Nitin Gadkari, the minister of road transport, highways and MSME has inaugurated three mines of Coal India’s arm Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL). The three mines are: (1) Adasa Mine, an underground to open cast mine, in Nagpur Area of Maharashtra (2) Sharda underground Mine in Kanhan Area and (3) Dhankasa underground mine in Pench Area ..
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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 ..
The Central Electricity Authority/ CEA has proposed the implementation of a standardised Universal Feeder Code. A feeder is a power line that is used to transmit the electricity generated at the generating station to the sub-station. The electricity is then distributed to the consumers. The Indian states each use a different feeder code ranging from ..
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, India is among the top 10 FDI destinations in the world while addressing the investors in Abu Dhabi on 12 Nov at the roadshow organized by the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) to promote India as a favorable investment destination in the oil and gas sector . India presently being ..
Indian-origin researcher, Dr Neeraj Sharma has won the Australian government’s ‘Early Career Researcher of the Year (Physical Sciences)’ for developing next-generation battery systems such as sodium-ion battery that will leave minimal environmental impact. The awarded research explores inherently safe solid-state batteries, energy-dense lithium-sulfur batteries, dual function solar batteries and methods for recycling. DR. Sharma is ..
India’s first plant to convert paddy straw into Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) will come up at Gharaunda village in Karnal, Haryana. The biogas generated at the Indra Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) ‘s plant will be used as CNG in vehicles and as piped cooking gas and help fight menace of stubble burning in fields. The ..
The researchers from Queen Mary institute of London have developed a new dielectric capacitor- a device that stores energy like a battery, taking inspiration from a French pastry. The croissant is made by folding multiple layers of dough. They found that by pressing and folding a polymer film capacitor, they were able to store 30 ..
The IIT Madras has collaborated with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (EMRE) for research on energy and biofuels. The 5-year joint-research agreement focuses on biofuels, data analytics, gas conversion and transport, and is intended towards finding low-emission solutions.