energy conservation

Will coal be replaced by chicken, turkey poop to generate electricity?

Will coal be replaced by chicken, turkey poop to generate electricity?

The researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel noted that environmentally safe disposal of poultry excrement has become a significant problem.

Nov 20, 2017, 17:01 PM IST
Renewable electricity from waste toilet paper? Scientists say it's possible! - Read

Renewable electricity from waste toilet paper? Scientists say it's possible! - Read

Unlike solar and wind energy, which fluctuate with the time of the day and the weather, waste toilet paper is a continually available resource.

Sep 17, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Generating electricity from flowing blood? Scientists develop new power generator

Generating electricity from flowing blood? Scientists develop new power generator

The construction principle of the fibre is quite simple.

Sep 11, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
NASA eyes solar eclipse to understand Earth's energy system

NASA eyes solar eclipse to understand Earth's energy system

If successful, the scientists would further develop new calculations that could improve the estimates of the amount of solar energy that reach the ground.

Jul 21, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
New solar paint turns moist air into clean energy

New solar paint turns moist air into clean energy

Unlike silica gel, the new material, synthetic molybdenum-sulphide, also acts as a semi-conductor and catalyses the splitting of water atoms into hydrogen and oxygen.

Jun 15, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Solar cells that work in all weather conditions – Chinese scientists explore possibility

Solar cells that work in all weather conditions – Chinese scientists explore possibility

The work of Tang and Yang was recently published in an academic journal published by the American Chemistry Society, ACS Nano, and the publication Nano Energy.

Apr 02, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Maharashtra to soon introduce Energy Conservation policy

The draft of the policy, prepared in line with the Centre's Energy Conservation Policy of 2001 has been uploaded on the government's website and recommendations have been invited from experts to strengthen it, a statement released by the state Energy department said.

Aug 24, 2016, 01:45 AM IST
Over 6 crore LED bulbs to be distributed in a year: Piyush Goyal

Over 6 crore LED bulbs to be distributed in a year: Piyush Goyal

The Centre has set a target to distribute over six crore LED bulbs through State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) in a span of one year, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

Dec 14, 2015, 21:07 PM IST
Gadget users can do these things to save energy

Gadget users can do these things to save energy

You can follow these simple things and save a lot on energy.

Dec 11, 2015, 12:34 PM IST

Telsa unveils battery to `transform energy infrastructure`

"The goal is complete transformation of the entire energy infrastructure of the world, to completely sustainable zero carbon," Musk told reporters shortly before unveiling the Powerwall in a warehouse outside Los Angeles.

May 01, 2015, 15:19 PM IST
Earth Hour 2015: Delhi to observe the 9th edition on March 28

Earth Hour 2015: Delhi to observe the 9th edition on March 28

People around the world will mark Earth hour on Saturday, March 28 by turning off their lights for one hour between 8:30 p.m and 9:30 pm.

Mar 26, 2015, 22:26 PM IST
Have no AC, microwave: Atul Kulkarni ensures conserving energy

Have no AC, microwave: Atul Kulkarni ensures conserving energy

Actor Atul Kulkarni, who promoted Young Energy Savers (YES) 2015, a school contact program aimed at creating awareness about the importance of energy and its conservation, says he neither has an air conditioner nor any wooden item at home.

Feb 09, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

Goyal for action against entities wasting power

Advocating action against entities wasting energy, Power Minister Piyush Goyal Sunday suggested imposition of taxes on those wasting electricity and provision of benefit for conserving it.

Dec 14, 2014, 23:43 PM IST

Energy conservation can help save Rs 50,000 crore: Goyal

Pursuing energy efficient ways will help reduce electricity consumption and save as much as Rs 50,000 crore, according to Power Minister Piyush Goyal.

Dec 14, 2014, 22:32 PM IST

Energy conservation can help save Rs 50,000 crore: Piyush Goyal

 Pursuing energy efficient ways will help reduce electricity consumption and save as much as Rs 50,000 crore, according to Power Minister Piyush Goyal.

Dec 14, 2014, 20:20 PM IST

India must not announce peaking year, says expert

India should priotorise peaking technology transfer from countries like the US in tune with its growth imperative before declaring a year to cap off its carbon emission, an expert said as environmentalists discussed the effect of climate change in Asia.

Dec 14, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

Science Express to be in Thrissur and Kollam

An innovative exhibition on wheels-- Science express Biodiversity special train, which will showcase the exceptional biodiversity of India, will be in Thrissur from November 24-26.

Nov 18, 2014, 22:37 PM IST

AP govt set to ink MoU with UK govt for energy conservation

Andhra Pradesh government will soon sign a memorandum of understanding with the government of UK for collaboration on energy efficiency and low-carbon growth.

Jan 16, 2014, 14:56 PM IST

Now, a Facebook app educating energy conservation

Ingersoll Rand has launched a new interactive Facebook application called ‘Smart Citizen’ that will educate its audiences on conserving natural resources in their day to day living.

Jul 05, 2013, 16:26 PM IST

Experts focus on energy conservation

Energy conservation could help in annual capacity addition of 19,000 mw and carbon dioxide emission mitigation of about 100 million tones by 2015.

Aug 01, 2012, 18:27 PM IST