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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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Punjab Govt. approves renewable energy projects worth Rs 100 crore

The Punjab government has approved renewable energy projects worth Rs 100 crore, state Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy Sources Gurpreet Singh Kangar said on Thursday. The approvals cover nine small hydro projects with the combined 5.55 MW capacity, which would entail an investment of Rs 60 crore, one bio-CNG project involving Rs 17.50 […]

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National Policy on Biofuels

Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan has said that with the objective of ensuring adequate and sustained availability of domestic feedstock for biofuel production, increasing Farmers Income, Import Reduction, Employment Generation and Waste to Wealth Creation, the Government has notified the National Policy on Biofuels-2018 on 8.6.2018. In a written replyin Rajya […]

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Govt planning to set up bio-CNG plants in rural India soon: Pradhan

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said there are plans to set up bio-Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) plants in India. He made this comment after visiting a bio-CNG plant in Stuttgart, Germany, where he was briefed by officials on how agricultural waste can be converted into energy. Pradhan told ANI, […]

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