CSIR- CMERI develops two solar powered sprayers for marginal farmers

     In order to address the irrigation issue in agriculture, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) Durgapur has launched two solar-powered spray systems to help farmers engaged in site-specific irrigation to reduce wastage of water. He said the solar battery-operated s...Read more


CSIR-CMERI, NISE sign MoU to boost Solar Energy sector

An online Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as a ‘Strategic Association’ to strengthen the Solar Energy sector across the nation was signed between the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CMERI), Durgapur and National Institute of Solar ...Read more


Godrej Agrovet receives ' Excellent Energy Efficient Unit 2020 ' award

    The Godrej Agrovet Oil Palm Plantation (OPP) plant in Chintampalli has been honoured as "Excellent Energy Efficient Unit" at the 21st National Award for Excellence in Energy Management 2020 based on its performance and achievement in energy efficiency. Their plant in Seethanagram was also honou...Read more


CSIR-CMERI develops World's largest Solar Tree

 CSIR-CMERI has developed the World’s largest solar tree, which is installed at CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony, Durgapur. Prof. Dr Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, while elaborating about the technology stated that, “The installed capacity of the Solar Tree is above 11.5 kWp. It has the annual ...Read more


CeNS to take India closer to sustainable, green energy solutions

Hydrogen is being touted as one of the next generation low carbon fuels to replace fossil fuels and combat climate change. The future use of hydrogen as a fuel lies in the design of efficient electrocatalysts for facilitating electrochemical splitting of water to produce hydrogen. The commercially used Platinum (...Read more


NTPC-NIIF sign MoU to explore business opportunities in India

The National Thermal Power Corporation, NTPC has signed an MoU with National Investment and Infrastructure Fund, NIIF, acting through National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited, NIIFL, to explore opportunities for investments in areas like renewable energy, power distribution among other areas of mutual i...Read more


IIT Guwahati researchers use non-edible waste seeds to produce biofuel

A team of researchers led by Dr Kaustubha Mohanty, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati have devised a method to produce biofuel from non-edible waste seeds. In the USA and Europe surplus edible oils like soybean oil and sunflower oil are being used for the production of biodiesel in a bid ...Read more


PM inaugurates '750 MW Rewa Solar Project' in MP

A 750 MW Solar Project was inaugurated and dedicated to the nation by PM Narendra Modi in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh on July 10, 2020. Spread over 500 hectares of land inside a Solar Park which occupies 1500 hectares, the project is made up of three 250 MW solar power generating units. The Solar Park was developed by t...Read more


Praj Industries forays into renewable chemicals and materials  

  Praj Industries announced that it is developing technologies to produce bio-based Renewable Chemicals and Materials (RCM). RCM produced from bio based feedstocks are sustainable alternatives to products made from fossil resources. The company has a Bio-Mobility platform which promotes the use of renewable ...Read more


IIT Hyd deploys AI to study biofuels' supply chain network

Bio-derived fuels which is increasingly being considered globally as the alternative for fossil fuels to reduce carbon emission has caught the attention of Indian scientific community as well. Dr Kishalay Mitra and Kapil Gumte, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad are using computatio...Read more


Suzlon Group wraps-up debt restructuring process

Suzlon Group, India’s largest renewable energy solutions provider has announced the completion of its debt restructuring with the unanimous approval of its secured lenders. According to the terms of restructuring, term debt has been reduced substantially with interest of 9 percent per annum repayable over 1...Read more


Expansion of the Pegastril-Nuevo production facility

Under the leadership of board member Roberto Spano, the management of Pegasus Development AG has decided to further expand Pegastril-Nuevo production facilities.   New production facilities will be set up at several locations across the world and the site in Turkey is being expanded. These investm...Read more