Navigating Bioenergy is intended to give the reader an initial balanced view of eight selected topics: Jatropha

This report presents an assessment of the current and projected progress of EU Member States, EU candidate countries and other EEA member countries towards their respective targets under the Kyoto Protocol and of progress towards the EU target for 2020.

Vidya Subrahmaniam

Nicosia: President Pratibha Patil arrived in Nicosia, capital of the tiny Mediterranean island of Cyprus, on Thursday night on a two-day state visit focussed on trade and business.

After three days of pomp and pageantry in the UK, President Pratibha Patil commenced her two-day business visit to the island country of Cyprus, which she described as the

THE new energy sources like solar and wind were set to become the major source of energy in the next decade over taking conventional sources.

Giant electricity plants in the Sahara desert could provide 15 per cent of Europe's power. But there may be better solar solutions closer to home.

K Subramanya

One of the main impediments in the large scale and accelerated deployment of solar energy in the coming years is going to be the lack of qualified human resources if urgent corrective steps are not taken now.

B Krishna Mohan / Hyderabad October 20, 2009, 0:55 IST

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Keeping its word on reducing the waste heaps at Vilappilsala treatment plant, the Corporation has decided to set up biogas plants in major markets in the city. The step is as part of the decentralisation of waste treatment, which is one of the main focus areas of the final-year programmes envisaged by the present Council.

General Electric Co unveiled two investments in start-up clean technology companies on Wednesday as part of its strategy of focusing on ways for business to generate and use energy more efficiently.