News In Brief- Schneider World Tour, IG Drones, Vianode, StoreDot

News In Brief- Schneider World Tour, IG Drones, Vianode, StoreDot April 4, 2024 news brief

Schneider Electric Begins Innovation Summit World Tour, Unveiling New Collaborations

Energy management and automation company Schneider Electric has kicked off its Innovation Summit World Tour, regarding the need for immediate action and ongoing collaboration to accelerate the energy transition and tackle the climate crisis.

“In the wake of record-breaking global warming reported in 2023, we’re calling on the industry and businesses around the world to come together to drive meaningful change against the climate crisis. The technology exists today to dramatically reduce emissions and to bridge progress and sustainability,” said Peter Herweck, CEO of Schneider Electric.


IG Drones Secures Pipeline Inspection Contract for NTPC Darlipali Thermal Power Station in Odisha

IG Drones, a leading drone tech and analytics company, has bagged the contract for a crucial pipeline inspection at NTPC Darlipali Thermal Power Station in Odisha, recently inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The company has secured the deal for drone surveillance of the MUW piping system at the thermal power station for two years. The NTPC Darlipali Super Thermal Power Station (2×800 MW) was dedicated to the nation by PM Modi on February 3.

Vianode sets new industry standard for low-carbon anode graphite battery materials

Vianode, an advanced battery materials company providing sustainable anode graphite solutions, confirms world-leading climate impact potential in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of planned industrial scale production.

The LCA verifies a climate change impact of 1.9 kilo CO2 equivalents per kilo graphite produced in Vianode’s process. Feedstock material production and processing are considered the main emission contributors. This represents a potential CO2 emission reduction of more than 90% compared to conventional fossil-based production according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, the latest LCA results, and internal company analysis data.

Gauranga Das Prabhu represents India at G20 C20, Brazil

Gauranga Das Prabhu, director of ISKCON’s Govardhan Ecovillage (GEV), founded by Radhanath Swami was recently invited to the G20 C20 conference of Brazil.

The C20 event under Brazil’s G20 Presidency focused on global collaboration to tackle hunger, poverty, and food system security. Govardhan EcoVillage co-facilitated WG 2: Food Systems, Hunger, and Poverty.

Storedot Hits Commercialisation Milestone With 2,000 Extreme Fast Charging (XFC) Cycles

 StoreDot, the pioneer and global leader of silicon-dominant extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles (EVs) has hit a groundbreaking milestone by becoming the world’s first company to achieve more than 2,000 consecutive XFC cycles, with the silicon dominant battery cells maintaining over 80% of their initial capacity. This means EV drivers can fast charge their cars in minutes every day, without worrying about the health of their battery.

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Prasanna Singh

Prasanna has been a media professional for over 20 years. He is the Group Editor of Saur Energy International