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Log9 Materials bets on aluminium fuel cells, 1000 km range electric car battery

8 January 2020 - 21:37
Log9 Materials, a Bengaluru-based start-up, believes that the fundamental is to focus on the generation of energy, in place of energy storage. It says that a car powered by aluminium fuel cells can have a drive of 1000 km, post which the aluminium plates can be replaced within minutes.

India should cut thermal power dependence: Govt panel

6 January 2020 - 17:11
An Indian government panel has recommended lowering the country's reliance on thermal power over the next five years as part of a $1.4 trillion infrastructure spending plan.

Baku Eager to Expand Electricity Cooperation with Iran, Russia

31 December 2019 - 18:33
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev said his country has already established transmission lines with Russia and Iran, adding that Baku is eyeing for further trilateral energy cooperation in an upcoming meeting of the energy ministers of the three countries.

Giant German Company Working on Modern Power Plants in Iran

15 December 2019 - 17:00
Germany’s engineering giant Siemens, in a joint project with Iran’s largest energy construction and engineering group Mapna, is working on launching power plants relying on modern gas turbines that would add some 5 gigawatts (GW) to the country’s electricity generation capacity.

Jindal Steel starts new met coke oven at Angul plant

12 December 2019 - 20:34
Indian steel producer Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) has commissioned the fourth coke battery at its Angul steel plant, covering the plant's metallurgical coke requirements.

World’s first commercial electric airplane takes off

11 December 2019 - 18:32
The world's first commercial electric airplane took off in Vancouver, Canada, yesterday, signifying a key step forward in the development of electric aviation.

Power, Water Supply Capacity Increases in Western Regions

10 December 2019 - 19:54
Power and water projects worth $110 million were inaugurated Tuesday in western Kermanshah Province.

Brazil Ignores Climate Concerns, Carries Out Offshore Drilling Plans

10 December 2019 - 19:47
Brazil is carrying on with its plans to drill in the prolific pre-salt area even after UN leaders urged countries on Monday to steadfastly curb emissions of “climate-altering” gases that stem from—among other things—fossil fuels.

Minister: Iran to Continue Power Supplies to Iraq

9 December 2019 - 17:07
Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian announced that his country will continue exports of electricity to Iraq by renewing earlier contract.

Loan to fix Venezuelan power grid sparks outcry

7 December 2019 - 18:24
Venezuela's government is seeking a controversial $350mn loan from the Andean development agency CAF to restore its broken power grid.
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