alternative energy source

Breakthrough to boost solar cell output by 40 percent


April 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 19 (IANS) A breakthrough could boost the output of low cost solar cells in rooftop panels by a whopping 40 percent, making them much more viable as an ... Read more...

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Household sewage could be new energy source: Study


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Household sewage has far more potential as an alternative energy source than previously thought, suggests a new study.Scientists said the discovery, which increases the estimated potential energy in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Household sewage - an untapped energy resource


January 6th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Household sewage has far more potential as an alternative energy source than previously thought, say scientists.They say the discovery, which increases the estimated potential energy in wastewater by ... Read more...

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Agra outsources door-to-door garbage collection to private firm (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 28 (IANS) Residents and visitors to Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal, can hope to have a cleaner city with the local municipality outsourcing door-to-door garbage collection to a ... Read more...

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Agra to embark on ‘door to door collection’ of garbage


December 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 28 (IANS) The Agra Municipal Corporation has embarked on a new project with a private player to collect domestic garbage from each house in the city.The corporation has collaborated to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Powering homes with electricity collected from air may soon be possible


August 26th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Electricity collected from the air could become the newest alternative energy source, say scientists, who have solved a 200-year-old scientific riddle about how moisture in the atmosphere becomes ... Read more...

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China to tap combustible ice


October 3rd, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Xining (China), Oct 3 (Xinhua) China will drill holes in the frozen tundra region to extract combustible ice as an alternative energy source, officials said. Combustible ice is a kind of natural gas ... Read more...

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Helium-3 on Moon may provide humans with millions of tons of nuclear energy


August 15th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 15 (ANI): After circling the Moon for nearly 18 months, China's Chang'e 1 spacecraft has successfully achieved four scientific targets that include detection of helium-3, a crucial element for ... Read more...

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Atmospheric sunshade could reduce solar power generation


March 12th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the concept of delaying global warming by adding particles into the upper atmosphere to cool the climate could unintentionally reduce peak ... Read more...

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Slow moving currents new source of renewable energy


November 22nd, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) A US engineer has developed the prototype of a device capable of tapping slow-moving ocean and river currents for a new, reliable and affordable alternative energy source. ... Read more...

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”Fish technology” developed to draw affordable renewable energy from water currents


November 22nd, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): The day is not far when slow-moving ocean and river currents may become new, reliable and affordable alternative energy source, all thanks to VIVACE - a machine ... Read more...

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Climate change, acid rain could be good for forests


October 26th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A research spanning 20 years has determined that climate change and acid rain could actually be good for forests.The research was undertaken by scientists at Michigan Technological ... Read more...

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Climate change and acid rain could be good for forests


October 21st, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): In a long-term study, scientists have suggested that contrary to popular belief, moderate increases in temperature and increased nitrogen from acid rain actually improves forest productivity, providing ... Read more...

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First wind-powered town emerges in US


July 16th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) A tiny town with a population of just over 1,300 residents has become the world's first to derive all its power requirements from wind turbines. Rock Port, Missouri, ... Read more...

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