Kerala launches a movement -- of the people, by the people, for the people. Whether the movement will stand the test of time is yet to be seen, but enough is taking place in the state now to be optimistic about the future
Unmasking the heat
The green dream
Tapping into the source
These are the days of frenetic crossborder data networking. Electronic cilia have crawled into almost every nook in the ...
Every cow-pat counts
Even the lowly cow-pat has ownership rules in rural India. But rights over dung, an important source of energy ...
Natural elements keep homes comfortable
A new architectural technique uses the sun and other natural elements to regulate temperature, thereby helping to conserve non-renewable ...
Biogas can solve nation's energy problems
Both government and voluntary agencies are helping to spread biogas technology, which can provide clean fuel and enriched manure ...
Spurt forecast in nonconventional energy
The nonconventional energy sector is seen as the mainstay of the nation's future power requirements and is all set ...
For a few units more
A high-tech power station foreign companies are building in Maharashtra is being touted as the "perfect solution" to its ...
Fuelling a crisis
A recent, innocuous check-and-tally exercise by the Delhi administration unearthed a giant racket diverting to the transport sector heavily-subsidised ...
Time for bright switch
India set to introduce standards to ensure quality imports of LEDs
Smoke in the kitchen
The new ‘green’ biomass cookstove has immense potential but why is it missing in homes?
National solar mission may get derailed as banks hesitate to give loans for its high-risk projects
Solar electricity lights the maximum number of villages in Chhattisgarh—but barely so
Wind break ends
Centre wants to withdraw sops for wind energy sector; offers an incentive to improve performance
Bureau of Energy Efficiency says it is likely to meet Plan target. Experts say claims far from truth
Desperate for gas
Gas is the cleanest of fossil fuels and also more efficient and cheaper to use. Yet, in India, there ...
Countries protect their renewable energy equipment. Exporting nations see it as trade barrier
Innovative Vidarbha farmers make biogas plants viable.
Bachat Lamp Yojana flounders. Investors say faulty mechanism makes it a bad deal
The truth about solar mission
For the Government of India the first phase of the national solar mission has been a grand success. It ...
Sundarbans at risk
Bangladesh-India power plant can severely affect the mangrove forest, say environmentalists
The spectre of Fukushima continues to haunt the world, forcing governments in most parts of the globe to rethink ...
The Earth Summit was a historical opportunity to set the world on the correct development trajectory. Negotiators from ...