User: berkan Topic: Energy
Category: Non-Conventional :: Biomass
Last updated: Feb 23 2017 02:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Fuelling kitchens, briquette by briquette 20.2.2017 HBL: Home
Haritha Green Energy makes bio-mass briquettes and stoves
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Fuel from water hyacinth? IIT-Kharagpur shows the way 20.2.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
At a time when attempts to develop ethanol-blended bio-fuel is high on the ministry of petroleum and natural gas’s agenda, an IIT-Kharagpur research has shown it is possible to extract a high percentage of fuel from zero-cost materials, like water hyacinth and grass.
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The face of waste management 17.2.2017 Hindu: Chennai
From Mylapore to Pammal, Mangalam Balasubramaniam has been tirelessly promoting a model of converting waste into renewable energy. She has extended this work to many other Indian cities too
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OIL URJA project inaugurated 14.2.2017 The Assam Tribune
OIL URJA project inaugurated
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BBMP needs to invest more on processing city's waste: KCDC Chairman 14.2.2017 Citizen Matters

3000 tonnes of unsold compost is lying at KCDC as there are no buyers this year. The plan now is to shift city's waste to outskirts via goods trains. More such interesting points, in the interview of Karnataka Compost Development Company Chairman Kenchegowda.

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China to spend $7.3 bn in rural methane projects 11.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
China will spend 50 billion yuan (about $7.3 billion) on building methane projects in rural areas as the government seeks to increase the use of clean energy.
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Bengal plans to create 13 lakh jobs 11.2.2017 ET: Jobs
Amit Mitra planned to collect revenue of Rs 55,786.74 crore in the 2017-18 estimates against the revised FY17' estimates of Rs 48,926.69 crore.
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Orient Green's Q3 loss narrows to Rs 70 cr 10.2.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
Year-ago loss was Rs 102 cr; firm to use proceeds from sale of unviable units to pare debt
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Green protocol for schools in the offing 2.2.2017 Hindu: News
Students asked to avoid use of plastic water bottles, lunch boxes and ball pens
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Customs duty cut on inputs to reduce costs 1.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The udget for 2017-18 proposes to reduce customs duty on inputsAand raw materials to reduce costs, said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday.
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Budget hints at roll-out of GST on July 1 1.2.2017 Latest News
GST would subsume central and state levies like excise duty, service tax and VAT
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Budget brings lower indirect levies for clean energy equipment 1.2.2017 Latest News
Piyush Goyal said his ministry would soon start auction for another 20GW of solar parks
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Budget brings lower indirect levies for clean energy equipment 1.2.2017 ET: Power
The Finance Minister has proposed zero basic customs duty on solar tempered glass for use in manufacture of solar cells/panels/modules. At present BCD on those is 5%.
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Budget 2017 reduces tax obligation for renewable energy sector 1.2.2017 DNA: India
'Transform, Energise and Clean India' is the agenda set by the government for the country for 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget 2017 speech.  While the 'Clean' part of the TECIndia agenda stands for "Clean the country from the evils of corruption, black money and non-transparent political funding," the Budget also brought in relief for companies engaged in the creation of renewable energy in the country.  Budget 2017 either reduced or completely did away with taxes and levies on machinery used for the general of solar cells, wind energy, fuel cells, biogas, and more.  The Budgetary allocation to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy was hiked by 8.7% to Rs 5,036 crore to Rs 5,473 crore. For solar cells and solar power: The basic customs duty on solar tempered glass for use in the manufacture  of solar cells, panels and modules has been removed completely. Earlier a BCD of 5% was levied.  BCD is an additional custom duty is charged in lieu of the excise duty duty applicable on ...
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Budget reduces customs & excise duties for renewable energy sector 1.2.2017 Latest News
It proposes zero customs and excise duties on certain items related to cashless transaction devices
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Manachanallur town panchayat sees profit in solid waste 29.1.2017 Hindu: Cities
The Manachanallur Town Panchayat in the outskirts of the city is successfully implementing a solid waste management programme to segregate degradable and non degradable waste and producing bio fertili...
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Segregation at source, only solution for garbage menace 28.1.2017 deccanherald.com
Can the challenges of Solid Waste Management in Bengaluru be addressed through the Revised Master Plan 2031, public consultations for which are currently on? To seek the public views and suggestions on what the plan document says, DH interacts with a cross-section of Bengalureans. N S Ramakanth, a founder of the Solid Waste Management Round Table, disagrees with the waste generation figures put out by RMP 2031. He reasons that the numbers can be reduced only when the segregation is done at source. "In India, we produce about 60% -65% of kitchen or wet waste and rest is dry waste. Once this is segregated, there is scope for recycling." He says the problem can be solved only when the government takes initiative to decentralise the system. "To decentralise, we have suggested dry waste collectors' point at every zone." Any amount of waste can be recycled with the help of bio-gas or compost plant. "Such plants should be constructed in all wards. With stringent norms and discipline at all levels, we can ...
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Manachanallur Town Panchayat sees success in solid waste management 28.1.2017 Hindu: Cities
The Manachanallur Town Panchayat in the outskirts of the city is successfully implementing a solid waste management programme to segregate degradable and non degradable waste and producing bio fertili...
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Domlur biogas plant shut down owing to non-payment of bills 26.1.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Electricity generated from the plant was used to illuminate a park next to it
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Discoms fail to meet renewable power purchase targets in 2015-16 24.1.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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