User: berkan Topic: Energy
Category: Non-Conventional :: Biomass
Last updated: Apr 23 2017 07:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Britain goes 24 hours without using any coal-generated power 23.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
National Grid confirmed that Britain had gone a full 24-hour cycle without using coal to produce any of the country's electricity, media reports said.
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First coal-free day in UK since Industrial Revolution 22.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UK went a full day without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, according to the National Grid.
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UN uses real-time satellite data to track water productivity 21.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A new tool offered by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN uses real-time satellite data to track water productivity in agriculture, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Thursday.
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In 10 years, half of India's energy capacity will be from non-fossil fuel sources 19.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Non-fossil fuels -- renewables, nuclear and large hydroelectric power plants -- will account for more than half (56.5 per cent) of India's installed power capacity by 2027, according to a draft of the third National Electricity Plan (NEP3).
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Gear up now for pollution-free winter in Delhi, say experts 12.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Highlighting the absence of policy-level interventions to stop farmers from burning crop residue, air pollution experts on Wednesday said the union and state governments need to gear up now for a pollution-free national capital in winter.
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Energy efficiency 2.0 11.4.2017 HBL: Home
India saved 10 GW of capacity thanks to power-saving measures, says M Ramesh
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Renewable capacity addition catches up with thermal power in India: Bridge to India 10.4.2017 ET: Power
According to data published by the government, India added 5,526 MW of new solar capacity (up 83% over FY 2015-16) and 5,400 MW of new wind capacity (up 63%) in the year.
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IREDA finances Rs 10,000 crore green projects during 2016-17 10.4.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
IREDA doubled its support for solar projects to Rs 4785.87cr in 2016-17 from Rs 2684.68cr in '15-'16, but its financing of wind projects fell to Rs 2511.69cr from Rs 2735.51cr.
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Power from the people 8.4.2017 Hindu: Home
A 40-household village in Germany is a showcase for self-sufficiency in electricity generation
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World sees record investments in renewables, says report 7.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 per cent lower than the previous year, says an international research.
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India, Bangladesh hold 97% renewable energy market: Report 5.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Five countries, including India and Bangladesh, lead the world in solar home lighting systems and the two south Asian nations together account for 97 per cent of the renewable energy market in the region, says an international body report.
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Renewable India ~ Green Revolution 2.0 31.3.2017 Hindu: Home
More and more people are actively engaged in the dialogue pertaining to the usage of renewable energy. Here’s our exclusive poster that takes a broad look at the types of renewable energy, their advantages, how India uses it and how you can be actively involved. What are you waiting for then? Its time to “Clean Up. Green Up!”
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Scientists develop innovative toilets 26.3.2017 Deccan Herald - National
Two groups of Indian scientists, along with their collaborators from the US and Europe, have come out with two low-cost, low-water intensive toilets. The toilets received positive feedback during the demonstration of the projects. With support from the department of biotechnology, the researchers now plan to popularise these toilets among sections of the population with poor access to sanitation. Created by the Kerala-based company Eram Scientific, along with the University of South Florida, the first of the two toilets reuses the waste water and treats the sludge to create bio-gas to generate energy. It is powered by solar panels placed atop the toilets. The firm installed these toilets in two schools where more than 1,500 students are using it daily. The second toilet was made by scientists at the Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani (Goa campus) and Ghent University, Belgium. It uses electrochemical technology to remove toxic content from the waste water for reuse. They created one such toilet inside ...
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Civic body on a bigger mission to make Kochi greener 26.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
One lakh saplings to be planted under ‘Green Cover for Kochi’ programme
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A man ahead of his times 24.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Meet D. Suresh, a Kilpauk resident who relentlessly pursues the goal of self-sustained living
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Surplus power yet to be exported from Saligao treatment plant 23.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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Biogas worth 375kW wasted every month 23.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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Go for bio-digesters, big establishments told 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Corporation to hold meeting with owners of hotels, marriage halls and hostels
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Governments must recognise wastewater as resource - U.N. 22.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Magdalena Mis LONDON, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Wastewater from households, industries and agriculture should not be seen as a problem but a valuable resource which could help meet the demands for water, energy and nutrients from a growing global population, a U. N. water expert said.
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Innovation shows the way - from grass roots to Rashtrapati Bhavan 18.3.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Comprising students, farmers, budding entrepreneurs and even a school dropout, they are an eclectic bunch representing the best in Indian innovation and currently finishing their two-week stint as President Pranab Mukherjee’s guests at his expansive home, Rashtrapati Bhavan. Chosen from more than 400 candidates, the 10 grass-roots innovators have no qualifications or specialisation and no lofty college degrees either. From medicine to music and power to pottery, these ‘scholars in residence’ have invented unique devices to benefit everyday life in a variety of ways. “This was the very criteria for selection. They are some of the best minds in the country who have devised novel ideas in health, rural livelihood, power, music and agriculture,” said Dr Anil Gupta, Executive Vice Chair, National Innovation Foundation (NIF), who was in the selection committee. “We aim at exposing the grassroots innovators to ministries, government officials and resource persons in industry who would be interested in ...
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