Energy conversion: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

The Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019 passed in Parliament

Published: December 10, 2019

This Bill will have far reaching effects in Indian ship recycling industry.  The existing Ship breaking code (revised), 2013 and the provisions of the Hong Kong convention, 2009 are merged in this bill.  As India is a leader in the global ship recycling industry (30%), it will set global standards. Ships to be recycled in ..

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India’s Line of Credit to Guinea for water and energy projects

Published: December 5, 2019

On December 5th, the Indian government announced an extension of line of credit (LoC) to Guinea for 2 solar power projects. The Republic of Guinea is a country in Western Africa with its capital at Conarky. Only this year the Indian state had opened an embassy at Conarky. The LoC will also fund a water ..

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Government notifies Steel Scrap Recycling Policy

Published: November 18, 2019

The government has notified a Steel Scrap Recycling Policy (SSRP) to promote establishment of metal scrapping centers in India for scientific processing and recycling. Union Steel and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan during Question Hour of the ongoing winter session of Parliament said that the policy framework provides standard standard guidelines for collection, dismantling and shredding ..

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Nuclear Energy Conclave 2019 held in New Delhi

Published: October 19, 2019

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has inaugurated the 11th Edition of Nuclear Energy Conclave 2019 in New Delhi. The theme of the Conclave: “Economics of Nuclear Power- Innovation towards Safer & Cost-Effective Technologies”. It was organized by India Energy Forum (IEF).

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Vietnam inaugurats Southeast Asia’s largest solar power farm

Published: September 13, 2019

Vietnam has recently inaugurated Southeast Asia’s largest solar power farm which has the capacity to produce 688 million kWh of electricity annually. The Dau Tieng Solar Power Complex is constructed on the Dau Tieng Reservoir – the largest artificial lake in Vietnam – and is expected to generate 10% of the country’s solar energy to ..

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