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

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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

Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has said the state government has mooted a proposal to the Union Environment Minister to make Goa a CFL (Compact Fluroscent Lamp) state on the lines of Delhi.

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: Today, 10 CEOs will brainstorm on environmental issues in the capital. The CEO roundtable is being organised as a part of the 3rd Renewable Energy India 2009 Expo.

Psychological barriers like uncertainty, mistrust and denial keep most Americans from acting to fight climate change, a task force of the American Psychological Association said on Wednesday.

Policymakers, scientists and marketers should look at these factors to figure out what might prod people take action, the task force reported at the association's annual convention in Toronto.

Investment in clean energy technologies in developing countries is a key component of achieving global commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the Kyoto Protocol. One mechanism to promote investment in energy efficiency technologies is through energy performance contracting (EPC) undertaken by Energy Service Companies (ESCOs).

The report, "Environmental and Energy Sustainability: An Approach for India", identified clean power and energy-efficiency measures as having the largest potential impact on emissions, with the capability to reduce CO2 output 28 to 34 per cent by 2030.

New Delhi: Delhi will switch off non-essential lights for one hour on Friday in a replay of the Earth Hour celebration on March 28 that saved 1,000 MW of power. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said: