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India, Brazil talk biofuel strategy, solutions to scale up ethanol production

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 25, 2020

In line with the recent MoU signing in the backdrop of the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro’s India visit, India and Brazil today discussed solutions for adoption of biofuel strategy. The discussion was carried out as part of the seminar ‘Sustainable Mobility: Ethanol...

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OMCs float fresh tender for procuring 910 million litres of ethanol

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

In the backdrop of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approving Rs 2,790-crore interest subvention for bank loans worth Rs 12,900 crore to sugar mills aimed at facilitating...

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SpiceJet successfully tests India's first biofuel-powered flight

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2018

 SpiceJet today operated India's first test flight powered by biojet fuel,...

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‘Country can generate 2 billion tonnes of bio-diesel by 2022’

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 10, 2018

The country will emerge successful in meeting the global demands of clean and renewable energy sources with the prospect of generating two billion tonnes of bio-diesel by the year 2022,...

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Indore Municipal Corporation plans to run buses on bio-fuel made from vegetable waste

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2018

The industrial hub of Indore, is in a spic and span form after bagging the cleanest city tag in the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ for the second year.


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Uttarakhand Cabinet approves use of dry pine leaves for generating power

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2018

The Uttarakhand Cabinet gave its nod to a policy, permitting commercial use of dry pine leaves, considered the main factor behind forest fires in the state, for generating electricity. ...

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India proposes new bio-ethanol policy to spur Rs 5,000 crore investments

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2017

The Modi government today announced the blueprint of a new bio-ethanol policy that aims to spur investments of the tune of Rs 5,000 crore for setting up projects with a total production capacity...

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UP Govt Plans Partnership With Finland for Smart City, Solar Power Projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 4, 2017

The delegation, led by Finland's minister for environment and energy Kimmo Tiilikainen, discussed a wide range of development projects related to renewable energy, bio-fuel, electric vehicles,...

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IIT Kharagpur researchers develop new technology to manufacture biofuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 1, 2017

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new technology which will change the way biofuel is manufactured by making the process cheaper, quicker and pollution-free.


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