User: berkan Topic: Energy
Category: Non-Conventional :: Biomass
Last updated: Feb 02 2016 14:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Biogas plants grow in popularity 2.2.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Biogas plants grow in popularity
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Crematoria powered by biomass mooted 2.2.2016 Hindu: Home
: The Corporation plans to have cremation sites phased out in the city and on the fringes. In their place, crematoria with biomass gasifier units to power the burners will be built, Mayor V.K.C. Mamma...
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Foundation for bio-gas plant laid on TU campus 2.2.2016 Hindu: National
Telangana University Registrar R. Limbadri laid the foundation for the bio-gas generation plant on campus on Monday.Speaking on the occasion, the Registrar said that this was the first project (kitche...
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Green power on Nalanda mind 1.2.2016 The Telegraph : Bihar
Nalanda University, once constructed, will have a self-sufficient energy source.
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Telangana University to go ‘green’ soon 30.1.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Telangana University to go ‘green’ soon
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Telangana University to go ‘green’ soon 30.1.2016 Hindu: Home
Telangana University is all set to have non-conventional energy supply to its hostels, library and other buildings shortly. With an intention to protect the environment and also to reduce electricity ...
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Maharashtra makes solar panels must for all new buildings 26.1.2016 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
The Maharashtra government has decided to make solar water heaters compulsory for all buildings in future in an effort to promote renewable energy. The state government will direct municipal bodies to change their development control rules (DCR) for the purpose. The state cabinet cleared the renewable energy policy on ...
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Maharashtra govt approves off-grid energy policy 25.1.2016 News
Maharashtra cabinet on Monday approved integrated solar off-grid energy policy
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Luxury buses to wean Delhiites off their cars 24.1.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Luxury buses to wean Delhiites off their cars
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The Power of Wet Waste 23.1.2016 newindianexpress.com
Two IIM graduates provide solutions for converting wet garbage into biogas.
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Maha to give big push to solar energy 22.1.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Maha to give big push to solar energy
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Access to power improves in power-starved Karnataka 22.1.2016 Hindu: Bangalore
Even as Karnataka is facing severe shortage of power, it is inching towards achieving the goal of electricity for all households, with 97.8 per cent of families having access to power at their homes,...
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Maharashtra government to unveil off grid policy, big push to solar energy 21.1.2016 ET: Power
Maharashtra government will soon bring in an off grid energy policy that will promote rooftop solar power generation.
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Maharasthra Government to Unveil Off Grid Policy, Big Push to Solar Energy 21.1.2016 newindianexpress.com
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Cabinet likely to give nod for grid policy 19.1.2016 Asian Age: Mumbai
The grid policy promoting rooftop solar power generation will probably be approved by the state cabinet on Tuesday. Under the policy, the state will provide subsidy to cooperative housing societies and government buildings to generate solar power. The new policy being brought in by the energy department to promote renewable energy is called “Off Grid Energy Policy”. State energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule, said that the state government is considering promoting power generation through solar panels on rooftops of educational campuses and government buildings as well as cooperative societies and private buildings. He further said that they are also promoting solar power pumps for water distribution scheme in rural areas and the use of solar energy to cook food at government hostels. According to the policy, the state will set a target of five years to generate 200 MW from rooftop solar panels, establish 10,000 solar pumps for small and medium water distribution schemes, generate 4,000 KW from ...
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Vehicles account for 12% air pollution 18.1.2016 TOI: Patna
The Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED), which on Sunday released its report 'Towards Healthy Air for Patna', claimed that vehicles contributed to about 12% of air pollution in Patna and government should provide effective public transport to curb this alarming ...
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Sunita Narain: Odd-even a way of life 17.1.2016 Latest News
The other source of pollution is burning of coal in power stations, industries and biomass for cooking
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Co2 emissions falls in Madhya Pradesh by 22.72 lakh tonnes 16.1.2016 Hindu: Energy & Environment
The carbon dioxide emissions have declined by 22.72 lakh tonnes in Madhya Pradesh due to the generation of power from renewable energy sources, a senior official said today. In order to promote green...
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Power to the poop: one Colorado city is using human waste to run its vehicles 16.1.2016 Guardian: Environment

Renewable natural gas is a growing industry for fuel, electricity and heat, but advocates says it’s a largely untapped market in the US

No matter how you spin it, the business of raw sewage isn’t sexy. But in Colorado, the city of Grand Junction is making huge strides to reinvent their wastewater industry – and the result is like finding a diamond in the sludge.

The Persigo Wastewater Treatment Plant is processing 8m gallons of Grand Junction’s human waste into renewable natural gas (RNG), also known as biomethane. The RNG is then used to fuel about 40 fleet vehicles, including garbage trucks, street sweepers, dump trucks and transit buses.

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Co2 emissions falls in Madhya Pradesh by 22.7 lakh tonnes 16.1.2016 All Current Affairs Stories
Generation of power from renewable energy sources have helped in the decline of emissions
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