Carbon Dioxide Filtration System

Co2ube- A simple, elegant device to reduce your car’s CO2 emissions

CO2ube is the debut product of Ecoviate, a start up that aspires to create a more sustainable planet with a cleaner environment and more efficient energy resources. The founders of Ecoviate, Param Jaggi and Jonny Cohen, were both named to the 2012 & 2013 Forbes ’30 under 30: Energy’ list. The CO2ube (pronounced: C-O-Tube) is…

WIPPA moves court over Wind Forecasting Rule

WIPPA or the Wind Independent Power Producers Association has moves the Delhi High court against the CERC (Central Electricity Regulatory Commission) over the recent forecasting order. The order asked wind power generators to forecast their generation of the next day, every 15 minute with provision for penalties if the actual generation is 30 per cent…

GHG emission

Carbon Management at Iron and Steel Sector –Benefits

As discussed earlier, the Iron and Steel sector is GHG emission intensive. The main GHG emission processes associated with iron and steel production are coke making, sinter plant, palletization plant, blast furnaces and power generation. Mostly coal is the main source of energy and hence contributes to the major portion of total GHG emissions. Other…

Policy and regulations

Carbon Management at Iron and Steel Sector –Relevant Regulations

National Action Plan on Climate Change creates a set of policies and regulations for industries, basically the high GHG emission intensive industries to put a cap on their emissions. These policies and regulations help to create an environment for the implementation of low carbon emission technologies and capacity building. GHG emission in the steel sector…

Carbon emission from Iron and Steel sector in India

Carbon Management at Iron and Steel Sector –Introduction

Steel is the building block in economic development. We are using steel right from miniature tools to large construction activities like dams, buildings and bridges. The consumption of steel also indicates the economic development of the country. The iron and steel industry has experienced enormous growth in the past 50 years.  Global crude steel production…

Rooftop solar

300 Lucky Houses in Chandigarh to get Solar Power

Chandigarh already being developed as a model solar city is further set to exploit solar power according to reports. Solar power will be tapped by 300 private houses that will be provided equipments at a 30% subsidy. These will come in three categories- 1,2,3 Kilowatt as per the requirement of the area of each house….

Stirling Solar Dish

Clique Solar’s patented ARUN® 100 solar concentrator system wins Intersolar Award 2013

Clique Solar’s patented ARUN® 100 solar concentrator system has won the prestigious Intersolar Award 2013 at Intersolar Europe under the “Solar Thermal Technologies” category. The two-axis dish concentrator Arun 100 produces water or steam of up to 250°C. This is made possible by a fresnel parabolic solar concentrator system with a point focus measuring more…

Solar Project

Solar projects Falling Behind Schedule

In spite of boasting of 325 days of sunshine days in a year, solar projects have missed deadlines in Rajasthan. Four of the five concentrated solar power CSP projects in Rajasthan with a total capacity of 470 MW, are running behind schedule. The deadline was May9.  Read more on solar power here However, since this…