Electricity Generation

European Union Invests €2 Billion In Clean Energy Infrastructure Projects

The European Union (EU) recently disbursed modernization fund, of €2.17 billion to help the energy within nine Member States through 19 selected projects. These investments are set to help lower-income EU countries to meet their 2030 climate and energy targets. It will help to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in energy, industry and transport, and […]

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Eight Solar Parks with 4995 MW Capacity in Bundelkhand Get Green Signal

MNRE Minister R.K. Singh revealed in the Lok Sabha today that eight solar parks with a cumulative of 4995 MW have been approved in the Bundelkhand region. This has been done with an aim to enhance the generation of solar energy. The solar parks that have been approved entail the Jalaun Solar Park for 1200 […]

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IRENA Study Calls Renewable Pathway More Cost Effective than Fossil Fuels in Indonesia

A new study by the the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) states that Indonesia’s untapped potential for renewable energy can  help meet the growing demand and prove to be more cost effective when compared to its dependence on domestic and imported fossil fuels. The report entitled Indonesia Energy Transition Outlook, which has been jointly put […]

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IIT Mandi Recycles Polymers with Microwaves, Makes Wind Turbine Blades

To quickly and sustainably produce wind turbine blades, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, have employed microwaves to recycle polymer composites. Compared to the alternatives now in use, such as landfills and thermal-based recycling, the institute said that this method is quick and sustainable. The Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling has published […]

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Methane Could be a Greater Source of Power In US

Natural gas is an important source of power in the United States. An estimated 300,000 miles of pipeline transport natural gas across the country, while thousands of gathering, processing, and storage facilities prepare and store the gas for end users. One of the natural gases, Methane (CH4) is studied and proven to be 80 times […]

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Electricity Generation From Renewables Increased 6.9 percent in Nov’20: Ind-Ra

India Ratings has detailed that the electricity generation from renewables in November 2020 increased by 6.9 percent yoy to 9.2 BU. In its latest power sector report, India Ratings (Ind-Ra) has detailed that the electricity generation from renewables sources in November 2020 increased by 6.9 percent yoy to 9.2 billion units. The report also highlighted […]

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Researchers from IIT Mandi Introduce Technique for Generating Electricity by Walking On Roads

IIT Mandi has announced that a team of its researchers has come up with a technique of building roads with Piezoelectric Materials, which will generate electricity on simple human walking. The researchers have been studying and finding piezoelectric materials that can convert mechanical energy into electrical energy. After the research, they have proposed the idea […]

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NTPC Touches 5 Trillion MW of electricity generation

With multiple tenders issued across different genre, company has projects of over 20,000 MW under construction at multiple locations in the country. One of the India’s largest energy producers, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has achieved a milestone of generating 5 trillion units as on November 30,, 2019 using its power infrastructure spread across the […]

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