National Centre for Clean Coal Research & Development Inaugurated
The National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc)-Bengaluru by the Union Minister of Science & Technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan.
National Centre for Clean Coal Research & Development
- The National Centre for Clean Coal Research & Development has been established by the government of India through the Department of Science & Technology.
- The centre will lead the national level consortium on clean coal R&D.
- The break-through research from the institution could potentially be a game-changer for meeting the energy needs of the country in terms of higher efficiency and capacity at lower operating costs and size.
- The new centre would in realising India’s vision of affordable, efficient, compact and reliable clean energy systems.
Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research
The Minister of Science and Technology also formally launched the Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER) equipped with modern facilities for conducting a wide spectrum of energy research through the knowledge network.
The ICER aims to expand its activities in several energy-related areas with an emphasis on process and material development, in collaboration with the manufacturing industry.
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