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London buses to be powered by coffee

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2017

In a first, waste coffee grounds will be used to make biofuels to power some of Londons buses from today, according to a media report.

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Caterpillar guts could help break down plastic waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2017

Caterpillars that munch through plastic may help us understand how to break the polluting waste substance, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found.

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Indian energy storage manufacturing to attract $3 billion investment over 3 years: IESA

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017

Large-scale adoption of energy storage is expected to attract investment over $3 billion in the next three years, industry body India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) said in a statement on...

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Isro-Nasa joint team confirms presence of aerosol over Asia

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

A joint study by the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) of the US, which had commenced after satellite images showed the presence...

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IIT Delhi gets Centre of Excellence for renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2017

The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here has set up a centre to facilitate research in renewable energy.

The Centre of Excellence (COE) set up in collaboration with ReNew Power Ventures Pvt Ltd, a renewable energy company, was inaugurated today by...

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Rockefeller Foundation picks Chennai, Pune, Surat, Jaipur in 100 Resilient cities list

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 11, 2017

Great cities have crumbled, unable to cope with the onslaught of expansion and demographic growth. They now also have climate change to reckon with. So, while unprecedented disruptions can strike Indian cities at any hour, they are not prepared to face them. To remedy this...

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Subject Tags: PV efficiency , Research

Indian Scientists Make Fuel From Sunlight With Artificial Leaf

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

Indian scientists have developed an artificial leaf that absorbs sunlight to generate hydrogen fuel from water, an advance that may provide clean energy for powering eco-friendly cars in the future. The ultra-thin wireless device mimics plant leaves to produce energy using...

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Scientists develop new device can turn heat energy to fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

Scientists have developed a device that could turn the heat generated by electronics into a usable fuel source, an advance that may help save energy.

The device is a multicomponent, multi layered composite material called a van der Waals Schottky diode, said...

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Subject Tags: innovation , Research

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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Big banks fail to clear climate test

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2017

The world's biggest banks are continuing to fuel climate change through the financing of "extreme" fossil fuels at a rate that will push the planet beyond the climate change limit agreed upon at...

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