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IIT-M researchers develop microwave process to make biofuel oils

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) on Monday said its researchers have developed a simple microwave process to produce biofuel oils. In a statement issued here the IITM said the biofuel oils with high energy values were produced from two waste products — agricultural waste such as rice straw and bagasse and discarded plastics. […]

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Eminent Speakers came together to decode the nuances of financing in Bio-CNG sector

Amidst the pandemic situation, which has deeply affected the economy word-wide, it is heartening to learn of India gearing up for the paradigm shift towards being self-dependent through the “Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan”. With reference to this context, on 6th June, Indian Biogas Association (IBA) organised a webinar on “Decoding the nuances of Financing in biogas/ […]

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Biofuels can greatly reduce carbon emissions: Study

Biomass fuels derived from various grasses could significantly mitigate global warming by reducing carbon, according to a long-term field study by a group of researchers. In a recent paper published in Environmental Science and Technology, the researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Michigan State University (MSU), examined a number of different cellulosic […]

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Scientists designs new materials to enhance natural gas storage, reduce global warming

Scientists have designed plastic-based materials that can effectively store natural gas. The materials can not only make large-scale, cost-effective, and safe natural gas storage possible, but further hold a strong promise for combating global warming, suggests a study. The study was published in the journal ‘Natural Energy’. Natural gas (predominantly methane) is a clean energy […]

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Landmark multi-billion dollar natural gas deal signed by Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea has agreed terms for a new multi-billion dollar natural gas project with Total, ExxonMobil and Oil Search that would double energy production and boost exports from the poor Pacific nation. Announcing the deal Tuesday, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill vowed the much-needed investment of nearly $13 billion would benefit local communities which have […]

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ENN Clean Energy Value Chain Makes Its Grand Debut at LNG2019

Themed around “LNG for a Sustainable Energy Future”, the 19th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG2019) had its grand opening at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center on April 2nd, 2019. ENN, one of the leading clean energy provider in China, presented a panorama of its full clean energy value chain […]

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Installed Capacity of Various Renewable Modes of Energy

A total of 74.79 GW of renewable energy capacity has been installed in the country as on 31/12/2018 which includes 25.21 GW from Solar, 35.14 GW from Wind, 9.92 GW from Bio power and 4.52 GW from Small Hydro Power. Government has released an amount of Rs. 3584.08crore in the form of Central Financial Assistance […]

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India’s first biofuel powered flight undertakes maiden voyage

Biofuel technology developed indigenously by CSIR a game changer: Dr. Harsh Vardhan A historic flight powered by indigenously produced aviation biofuel based on patented technology of CSIR-IIP Dehradun was flagged off on Monday from Dehradun airport by Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat. The Spicejet flight, featuring a latest generation Q400 aircraft powered by ,was received […]

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World Biofuel day to be observed on 10th August 2018

World Biofuel Day is observed every year on 10th August to create awareness about the importance of non-fossil fuels as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels and to highlight the various efforts made by the Government in the biofuel sector.  The World Biofuel Day is being observed by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas for […]

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Indonesia needs ‘dollars now’, says president urging greater biodiesel use

Indonesia’s president on Tuesday urged his ministers to make “serious” efforts to strengthen foreign exchange reserves by widening biodiesel use to combat pressures caused by a global trade war. Indonesia requires foreign inflows to finance its current account deficit and the central bank has spent about $12 billion of its forex reserves in recent months […]

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