Daily News Wrap-Up: Tender for Long-Term Supply of Ethanol Receives 197 Bids

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tender for Long-Term Supply of Ethanol Receives 197 Bids

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The first Expression of Interest (EoI) for a long-term agreement to supply ethanol has received bids from ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Odisha Government Invests ₹15.84 Billion for Ethanol Cogeneration and Solar Projects

Odisha Government Invests ₹15.84 Billion for Ethanol Cogeneration and Solar Projects

The Government of Odisha has approved four industrial projects, including three grain-based ethanol plants and one solar project estimating ₹15.84 billion (~$213 million) in investments. These projects together are expected ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up: Siemens to Construct 100 MW Battery Storage Facility in Germany

Daily News Wrap-Up: Siemens to Construct 100 MW Battery Storage Facility in Germany

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Zukunftsenergie Nordostbayern GmbH signed a letter of intent to construct a 100 MW battery storage ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Ecuador to Scale its Renewable Energy Tender from 200 MW to 500 MW

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ecuador to Scale its Renewable Energy Tender from 200 MW to 500 MW

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The government of Ecuador has raised the targeted capacity in the 2021 renewable energy tender to 500 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Government Approves Use of Ethanol-Gasoline Blend as Automotive Fuel

Government Approves Use of Ethanol-Gasoline Blend as Automotive Fuel

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has greenlighted the use of E20 - a blend of 20% ethanol and 80% gasoline - as an automotive fuel. Mass emission standards ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Government Mulls Imposing Green Tax on Transport Vehicles Older Than Eight Years

Government Mulls Imposing Green Tax on Vehicles Older Than Eight Years

The Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Nitin Gadkari, has approved a proposal to levy 'Green Tax' on old vehicles polluting the environment. MoRTH has forwarded the proposal to ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Government Announces Financial Sops to Boost Ethanol Production

Government Announces Financial Sops to Boost Ethanol Production

The Department of Food & Public Distribution (DoFPD) has announced that it would extend financial assistance to project proponents to enhance their ethanol distillation capacity. The move is in line ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Women Occupy One-Third of Workforce in the Global Renewable Energy Sector

Women Occupy One-Third of Workforce in the Global Renewable Energy Sector

India created 719,000 jobs in the renewable energy sector until 2017-18, while globally, this sector employed 11.5 million people. A third of these were women, the International Renewable Energy Agency ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
New Method Could Produce Ethanol From Plant Waste at a Low Cost

New Method Could Produce Ethanol From Plant Waste at a Low Cost

A new process that could significantly reduce the cost of producing biofuels like ethanol from plant waste has been discovered by researchers at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
National Oil Marketing Firms Float EoI To Procure Biodiesel Made from Used Cooking Oil

National Oil Marketing Firms Float EoI To Procure Biodiesel Made from Used Cooking Oil

The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan recently released an Expression of Interest (EoI) floated by the national oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil, Bharat ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
India to Jump on the BS-VI Engine Bandwagon from Next Year

India to Jump on the BS-VI Engine Bandwagon from Next Year

To check the rise of harmful emissions, the Indian government is working at a fast pace to increase the usage of biofuels. After approving the National Policy on Biofuels in ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
MNRE Invites Expression of Interest to Study the Biomass Potential in India

Interview: If Implemented Properly, Biofuels Policy Can be a Game-Changer for India

Recently, central government’s cabinet, headed by prime minister Narendra Modi, approved the National Policy on Biofuels – 2018. Biofuels in India are of strategic importance as they integrate well with ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Interview: Well-Defined Value Chain Required for Biofuels Sector to Grow in India

Interview: Well-Defined Value Chain Required for Biofuels Sector to Grow in India

In a country like India, where the overall economic growth is fueled by its agrarian sector, biofuels assume great significance in light of the country’s ambitious goals of doubling farmers’ ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Government’s New Transportation Fuel Guidelines Promote the Use of Biofuels

Cabinet Approves National Policy on Biofuels

The central government’s cabinet, headed by prime minister Narendra Modi,  approved the National Policy on Biofuels - 2018. Biofuels in India are of strategic importance as they augur well with ...
/ / Biofuel, Other