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Castor Oil Based Polyurethanes

Castor oil is increasingly finding application in the manufacture of polyurethane foams. The polyurethane is produced from polyols based on castor oil.  Polyols can be reacted with diisocyanates to make polyurethanes. There are a limited number of naturally occurring vegetable oils (triglycerides) which contain the unreacted hydroxyl groups that account for both the name and […]

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Posted in: Corporate Sustainability, Innovations

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Castor Oil – An important contributor to sustainability and renewable energy?

You might be wondering what castor oil is doing in a blog about renewable energy and sustainability. But castor crop and oil are closer to sustainability and renewable energy than most of us think. The castor plant has been known to man for ages. Castor beans have been found in ancient Egyptian tombs dating back […]

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Posted in: Bio Energy, Innovations

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RENERGY 2013 – Making it a Truly Landmark Renewable Energy Event

As many of you will be aware, EAI has been once more asked by TEDA (Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency) to coordinate RENERGY in 2013. RENERGY 2013 will take place at Chennai Trade Centre, May 9-11, 2013, and is organized by TEDA, part of the State Government of Tamil Nadu. RENERGY 2012 turned out to […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Events, Innovations

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Have a “Green” Product that can make a Difference? Talk to EAI

EAI Can Assist Companies Developing Unique Products that Can Make a Difference to Sustainability As the world and India start looking at ways and means to build environmental sustainability into their everyday fabric, a multitude of diverse, niche solutions are required to get us there. While renewable energy is the most visible component of environmental […]

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Posted in: Innovations, Society and Community

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Request for Proposal Document For Setting up of Grid Connected Solar PV Projects coupled with Pisci-culture in Bihar

A very interesting proposal – tying up solar PV and pisciculture Excerpts from the RFP “Despite abundant aquatic resources in terms of rivers, chaurs, floodplain wetlands, oxbow lakes or mauns, reservoirs, ponds and tanks, fish supply is short of demand in the State of Bihar. In order to enhance the fish production in the State, […]

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Posted in: Innovations, Solar Photovoltaic

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S.Gomathinayagam, Executive Director, C-WET, Speaks on Wind Power – Insights and Perspectives

Watch S.Gomathinayagam, Executive Director, C-WET shares his perspectives on what’s required for India to excel in wind power research, development and indigenization in this video, released on the occasion of India’s largest Wind Power Conference – Wind Power India 2012 Wind Power India, Nov 28-30, Chennai – Few days left for India’s most prestigious wind […]

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Posted in: Innovations, Wind Energy

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Role of Low Wind Regime Turbine Technology

A recent report from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LNBL) has estimated that India’s wind power potential could be as high as 2 million MW, that is 2000 GW. This is a phenomenally large number and in theory at least implies that wind power can satisfy all India’s power needs for the foreseeable future. The implicit […]

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Posted in: Innovations, Wind Energy

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Energy Technology Vision 2035 Initiative – Participation Requested from Students

The Technology and Information Forecasting Assessment Council (TIFAC) of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India is organizing Technology Vision 2035 for our country. This is the second such exercise of TIFAC and is a follow-up to the exercise carried out in the early nineties under Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam (Technology Vision […]

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