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CSIR-CMERI develops World’s Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI develops World's Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI has developed the World’s Largest Solar Tree, which is installed at CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony, Durgapur. Prof.(Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, while elaborating about the technology stated that, “The installed capacity of the Solar Tree is above 11.5 kWp. It has the annual capacity to generate 12,000-14,000 units of Clean and Green Power”. The Solar …

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Indian Railway on Mission to become Green Railways by 2030

Indian Railway on Mission to become Green Railways by 2030

Ministry of Railways, with a goal of transforming Indian Railways into Green Railways by 2030 has taken a number of major initiatives towards mitigation of global warming and combating climate change. Railway Electrification, improving energy efficiency of locomotives & trains and fixed installations, green certification for installations/stations, fitting bio toilets in coaches and switching to renewable sources of …

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Classification of Solar Thermal Energy Systems

Classification of Solar Thermal Energy Systems based on different criteria

For many years now, solar thermal technologies have been used for domestic hot water, and in colder climates, for space heating etc. Solar thermal energy systems convert solar radiation into usable heat. However, like any other field, different technologies have evolved with time, which has led to different classification of Solar Thermal Energy Systems. Classification …

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Real-Time Market (RTM) for Electricity launched in India

Real Time Market for electricity trading in India

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and the Power Exchange India Limited (PXIL) have started their real-time market (RTM) trading platforms for buying & selling electricity units on June 1, 2020. What is Real-Time Market (RTM) for Electricity Trading ? The real-time market (RTM) is a platform widely used across the world. In India, RTM is an endeavour by …

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SATAT: Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation Initiative

Satat Initiative Compressed Bio Gas

1st October, 2018, Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship kicked off an innovative initiative in New Delhi titled SATAT – Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation with PSU Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs ,i.e. IOC, BPCL and HPCL) inviting Expression of Interest (EoI) from potential entrepreneurs to set up Compressed …

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Maharashtra issues new Net Metering Regulations 2019

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (Grid Interactive Rooftop Renewable Energy Generating Systems) Regulations, 2019 Rooftop Grid Interactive Policy

On December 30th 2019, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) issued Maharashtra Net-Metering Regulations 2019 along with other grid-interactive solar energy system regulations. The same was also published in State Gazette. These regulations would apply to (a) Net Metering Arrangements; (b) Net Billing Arrangements; (c) Grid Connected Renewable Energy Generating Systems connected behind the Consumer’s meter, …

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National Renewable Energy Internship (NREI) Scheme

MNRE releases Solar Benchmark Cost 2019-20

In a notification issued on 1.10.2019, the Human Resource Department of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has published a new National Renewable Energy Internship (NREI) Scheme for various students from Engineering, Science, Management, law and other streams to undertake internship in the Ministry and in organizations. National Renewable Energy Internship (NREI) Scheme MNRE …

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IIP sets up plant to convert plastic waste into diesel

IP-sets-up-plant-to-convert-plastic-waste-into-diesel-fuel

Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan on August 28, 2019, inaugurated a demonstration plant for converting plastic waste to diesel at the Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The IIP team of researchers had been working on the project worth Rs 15 crore for the past 10 years. Presently, the …

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