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Green hydrogen, electric trucks 'ripe for investment' by EU recovery fund

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2020

Green hydrogen, low-carbon aviation fuel and electric trucks are among 55 clean technologies that can help the European Union to reach its goal of climate neutrality by mid-century, research by...

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Tata Steel, Coal India in talks with JNCASR for CO2 reduction tech

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 10, 2020

The Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), whose novel Carbon-di-oxide (CO2) reduction technology has the capacity of converting 300kg of CO2 per day into methanol & other useful chemicals, has tied up with an incubation firm — Breathe Applied...

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Indian Oil Corp, Israel's Phinergy sign JV to produce metal-air batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2020

Indian Oil Corp, the country's top refiner, has bought a minority stake in Israel's Phinergy and signed a joint venture deal to produce metal-air batteries, an alternative to more mainstream lithium technology. IOC Chairman Sanjiv Singh said the IOC could use its vast retail...

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IBM's new battery design taps seawater as alternative mineral source

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2019

International Business Machines Corp on Wednesday said it has come up with a new battery technology that uses materials extracted from seawater and requires no cobalt, as the race to find alternative sources to the expensive mineral intensifies. IBM said it has partnered with...

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Electric vehicles’ lithium-battery policy to incentivise recycling entities

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

India is in the process of framing a recycling policy for lithium-ion batteries being used in electric vehicles and offer tax sops to recycling entities while imposing a liability on producers to collect used batteries that achieve end of life under the extended producer...

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Industry to go low-carbon path to fight climate change: Javadekar

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2019

Indian Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that industry has undertaken to go on the low-carbon path to fight climate change but availability of affordable technology poses a problem. Javadekar said on Monday that the UN's Industry...

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Innolia Energy to set up integrated solar, lithium battery, EV assembly unit in Telangana

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2019

Innolia Energy, a US based company, has announced the launch of phase one of the Rs 225 crore integrated solar, lithium ion battery and electric vehicle assembly facility in Telangana. The company promoted by an NRI plans to make a phased investment of Rs 225 crore in the...

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India's first cloud-based irrigation set up at Hyderabad International Airport

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2019

Giving a robust technology boost to its ongoing environment sustainability measures, GMR-led Hyderabad International Airport became India's first airport to induct a cloud-based central irrigation control system using an 'IMMS online' (Irrigation Management and Monitoring...

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Mumbai-born researcher invents alternative to Li-ion batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2019

Mumbai-born scientist Dr Gautam Yadav has invented a new high-voltage, energy-dense rechargeable manganese dioxide (MnO2) zinc|(Zn) battery, which could be an alternative to Li-ion batteries that have dominated the energy storage landscape for decades. “High voltages in Li-...

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Solar street lighting: The future of illumination

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2019

The installation of solar street light is much easier and convenient. The components can be easily integrated on site and mounted on pole to provide illumination for the area. There is no need of laying down of cables as in the case of grid power. Still, they are majorly used...

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