While using carbon credit sales to boost a company's revenues has been attempted, the new trend is to ride on the additional revenue generation potential to prune the upfront cost of the product th

As part of the energy conservation programme, the Andhra Pradesh Government will distribute over two crore compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) bulbs to domestic consumers before June 2012 at nominal cos

lightings in Mangalore. (Top) Hemalatha Rao, the woman behind solar lightings. Photo Naina J AElectricity does not appear and vanish whenever fancy strikes it, as is often the case with other villages. However, several such villages have the ‘power,’ thanks to the solar p

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has assured to fully support power sector reforms, energy efficiency and improvement and energy conservation programme in the country.

Formulated under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, the scheme envisages NABARD providing capital subsidy and refinance to banks that provide loans for installation of solar off-grid and decentralised applications, R. Shankar Narayan, NABARD Assistant General Manager, told The Hindu here on Thursday.

Vidya Niketan English Medium School, run by the Tata Motors Employees' Education Trust, has bagged 7th rank in the national-level green school programme competition organised by the Centre for Scie

Prices of LED lamps and luminaires have almost halved in the past 6-9 months, thanks to a fall in global prices of their chips and local output by Philips. Light-emitting diode (LED) lamps

Kerala and Karnataka have taken the lead in rolling out the Bachat Lamp Yojana (BLY), a clean development mechanism (CDM) scheme that is on course to become the world's largest carbon credit project.

Delhi is set to implement the project starting August, while Punjab, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Orissa and Himachal Pradesh are among States in various stages of rolling out the novel s

The use of Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (“CFLs”) is on the rise in Pakistan by reason of exacerbating energy crises. The CFLs contain small amount of mercury and by reason thereof the CFLs must be disposed off in the landfills without breakage, once its life span expires so as to prevent any environmental hazard.

EU ministers voted on Friday to exempt solar panels from a ban on toxic substances in electrical goods, enabling leading maker First Solar to keep selling its products in the industry's biggest market.

The revised European Union law generally bans the use of six hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, including cadmium, which is used by U.S.-based First Solar -- the world's