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IIT Madras researchers use agri waste, plastic to make biofuel

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 16, 2020

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras have developed a microwave process to produce biofuel from plastic waste, rice straw and sugarcane bagasse. A team of three researchers led by R. Vinu, associate professor in Chemical engineering department, published...

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IIT Madras & German researchers develop a new cathode materials for longer-lasting lithium ion batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2020

Indian Institute of Technology Madras and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, researchers have developed a new class of high entropy materials for use as cathodes in long-lasting and better performing lithium ion batteries. While lithium ion batteries are...

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Electric vehicles maker Pi Beam raises bridge funding from GAIL

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 11, 2019

Pi Beam Labs Pvt. Ltd, which builds affordable electric utility vehicles, has raised Rs 5 crore ($705,000 at current exchange rate) in a bridge funding round from state-owned natural gas distribution company GAIL (India) Ltd, according to reports. The company, which was...

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Three solar energy, water treatment mission centres launched at IIT-M

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 28, 2019

Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Friday, launched three Department of Science and Technology (DST) Mission Centres on Solar Energy and Water Treatment at Indian...

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IIT-Madras solar DC tech to light up villages

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 17, 2019

The remote places in Manipur, Meghalaya and Assam that are beyond the reach of electricity grids will soon to get electricity thanks to the Solar DC technology pioneered by IIT Madras....

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