Estimating that televisions and their electronic accessories account for 10 percent of the electricity used in an average household, California

>> A independent daily newspaper will be launched in Zimbabwe, adding a new dimension to the news market currently dominated by government controlled dailies. >> Google Inc is soon to roll out free software which allows consumers to track their home electricity use and improve energy efficiency. Dan Reicher,director, Climate Change and Energy Initiatives Google, told the news agency Reuters

What should have been done ages ago has been sent to different ministries for opinion. This is not the Friday/Sunday issue to be debated upon. If you want to save energy by closing down shops and businesses at 8 pm, then adopt the day light saving scheme to save further. Pushing the clock in summer by one hour, you actually save daylight.

LUCKNOW: Invariably, it costs between Rs 80 and Rs 100. But how about a CFL worth Rs 15? That could be a possibility in case the power companies from Uttar Pradesh government make a serious representation before the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

For a cause: Participants at the

Participants of a multi-topic international symposium have overwhelmingly demanded reversal of the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) privatisation, observing that the private management has failed to enhance the utility

New petroleum policy would help bring positive changes in the energy sector, enabling the country to meet the growing demand of oil and gas by achieving autarky in this sector, renowned expert on energy, Dr Gulfaraz Ahmed said on Thursday.

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology organised the third National Conference on

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.