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Record-breaking solar panel converts more than a quarter of sunlight into electricity

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 22, 2017

A record-breaking solar panel that can convert more than a quarter of the sunlight it receives into electricity has been developed by researchers in Japan.

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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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Green 3D-printing comes closer to reality

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 15, 2017

The effect of 3D printing on the environment is well-known, but now a recent study has shown that plants may offer a green solution. For centuries, cellulose not only formed the basis of the...

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Carbon dioxide turned into fuel using light

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 24, 2017

Scientists have developed tiny nanoparticles that help convert carbon dioxide into methane - a key building block for many types of fuels - using only ultraviolet light as an energy source....

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Storing solar power increases energy consumption, emissions

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 1, 2017

Storing solar power for nighttime use actually increases both energy consumption and emissions compared with sending excess solar energy directly to the utility grid, according to a new study....

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USAID to prepare report on energy efficiency opportunities in Andhra Pradesh

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 25, 2017

Recognising the vast potential and the best performance of AP State government in promoting and implementing energy efficiency measures in the State, the United States Agency for International...

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Indian model to predict impact of climate change

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 23, 2017

Scientists at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, are likely to unveil in December a computerised model that can forecast the impact of climate change on the Indian...

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New study to identify source of air pollution in Kolkata and Howrah

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 20, 2017

A much-awaited study to detect the source of air pollution and quantify the amount of contaminents in Kolkata and Howrah has finally been commissioned by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board...

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Fighting climate change turned into a profitable business: WEF

By : SustainabilityO..., Dec 26, 2016

Green energy generation has reached a tipping point, the World Economic Forum, WEF, asserted in an investors handbook it released on Thursday, and called investors to shift towards more green...

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