Two fundamental goals of humanity are to eradicate poverty and reduce climate change, and it is critical that the world knows whether achieving these goals will involve trade-offs. New IIASA research for the first time provides a basis to answer this question, including the tools needed to relate basic needs directly to resource use.
Recent research by analysis firm Wood Mackenzie indicates that Asia Pacific’s decarbonisation bill could hit $3.5 trillion by 2040. This will have to include investments in nuclear, hydel power, solar, wind & hydrogen, collectively referred to as zero-carbon energy between now and 2040.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday formally inaugurated the 148km long Edamon-Kochi power highway which will increase the state’s power import capability by 800 MW.
Copious rains recorded in the State and abundant flood received into major reservoirs in the State during the kharif season this year have not only reduced the energy consumption but also helped the two power distribution companies (Discoms) save on energy purchase costs with sizeable contribution from hydel generation
The State Government will spend around Rs 110 crore to generate 9,623 kW solar energy this year. A total of 29 off-grid projects will be executed in the State during 2019-20 fiscal to generate green energy. Most of these projects will be roof-top solar units connected to grids, said officials of the Science and Technology department.
Supreme Court last week gave its verdict the Essar Steel case where it upheld the supremacy of committee of creditors over other creditors when it comes to distributing claims of a bankrupt firm.
India’s GDP expanded at 7.3% in January-March 2018, 55 economists predicted, a touch faster than 7.2% in October-December 2017—and well above China’s GDP growth of 6.8% in the March quarter
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer, today announced it has commissioned additional pumping units for Package-6 and Package-8 of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme in Telangana.
Power sector has been making headlines, albeit for wrong reasons. The decline in power generation for three consecutive months coupled with record low plant load factor (PLF) at sub 50 percent level underscores the weakness in power demand.
Do you know that almost half the world’s energy is used for industrial activity? Growing urbanization and rapid development have created demand for new roads, buildings and homes, household goods, automobiles and the like.