100% of Electricity Generation in Costa Rica on Green Energy in’17

Since the start of January 2017, Costa Rica’s electricity has been completely generated using renewable energy for 300 days. The Central American country is going to break...

Power Generation based Renewables to touch 60GW

In the September quarter, 2017, India’s total renewable energy generation crossed 60,000MW. The country added 10,000 MW in the last nine months; the cumulative clean...

Greener ethylene production by artificial photosynthesis

A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a prototype device that mimics natural photosynthesis to produce ethylene gas...

Researchers produce bio fuel from carbon waste

Indian scientists from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi, have found a way to convert carbon-rich waste materials into bio-fuel using microbes growing in two...

Photosynthesis could help design more efficient artificial solar cells

A natural process that occurs during photosynthesis could lead to the design of more efficient artificial solar cells, according to researchers at Georgia State University. Researchers...

Artificial leaf for hydrogen production

A team of international researchers, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, has recently engineered a new artificial leaf...

Researchers identify cheaper, greener biofuel processing catalyst

Prairie Research Institute, US, researcher B.K. Sharma and co-authors from the University of Birmingham have collaborated to develop a greener biofuels processing catalyst using...

Genomatica introduces new bio-based technology

Genomatica announced its latest innovation, the GENO BG process, a new bio-based process technology to make a naturally sourced 1,3-butylene glycol. The GENO BG...

Heat bioplastics to make them more efficient

Usually, bioplastic fibers are known for their lackluster resistance to heat and moisture. Adding a simple step ie. raising the temperature of bioplastic fibers...

London’s ‘monster’ fatmass to be turned into biodiesel

A 130-tonne fatberg blocking a London sewer is to be converted into roughly 10,000 liters of biodiesel. Thames Water, water service company, said around one-third...

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