Friday, October 19, 2018

Powering India to equitable growth

India is a nation of around 125 crore people, growing at a fast pace. With this, the energy demand too is on the rise....

Moving towards Biofuels: Prospect and Caution

Sustenance of human life in the planet requires a clean environment and sufficient food. Meeting the two simple pre-requisites is not all that easy...

Air Pollution in Delhi, Mumbai and other Indian Cities: Urgent Need...

Recently, there has been a lot of concern and ensuing deliberations on the high levels of ambient air pollution in Delhi and other urban...

India’s waste management problems are piling up

India’s rapid economic growth has resulted in a substantial increase in solid waste generation in urban centres. Urban areas in India alone generate more...

Shale gas, the next bonanza

What is Shale Gas? While most of us have come across the term Shale Gas, many don’t really understand what exactly this is. Shale gas...

Air Pollution in Delhi, Mumbai and other Indian Cities: Urgent Need...

Socio-economic conditions of most of the car/ vehicle owners in India will make it difficult to implement norms such as “Discarding a 10 year...

Natural Gas – The Transition Fuel?

Introduction India has historically been dependent on coal for the electricity sector. 62.1 per cent of the installed power capacity is sourced through coal. However,...

Hotter, longer, deadlier summers

India’s romance with seasons has been well known since the times of Kalidasa’s Ritusamhara. But it is now under strain because of global climate change. Climate...

State Governments Should Shed Their Deficit Economy Mindset To Usher In...

Indian power sector is going through a distinctive churn. On one hand, there are impressive statistics on the power availability - India clocked the...

Towards energy efficient smart cities

As India is industrialising rapidly, it is entering its most energy-intensive phase of economic growth building new infrastructure, and increasing the use of transportation....

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