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Solar-powered system can harvest fresh water from air

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2018

Scientists have developed a system that can harvest water out of the air using just solar power, an advance ideal for people living in arid areas of the world. The prototype, developed by...

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IIT team's solar powered system can convert plastic into fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

Scientists from IIT Madras have developed a solar powered system to convert non-recyclable plastic into fuel that can substitute diesel used in generators, furnaces and engines. ...

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Novel material can remove pollutants from water

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2018

Scientists have identified absorbent materials that can help soak up pollutants found in urban waste water in less than 24 hours.

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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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IIT Scientists Develop Novel Nano-Composite That Can Clean Polluted Air

By : editor_2, May 29, 2018

Carbon monoxide is a major air pollutant posing threat to human health. A team of scientists led by researcher at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar have developed a...

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New technology purifies water using sunlight

By : sustainabilityo..., May 8, 2018

Scientists have developed a new technology that uses the sunlight to purify water with near-perfect efficiency.

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Scientists physically deform semiconductor crystals to create bulk photovoltaic effect

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 23, 2018

The paper entitled the "Flexo-Photovoltaic Effect" was written by Professor Marin Alexe, Ming-Min Yang, and Dong Jik Kim who are all based in the University of Warwick's Department of Physics....

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Polymer ‘sponge’ can clean up oil spills

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 20, 2018

Scientists have developed a polymer sponge, using waste products from the petroleum and refining industries, that can quickly soak up crude oil from marine spills.

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Indian scientists develop test bed to generate clean energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2018

Indian scientists have developed a supercritical Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Brayton test facility at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here to generate clean energy from power plants, including...

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White House seeks 72 percent cut to clean energy research, underscoring administration’s preference for fossil fuels

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2018

The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts to the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing them by 72 percent overall in fiscal...

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