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Call for utilising India’s renewable energy sources

According to reports, Y.B. Ramakrishna, member of the Task Force on Renewable Energy, said that proper tapping of renewable energy sources could save the money spent for importing crude oil and reduce the dependence on the import of crude oil to meet the country’s fuel requirements. Speaking at a function to mark the inauguration of the Centre for Information and Demonstration of Biofuel Production and Research at the main campus of the Central University of Karnataka here on Wednesday, Prof. ... Read More »

India focused on generation of solar, wind and biomass energy: PM

According to reports, the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today said, India, which has had a long tradition of living in harmony with nature, should lead the global fight against climate change. Inaugurating the conference of state environment and forest ministers in New Delhi today, the Narendra Modi expressed disappointment that India’s culture of respecting and loving nature has not been sufficiently projected on the global arena, and the country is occasionally perceived to be a barrier in the global fight ... Read More »

Kindling the biomass flame

According to reports, during the recession in 2008, Nashik-based metal fabrication firm Swami Samarth Enterprises found itself in the doldrums. Its order book shrank with its revenues, down from ₹50 lakh a month to ₹3 lakh. Just as hope was dying out for the firm, a customer approached the owner, Soumitra Kulkarni, with an order for 100 coal-based stoves. He paid an advance of ₹10,000, but didn’t come back to collect the manufactured stoves. Weeks later, when Kulkarni tracked him ... Read More »

Orient Green gains on synchronizing 20 MW cogeneration plant at Kolhapur

According to reports, Orient Green Power Company is currently trading at Rs. 15.30, up by 0.20 points or 1.32 % from its previous closing of Rs. 15.10 on the BSE. The scrip opened at Rs. 15.50 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 15.50 and Rs. 15.05 respectively. So far 45845 shares were traded on the counter. The BSE group ‘B’ stock of face value Rs. 10 has touched a 52 week high of Rs. 20.10 on 20-Jan-2015 ... Read More »

Punjab govt plans to set up Asia’s first bio-ethanol refinery

According to reports, Punjab is set to ink a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for setting up of bio-ethanol refinery with a consortium of Beta Renewables, Novozymes and CVC India Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, for an estimated project worth Rs 950 crore. This will go a long way in tackling the major problem of paddy straw burning, resulting in irreparable loss to land’s fertility and environment. Bikram Singh Majithia, new and renewable energy minister, Punjab, on Thursday, was presented a conceptual plan ... Read More »

Africa needs India’s cooking stove, solar know-how: Think tank

According to reports, Africa, which is on a “slow, uphill battle” to improve its bio-energy sector, needs India’s expertise in improved cooking stove (ICS) and durable solar products technology, a member of a leading think tank said here Wednesday. “India and Africa have a common background. There is a lot of technology coming from Europe but the tradition and culture of Europe is quite different from Africa,” Benard Mouk, director of programme at the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) ... Read More »

Merck inaugurates Biomass Plant in Goa

According to reports, Merck, on Tuesday commissioned a climate-neutral co-generation plant at its production site in Goa, India. In doing so, Merck is underscoring its commitment to climate protection and energy efficiency in line with its corporate responsibility. The project is part of a company-wide climate protection program. Merck previously commissioned a new co-generation plant at its headquarters in Darmstadt in July. Dr. Thierry Hulot, Executive Vice President, Head of Global Manufacturing & Supply and Member of Merck Pharmaceutical Executive ... Read More »

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