The Government of Bangladesh yesterday signed a credit agreement worth US$ 130 million with the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank's concessionary arm to help to increase access to electricity through installation of affordable Solar Home Systems in rural areas.

It is the responsibility of the current generation to spare resources for the ones to come

Need to save: Collector R. Sudalaikannan flags off the rally organised to mark Rajiv Gandhi Renewable Energy Day in Erode on Tuesday.

ERODE: Collector R. Sudalaikannan has urged judicious use of energy sources.

Britain, in line with European Union directive, will phase out energy-inefficient incandescent light bulbs, invented by Thomas Alva Edison, from Tuesday. The European Union ban on manufacturing and import of 100W bulbs comes into effect from September 1.

Unlike incandescent bulbs, light emitting diodes (LEDs) do not have a filament that is heated to create light. They are illuminated by the movement of electrons in a semiconductor material (diode). Since electricity is directly turned into light, LEDs waste less energy as heat. They also consume less energy than CFLs that use mercury vapour to produce light. LED was first made commercially

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Tiny indicator bulbs evolve into energy-saving lightings They have been around for over 50 years. First in colour

Amloh: Fatehgarh Sahib district unit of the Panjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) organised a block-level seminar to celebrate Rajiv Gandhi Save Energy Day at the BDPO office here today. Speaking on the importance of the day, district chief of the PEDA Suresh Kumar Goel said,

The hum of air-conditioners in the plush offices of babus may soon become a sound less heard if the government has its way. The reason: a high-powered secretaries

PRAVDA GODBOLE / Pune August 25, 2009, 0:59 IST

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), an agency of the Union Ministry of Power, has introduced a programme to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) use energy efficiently and several policy measures to accelerate power generation.

New Delhi, Aug. 23: After setting a target of generating 20,000 MW solar power by 2020 under the Solar Mission, the Prime Minister