User: berkan Topic: Energy
Category: Non-Conventional :: Biomass
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No waste, only energy 26.1.2015 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Oddoor Farm, located in Ganjimutt village on the outskirts of Mangaluru, is known among farmers and agriculturists of Dakshina Kannada and neighbouring districts for its numerous organic produces. It also has one of the largest private dairies with nearly 200 cows of different breeds that produce nearly 1,000 litres of milk per day. More interestingly, out of the 120-acre farm, it has reserved 15 acres only to grow fodder. However, the lesser known aspect is that it has a 65 kV generator which runs on biogas, where methane gas gets converted into electricity. Cow urine and water used to clean cowshed are the inputs for the biogas. The power generated from this generator is used for running milking machines, cutting grass, running borewells, fertigating the entire plantation, besides using as an alternative power supply to the villa, where its proprietor Rajesh Naik and his family resides.The plantation also comprises a two-acre lake which is about 50 feet deep and ever since the lake was created a few ...
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Obama and Modi can change global climate of inaction 24.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Obama and Modi can change global climate of inaction' at newkerala.com.
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Bioeconomy and policy agendas in the North and the South 24.1.2015 CNN-IBN: World
The concept of 'bioeconomy' revolves around a technology transition, especially biotechnology, which uses bio-resources.
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Obama and Modi can change global climate of inaction (Comment: Special to IANS) 24.1.2015 All News-IANS Stories
It was early morning. I was listening to US President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address in my farm up in the hills in India when I was distracted by a raucous verbal spat. A farmer's wife was exchanging rough and wild words with other ...
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Amphibious land-water buses at JNPT soon, says Nitin Gadkari 23.1.2015 TOI: India
Union minister for road transport, highways and shipping, Nitin Gadkari, on Friday announced that he is keen to get the amphibious 'Stockholm Ocean Bus' which runs on both land and water to Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) while speaking at the launch of a bio-fuel diesel pump at Khalapur, Raigad ...
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Exploring renewable energy for agriculture, MSMEs 23.1.2015 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
When it comes to power shortage, farmers are among the worst-hit. Yet, the agricultural sector has inched very little towards the use of renewable energy in Vellore, mainly due to lack of models an...
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GMC: Let there be light from waste 23.1.2015 The Telegraph : North East
Next time you order more than you can eat at a restaurant, don't fret over the waste. On the contrary, bask in the thought that you have helped light up your city.
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Narendra Modi calls for a shift in global attitude to meet climate goals 20.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Narendra Modi calls for a shift in global attitude to meet climate goals
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India calls for a paradigm shift in global attitudes towards climate change 20.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
India calls for a paradigm shift in global attitudes towards climate change
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Climate Change: PM Modi for credit to green initiatives 20.1.2015 DNA: Mumbai
Pitching for a paradigm shift in the global approach towards climate change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday  instead of only focussing on emission cuts, due credit should be given to efforts made for clean energy generation and conservation. Underlining that focus should shift from "carbon credit" towards "green credit", he singled out solar energy, saying it needs to be integrated with hybrid system of energy to make it useful. He favoured setting up of a consortium of nations having potential in solar energy which could join hands with India in innovation and cutting-edge research that would reduce the cost of solar energy, making it more accessible to people. Chairing the first meeting of the reconstituted 'Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change here, Modi said that "instead of focussing on emissions and cuts alone, focus should shift on what we have done for clean energy generation, energy conservation and energy efficiency, and what more can be done in these areas," a PMO statement ...
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PM Modi chairs meeting of the council on climate change 19.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'PM Modi chairs meeting of the council on climate change' at newkerala.com.
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PM chairs meeting of the Council on climate change 19.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'PM chairs meeting of the Council on climate change' at newkerala.com.
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PM chairs meeting of the Council on Climate Change 19.1.2015 Govt of india: PIB
PM chairs meeting of the Council on Climate Change

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India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference 19.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference' at newkerala.com.
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India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference (Comment: Special to IANS) 19.1.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP) meeting to be held in Paris (COP-21) in December 2015 is expected to establish a new international agreement on climate change. The main bone of ...
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India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference - Zee News 19.1.2015 google news
India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference Zee News In the initial analysis towards such a long-term study, we have used inclusivity, energy security, efficiency, and health as the cornerstones of a future energy policy. Inclusivity means that all rural and urban households would have access to modern ...
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'Green' biomass boilers may waste billions in public money 14.1.2015 Guardian: Environment

Over £10bn could be paid in incentives for non-domestic biomass boilers despite a government study showing they are less efficient than thought and won’t help the UK meet clean energy targets

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Turning blood to power, Maasai pastoralists begin bottling biogas - TRFN 11.1.2015 Sify News
By James Karuga
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The garbage trail 7.1.2015 Hindu: Home
Our reporter Aloysius Xavier Lopez and photographer V. Ganesan follow the path municipal solid waste takes — from the bin to the dumping yard
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Va Tech WABAG bags Rs 220-cr Ganga Action Plan project 5.1.2015 Latest News
Water treatment company VA Tech WABAG has bagged a Rs 220-crore project, funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency, for construction of sewage water treatment plant in Varanasi.
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