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Tata Power’s 800 MW thermal plant operational in Gujarat


July 19th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Tata Power Thursday announced the synchronization of its 800 MW Unit-II of the 4,000 MW Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) in Gujarat.With this, Tata Power's ... Read more...

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Half of inhaled diesel soot sticks to lungs


June 29th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 29 (IANS) The exhaust from diesel-run vehicles, wood fires and coal fired power stations contains soot particles that not only pollute the air, but more dangerously, stick to ... Read more...

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Rising mercury levels threaten eco-system


April 20th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Traces of mercury found in albatross feathers up to 120 years old have helped determine how much sea birds and global systems are being threatened by ... Read more...

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Environmental activists supporting nuclear power and GM


November 1st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): After revolting against genetically modified foods and nuclear power for decades, leading environmental campaigners have performed a u-turn on the two key technologies.Opposing nuclear power meant encouraging use ... Read more...

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China shuts down 1,355 coal mines


October 15th, 2010 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China has shut down 1,355 coal mines with total production capacity of 125.19 million tonnes until September this year as part of the country's efforts towards restructuring the ... Read more...

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Australian to fund new technology on clean coal


June 8th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) A project to store carbon emissions in rock was Tuesday granted more than 3 million Australian dollars ($2.5 million) by the New South Wales (NSW) government. Researchers from ... Read more...

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NTPC net profit rises 5.6 percent


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The country's largest power generator, NTPC, Friday reported a 5.6 percent rise in net profits for the year ended March at Rs.8,660 crore, up from Rs.8,200 crore ... Read more...

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Two lakh MW power capacity to be added to next two Five-Year plans: CEA chief


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): The Government is expected to produce nearly 42,000 MW more power during the current 11th Five Year Plan, taking the total additional power capacity during the Plan to ... Read more...

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EU grants 1.5 bn euros for clean energy projects


December 9th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 9 (DPA) The European Union's executive Wednesday granted over 1.5 billion euros ($2.2 billion) in aid to 15 experimental clean energy projects. The decision is part of a package of measures ... Read more...

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Electric cars could augment carbon emissions


November 12th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Electric cars could increase carbon emissions in the atmosphere, an environmental group has warned.The Environmental Transport Association has called for the new generation of vehicles to carry meters ... Read more...

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Gas pipeline opens at world’s largest aluminium smelter


August 23rd, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 23 (IANS) Emirates Aluminium (Emal) and Abu Dhabi Gas Industries (Gasco) opened the natural gas pipeline at the world's largest single site aluminium smelter here, WAM news agency ... Read more...

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Researcher creates fireproof concrete out of waste ash


July 8th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) A researcher has converted waste ash, a by product of coal-fired power stations, into fireproof concrete. The concrete could be used to build fireproof bunkers in rural areas, and ... Read more...

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CO2 to be turned into liquid for underground storage


June 1st, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Using a new carbon capture technology, scientists would be able to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from a working coal-fired power station using chemicals and turned into a liquid, ... Read more...

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Fly ash, a source of fireproof concrete?


May 27th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) Tens of millions of tonnes of fly ash, produced worldwide annually by coal fired power stations, could become a valuable source for fireproof concretes. Research by William Rickard ... Read more...

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‘Electric cars not eco-friendly’


April 19th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): The environmental benefits of electric cars are as good as none, a new research has revealed.Dismissing the environmental benefits of electric cars as "fiction", Transport Watch group denounced ... Read more...

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‘Electric cars are not eco-friendly’


April 19th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): The environmental benefits of electric cars are as good as none, a new research has revealed.Dismissing the environmental benefits of electric cars as "fiction", Transport Watch group denounced ... Read more...

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CO2 in underground water may bring carbon capture and storage a step closer


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): A new research has shown that for millions of years carbon dioxide (CO2) has been stored safely and naturally in underground water in gas fields saturated with the ... Read more...

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Australia destroying life on Earth, says NASA scientist


January 6th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Jan 6 (ANI): A leading NASA scientist has written in a letter to US President-elect Barack Obama that Australias use of coal and carbon emissions policies are guaranteeing the destruction ... Read more...

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Market crunch must not overshadow climate crisis: WWF


October 14th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 14 (Xinhua) The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Tuesday asked the European Union (EU) not to backtrack on its emissions reduction commitments because of the current financial crisis. The ... Read more...

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Sea-level to rise by one-metre this century: scientists


October 9th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Oct 9 (DPA) Global warming calculations have been too optimistic, and the sea level round the globe is likely to rise a full metre this century, two senior German scientists warned ... Read more...

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Chinese plant to capture CO2 to thwart climate change


August 1st, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, August 1 (ANI): The CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) and its Chinese partners have officially launched a post-combustion capture (PCC) pilot plant in Beijing that strips carbon dioxide ... Read more...

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Coal generated CO2 captured for the first time in Australia


July 11th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 11 (ANI): Coal generated carbon dioxide (CO2) has been captured for the first time in Australia.CO2 has been captured from power station flue gases in a post-combustion-capture (PCC) pilot ... Read more...

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Power station successfully traps CO2 emission


July 10th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) In a pilot project that has far-reaching implications, an Australian power station has used a "carbon capturing" plant to trap a bulk of its CO2 emissions. The "post-combustion-capture ... Read more...

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New green building material set to arrive in India


May 12th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 12 (IANS) Scientists have turned the ash waste from coal-fired power stations into a global environmental solution which promises to slash emissions in the carbon-hungry construction sector by at least ... Read more...

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New process can pave way for lighter, stronger, eco friendly concrete


May 10th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, May 10 (ANI): Australian scientists have developed a process that can pave the way for lighter, stronger concrete, with a smaller greenhouse footprint, by utilising the waste fly-ash from coal-fired ... Read more...

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Global warming to hit India hard; may even reverse human development


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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