On the Right Track
Globally, 20 per cent of the total generated energy is used for lighting purposes alone. Experts are of the opinion that the said number has to be revoked considering the challenges arising from climate change issues.
R.I.P. ´Edison´ Incandescent Bulb
´Well, I´m not a scientist, I´m an inventor,´ thus was Thomas Alva Edison quoted by his private secretary, AO Tate. Even today, Edison´s name is synonymous with innovation, and among his large number of patents, stands out the electric light bulb-which has not only been embedded in human existence, but also come to symbolise that brilliant flash of breakthrough thinking from an inspired genius, traditionally associated with the inventive act.
Smart city projects will constitute smart fuel to generate power
Central Electricity Authority (CEA), government of India, has identified and listed many power plants for performance optimisation and R&M programs to be carried out in the 12th Five-Year Plan. Now it the decision of respective State gencos to issue tender either for comprehensive R&M or need-based R&M.