Energy consumption

Electric current at room temperature without energy loss soon

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

Jan 02, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

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.

Dec 08, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

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.

Oct 24, 2015, 12:50 PM IST

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.

Oct 23, 2015, 10:24 AM IST

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.

Aug 12, 2015, 11:30 AM IST

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.

Aug 04, 2015, 13:52 PM IST

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.

Jun 05, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

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.

Jun 04, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

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.

Apr 22, 2015, 00:35 AM IST

New hardware to boost efficiency of Internet devices

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

Nov 30, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

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.

Nov 30, 2014, 14:53 PM IST

PM takes stock of energy sector issues

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

Jun 20, 2014, 22:55 PM IST

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.

Feb 23, 2014, 20:29 PM IST

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.

Oct 19, 2013, 13:44 PM IST

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.

Sep 02, 2012, 20:58 PM IST

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.

Jul 25, 2012, 21:42 PM IST

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).

Dec 14, 2011, 17:56 PM IST

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.

Dec 14, 2011, 14:45 PM IST

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.

Jun 26, 2011, 18:41 PM IST

World urged to use `Earth Hour` to protect planet

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

Mar 26, 2011, 14:49 PM IST