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    Institute of Chemical Technology working on next generation low cost super-scale algal biofuel

    As Panchabuta has reported, the biofuels space has witnessed a lot of activity in India over the last few months.  Indian Institute of Chemical Technology recently announced that it is working on renewable energy sources like bioelectricity and bio fuels. Recently, Khosla Ventures funded New Zealand based clean-energy company LanzaTech signs deal with Indian Oil Corporation for ethanol production in India. Praj Industries announced a partnership with Soros backed Qteros to accelerate global commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol in countries including India. According to reports ... Read More »

    Louroux India to commission 25MW Solar PV plant in Gujarat in 12 months

    Louroux Bio Energies is a company dedicated to harness the potential of Solar and other renewable sources. Louroux is promoted by the founders of Ajanta Pharma Ltd. Louroux Bio Energies Ltd, India, is setting up 25MW Solar PV power generation project in Gujarat, under the Gujarat State Solar Policy 2009. For this purpose, it has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL), a Government of Gujarat undertaking. The Project is being setup near Rajkot ... Read More »

    Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) sponsored “Mission on Sustainable Growth” develops GreenCo Rating system for Indian industries

    “Mission on Sustainable Growth” (MSG) is a CII initiative for the industry towards realizing the objective of ecologically sustainable growth, and with the intention to promote and champion conservation of natural resources in Indian industry without compromising on high and accelerated growth. “No country has so far developed a rating system that the industry has promoted. MSG (Mission on Sustainable Growth) has developed a path breaking rating system called the GreenCo Rating system through which India is starring at a ... Read More »

    Infinia bags order its PowerDish system from Dalmia Solar Power for its 9MW Solar Thermal project in Rajasthan under National Solar Mission

    Infinia introduces itself an aggressive team commercializing a compelling and uniquely scalable solar power solution that will enable broad access to inexpensive, mass-manufactured solar power. They claim to be working on a number of other unique energy conversion products that offer the potential to dramatically increase energy efficiency and cost effectiveness. The compnay claims to do this by offering unique, high-performance, cost-effective energy conversion solutions using our proprietary, mass-manufactured, free-piston Stirling engines. These engines are at the heart of their  Infinia 3.2KW PowerDish. ... Read More »

    NSL Sugars commences generation of 28MW Cogen power plant and Ethanol Plant

    NSL Group is diversified business group with presence across various sectors like Seeds, Cotton, Power, Textiles, Sugars and infrastructure. Mr. Mandava Prabhakar Rao is the Chairman of the Group. Flagship Company, Nuziveedu Seeds Private Limited is the largest seed company in India. Buoyed by the tremendous success in seeds business, NSL Group has widened its reach and diversified into other agro-based and allied industries. NSL Sugars Limited was established as an associate company of NSL Group in the year 2003-04. ... Read More »

    Enercon loses patent battle in Chennai Court- finds decison alarming- warns Wind Industry and WTG OEMs

    Enercon GmbH, based in Aurich, Northern Germany, is the fourth-largest wind turbine manufacturer in the world and has been the market leader in Germany with over 60% market share. Enercon set up Enercon India Limited  in 1995 and controlled a 56% stake, while their Indian partner was textile entrepreneur Yogesh Mehra whose Mehra Group controlled 44%. Mehra was appointed Managing Director/CEO and Chairman of the Supervisory Board and was the and the founding chairman of the Indian producers association for wind turbines. The difference of opinion ... Read More »

    Uninor wins Green Globe Award for its “Green Initiative Opex Model” at Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

    As Panchabuta has often discussed here, there exists a huge opportunity for cleantech companies providing solutions  in the cell phone tower space. Senior technical experts from the tower companies in discussion with Panchabuta have opined that the telecom industry is looking for complete hybrid solutions that can match the expectations of the telecom tower infrastructure players and their availability and service levels. Further the energy costs is about 8% of the revenue generated for most operators and power and fuel contributes to about 25% of the ... Read More »

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