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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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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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JSW Energy inks MoU with Maharashtra to make EV, storage system

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 21, 2018

Sajjan Jindal led JSW Energy announced on Monday that it has signed a pact with Maharashtra for setting up manufacturing unit for electric vehicles (EV) and Energy Storage Systems in the state...

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ABB installs EV fast charging station at Niti Aayog Office in Delhi

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

Global power and automation player ABB is betting on India’s electric vehicle (EV...

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Scientists make methanol using oxygen

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

Scientists have found a way to produce methanol — an important chemical often used as fuel in vehicles — using oxygen in the air, an advance that may lead to cleaner, greener industrial processes worldwide.

Methanol is currently produced by breaking down natural gas at...

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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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New catalyst paves way for carbon neutral fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 23, 2017

Australian scientists have developed an efficient catalyst that converts carbon dioxide into synthetic natural gas in a clean process using solar energy, paving the way for carbon neutral fuel....

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Electric vehicles project FAME moved to Niti Aayog from Dept of Heavy Industries

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2017

The cabinet secretariat has shifted the electric vehicles programme to Niti Ayog from the department of heavy industries as most ministries wanted to have a say in the high-profile mission....

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Tamil Nadu interested on low floor electric vehicle buses: Ashok Leyland

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 16, 2017

Tamil Nadu Government has shown interest to purchase low floor, air conditioned electric vehicle CIRCUIT provided by Hinduja Group flagship Ashok Leyland, a top official said today....

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Cummins to make electric powertrains for city buses in 2019

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 16, 2017

Engine maker Cummins Inc plans to start production of electric powertrains for transit buses in cities around the world in 2019, executives said on a conference call on Wednesday. ...

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