In the name of Bescom the 'salesman' has been offering special discounts on CFL bulbs manufactured by an Indian firm 'Wimco'.

People always fall for discounts and assured returns. And even better, if it helps to save power as well. But beware, do not fall for the charming salesman who speaks on the power saving drive carried out by Bescom offering discounts on CFL bulbs.

South Africa's energy minister said on Thursday the country was still in the grip of a major power crisis despite being able to keep the lights on since a series of blackouts early last year.

Voluntary energy savings had failed to meet the required levels, and the country was risking new power cuts, the Minister of Minerals and Energy, Buyelwa Sonjica said in a statement.

Panchkula: Energy soldiers would soon be seen marching past the city streets to create awareness about power saving and conservation techniques.

This report highlights a number of key findings from the scenario analysis which are intended to inform policy making both within China, and in international negotiations. These key findings include: Decoupling carbon emissions growth from economic development is challenging but achievable in China, and there is more than one way to achieve it.

The following is a successful case study of Cold Storage unit situated at outskirts of Hyderabad. The unit needs both power and steam. The electrical power consumption is towards running refrigeration compressor and associated equipment like condenser pumps, chilled water pumps, cooling tower and lighting etc.

Ludhiana, in the state of Punjab, houses a prominent cluster of small and medium scale forging units engaged in production of auto and cycle parts, hand tools and other machinery components. There are approximately 200 forging units in and around Ludhiana.

Most of the water for Bangalore is imported by BWSSB from the Cauvery River, which is over 100 kilometers south of the city. The water is drawn from a reservoir near the village of Thorekadanahalli. To meet the increasing demand, the "Cauvery Water Supply Scheme" was undertaken by BWSSB in three stages to supply 540 MLD of water.

The sciences of industrial ecology, complex systems, and adaptive management are intimately related, since they deal with flows and dynamic interdependencies between system elements of various kinds. As such, the tool kit of complex systems science could enrich our understanding of how industrial ecosystems might evolve over time.

The purpose of this study is to gain a more differentiated picture of the impact of the global financial crisis on the renewable energy sector by determining changes and trends in investment flows for renewable energy technologies and companies as the cost of capital rises and access to credit becomes more difficult.

From the New Deal to responses to blackouts, history teaches us that crisis times can result in salutary reforms. Recent international economic developments

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