A plant

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India Gets First Plant To Convert High Ash Coal To Methanol

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) established India's first pilot plant to convert high ash coal to methanol in Hyderabad, said the Ministry of Science and Technology on September 17. The plant can generate 0.25 metric tons per day. Reportedly, coal is converted into 99% pure methanol and can be used as a transportation fuel. ''This technology will help the country move towards clean energy and self-reliance," said the Ministry.

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 04:54 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Methanol, Hyderabad, BHEL, Coal, Clean energy

Electric vehicle charging station

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India's First E-Friendly Highway Placed In Delhi-Chandigarh Highway

The world is turning electric due to ever-increasing petrol rates and climate change as that is the future. Given the concern, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) under the FAME-1 scheme of heavy industries has installed a network of solar-based vehicle charging stations (SEVCs) on the Delhi-Chandigarh Highway. "The SEVC stations are equipped with individual grid-connected rooftop solar plants that will supply green and clean energy to… read-more

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 09:34 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: BHEL, Electric Vehicles, SEVCs, Union Environment Ministry

Courtesy: ANI

Representational photo: Containers at a port.

Photo: Vansh Logistics

'Aatmanirbhar' India To Build Containers Earlier Imported From China

The Container Corporation of India has ordered Braithwaite and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) to manufacture 1,000 containers each, to eliminate dependency on foreign countries. Currently, incapable of manufacturing containers, India mainly relies on China for the same. However, India faces cost-effective challenges as officials said that the country will have to make each component from scratch. Meanwhile, Braithwaite's Chairman and… read-more

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 12:55 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Container Corporation of India, BHEL, Braithwaite, Container, China, Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Courtesy: The Indian Express