User: berkan Topic: Energy
Category: Non-Conventional :: Biomass
Last updated: May 25 2018 01:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Western Railway builds biogas plant at Mumbai Central 25.5.2018 Hindu: Home
It will meet Mumbai Division’s kitchen requirements
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Grasping at straws: Pathetic state of biofuels in India (Comment) 24.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
For the past several winters, Delhi has drawn global attention for its life-threatening smog levels. This is attributed, in part, to the open burning of biomass residues like paddy straw and stubble in the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana.
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How 6.5 tons of trash generated at an IPL match gets managed in Bengaluru 23.5.2018 Citizen Matters
It takes more than hundred workers supported by volunteers to manage the trash generated by 40,000 avid spectators during each game. How did Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru do it? »
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State agroforestry board mooted 16.5.2018 Hindu: National
A two-day agro forestry workshop held at the College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University, recommended the establishment of the State Agrofore
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Civic body to produce biogas from waste 15.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Signs MoU with CSIR-CLRI
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Renewables major economic opportunity for India: German energy consultant 14.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Tapping renewable energy is a major economic opportunity for developing economies like India. There is a master plan to clean up cities and this would lead to more jobs. But we need to invest, says German environmental and energy consultant Peter Heck, who believes the corporate world is taking money out of the carbon-related business.
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Biogas plant being built atThathaneri crematorium 14.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
In a bid to innovatively make use of segregated biodegradable waste, the City Corporation is working on setting up a biogas plant at the Thathaneri c
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Researchers to focus on commercial exploitation of banana fibre 14.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
‘Biomass produced can be converted into wealth’
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Central aid may not be sufficient to power biogas plants 14.5.2018 Hindu: National
Experts call for increasing financial assistance, especially for non-bagasse based plants
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Decentralised waste processing plants in all 200 wards planned 12.5.2018 Hindu: News
The units will process at least 15 % of solid waste generated
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A film to promote PM Ujjwala Yojana 12.5.2018 General News
On the occasion of the second anniversary of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, a film, 'Winds of Change,' will remind viewers to focus on cleaner energy.Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is an initiative launched on 1st May 2016 by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. This initiative aims to safeguard the health of women and children from the smoke emitted from households using firewood for cooking purposes and consequently is committed to providing 80 million BPL households with free LPG connections over the next few years.The one-hour film chronicles the story of 4 women, who like others from 67% of rural households of the country, cook with biomass fuel on the live fire. It will tell an awe-inspiring story of how exposure to the smoke emanating from these bygone ways of cooking have an immediate impact on the environment and affects people across ages.The film also showcases a compelling narrative of the problems on-ground, reporting stories from across the country - covering ...
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Punjab signs MoU with UK for setting up bio-gas, bio CNG plants 11.5.2018 General News
The Punjab government today signed a pact with the UK for setting up of bio-gas and bio-CNG plants in the state. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal and Andrew Ayre, deputy high commissioner, British High Commission, as part of the state's efforts to find sustainable solutions to paddy straw burning, which has become a major environmental concern. Giving details, an official spokesperson said the MoU has been signed with Rika Biofuels Development Ltd UK by Punjab Bureau of Industrial Promotion (PBIP) and Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA). Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB) will facilitate regulatory clearances and incentives by the state government. He said these plants will be based on a new patented anerobic digester concept and straw extruding technology. Rika plans to build in excess of 10 bio-CNG plants with a total investment of USD 100-150 million, creating up to 1,000 jobs across ...
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'Winds of Change': NatGeo chronicles 'Ujjwala' women 11.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
National Geographic has chronicled stories of the ill-effects of firewood smoke on women and how the government's Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana of free LPG connections has changed their lives and safeguarded them from the health hazards.
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Letter to BS: Why Walmart-Flipkart deal is admission of defeat in India 10.5.2018 Latest News
The potential of biogas in India is 29-48 billion m3/year, while the actual utilisation is 2 billion m3/year
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Moveable houses at ₹4 lakh 8.5.2018 Hindu: News
Nirmiti Kendra promotes sustainable building practices
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Accelerate efforts to address air pollution: WHO to South-East Asian countries 2.5.2018 General News
The WHO today called upon member countries in the South-East Asia region to aggressively address the issue of pollution, saying it accounts for 34 per cent of the seven million premature deaths caused by household and ambient air pollution together globally every year. This comes in the wake of a report of the global health body which puts Delhi and 13 other Indian cities in the list of 20 most-polluted cities in the world in terms of PM2.5 levels in 2016. Stating that air pollution contributes significantly to non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and lung cancer, Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of WHO South-East Asia, stressed on the need for investment in effective urban planning with energy-efficient housing and power generation, building safe and affordable public transport systems and improving industry and municipal waste management. She also sought elimination of the emissions from coal and biomass energy systems, proper management
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Gobardhan scheme launched from Haryana's Karnal 30.4.2018 General News
Launching the Gobardhan scheme here, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today the state government is making arrangements to generate bio-gas from cattle dung and will help gram panchayats in setting up gas plants. There are about 450 gaushalas and nandishalas in Haryana with a strength of about 3.41 lakh cattle. Addressing a gathering after launching the Galvanizing Organic Bio Agro Resources Dhan (Gobardhan) scheme, Khattar said the programme, aimed at converting waste into energy, will ensure cleanliness and help in doubling farmers' income. "We will get the scheme implemented successfully in the state and also send its report to the Centre," he said. Referring to 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' scheme launched from Panipat on January 22, 2015, he said the state government effectively implemented the programme and as a result, the sex ratio in the state has increased from 850 to 914. Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti, Union Minister of State for ...
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Swachh Bharat Mission: Gobardhan scheme launched to generate energy from solid waste 30.4.2018 Zee News : States
Uma Bharti on Monday launched the Gobardhan scheme from Haryana's Karnal district.
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Swachh Bharat Mission launches GOBAR-DHAN to promote wealth and energy from waste 30.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Sushri Uma Bharti, today launched the GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources - DHAN scheme at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Auditorium, Karnal in the presence of the Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar.
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India should secure its development, remain committed to climate-related actions: Ex-AEC chief 30.4.2018 General News
India should secure its development at the earliest and remain committed to the goals of climate change, former Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman Anil Kakodkar said today. Terming management of climate change a globally shared responsibility, he said it could succeed only if development aspirations of countries remain "guaranteed". "India should secure her development as early as possible while remaining responsible on the climate front and not allow development to slow down while pursuing climate-related actions," Kakodkar said. The former AEC chairman was speaking at the release of policy think-tank CEEW's report on sustainable development and India's climate policy. Detailing India's energy needs, he pointed out that to reach a Human Development Index comparable to that of developed nations, the country would need around four billion tons of oil equivalent of total energy supply annually. "Electricity will constitute around 20 per cent of the total energy supply. It is my ...
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