Words of wisdom: Sandeep Garg, Energy Economist, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, speaking at a programme organised by the Southern India Engineering Manufacturers

The Prime Minister has constituted a high powered committee under the chairmanship of Shri B K Chaturvedi, Member, Planning Commission, to examine the financial position of oil companies.

Climate change represents one of the humanity

energy-starved Sri Lanka has levied a tax on incandescent bulbs of over 40 watts and soon plans to ban the import and manufacture of bulbs of 75 watts and above. The target is to completely ban the se bulb by 2010. Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (sea) hopes the move will help promote energy efficient compact fluorescent (cfl) bulbs.

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CHENNAI: Danfoss India, a leader in mechanical and electronic components and solutions, has announced the completion of a decade of operations in India and a continued thrust on developing energy efficient solutions for its customers.

Petrol price hiked again: Pakistan

By N N Sachitanand

Despite its limitations, the global growth rate of solar photo voltaic installations has spurted.

Those who dislike nuclear energy because of its safety problems strongly tout solar energy as a clean and renewable alternate for India. India experiences clear sunny weather for over 250 days a year, with the average daily solar energy incident over the country being as high as 5.8 kilowatt-hours per square metre, With a land area of roughly 3 million sq km, this translates to a total energy incidence of 6000 trillion units/year (1 unit = 1 kilowatt hour).

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Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government's

Raktima Bose 3 more solar power plants for West Bengal Solar energy-run housing complex set up at New Town in Kolkata Aim is to achieve zero-carbon emission KOLKATA: West Bengal is pitching in in a big way to find alternative sources of power in the face of rising fuel cost and growing global warming. It is slated to get three more solar power plants in Purulia and Bankura districts, after the one at Asansol in Burdwan district, first of its kind in Southeast Asia, S.P. Gon Chaudhuri, Director, West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Authority (WBREDA), on Wednesday.

This paper presents a set of indicators that are used to analyse the energy efficiency of electricity production from fossil fuels on a global level and for a number of key countries and regions. The analysis is based on IEA statistics and includes public electricity plants and public CHP plants.