08 Mar 2015
Kolkata: Aiming to generate clean fuel from waste, a large-scale bio-reactor plant for producing hydrogen on a pilot level would be ready at IIT Kharagpur this year.
22 Jun 2016
Washington: Scientists have found a way to use plastic trash to create a cleaner diesel-like fuel that could power vehicles, an advance that may turn landfills into potential energy sources in future.
30 Jan 2014
New Delhi: In a ground-breaking discovery, researchers in India have developed a relatively low-temperature process to convert certain plastic waste into liquid fuel.
27 Oct 2014
London: The possibility of using whisky by-products as a next generation bio-fuel is being explored by a Scottish start-up.
12 May 2011
Fast food may not at all be healthy for us, but fatty stuff definitely is going to benefit our cars. With scientists discovering a way to extract oil from pasties, crisps and other food waste which would turn that into an eco-friendly fuel for cars, our junk food will soon find a new stomach to rest in!
31 Mar 2015
Beijing: Solar Impulse 2, the world's largest solar-powered plane on an historic round-the-world expedition, arrived on Tuesday in China's southwestern Chongqing city, flying over 20 hours at a stretch only on solar power.
30 Jul 2016
Mumbai: Dear Mumbai motorists, tank up your vehicles over the weekend or else get ready to face some real inconvenience. Wondering why we’re warning you? Petrol pump owners across the city are reportedly preparing to stop purchasing fuel from August 1, in order to protest against the state’s new 'no helmet, no petrol' directive.
09 Jun 2014
New York: Researchers have discovered a new type of rock created by melted plastic trash on a beach in Hawaii.
19 Mar 2015
Hyderabad: Sweden-based firm Business & Green Technology Promotion has evinced interest in setting up plants in Telangana to produce electricity from garbage and organic waste.
04 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Lodha committee today gave a clean chit to former IPL COO Sundar Raman in connection with the 2013 spot-fixing and betting scandal, citing lack of evidence against him.