The purpose of this document is to identify and examine global policies, measures, and incentives that appear to be stimulating landfill gas (LFG) use.

This paper emphasizes a major topic of ERTRAC

Companies oppose electricity-saving methods as they may hit revenue

In an unusual move, power utilities in the state expressed their unwillingness to take up power saving methods. They reasoned that the power-saving methods would adversely affect their incomes.

In appreciation of its achievements in the field of energy conservation, the Union Ministry of Power has awarded Numaligarh Refinery Ltd (NRL), the second prize of the National Energy Conservation Award for the year 2008 in the refineries sector, a press release informed here today.

GM India has won the second prize in the automobile manufacturing sector at the National Energy Conservative Awards 2008 for energy conservation at its manufacturing facility in Gujarat. P Balendran, V-P, said,

Bilaspur: South Eastern Central Railway (SECR) will be awarded first prize for its efforts to conserve power during 2007-08 at a function to be held in New Delhi on the occasion of 'Energy Day' on December 14.

The award would be given by Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde.

SECR Assistant General Manager S K Budhlakoti has left for New Delhi to collect the award.

Still strong: A lamppost containing two 11-watt compact fluorescent lamps, at Kodimangalam village of Nagaamukundankudi panchayat in Sivaganga district in 2004, is functioning smoothly.


Sufficiency of energy is one of the most important inputs for economic growth of any economy.

The Caspian region is one of the oldest hydrocarbon producing areas in the world, and is emerging once again as a major source of growth in global oil and gas supply.

The world is now in the early stages of an energy revolution that over the next few decades could be as momentous as the emergence of oil-and electricity-based economies a century ago. Double-digit market growth, annual capital flows of more than $100 billion, sharp declines in technology costs, and rapid progress in government policies all herald a promising new energy era.