Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Financial sustenance an uphill task for Indian discoms

With an installed capacity of 303, 083 MW, the Indian electricity sector is the fifth largest in the world and one of the most...

Powering India to equitable growth

India is a nation of around 125 crore people, growing at a fast pace. With this, the energy demand too is on the rise....

LPG for every Indian household

Within a fortnight of the recently announced Union Budget, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, earmarking Rs. 8,000...

LPG Access Schemes in India

The cabinet committee on economic affairs approved the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana on 10 March 2016. The scheme aims to provide free LPG connections...

Why it is important to ‘Re-define’ Forests in India

‘Forests’ in India remain defined by their dictionary meaning as guided by the Supreme Court in Godavarman case in 1996. Oxford dictionary defines forest...

Moving towards Biofuels: Prospect and Caution

Sustenance of human life in the planet requires a clean environment and sufficient food. Meeting the two simple pre-requisites is not all that easy...

Shale gas, the next bonanza

What is Shale Gas? While most of us have come across the term Shale Gas, many don’t really understand what exactly this is. Shale gas...

India’s waste management problems are piling up

India’s rapid economic growth has resulted in a substantial increase in solid waste generation in urban centres. Urban areas in India alone generate more...

Natural Gas – The Transition Fuel?

Introduction India has historically been dependent on coal for the electricity sector. 62.1 per cent of the installed power capacity is sourced through coal. However,...

State Governments Should Shed Their Deficit Economy Mindset To Usher In...

Indian power sector is going through a distinctive churn. On one hand, there are impressive statistics on the power availability - India clocked the...