fuel

No more waiting at petrol pumps: Beer to power our cars in future

No more waiting at petrol pumps: Beer to power our cars in future

The researchers have been working for several years to develop technology that will convert widely-available ethanol into butanol.

Dec 07, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
CO2 emissions to be used as fuel for cars in future

CO2 emissions to be used as fuel for cars in future

The membrane, made of a compound of lanthanum, calcium, and iron oxide, allows oxygen from a stream of carbon dioxide to migrate through to the other side, leaving carbon monoxide behind. 
 

Nov 28, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Scientists find way to produce methanol, create fuel using air

Scientists find way to produce methanol, create fuel using air

Methanol is currently produced by breaking down natural gas at high temperatures into hydrogen gas and carbon monoxide before reassembling them - expensive and energy-intensive processes known as 'steam reforming' and 'methanol synthesis.'

Sep 08, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Artificial leaf that creates fuel from sunlight, water is here

Artificial leaf that creates fuel from sunlight, water is here

The ultra-thin wireless device mimics plant leaves to produce energy using water and sunlight.

Sep 06, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
New device can turn heat energy to fuel

New device can turn heat energy to fuel

 Researchers used a simple heating process to modify one layer of the Indium Selenide to act as a metal and another layer to act as a semiconductor.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
New material may help convert CO2 into fuel using light

New material may help convert CO2 into fuel using light

When exposed to visible light, the material, a “spongy” nickel organic crystalline structure, converted carbon dioxide (CO2) into carbon monoxide (CO) gas, which can be further turned into liquid fuels, solvents, and other useful products.

Jul 31, 2017, 19:32 PM IST

New system produces fuel from carbon dioxide

Scientists have developed a plant that uses carbon dioxide in the air to produce renewable fuels and chemicals, an advance that could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reliance on fossil fuels.

Jun 12, 2017, 20:36 PM IST
Petrol price hike: Check out revised rates in these major cities

Petrol price hike: Check out revised rates in these major cities

Petrol price was cut by Rs 2.16 per litre and diesel by Rs 2.10 a litre on Monday. The revision in prices will be effective midnight tonight.

May 16, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
Scientists create artificial photosynthesis to turn carbon dioxide into clean air and fuel

Scientists create artificial photosynthesis to turn carbon dioxide into clean air and fuel

Researchers have found a way to trigger a chemical reaction in a synthetic material called metal-organic frameworks (MOF) that breaks down carbon dioxide into harmless organic materials.

Apr 26, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
Carbon dioxide converts into fuel using ultraviolet light

Carbon dioxide converts into fuel using ultraviolet light

Scientists have developed tiny nano particles that turned carbon dioxide into fuel using light.

Feb 23, 2017, 23:20 PM IST

Colombia confirms crashed plane was out of fuel

 Preliminary investigations have confirmed that a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains last month killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football team was out of fuel, officials said Monday.

Dec 27, 2016, 02:33 AM IST
'Traffic jams resulting in Rs 200 crore fuel loss in cities'

'Traffic jams resulting in Rs 200 crore fuel loss in cities'

Traffic congestion on eve of Diwali costs a bomb in terms of both time and money thereby leading to loss of fuel worth up to Rs 200 crore as vehicular movement comes to a near standstill on roads across major cities in India, noted a quick ASSOCHAM analysis.

Oct 30, 2016, 16:41 PM IST
Petrol price hike: Know how much it costs in your city now

Petrol price hike: Know how much it costs in your city now

Know how much petrol costs in your city now

Oct 15, 2016, 19:44 PM IST
India will soon be zero petroleum import country: Nitin Gadkari

India will soon be zero petroleum import country: Nitin Gadkari

With the Centre focusing more on developing alternative fuel economy, India will soon stop importing petroleum products, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Tuesday.

Sep 06, 2016, 21:03 PM IST
Petrol price cut: Know the new rates in major Indian cities

Petrol price cut: Know the new rates in major Indian cities

Petrol price was on Sunday cut by Rs 1.42 a litre, the third reduction in rates this month on global cues.

Jul 31, 2016, 19:37 PM IST
Petrol price cut by 32 paise per litre; diesel gets costlier by 28 paise

Petrol price cut by 32 paise per litre; diesel gets costlier by 28 paise

Petrol in Delhi will cost Rs 59.63 per litre from tomorrow as against Rs 59.95 a litre currently. 

Feb 17, 2016, 18:32 PM IST
CO2 from thin air converted directly into clean-burning fuel

CO2 from thin air converted directly into clean-burning fuel

 In a first, researchers including one of Indian origin have directly converted carbon dioxide from thin air into methanol fuel - a discovery that can create a sustainable fuel source from greenhouse gas emissions in the near future.

Feb 04, 2016, 00:19 AM IST
Coal to remain dominant fuel for India's power sector: Report

Coal to remain dominant fuel for India's power sector: Report

Coal will remain the dominant fuel for India's power sector over 10-year forecast period to 2025 despite growth in alternative sources, including renewables, BMI Research, Fitch Group company, has said.

Jan 21, 2016, 19:38 PM IST
IOC to invest Rs 21,000 crore to upgrade fuel quality

IOC to invest Rs 21,000 crore to upgrade fuel quality

State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) will invest Rs 21,000 crore in upgrading six refineries to produce Euro-VI grade petrol and diesel by April 2020, its Director (Refineries) Sanjiv Singh said Wednesday.

Jan 13, 2016, 17:23 PM IST

New method developed to produce cleaner diesel

 A team of researchers from two European universities have discovered a new approach to the production of much cleaner diesel.

Dec 11, 2015, 16:59 PM IST