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PM takes stock of energy sector issues

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 22:55

Modi had over the past two days reviewed food prices and agriculture scenario in the country.

Mathematical formula that leads to 20pc cuts in energy consumption in buildings developed

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 20:29

A team of researchers have devised a mathematical formula that detects unreliable systems and faulty equipment that affects energy consumption in buildings.

Shale gas, energy efficiency key to meeting global demands

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 13:44

Positive global trends in shale gas availability will not have an immediate impact on the world economy as the level of energy consumption is rising annually by about 20 per cent globally, experts say.

India fourth largest energy consumer in the world: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 11:48

With its rising energy needs, India has emerged as the fourth largest energy consumer of the world after the US, China and Russia, but its per capita energy consumption remains lower than that of developed countries, says a report.

New solar cells could reduce cost of solar energy by 75%

Last Updated: Sunday, September 02, 2012, 20:58

A new solar technology developed by researchers at RTI International could make solar energy more affordable, and thus speed-up its market adoption.

India's energy consumption to double by 2031: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 21:42

Energy consumption in India is likely to double to 1,124 kgs of oil equivalent (kgoe) by 2031-32 on the back of high economic expansion, a joint study by consultancy Deloitte and industry chamber Assocham showed Wednesday.

India needs to increase energy consumption for 9% growth: PM

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 17:56

Stressing upon the need to use advanced technologies for power generation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said India needs to rapidly increase energy consumption to achieve 9 per cent economic growth during the 12th Five-Year Plan (2012-17).

PM for energy efficient power producing technology

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 14:45

India must achieve high economic growth for a "sustained period" if it is to meet the challenges of poverty, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.

PCs could be 100 times less energy-hungry by 2017

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 12:27

By 2017, a quantum phenomenon known as the tunnel effect will help reduce energy consumption of consumer electronics.

Set-top boxes major energy guzzler in US homes

Last Updated: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 18:41

There are 160 million set-top boxes in the United States, and that number is rising.

World urged to use `Earth Hour` to protect planet

Last Updated: Saturday, March 26, 2011, 14:49

Millions of people are expected to switch off their lights today to mark "Earth Hour".

S Korea to build 14 new nuclear reactors by 2024

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 07, 2010, 23:21

S Korea said it plans to build 14 new reactors by 2024 to help meet growing energy needs.