Petroleum Conservation

Gas based power generation in India

India’s power generation mix is considerably inclined towards coal based power generation. Current capacity addition and new establishments show increased share of coal in the Indian energy sector. As the coal reserves are limited to their natural availability and also due to the stringent environmental30

India’s first solar PV project registered under the CDM

On 16th May 2011, India’s first 5 MW of installed capacity solar power project registered under the Clean Development Mechanism that uses solar PV technology for power generation.  This project is now eligible to earn carbon revenue from year 2011 onwards. Please find following details30

Solar Farming – Indian perspective

The future of solar technology is immense in India. The currently available principle solar technologies comprise of solar PV’s and solar thermal with variations of the two. While solar PV makes use of the photoelectric effect, solar thermal aims at concentrating solar energy and storing30

Power deficit – The answer is blowing in the wind

The Economic Times (Jun 10, 2011): “Renewable energy can help bridge energy deficit, check govt’s subsidy burden: Switching rural India on to renewable energy sources could help the country bridge its widening energy deficit, according to the Planning Commission. The panel has suggested diversification of30

Nuclear power plant across the world-Map

Is Nuclear Power safe?

The question may sound rhetorical to few but it is nevertheless a relevant question. The question may have become somewhat redundant in recent times but was brought again into the limelight with the Fukushima, Japan mishap. This article is an attempt to examine the safety30

National Mission on Enhanced Energy Efficiency

The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) outlines eight missions including National Mission on Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE). NMEEE operates under the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), a statutory body under Ministry of Power, Government of India. NMEEE is an integrated approach for climate30

The Sun is bright in Gujarat

Started with Solar Power Policy (2009), Government of Gujarat has shown keen interest in harnessing Solar Energy. The state of Gujarat shown significant leadership in industrial development and now it is on the verge of becoming highest solar energy harnessing state in the country. The30