User: berkan Topic: Energy
Category: Non-Conventional :: Biomass
Last updated: May 27 2016 22:07 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bio-mass burning leads to air pollution in Patna 27.5.2016 TOI: Patna
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Around 90% of Bihar's population use wood-fired ovens for cooking 27.5.2016 TOI: Patna
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Neeri & IIT-B to study pollution in 10 Mah cities 25.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Neeri & IIT-B to study pollution in 10 Mah cities
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Stress on small hydel projects in NE 22.5.2016 The Assam Tribune
Stress on small hydel projects in NE
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Turning waste to energy not final solution 22.5.2016 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
Even though the capital is readying itself for its third waste-to-energy plant in Narela-Bawana, environmentalists say these plants are not the way forward to dispose of garbage in the capital. Currently, Delhi has 3 waste-to-energy plants. While the Timarpur-Okhla plant handles waste from the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) and the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) areas, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation's Ghazipur plant is yet to take off. "There have been trial runs since November last year. However, it is yet to be fully functional," said a civic body official. The Narela-Bawana plant, which is likely to be operational from June, has a capacity to process around 1,300 metric tonnes of waste per day to produce 24 megawatts of electricity. According to civic body officials, over 80 per cent of the solid waste would be disposed of and converted into electricity and compost. The only operational plant at Okhla has been in the news repeatedly due to protests from residents of Sukhdev Vihar ...
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Odisha Government aims 3K MW more renewable energy by 2022 21.5.2016 The New Indian Express - Odisha - http://newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/
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Conserving power holds key to future 20.5.2016 Hindu: Home
At popular level, conservation of electricity through energy-efficient devices could be the only alternative
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Pregnant women to get 5 litre desi ghee in 2 installments in Raj 18.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
Five litre ghee being provided to BPL women after first institutional delivery in Rajasthan will be provided in two parts.
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Green auditing catching up on campuses in Kochi 16.5.2016 Hindu: Home
Green auditing seems slowly catching up on campuses in the city.An initiative aimed at setting environmental examples for the community, green auditing helps the educational institutions educate the y...
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We should have more IIT's: Scientist 12.5.2016 TOI: Chandigarh Times
"The problem of unemployed engineering graduates can be solved by having more IITs," said Anil Kakodkar, nuclear scientist and former chairman of the board of governors of IIT-Bombay.
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Scientists produce jet fuel in 'one pot' recipe 10.5.2016 New Kerala: Technology
New York, May 10 : Researchers including one of Indian origin from the US Department of Energy's Berkeley Lab have engineered a strain of bacteria that enables a "one-pot" method for producing advanced biofuels from a slurry of pre-treated plant material.
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Biomass burning, vehicles to blame 10.5.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
IIT Prof Calls NOx Another Cause Of Concern
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Why PM emission from fly ash can't be ignored 10.5.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
Natural dust may be one of the biggest sources of air pollution in the city, but it's masking a more dangerous one - fly ash.
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Civic body to set up two biogas plants 9.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Civic body to set up two biogas plants
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National Tech Day on Wednesday 9.5.2016 TOI: Chennai
A seminar of renewable energy - solar, thermal and biogas, will be held from 3pm to 6pm at Savera Hotel on Monday.
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Green goal irks power forum 7.5.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
The forum of power regulators of eastern and northeastern states, which met in Ranchi today, said that the Union ministry's new order to electricity distribution companies to purchase at least 17 per cent power from renewable sources like solar, wind and biomass by 2022, was unattainable.
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Press Release from Business Wire : Wood Resources International LLC 6.5.2016 TOI: Intl Business
SEATTLE, (BSW) -Wood cost is the factor that often determines the competitiveness of a pulp manufacturing plant or region, because it is the largest cost component when producing wood pulp.
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Modi govt. on track with redistributing fuel subsidies: top UN official 4.5.2016 Hindu: News
Yannick Glemarec, UN Assistant Secretary-General, on why fuel subsidies must eventually be phased out and the role of women in addressing climate change
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Biogas plant at Laxmi Bai Nagar 3.5.2016 deccanherald.com
The NDMC will soon come up with a biogas plant in Laxmi Bai Nagar. The council will collect green waste from houses in its jurisdiction and send it to the plant for biogas production. The project is a part of the smart city proposal of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC). Around 500 kg of waste - which will include garden and food waste - would be processed every day to produce biogas plant. The biogas produced will be utilised as a cooking fuel as a substitute for LPG. The gas produced from the plant at Laxmi Nagar will be supplied to Indira Niketan Girls' Hostel in the area where it will be used for cooking. The council will be responsible for supplying electricity and water for the installation and maintenance of the plant. It will also monitor the plant after an outsourced agency commissions the plant. "The tenders for installation, commissioning and maintenance of the plant has already been floated. The waste which will be processed in this plant will be organic. NDMCwill collect segregated waste ...
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How to manage sewage at zero cost: psst, the answer is biogas! 2.5.2016 Citizen Matters

KSPCB introduces new norms for STP treatment - this is going to affect apartment STPs. Why incur a huge cost of this treatment, when there is a simpler, cheaper option, asks Dr Ananth Kodavasal.

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