India, China, US see 70% rise in energy demand: IEA

India, China, US see 70% rise in energy demand: IEA

China, the US and India together accounted for nearly 70 per cent of the rise in energy demand, even as such demand worldwide grew by 2.3 per cent last year, at its fastest pace this decade, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.

Will natural gas play the game-changer in India’s energy future?

Will natural gas play the game-changer in India’s energy future?

In 2012-13, the share of natural gas in India’s energy mix was around 10.5 per cent. Surprisingly, despite the fact that the Narendra Modi-led government had set a goal of taking this share to 15 per cent by 2022, the contribution of natural gas in the country’s energy basket has declined to almost 6.5 per cent now.

INFOGRAPHIC: Primary energy consumption by region and fuel

INFOGRAPHIC: Primary energy consumption by region and fuel

The two countries accounting for the fastest growth in energy demand – India and China – both start with relatively coal-intensive fuel mixes. The share of coal within India declines only modestly, driven by increasing coal consumption within the Indian power sector

Bengal Govt comes up with Energy Action Plan

Bengal Govt comes up with Energy Action Plan

Bengal has seen a rapid growth in electricity consumption, both industrial and domestic. This is the result of the Trinamool Congress Government’s push, under the leadership of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, towards excellence of Bangla in all matters.

Expedite GST on energy: PMO

Expedite GST on energy: PMO

The Prime Minister’s Office has asked nodal ministries to speed up efforts to bring all states on board for the inclusion of oil, natural gas, electricity and coal under the ambit of the goods and service tax (GST).

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