Off-grid biomass plants light up villages; experts demand clarity on tariff regulation.

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Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) has received increasing attention in recent years, with claims for its potential as a “carbon negative” technology, to reduce atmospheric CO2 concentrations.

This is compendium of 28 success stories different parts of India, of the zeal to bring about change, a determination to surpass barriers in access to energy, and a drive to adopt and promote renewable energy technologies to suit local requirements.

New Delhi, 18 Sept: India today announced a new US$ 40 million line of credit to mineral-rich Burundi and signed a slew of MoUs in areas of rural development, education and health and medicine with

Biomass burning (BB) contributes large amounts of black carbon (BC) and particulate organic matter (POM) to the atmosphere and contributes significantly to the earth’s radiation balance. BB particles can be a complicated optical system, with scattering and absorption contributions from BC, internal mixtures of BC and POM, and wavelength-dependent absorption of POM. Large amounts of POM can also be externally mixed.

This is a draft of the village lighting programme proposed by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy This programme aims to provide basic lighting facilities in remote unelectrified census villages and unelectrified hamlets of electrified census villages through renewable energy sources.

Plant is set to come at Ruchi's Washim unit, will also generate income for the local community

Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd (RSIL), India’s largest edible oil player, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Thermax Ltd, a leading company in energy and environment solutions, to set up a one megawatt fluidised bed biomass gasification plant, laying the foundation for large-scale commercialisation of biomass power in the country. The proposed plant is set to come at Ruchi’s Washim unit in Maharashtra.

Clouds and aerosol particles have bedevilled climate modellers for decades. Now researchers are starting to gain the upper hand.

The global focus on improved cookstoves (ICSs) and clean fuels has increased because of their potential for delivering triple dividends: household health, local environmental quality, and regional climate benefits. However, ICS and clean fuel dissemination programs have met with low rates of adoption.

The objective of the Programme is to provide basic lighting facilities through renewable energy sources in those unelectrified remote census villages, unelectrified hamlets of electrified census villages where grid connectivity is either not feasible or not cost effective & not covered under Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) an

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