The Ladakh Ecological Development Group or LEDeG for short is an NGO (non-governmental organization), which came into being in 1983, and has been actively involved in awareness generation programmes related to the environment and sustainable development. LEDeG is a firm believer in being a real practitioner of alternate energy technologies like solar PV (photovoltaic).

Wind energy continues to be the dominant source of renewable power in India. About 8000 MW of wind power capacity has been installed in the country so far. As against this, the share of solar power is abysmally low mainly due to its high initial capital cost and thus, a higher cost of per unit power generation.

For a country like India, which already depends on the imports of
vegetable oil, we have to see another viable a novel alternative for bio-diesel production. This scenario changes dramatically if microalgae are used to produce bio-diesel.

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On the face of it, the Indian wind energy sector is booming. Installed wind power capacity has increased six-fold in the last seven years

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Wind above other renewables? Maharashtra has promoted the Urjankur Nidhi Trust with Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL & FS), a Mumbai-based consultancy firm, to promote non-conventional energy projects in the state. The objective is to raise equity in renewable projects that include bagasse co-generation, mini hydro, waste-to-energy, solar and wind. The fund has a corpus of Rs