User: berkan Topic: Energy
Category: Non-Conventional :: Biomass
Last updated: Nov 23 2014 17:07 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Indian scientists use nanoparticle-treated seeds to raise yields 23.11.2014 All News-IANS Stories
In a dramatic breakthrough, Indian scientists have found that synthetically engineered nanoparticles comprising iron and sulfur and modelled on the natural ones that sustain life at the bottom of oceans can boost crop yields and be the future of ...
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Gujarati firm offers cheaper straw baler 23.11.2014 TOI: Chandigarh Times
When rampant burning of crop stubble straw has posed a serious threat to soil, human health and environment in the region, arrival of a country-made square baler and that too on a comparatively lower price than a foreign-made machine will definitely cheer farmers of Punjab and ...
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CM promises trash-free Bengaluru in six months 23.11.2014 TOI: Cities
A day after dumping of waste in Mandur stopped, CM Siddaramaiah on Saturday promised a garbage-free Bengaluru within six ...
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Good response to science expo 22.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Good response to science expo
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Cash cows come home 21.11.2014 HBL: Home
A cow shelter set up by members of a women’s self-help group has pioneered an eco-friendly development model in Madhya Pradesh
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This waste treatment plant has a gym, clinic & canteen 21.11.2014 TOI: Goa
This waste treatment plant has a gym, clinic & canteen
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HC nod for social activist’s fast 19.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
HC nod for social activist’s fast
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Cabinet nod to Rs 337cr cement plant 19.11.2014 The Telegraph : Bihar
Patna, Nov. 18: The cabinet today gave its nod to private investment proposal for setting up a cement factory in Aurangabad district.
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Kerala-centric industries can save up to 20% of energy 17.11.2014 HBL: Home
Study recommends conservation steps
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Awards for cleanest wards in city Corporation 17.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Awards for cleanest wards in city Corporation
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Awards for cleanest wards in Thiruvananthapuram Corporation 17.11.2014 Hindu: Cities
The Corporation is leaving no stone unturned in its quest to clean up the city as part of its ‘My City, Beautiful City’ project. With the lofty aim of inspiring its councillors to do everything in...
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Tata Power posts Rs 78 cr loss in Q2 13.11.2014 HBL: Home

Tata Power, on a consolidated basis, has posted a net loss of Rs 78 crore for the quarter ended September 30, compared to Rs 75 crore profit in  same period last year.Revenues were l...

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Turning Bulk Waste Into Cooking Gas 13.11.2014 newindianexpress.com
Two IIM-B graduates have developed a compact biogas unit that manages garbage efficiently
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Maharashtra's new energy policy will seek to improve power supply, says governor 13.11.2014 Sify Finance
Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao, in his speech at the joint session of the state legislature, announced that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government will frame a new energy policy.
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Indo-US joint effort to derive non-food biofuels from 2017 13.11.2014 Sify Finance
In a significant step towards generating biofuels from non-food plant sources, the US-India joint consortium for the development of sustainable advanced lignocellulosic biofuel systems will spearhead
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The man who quit his job for Swachh Bharat 12.11.2014 TOI: All Headlines
The man who quit his job for Swachh Bharat
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Maharashtra's new energy policy will seek to improve power supply, says governor 12.11.2014 All Economy & Policy Stories
Maharashtra governor C Vidyasagar Rao in his hour-long speech at the joint session of state legislature announced that the BJP government will frame a new energy policy with emphasis on augmentation of power supply
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Waste-To-Gas Unit Set for Launch 12.11.2014 newindianexpress.com
A processing plant commissioned by the Bruhat Bangalore Hoteliers Association will start collecting vegetable peels, leftovers and other forms of trash in December
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Indo-US joint effort to derive non-food biofuels from 2017 10.11.2014 Latest News
In a significant step towards generating biofuels from non-food plant sources, the US-India joint consortium for the development of sustainable advanced lignocellulosic biofuel systems will spearhead research in the production of commercially viable ...
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Policy Watch: Oh shit! A Rs 150,617 crore business 10.11.2014 DNA: Top News
Biogas is finally beginning to attract some of the biggest names in the markets. Tata Power just announced that it has helped set up 36 biogas plants in and around Mundra in Gujarat. Scania, the Swedish truck and bus maker, has worked out a deal with farmers around Kolar in Karnataka, for putting all their rotting vegetables and fruit in a digestor which can produce upto 250 cubic metres of biogas a day. There are other players too. Vinay Kore, of Warana, near Kolhapur, has set up one of the largest digestors in the country, producing 22,000 cubic metres of biogas a day from agricultural waste. He bottles this and sells them to the trucking and the hotel industry for Rs45 per litre (approximately one cubic metre), thus earning Rs9.9 lakh each day. Many more players are moving in (http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-india-needs-a-national-policy-on-waste-management-2011519). But biogas can be made from shit as well. Dung from humans, animals and poultry is good for biogas generation. For India this is of ...
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