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IIT-B develops tech to cut fuel consumption at telecom towers


According to reports, a group of researchers at IIT Bombay have developed an innovative technology which will reduce fuel consumption at telecom towers across the country and is expected to bring down energy costs by atleast 10 per cent. The technology developed is a “cost optimisation tool” that determines the best strategy for each telecom tower site instead of group-based evaluation that is followed presently, according to the researchers. The technology, said researchers, is expected to bring an industry-wide saving of ... Read More »

Coal India plans Rs 10,000-crore joint venture with GAIL India, RCF, FCIL


According to reports, Coal India is planning a Rs 10,000-crore joint venture along with GAIL India, Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF) and The Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCIL) to set up a urea and ammonium nitrate chemicals complex that will run on gasified coal. Coal India has appointed Projects and Development India ( PDIL) to conduct a feasibility study on the project. The plan is to use around 6 million tonnes of coal from coalfields at Talcher in Odisha and ... Read More »

Punjab to constitute waste management wings in local bodies


According to reports, Punjab government will constitute Solid Waste Management Wings (SWMW) in local bodies to make cities garbage free and utilise the waste for power generation. Taking stock of ongoing development projects at Amritsar in a meeting today, Chief Minister Badal said the state government was committed to form SWMW in the departments of local bodies to tackle the garbage problem. He said SWMW will work with experts to find a lasting solution to the garbage problem. The CM said ... Read More »

Rajkot Municipal Corporation to generate power from solid waste


According to reports, the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) plans to generate the power from its municipal solid waste at the Nakravadi site on outskirts of the city. RMC will award the contract to a joint venture of Strot Energy Pvt Ltd and Rochem Separation Systems (India) Private Ltd. The solid waste processing plant has been closed at Nakravadi site and it is dumping unprocessed waste at the site. Villagers have been protesting against the pollution caused due to the municipal ... Read More »

Cement body for green status to waste heat recovery units


According to reports, the Cement Manufacturers Association today said the government should accord renewable energy status to waste heat recovery (WHR) units deployed for cogeneration of power at the cement plants. In his speech at the inaugural session of 10th Green Cementech here, NA Viswanathan, secretary general of the association, said the green status would also help mini to small cement plants towards setting up such systems. Quoting market studies, G Jayaraman, executive president ofBirla Corporation Ltd and chairman of the conference, said there ... Read More »

Energy efficiency measures can reduce energy consumption by 20-30 per cent in MSME sector


According to reports, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said energy efficient measures can reduce energy consumption by 20-30 per cent in the micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector. Setting an agenda for the new government, TERI has prepared a note that addresses not only the way forward, but also deals with the critical aspect of the cost of developmental inaction. It has addressed key aspects pertaining to water, air pollution, waste, green infrastructure, transport, energy security, renewable and ... Read More »

GoGreen BOV launches four new electric scooters


According to reports, Bangalore based automobile firm, GoGreen BOV has launched four new electric scooters for our market. The new ranges of electric bikes consist of Kohra, Kimaya, Kavach and Sunnoti. This isn’t the first time that a company has planned to make an entry in the electric two-wheeler segment as few years back Yo-Bykes had made their debut. One of the main reason for Yo-Bykes failure was its low range and to counter this, GoGreen BOV claims that its ... Read More »

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