Tags: biofuel

IIT Hyderabad uses artificial intelligence to study supply chain network of biofuels

Bio-derived fuels are gaining widespread attention among the scientific community across the world. The work on biofuels is in response to the global call for reducing carbon emissions associated with the use of fossil fuels. In India too, biofuels have caught the imagination of researchers. For instance, researchers of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) […]

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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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Siemens AG sells 24 per cent stake in Indian unit for Rs 8,520 cr to group firm

German conglomerate Siemens Aktiengesellschaft on Tuesday sold shares worth over Rs 8,500 crore in its listed Indian subsidiary Siemens Ltd, amounting to about 24 per cent stake, to another group firm Siemens Gas and Power Holding BV. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft is the parent company of Siemens Ltd, which is listed in India. While there was no […]

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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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Global transition to 100 percent renewable energy before 2050 is feasible: Study

According to a study by Energy Watch Group and the Finnish LUT University, global energy system fully based on renewable energy by 2050 is feasible and would be cheaper than the current global energy supply. The study showcases that a global 100% renewable energy system can be achieved with zero GHG emissions before 2050 and […]

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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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