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Propelling Alternative Clean Technology at EMPower Workshop

Propelling Alternative Clean Technology at EMPower Workshop

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EMPower was initiated in 2005 by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Social Development together with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). New Delhi witnessed the EMPower Workshop on large scale solar power in Asia on April 26 & 27, 2010 at the Taj Hotel. Inaugurated by Honourable Minister for New & Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah, the two days workshop focused on Exploring and Motivating Sustainable Power markets. Speaking on the occasion Dr Abdullah said, “The Govt of India realizes the fact that  India needs to catch on fast on renewable energy and solar resources are one of those which needs to be capitalized in a big way.” Stressing on the goals of the National Solar Mission, Dr Abdullah said,
Heroes of IEEE Appreciated on Earth Day!

Heroes of IEEE Appreciated on Earth Day!

Events
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world's largest technical professional association, highlighted commendable work achieved by its members around the globe to help preserve the planet. We all agreed to what Pedro Ray, IEEE president and chief executive officer said, "Science and technology play a vital role in creating inventive ways to preserve the Earth and its natural resources”. From developing alternative fuel sources, to reducing society's reliance on non-renewable forms of energy, to educating consumers on their eco-conscious energy options, and highlighting techniques to best manage and reduce environmental waste, IEEE members are making innovative strides toward preserving the Earth's precious natura
Eco-Technocracy@IIT Delhi – Open House 2010

Eco-Technocracy@IIT Delhi – Open House 2010

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A research project on generating energy from walking, at the IIT-D Tech Fest The famous quote which says, ‘necessity is the mother of all inventions’ has been the driving force behind many engineering innovations and studies. The Open House 2010 hosted by the Indian Institute of Technology,  Delhi on April 24, 2010 was indeed a door-open to check out what goes inside the classes and labs of IIT-D for working out solutions to the existing needs of human existence. Conducted as an annual exhibition, Open House has been a ritual of technocracy and acts as an interface of the institute with general public. It also has a special focus on school children. Nearly 300 projects of the students as well as of the faculty were exhibited. The first department that caught our attention was rural t

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