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Hydrogen trains

  Hydrogen trains are equipped with fuel cells that produce electricity by combining hydrogen with oxygen. This conversion process only emits steam and water, thus producing zero emissions. Excess energy produced is stored in ion-lithium batteries on board train. These trains also make very little noise. Moreover, hydrogen fuel cells have advantages over batteries. Instead of …

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Nuclear Program Stages in India – UPSC GS3

India’s three-stage nuclear power programme was formulated by Homi Bhabha in the 1950s to secure the country’s long-term energy independence, through the use of uranium and thorium reserves found in the monazite sands of coastal regions of South India. India has been pursuing the following 3-stage Nuclear Power Programme : Stage 1 : Pressurised Heavy …

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