore cleaner fuels. ...

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First artificial photosynthesis system to produce fuel

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 14, 2016

Scientists in Germany have developed the first complete and compact artificial photosynthesis system that uses solar power to split water and produce hydrogen fuel.

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