FTI Consulting With TERI unveils India Green Hydrogen Roadmap report

FTI Consulting with the support of The Energy and Resources Institute (“TERI”) today launched of an India Green Hydrogen Roadmap report, in the presence of Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog, Government of India. The report proposes a target of 4 percent for hydrogen energy in the national energy mix by 2030 and 10 national […]

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INR 2 lakh crore to be invested for setting up 5000 Compressed bio-gas in the country

To boost availability of affordable and clean transport fuels, a MoU was signed today between MoPNG and leading oil & gas marketing companies & technology providers to establish Compressed Bio-Gas CBG plants across India under the Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) initiative, in the presence of Union Minister of petroleum and Natural Gas & […]

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INR 1810 cr investment approved for Luhri Stage 1 Hydro Electric Project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the investment of Rs 1,810.56 crore for the 210 MW Luhri Stage-I Hydro Electric Project located on the river Satluj in Shimla and Kullu districts of Himachal Pradesh. This project, being implemented by the Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL) on Build-Own-Operate-Maintain (BOOM) basis, will generate […]

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Sugar is Key Factor in Ideal Feedstock for Biofuels: NREL

Popular wisdom holds that tall, fast-growing trees are best for biomass, but new research by two U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratories reveals the size of trees is only part of the equation. Of equal economic importance, according to scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Oak Ridge National […]

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India should now focus on alternative biofuel technologies: Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that the country should now focus on using more of alternative biofuel technologies. Speaking at the virtual Annual Convention of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs said: “Industry has come to global standards on many regulatory fronts.” “As a […]

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Nine people trapped inside Srisailam Left Bank Hydel Power Station lost their lives

Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited (TSGENCO) on Friday informed that Nine people who were trapped inside the Srisailam Left Bank Hydel Power Station (SLBHP) of the Srisailam reservoir here in Telangana have lost their lives in the fire accident while three injured employees are getting treatment at the hospital. The deceased have been identified […]

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Construction of Arun-III hydropower project in Nepal on fast-track

The construction of Arun-III hydropower project in Nepal’s Sankhuwasabha district is on fast-track as five Indian banks and two Nepali banks have committed to lend debts for construction of the 900 MW mega power project. In February, Nabil Bank, which is one of the lenders for the project from Nepali side, signed a pact with […]

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Covid-19 PPE can turn into biofuel demonstrates Indian researchers

Plastic from used personal protective equipment (PPE) can and should be transformed into renewable liquid fuels, according to Indian researchers. The study, published in the journal Biofuels, suggested a strategy that could help to mitigate the problem of dumped PPE – currently being disposed of at unprecedented levels due to the current Covid-19 pandemic – […]

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GAIL to invest in start-ups operating in area of bio gas

GAIL India on Friday opened a fresh round for solicitation of investment proposals from start-ups operating in the area of compressed bio gas (CBG). The solicitation round is open till July 24. Start-ups operating in providing technology, planning to expand their existing CBG plants or planning to set-up new CBG plants can apply. GAIL had […]

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USAID, MNRE new partnership on clean energy, here is what you should know

In a step toward increasing the collaboration between US and India for clean energy development, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) have announced the launch of a partnership between the USAID-supported South Asia Group for Energy (SAGE) and MNRE’s national technical institutions. Here we bring […]

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