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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.
Tata Motors has announced new electric vehicle technology ZIPTRON to power a range of aspirational Tata Electric Cars. Ziptron Technology The Ziptron technology which will drive the electric vehicles comprises an efficient permanent magnet AC motor with regenerative braking which charges the battery on the drive. The new technology also comprises of dust and waterproof ..
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Union Minister of Science & Technology Harsh Vardhan launched an Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER) equipped with modern facilities for conducting a wide spectrum of energy research through knowledge network. About Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER) ICER is a first of its kind in India which is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. This new ..
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The Ministry of Power and New & Renewable Energy (IC) has approved a proposal to declare ocean energy as Renewable Energy. The decision would give a boost to ocean energy in India. The Ministry has clarified that energy produced using various forms of ocean energy such as tidal, wave, ocean thermal energy conversion etc. shall ..
Topics: Energy • Energy conversion • Energy development • Energy economics • Energy policy • Marine energy • Ministry of Power • Ocean Energy • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion • OTEC • Renewable energy • Renewable energy technology • Renewable Purchase Obligation • Sustainable technologies • Tidal Energy • Tidal power • Wave Energy
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has approved a proposal to declare ocean energy as a renewable source of energy. The decision is expected to boost the use of ocean energy. The MNRE has clarified to all the stakeholders that energy produced using various forms of ocean energy such as tidal, wave, ocean ..
Topics: Energy • Energy conversion • Energy development • Energy in Hawaii • Marine energy • Ministry of New and Renewable Energy • Ministry of Power • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion • Renewable energy • Renewable energy technology • Sustainable technologies • Wave power
By using sugar, sulphuric acid and salt, the researchers of IIT Hyderabad have developed a cheap and efficient nano-carbon catalyst to help in the production of biofuel precursors. The catalyst showed better efficiency and selectivity than the commercially available variants to produce the desired C15 oxygenated hydrocarbon — a precursor to diesel and jet fuel. ..