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Need to ease carbon taxes to help energy-intensive industries compete globally: NITI Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2018

India’s use of carbon taxes to promote clean energy has gone too far and there is a case for easing them to let energy-intensive industries compete globally, federal policy think tank NITI Aayog...

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Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2018

Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels.

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Tirupur Corporation to produce vehicle fuel from municipal waste

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2018

 

The City Corporation of Tirupur in Tamil Nadu has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR-CLRI), Chennai.

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Oil Marketing Companies to fast-track upgrade of refineries to BS-VI standard

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2017

To meet the national capital region (NCR)’s demand for cleaner fuel by April 2018, oil marketing companies (OMCs) have decided to hasten the process of upgrading their refineries, two senior...

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Household Waste To Jet Fuels — British Airways Partners With Velocys

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

British Airways is partnering with the renewables fuels firm Velocys on a new program that will see household waste converted into jet fuel at a number of specially designed waste processing...

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China plans nationwide use of bioethanol fuel by 2020

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2017

China today announced that it would extend the use of bioethanol gasoline nationwide by 2020, days after it unveiled plans to ban petrol and diesel cars and boost electric vehicles in a bid to...

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Cyborg bacteria can harvest solar energy to produce fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 24, 2017

Scientists have created cyborg bacteria - microbes covered with tiny, highly efficient solar panels - that are better than plants at harvesting the Sun's energy to produce fuel from carbon dioxide and water.

Photosynthesis provides energy for the vast majority of life...

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India’s top energy research bodies come together to develop next-gen fuel resources

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2017

In a first of its kind move, India has brought forward its top energy research agencies which are working together to develop the next generation of fuel resources for cutting edge commercial...

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Niti Aayog working on plan to convert unsold BS III stock to run on Methanol-blended fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2017

In a bid to promote the use of Methanol in industry, the government think-tank NITI Aayog is working on a plan that will allow India to use the alternate fuel for meeting BS VI specifications...

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Energy resources will be exhausted in 40 years: Expert

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 27, 2017

“Scientist and researchers are continuously trying to find suitable alternative fuels which are economical and environment friendly as present sources of energy like oil, coal, etc will be...

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