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VNIT faculty develop efficient power storage, students make e-bike

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) faculty members and students have developed an eco-friendly bike and an e-capacitor, which have the potential to make urban transport system pollution-free. The eco-bike ‘VEB 1.0’ (Visvesvaraya Electric Bike) has been...

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Subject Tags: e-bike , innovation

Next-generation smart solar windows could produce electricity

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2018

Scientists have discovered a new material for next-generation smart windows that not only darken automatically when the Sun is too bright but also convert solar energy into electricity....

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Scientists showcase how to create low-cost solar cells using nanotechnology

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

A team of scientists at Stanford University, including a researcher of Indian origin, has shown how nanotechnology can be used to create crystalline silicon (c-Si) thin-film solar cells that are...

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Dow introduces recyclable polyethylene packaging solution in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P&SP) has introduced a fully recyclable polyethylene packaging solution in India.

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Bengaluru-based company working on transforming sewage into biodiesel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

The Karnataka State Biofuel Development Board is closely monitoring the pilot.
The fat and oil substances that enter some of Bengaluru's lakes through the city's broken sewage system may...

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New catalyst can help turn carbon dioxide into plastic

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2018

Scientists have created a catalyst that can efficiently convert carbon dioxide to ethylene, which is used to produce the most common type of plastic.

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New printable thin films could help power Internet of Things

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 16, 2018

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have designed printable, organic thin films for "neuromorphic" computers inspired by the human brain, which will help power Internet of Things. ...

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Researchers develop cleaner, cheaper way to turn methane into fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 13, 2017

Researchers have developed a new cleaner and cheaper way to produce hydrogen fuel from methane and electricity in just one step.

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Pintail Power Combines Solar, CSP, & Conventional Generation Into One Highly Efficient System

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

There has been a lot of talk lately about renewable energy not being up to the task of supplying reliable baseload power. The sun doesn’t always shine and the wind doesn’t always blow,...

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Scientists develop new Graphene-based battery that charges five times faster

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2017

Scientists have developed a new graphene-based battery material with charging speed five times faster than today's lithium-ion batteries.

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Subject Tags: battery , innovation , storage