Johnson Controls unveils ‘smart’ Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai
The first triple-certified green building in China paves the way toward a more sustainable future; demonstrates company's commitment to China market, Johnson Controls, a global leader in intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions and integrated infrastructure, announced the completion and launch of its Asia-Pacific headquarters.
More Action Needed to Meet Energy Goals by 2030, New Report finds
The current pace of progress on three global energy goals – access to electricity, renewable energy and efficiency – is not moving fast enough to meet 2030 targets, according to the latest Global Tracking Framework (GTF) report released today by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency as part of the Sustainable Energy for All Knowledge Hub.
The ´IT´ Factor
Digitalisation is just beginning to make real headway in India, what with the Centre´s ongoing focus on ´Digital India´. This coupled with the much propagated ´Make in India´ and ´Smart Cities´ initiatives are all set to pave the way for a smarter, advanced, Information Technology (IT) enabled country.
Yet to Gain Momentum
With a target to provide round-the-clock electricity across the country by 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Power Minister Piyush Goyal have put power on top of the agenda for the country.
Energy Demand Growth | India vs China
China and India, together, have made the largest contribution to the global incremental energy demand for last several years and they are expected to do the same for next several years.
MP solar project to light cheap power
Madhya Pradesh (MP) might produce the cheapest solar power in the world at the world´s biggest solar power project coming up in Rewa.
Banks, NBFCs to finance 76,000-MW CE projects
Public and private banks as well as non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) have committed to finance clean energy (CE) projects of 76,532 MW, with an outlay of Rs.3.82 lakh crore
A Great Hidden Opportunity - Refurbishing of Power Stations
Can we add a Megawatt (MW) at half the cost of a new build? Can we save 5-10 per cent on fuel consumption by improving heat rate? Can we save on cost of generation by reducing auxiliary consumption? Can we operate the same facility for another 10 years? Can we manage existing power stations more smartly? Can we reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions? These questions assume significant importance in today´s world with rising costs, issues around land availability, need for improved reliability
Hydro Power on Slow Track
Once the major source of power generation in India, hydro power has seen a sharp downward trend in the recent years. From 44 per cent of the energy mix to a mere 18 per cent, this abundant, high potential and green energy