sustainable energy

Stripping air of CO2 may become unavoidable


July 25th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Emerging techniques to strip the atmosphere of carbon dioxide (CO2) and store it away to stabilise climate may become unavoidable, as our planet tips into a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UN to observe Earth Hour


March 31st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 31 (IANS) The UN will observe Earth Hour Saturday by turning off the lights for one hour at its facilities around the world.The world body, headquartered in ... Read more...

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Anti-nuke groups, Shiv Sena abort pro-Jaitpur meeting


February 26th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (IANS) Several NGOs and the Shiv Sena, opposing the proposed 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Plant Sunday aborted a meeting to be addressed by eminent ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Energy efficient products becoming more popular: survey


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) With the rising cost of fuels and power, the number of people and households using energy efficient products has risen sharply in recent years, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British minister praises India800 Foundation’s work


October 21st, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Britain's Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Natural Environment and Fisheries Richard Benyon has appreciated the India800 Foundation's approach at a UK showcase for the Delhi-based charity at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Invest in Indian infrastructure: Kamal Nath to Europe


October 13th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 13 (IANS) Kamal Nath, India's urban development minister, Wednesday said the next decade has to be called the "decade of infrastructure" in India and stressed that they ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cooperation needed for sustainable development: US


July 18th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Ahead of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to India, the US Monday said it planned to spend $100 million on clean energy projects ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NIT Trichy study links nanoparticles to increased biofuel performance


April 9th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 09 (ANI): A new study by an Indian researcher has indicated that the addition of alumina nanoparticles can improve the performance and combustion of biodiesel.The idea, said lead author R. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UAE companies happy with 19th IETF held in India


February 12th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) companies and entities, which participated in the 19th edition of the International Engineering and Technology Fair (IETF), have expressed satisfaction at the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India is fifth largest wind energy producer: Anand Sharma


February 10th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma today said that India is today fifth largest wind energy producer in the world and 8th in terms of investments made ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Eco-Products International Fair 2011 commences on Thursday


February 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will inaugurate the 7th Eco-Products International Fair (EPIF 2011) here tomorrow.The three-day conference is being jointly organized by, the Department ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Global warming cuts available wind energy: Study


November 10th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A climate researchers at the University of Texas at Austin has found that rising temperatures decrease wind speeds, making for less power bang for the wind turbine buck.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India needs to shift from coal to other sources of energy: IEA


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India will need investment of $4.5 trillion in the energy sector to cut carbon emissions as part of a global initiative to reduce global warming by 2050, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian boffin reveals how to use off-the-shelf dyes to improve solar cells


September 1st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): Applying a blended mixture of various off-the-shelf dyes commonly used in food and medical industries could actually boost the ability of zinc oxide solar cells to absorb visible ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hawaiian oceans could provide steady renewable energy: Study


August 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa say that seawater from the Hawaiian Islands may be ideal for future ocean-based renewable energy plants.The technology is referred to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Solar lamp designed by Indians wins award for helping developing countries


July 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): A company, run by Indian entrepreneurs, has won a prestigious environmental award for designing a solar lamp that aims to replace kerosene-burning lights in developing countries.D Light Design ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study shows utility of floating wind turbines


June 30th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): The scientists have invented floating ocean-based wind turbines, which could be the next big thing in the renewable energy solutions.While offshore turbines already have been constructed, they've traditionally ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New York web designer develops nuclear reactor at home


June 25th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 25 (ANI): A New York web designer for fashion house Gucci made the eye balls roll when he revealed that he has developed a nuclear reactor in a Brooklyn warehouse. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian scientist duo design compressed air powered bike engine


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Two Indian scientists have broken new ground by conceptually designing a new, cleaner motorcycle engine which is powered by compressed air.The engine uses compressed air to turn a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clean energy for world’s poor essential for achieving Millennium Development Goals: UN


May 8th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): The UN has emphasized the need for providing clean energy to the world's underprivileged people as access to sustainable energy and increased efficiency is an essential condition to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Promoting sustainable energy in India


May 6th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Timothy J Roemer, United States Ambassador to India on Thursday said that while climate challenges are urgent, there is also an opportunity for developing sustainable energy ... Read more...

Posted in National |

General Motors looks to run vehicles on biodiesel


April 12th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 12 (IANS) General Motors India has signed an agreement with the Central Salt and Marine Chemical Research Institute (CSMCRI) and the US Department of Energy to develop and supply biodiesel ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India saved 10.7 billion kilowatt of power, says Shinde


October 15th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said India has been able to save at least 10 billion kilowatt hours by evolving a sustainable energy efficiency programme. "We have been able ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai announces Emirates Energy Award


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 3 (IANS) The launch of the Emirates Energy Award for sustainable energy use has been announced here, WAM News agency reported Saturday. Saeed Al Tayer, CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two Indian schemes in finals for global green energy awards


June 5th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Two pioneering schemes in India are among the finalists for this year's Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy, the organisers of the awards have announced. Saran Renewable Energy Pvt. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ericsson unveils new telecom tower for Indian market


March 19th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) Ericsson, a leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators, Thursday unveiled its new energy-efficient and less expensive radio base station site concept, Ericsson tower tube, for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Geologists map rocks to soak CO2 from air


March 6th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): In a new report, geologists have mapped large rock formations in the United States that can also absorb carbon dioxide (CO2), which they say might be artificially ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Energy Crisis: A tale of three entities


June 23rd, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): London was the venue of an annual summit between the leaders of Indian industry and their British counterparts. The annual event has certainly seen the growth of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hydrogen-powered car would separate and store carbon dioxide


March 1st, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in US are speculating on an idea to make a hydrogen-fueled car that separates and stores carbon dioxide until it can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, chicken fat converted into biodiesel using methanol


January 6th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Researchers have been able to convert chicken fat into biodiesel using a chemical process, involving methanol.Developed by Brent Schulte, a chemical-engineering graduate student, the process for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists find why size matters in nature


December 13th, 2007 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Researchers at the John Innes Centre in Norwich have shed light on the beauty of nature by explaining the mechanism behind the uniformity of leaf and flower size ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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