On average, efficiency of existing coal-fired power plants is quite low and this IEA technology roadmap focuses on development and deployment of HELE coal technologies for power generation & provides guidance on installing latest technologies in plants.

In the backdrop of India progressing towards increasing efficiency of coal fired power plants to reduce green house gas emissions even while holding on to the trajectory of economic growth, an inte

For over a decade the coal industry has funded campaigns designed to convince Americans that coal can be burned without adverse environmental impacts. These campaigns raise troubling ethical issues. In fact, as we shall see, these campaigns have often been misleading and deceptive in several different ways. This deception is classic propaganda because propaganda presents facts selectively to encourage a particular synthesis, or uses loaded messages to produce an emotional rather than a rational response to the information presented.

THE juxtaposition of “gas” and “boom” conjures misfortune: mining disasters, Zeppelins in flame and the like.

US voters support increased use of renewable power but would pay only about $10 per month extra for it, according to an opinion poll that highlights the difficulties facing many forms of lower-carbon energy.

The poll also identifies reduced US dependence on foreign oil as a top priority for energy policy and shows support for greater use of natural gas, in spite of concerns about possible pollu

JAIRAM RAMESH, 57, is perhaps the most visible Minister of Environment and Forests India has ever had.

New Delhi A non-descript washery to clean coal of its ash content near Raigarh, the centre of the coal belt in Chattisgarh state has recently fenced itself around for reasons of security.

A planned modernization of the U.S.

Much to the relief of power consumers of different categories, the hike in the revised electricity rates for 2011-12 announced by MP Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC), were not as steep as expected here on Monday.

Rs. 200 crore each allocated to Green India Mission and environmental remediation programmes

The cess slapped on coal in last year's budget will help pay for schemes to protect and regenerate forests and clean up polluted sites announced in this year's Budget.

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has allocated Rs.