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Researchers at University of Houston Begin $1.4 Million Energy Project with Oil India using carbon dioxide capture

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 5, 2017

A research team led by Indian American Prof. Ganesh Thakur at the University of Houston has begun a $1.4 million project to demonstrate using carbon dioxide captured from nearby petrochemical...

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Scientists develop turbine that can harness electricity from ocean currents

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017

Scientists have developed a new turbine that can harness energy from ocean currents to produce low-cost and sustainable electricity.

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New type of washable solar cell developed

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

Scientists have developed a new type of water-proof solar cell which can provide electricity even after being soaked in water or stretched and compressed.

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Solar clothes to power your devices

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

Scientists, according to work published in the Nature Energy science journal, say they have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and...

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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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Stanford Researchers Mimic Structure Of Insects Eyes To Make Perovskite Solar Cells More Durable

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

The single most important factor driving the installation of more solar panels worldwide is cost. As solar panels get cheaper, the decision to build solar power plants instead of  conventional coal, natural gas, or nuclear power plants gets easier.

Perovskites — a...

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Indian Scientists Turn Sugar Industry Waste Into Next-Gen Battery Material

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 10, 2017

Indian scientists have demonstrated that waste water from some of the dirtiest industrial processes can be turned into a carbon source for preparation of energy storage materials....

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UK awards $9m for India building-integrated (BIPV) solar systems project

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 9, 2017

A university-led consortium has won £7m ($9m) in UK government funding for a ‘buildings as power stations’ project in India.

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Reusable Carbon Nanotube & Quartz Fiber Water Filter Removes 99% Of Heavy Metals

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 9, 2017

Researchers at Rice University have developed a simple water filtration material so effective that a single gram of it can treat up to 83,000 liters of contaminated water, after which it can be...

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IIT-Bombay develops technology for colour coating solar glass building

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 24, 2017

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has developed a technology that allows colour coating of solar glass buildings without affecting their energy-harvesting property. ...

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