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Gujarat govt not to issue permits for new thermal plants

The private sector in Gujarat consisting of Torrent Power, Adani Power, Essar and Tata Group contributes a lion share of power produced through largely through coal.

New technique develops carbon dioxide-free energy from fossil fuels

A new method developed by researchers allows fossil fuels to be converted into other products and energy, without giving out carbon dioxide.

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Chicken, turkey poop can be used as fuel for heat, electricity: Study

Treated excrement from turkeys, chickens and other poultry birds may be used as a fuel for heat and electricity generation, reducing greenhouse gases and providing an alternative energy source.

End of the oil age

It will diminish in significance in a reconfigured energy system

Charting energy

Why India needs a national mission to map fossil fuels and renewables.

'Keeping off fossil fuel can help India save $600-b in 20 yrs'

Moving to a low-carbon economy can help India maximise financial capacity to meet economic and development goals, says CPI.

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NTPC to start up three new solar power plants

Shortages in fossil fuels such as coal and gas on account of insufficient domestic supplies have forced the company to buy costly imports.

Power failure: How a grid works,and when it doesn’t

The working of electrical grids and how overdrawing from them can cause them to trip

Old debate,fresh steam

The announcement that two reactors at an earthquake-damaged nuclear plant could be suffering meltdowns feeds into a resurgence of doubts about nuclear energy’s safety.

An alert on ocean acidity

UN report says acidity of the oceans has grown 30 per cent since the Industrial Revolution

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