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Electric current at room temperature without energy loss soon

Electric current at room temperature without energy loss soon

This attractive phenomenon is due to the material's ferromagnetic properties.

Radio waves power world's tiniest temperature sensor

A very tiny wireless temperature sensor, which is powered from the radio waves that are part of the sensor's wireless network, has been developed.

Government distributes 2 crore LED bulbs, saves Rs 1000 crore a year!

Under DELP, the government data showed that more than 2 crore subsidized LED bulbs have been distributed. This helps in daily energy savings of 73 lakh units, which translates into Rs 2.9 crore a day (Annual savings of over Rs 1,000 crore)

2 crore LED bulbs distributed: How DELP is helping save the govt Rs 2.9 crore a day

2 crore LED bulbs distributed: How DELP is helping save the govt Rs 2.9 crore a day

This scheme was aimed at minimising the carbon footprint and also reducing peak power demand by close to 700 MW through lower energy consumption.

Space photos from ISS helps decode light pollution on Earth

Space photos from ISS helps decode light pollution on Earth

Photos taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have helped scientists reliably measure the amount of light pollution worldwide.

Need to build environmentally friendly houses

Why not build houses the environmentally friendly way? That is a question an increasing number of people across the developing world - environmentalists, town planners, architects and others - have been asking of late.

OPEC expected to keep status quo on oil output

However on Thursday, New York`s West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude and London`s Brent oil both fell sharply for a second day as traders fretted that a no-change OPEC decision would further fuel the burgeoning global supply glut.

Centre plans to cut down energy demand by 10,000 MW with LED bulbs: Piyush Goyal

Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Piyush Goyal on Thursday shared that the Centre's plan of reducing the energy demand of the country during peak hours by around 10,000 MW, identifying LED bulbs as central to the vision.

Earth Day 2015: Take the lead, make each action count!

Earth Day 2015: Take the lead, make each action count!

Earth Day is the day we celebrate our beautiful planet and pledge to protect it. Our amazing planet is constantly being ravaged by human activities and we seem to have forgotten that this is our home.

New hardware to boost efficiency of Internet devices

New hardware to boost efficiency of Internet devices

 Researchers are working on a new hardware that could improve the efficiency of Internet connected devices.

New hardware to boost efficiency of Internet devices

With the number of Internet connected devices rapidly increasing, scientists are starting a new research programme to reduce energy consumption of such devices.

PM takes stock of energy sector issues

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

Set-top boxes major energy guzzler in US homes

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

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