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Indian Railways organized Renewable Energy Investors Meet

On 9th January 2020, a Renewable Energy Investor’s Meet was organized in New Delhi by Indian Railways and a joint venture of Ministry of Railways & RITES Limited i.e Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) with an objective to spread information widely about the opportunities available under renewable energy in Indian Railways. Key benefits of ..

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Vertical Farming: A silent Revolution in Agriculture

The current world population is 7.7 billion (April 2019). According to the United Nations, the global population is to reach 10 billion by 2050 and therefore the food production should increase by 70%. What is Vertical Farming? Vertical Farming is the process of growing agricultural crops in vertical stacks in door, in a controlled environment. ..

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The effect of Melting Glaciers on Capture of atmospheric Carbon

The rising quantity of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) in the air is highly detrimental to the global climate. CO2 is a major greenhouse gas and its presence in the atmosphere inhibits the escape of solar back to space, in effect trapping the heat in the Earth’s atmosphere and increasing global temperature. What is the harm ..

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Bitcoins

Bitcoin is one of the most well-known as widely used cryptocurrency in the world. Bitcoin is a global digital currency without the backing of any central bank or regulations of a single administrator. How do bitcoins work? Bitcoins are created as a reward for a process known as mining in which computing power is used ..

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FAME-II Scheme and Energy Needs

The government had introduced the FAME II scheme to boost the adoption of electric and hybrid vehicles in the country. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has made the following observations about the scheme: It estimates that India can save 64% of anticipated road-based mobility-related energy demand and 37% of carbon emissions in 2030 by pursuing ..

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