Green Updates for Chennai in Specific - Engineering Geek

Research Team Develops Iron Ion Batteries

IIT Madras team develops world's first Iron-ion battery

Adyar

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Individual develops pesticide testing tool for vegetables and fruits

Chennai engg grad invents simple test to check authenticity of organic food!

Sholinganallur

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Conference related to social innovation in technology and public policy

IIT Madras Hosts First Abdul Kalam Conference On ‘Sustainable Development At Sustainable Cost’

Adyar

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Cycle sharing system set up in selected office and college campuses

This startup is building shared mobility for corporate campuses and townships

Tambaram

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Optimal HVAC solutions for commercial buildings

IIT-Madras startup Swadha Energies raises funds from IAN

Adyar

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Consumer Awareness regarding vehicular pollutants

Did you check emissions from your new vehicle?

Guindy

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Environment Solutions Provider invests in energy efficient production technology

Thermax opens new unit at SriCity; to manufacture chillers, heat pumps

Alwarpet

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Global glass manufacturer invests in energy efficient production technology

Saint-Gobain opens float-glass production line near Chennai

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Civic body installs rooftop solar plant in a public school

Corporation school in Basin Bridge turns to the sun for energy

Basin Bridge

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Rooftop solar systems installed on public buildings

Smart city funds to support rooftop solar projects

Adyar Alandur Ambattur Anna Nagar Kodambakkam Madhavaram Manali Perungudi Royapuram Sholinganallur Thiruvotriyur Tondiarpet Valasaravakkam

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Australians raise awareness on use and utilization of solar energy in India

From Chennai to Mumbai on a solar-powered tuk tuk

Gopalapuram

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Corporate’s investment in sustainable packaging solutions

ITC bags top spot plus Green and Packaging Awards

Thiruvotriyur

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Innovative clean technology for water management

IIT-Madras sets up India’s 1st solar-powered desalination plant

Adyar

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Tyre Corporations using water efficient technologies and practices

JK, Ceat, and other tyre makers implement measures to conserve water

Kolathur

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Water recycling measures introduced in metros

CMRL to recycle water from ACs in stations, use it for drinking

Koyambedu

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EV experience centre in the city

An eco-friendly test drive with Ather

Nungambakkam

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Innovative environmental process to minimise plastic waste

IIT Madras finds an eco-friendly way to degrade plastics

Adyar

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Innovative clean technology for power generation

IIT-M working on tech to generate power from estuaries

Adyar

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College students design a hybrid propulsion system prototype

How Team Infieon from SRM is setting the bar for energy-efficient automobiles at the Eco-marathon

Perungalathur

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Corporate receives award for sustainable water management solutions

Grundfos: Mitigating Energy And Water Solutions With A Green Transition

Pallikaranai

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Corporate invests in plastic free packaging

Eureka Forbes opts for eco-friendly packaging

T. Nagar

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Individual’s innovation stops trash from reaching oceans

Ex-mariner’s innovation has stopped 30K tonnes of trash from reaching the ocean!

Chintadripet

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Industry leaders and educational institutions mentor green ventures

IIT-M, CII team up to promote innovative green startups

Adyar

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Indigenous carbon negative solar car innovation goes to Australia

A Chennai-built solar car is headed to Australia

Egmore

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Individual develops organic diapers using natural materials

An eco-friendly napkin made from cellulose derivatives

Guindy

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Environmental friendly solution for leather industries

Central Leather Research Institute’s eco-friendly leather technology set to go abroad

Adyar

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School organizes hackathon for students to solve civic problems

Chennai school kids come together at hackathon to solve civic problems

Sholinganallur

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State of art environmental labs in educational institutions

CUBE, Environment Lab of IIT Madras to be launched in May

Adyar

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Educational institute’s innovation in e-waste treatment

Turning e-waste to electricity: IIT Madras innovation is looking for takers

Adyar

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IoT based waste management innovation

Kabadiwalla Connect: going the e-way for waste management

Nungambakkam

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Innovative waste management strategies in educational institutions

This is how our college campuses say no to plastic

Adyar

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New technique developed to recycle urine

IIT-M student designs system to recycle urine

Adyar

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Military station boasts of restored water bodies, recycling plants and rooftop solar systems

Once thirsty, Chennai Cantt now a model for others

Pallavaram St.Thomas Mount

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Start Up digitizing waste disposal with smart garbage bins

IIT Grad’s Innovation ‘Smartly’ Clears Out Overflowing Garbage Bins!

Thiruvanmiyur

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Students win sustainability themed international competition

IIT Madras students bag two of top three prizes in waste management innovation challenge

Adyar

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Green buildings to dominate IT industry’s offices in the western peripheries

New TIDEL Park at Pattabiram to be a 25-storey green building.

Pattabiram

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Research Institution to involve locals in sustainable conservation of ayurvedic heritage

MSSRF introduces programmes to promote community conservation and utilisation of biodiversity

Tharamani

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Architecture firm’s sustainable design wins international design award

Want a low-cost, green & gorgeous office? Award-winning architect makes it happen

Kodambakkam

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Converting plastic waste to fuel

Chennai couple develop new tech, turn 150 tons of plastic waste into low-cost fuel

Nungambakkam

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Patented technology helps start up provide water at cheap rates

Using nanotech, Chennai engineers are producing potable water from thin air!

Tharamani

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Ambient air purifier for the outdoors designed by start up

An ambient air purifier for the outdoors

Tharamani

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Start-up develops natural and biodegradable cleaning agents

Chennai startup’s army of microbes cleans & saves water!

Pallavaram

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Study of civic body initiatives in tackling food and kitchen waste

Three bio-CNG plants to treat 300 tonnes of bio-waste in Chennai

Egmore Pallikaranai Sholinganallur

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Educational Institution pioneers sewage treatment technology

Recycle and reuse: Plan to convert 260 MLD sewage into freshwater

Adyar

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Petroleum waste converted into food preservative

IIT Madras converts petroleum waste toluene into useful product

Adyar

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Start Up establishes biogas plants in public facilities

Chennai Duo stop 5000+ tonnes of waste from reaching landfills and helps farmers

Palavakkam

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Local architectural techniques and designs showcased at model house

Man quits corporate career to embrace indigenous architecture and build eco friendly homes

Palavakkam

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Local architecture firm designs climate sensitive homes

Chennai architects design and retrofit homes to make them eco friendly

Besant Nagar

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Climate studio to be set up in educational institution

Anna University to get climate studio for climate change and adaptation research

Guindy

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Educational institution has enhanced remotely operated vehicle (ROV)

Indigenous ROV developed in Chennai conducts climate change studies.

Pallikaranai

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Governments to install rooftop solar systems on public buildings

Greater Chennai Corporation’s 662 buildings to get solar panels under Smart City Program

Egmore

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Government to launch solar research center at educational institution

Government to launch Solar Energy Harnessing Centre at IIT Madras for research on solar cells.

Adyar

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Electric Vehicle Manufacturers develop fast charging solution

Ather Energy to set up 55 charging stations in Chennai

Nungambakkam

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Rooftop solar plants to be installed in International Airport

Chennai airport’s main runway to be powered by solar panels

Meenambakkam

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Eco-friendly construction material innovation by research team

IIT Madras is modifying an eco-friendly construction material to make affordable homes in India

Adyar

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Architect wins multiples awards for following vernacular design practices

Chennai Architect Reuses Waste, Uses Mud & Timber to Build Green Homes!

Kotturpuram

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Aqua Farming venture helps fisheries increase produce using smart technology

How this Chennai-based startup uses artificial intelligence to impact the lives of aqua farmers in India

Thiruvanmiyur

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Civic body invests in rooftop solar panels on metro stations

3 more Metro stations in Chennai get solar power plant

Anna Nagar

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College students develop low cost cooling system

Chennai engineering students develop an air cooler that can run without power

Kilpauk

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Water savings strategies in homes and office buildings

Water saving innovations in Chennai

Injambakkam

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Educational Institution develops portable pyrolysis unit

A ward-level solution to plastic waste using pyrolysis

Adyar

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Corporate revamps nearby lake through innovative technologies

In drought hit Chennai, ICF lake in Villivakkam remains an oasis

ICF Villivakkam

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Civic body invests in indigenous waste water recycling technology

Chennai corporation to tap BARC technology to restore Villivakkam lake

Villivakkam

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Scientists study oil degrading enzymes found at oil spills

Chennai lab develops microbes to eat away oil spill

Kotturpuram

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Harnessing wave energy made profitable by Educational Institution’s innovation

IIT Madras and NIOT researchers developing turbines to convert wave energy to power

Pallikaranai

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Educational Institutions sets up solar energy innovation research centre

IIT Madras, Anna University to jointly research on solar energy

Adyar

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Electric Vehicle Start Up Develops New and Improved Charging Units

Ather Energy Launches New Compact Home Charger Ather Dot

Nungambakkam

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Institutions join hands with Italian Agency for Sustainable Energy Research

IIT Madras ties up with Italian company Sotacarbo to boost India's sustainable energy research

Guindy

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Local government canteens to use biogas plants for cooking fuel

RA Puram biogas plant revived, powers Amma canteen

Alwarpet Mandaveli

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Innovation by Startup produces electricity by degrading waste

IIT Madras Startup Uses Microbes to Treat Wastewater

Nungambakkam

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Start Up developed biodegradable chemical products for leather, textile and hospitality industries

Chennai-based start-up is set to unleash the power of ‘industrial probiotics’

Pallavaram

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Educational Institution’s innovative EV powered by wind energy

Innovation paves way for charging battery using wind energy

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Research team develops Iron Ion Battery

IIT Madras Team Develops World's First Iron-Ion Battery, Cheaper and Safer than Lithium Ion

Adyar

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Air pollution sensors installed in selected locations

TN government to instal 25 air quality monitoring stations

Guindy

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Bio-catalyst developed for leather treatments by Government

CLRI’s biocatalyst cuts effluent discharge during leather processing

Guindy

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Institutions’ innovate air pollution measuring device

IIT-M to install air quality monitoring equipment

Guindy

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Government’s electric bus scheme doing rounds in the city

TN Chief Minister flags off first electric bus in Chennai

Fort St. George Thiruvanmiyur

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Rooftop solar plans for International City Airport

Land identified for solar panels at Chennai airport

Meenambakkam

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