User: servelots Topic: Energy
Category: energy-efficiency
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New flexible devices can be powered by body heat 26.6.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Scientists have designed a flexible energy harvester that may pave the way for wearable devices which are powered using only body heat. Wearable devices used to monitor a variety of health and environmental measures are becoming increasingly popular.  The performance and efficiency of flexible devices, however, pale in comparison to rigid devices, which have been superior in their ability to convert body heat into usable energy. "We wanted to design a flexible thermoelectric harvester that does not compromise on the material quality of rigid devices yet provides similar or better efficiency," said Mehmet Ozturk, professor at North Carolina State University in the US. Using rigid devices is not the best option when you consider a number of different factors. Superior contact resistance - or skin contact - with flexible devices, as well as the ergonomic and comfort considerations to the device wearer, researchers said. One of the key challenges of a flexible harvester is to connect thermoelectric elements ...
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World Bank, AIIB to grant $380 million to Andhra Pradesh power project 23.6.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
In a statement, World Bank said it has signed an agreement with the government of India and Andhra Pradesh government to extend $240 million of loan.
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EESL scouts international partners to implement clean energy programmes 22.6.2017 ET: Power
The evaluation of responses will be done through a two-stage process. Interested parties are advised to study the EoI document carefully before submitting their response.
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NTPC targets 250 BU power generation in FY18 22.6.2017 ET: Power
Parameters related to financial performance, operational efficiency, CAPEX, projects monitoring and HR Management are also part of MoU in line with guidelines.
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Govt eyes Rs 35k cr savings with green buildings 22.6.2017 TOI: Home
The power ministry has set its sights on achieving an estimated Rs 35,000 crore annual savings by making all existing and future government as well as commercial buildings in the country energy efficient in the next few years and use the saved electricity to light up poor homes and energise irrigation pumps.
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Government to issue energy conservation norms for homes in a year 20.6.2017 ET: Power
ECBC 2017 sets parameters for builders, designers and architects to integrate renewable energy sources and energy efficient appliances in building design.
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BRIEF-Surya Roshni gets orders worth INR 455.8 mln from EESL 19.6.2017 Sify Finance
June 19 (Reuters) - Surya Roshni Ltd:
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10 stocks you can bet on 19.6.2017 Rediff: Business
These consistent performers are expected to maintain momentum.
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Cheaper loans, lower registration fee for green homes soon 19.6.2017 ET: Power
Minister for power, coal and renewable energy, Piyush Goyal, is scheduled to release the refreshed version of the code, ECBC-2017, on Monday.
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Global energy demand stumbles for third year - BP 13.6.2017 Sify Finance
By Ron Bousso
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India's record diesel demand to continue in 2017, growth to slow 30.5.2017 ET: Oil & Gas
Increased fuel efficiency, a fall in commercial vehicle sales, and the use of other fuels for power generation are also expected to dent demand growth for diesel.
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Tata Power Solar revenue more than doubles in 2 years 29.5.2017 ET: Power
Tata Power Solar, in its effort to encourage domestic manufacturing, made significant expansion and modernisation of its cell and module facility in Bengaluru, it said.
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View: Don't count on innovation to overcome stagnation 29.5.2017 ET: Infotech
Platforms such as EBay Inc., Uber Technologies Inc. and Airbnb Inc. are merely new marketplaces matching buyers and sellers.
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Panasonic emerges as lowest bidder for EESL's super-efficient ACs 24.5.2017 ET: Consumer Products
EESL to order 1 lakh ACs. Panasonic was the lowest price bidder, offering to make them at Rs 35,000, followed by Daikin, which quoted Rs 41,000.
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Non-performing PSUs bleeding Uttar Pradesh's coffers dry 22.5.2017 ET: Power
The CAG noted in its report for 2015-16 that out of 38 non-working PSUs, 12 were in the process of liquidation and the rest had 422 accounts in arrears for one to 33 years.
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EESL to invest Rs 1,000 cr under buildings programme 20.5.2017 ET: Power
EESL, a Joint Venture also signed a MoU with PWD Maharashtra to refurbish 1,500 buildings under PWD in Maharashtra with energy efficient appliances.
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Bio-diesel Indizel promoters plan eye 10 per cent of Indian diesel market in 7 years 18.5.2017 ET: Oil & Gas
'Indizel is a bio fuel made from renewable vegetable oils and is currently the only fuel in India that meets Euro 6 requirements, making it the greenest fuel in India with low emissions.'
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Development of nuclear sector to create 33,400 jobs 17.5.2017 Sify Finance
[India], May 17 (ANI): Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said the development of nuclear power plants will create over 33,400 direct and indirect jobs, in addition to helping India
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Performance of concerted reforms: Arvind Panagariya on three years of Modi sarkar 16.5.2017 ET: Policy
A concerted effort has been made to improve the ease of doing business at the level of the states. The government has repealed 1,175 redundant laws.
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India’s ‘Ujala’ to light up homes in United Kingdom 14.5.2017 ET: Power
Ujala is globally one of the largest efficiency programmes and being run by Energy Efficiency Services Ltd, an energy services company promoted by Indian state-run power majors.
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