A grass-roots movement to generate power in towns and basements is challenging the energy industry's status quo.

Protectionism is adding to Japan's expensive electricity bill

This report addresses the potential implementation of a landfill gas (LFG) collection, control and utilization project at the Pirana Landfill located in Ahmedabad, India. The U.S. EPA

Chief Executive, Peshawar Electricity Supply Company (Pesco) Muhammad Qasim Khan has urged consumers to conserve electricity and extend their co-operation to stop unnecessary and illegal usage of elec

Residential students of Rajshahi University (RU) staged angry demonstration on the campus yesterday demanding smooth water and power supply at RU residential dormitories.

An additional 2.88 million acre feet (MAF) water will be available for irrigation after the completion of Mangla Dam Raising Project.

Construction work of over Rs 100 billion for raising of the country's second biggest Mangla Dam is in full swing and so far over 54 percent of the construction work on the mega project has been comple

South Asia being an energy-deficit region, there is a strong case for developing regional cooperation in this sector. This may take different forms. India has surplus petroleum refining capacity while other countries in the region are importers of petroleum products. The real benefits will accrue from cooperation in power generation.

Rural electrification can have many benefits-not only bringing lighting, but improving the quality of health care, spreading information and supporting productive enterprises. The extent of these benefits has been questioned, arguing that they may be insufficient to justify the investment costs. This report quantifies these benefits.

Proper energy planning is essential for achieving energy security. Every country has to formulate its own policy to optimize the use of different energy sources for meeting the demands of its household, agricultural, industrial and commercial sectors. This necessitates an integrated and updated database of the production and consumption of different energy sources viz., coal, crude, petroleum, natural gas and electricity (hydro and nuclear). The present issue, "Energy Statistics 2007', is the 15th issue in the series.