With data from the nearly 6,000 households in the Nepal Living Standards Survey of 2010–11, this paper finds that the mean reduction in household firewood collection associated with use of a biogas plant for cooking is about 1,100 kilograms per year from a mean of about 2,400 kilograms per year.

Cook up a storm, albeit with cleaner, greener energy.

The Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT)-developed organic waste-to-biogas system is witnessing significant interest from various quarters.

Biogas from the Delhi Jal Board’s (DJB) sewage treatment plant in Kondli is now being used to generate power, which will bring the water utility’s electricity bill down by Rs.20 crore annually.

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has set out to produce comprehensive, reliable data sets on renewable energy capacity and use worldwide. The first such data set shows renewable power-generation capacity for 2000-2014. The renewable power capacity data shown represents the maximum net generating capacity of power plants and other installations that use renewable energy sources to produce electricity. For most countries and technologies, the data reflects the capacity installed and connected at the end of the calendar year.

The Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) plans to decompose organic waste to generate biogas at the unused dome of the old sewage treatment plant (STP) in Kasba Bawda.

Apple has pledged to create enough energy through renewable sources to power its global operations. Now it’s setting a far more ambitious goal to do the same for its manufacturing supply chain.

These Regulations shall be called ‘Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Determination of Tariff for Renewable Energy Sources – Biomass, Biogas and Biomass Gasifier Energy) Regulations, 2015’. These Regulations shall extend to the whole of the State of Rajasthan.

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has notified an Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) up to 12 sq km around the Vidarbha Tiger Reserve but has not given the final notification for expansion

Presentation by Satish B Agnihotri at the Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2015: Poor in climate change, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, March 11 – 12, 2015.

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