To combat emerging pollutants from the Barapullah drain in the national capital, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday inaugurated a sewage treatment plant (STP) here, saying it has a capacity to convert 10 lakh litres of sewage into three tonnes of biofuel per day.
India, though an early mover in the biofuel sector, failed to embrace rewards from one of the safest and cleanest of energy sources. To tap this precious resource, the Government has to formulate a new strategy After lying in limbo for a few years
With consumers demanding cost-effective and fuel-efficient vehicles, and the government pushing for cleaner fuel as well as reducing import dependence, the onus is now on auto makers and oil refiners to offer such products.
The Biofuel Authority of Rajasthan has decided to find a solution about the used cooking oil in the restaurants of the city that can be really harmful for public health. The department has decided to register a few firms that will collect used cooking oil
“Conversion of knowledge to wealth and conversion from waste to wealth is the future of India. Economic viability should be the basis for innovation. Application of technology, research, knowledge, and entrepreneurship is paramount for sustainable innovations.
A biofuel refinery, the first of its kind in India, set up at the Numaligarh Refinery (NRL) in Assam, will soon process biofuel from bamboo, abundantly found in Arunachal Pradesh, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said recently.