18 Jan 2019
Demand Side Management, or DSM, can help power utilities manage rising electricity demand without compromising consumer interest
08 Aug 2018
A look at options for the cement industry in the face of a possible petcoke ban
29 Jun 2018
Gains of energy efficient ACs laid out in numbers
15 Jun 2018
In these times of agriculture crisis and falling water tables, it is important to rework policies to better address key challenges in the irrigation-power space
29 May 2018
A TERI analysis of energy efficiency in India by modelling two scenarios
12 Apr 2018
Latest data in energy and environment paints a favourable picture of the status of renewable energy in India, energy supply and demand
28 Feb 2018
The market-based mechanism brought about innovative ideas such as energy certificates and their trading to reduce energy consumption in industrial units
22 Jan 2018
Industries, both big and small, require energy efficiency to not only meet pollution control norms but also stay competitive in a global market by reducing energy costs
Industry, the key to national development in many countries, is the powerful engine that drives economic growth, spurs innovation and entrepreneurship, and provides direct and indirect employment to vast number of people. Industry is also among the largest consumers of energy, for instance in India, the industrial sector accounts for nearly half of the nation’s commercial energy consumption.
20 Jan 2018
With cooling systems accounting for maximum energy consumption, a monitoring and controlling system can help reduce costs and consumption.
In India, the building sector accounts for approximately 35% of the total energy consumption and is growing at a rate of 8% annually (Bureau of Energy Efficiency). Commercial buildings in India account for nearly 8% of the total electricity supplied by the utilities. Electricity usage in the sectors has been growing at about 11%–12% annually. Building energy consumption has seen an increase from14% in the 1970s to nearly 33% in 2004/05.
20 Jan 2018
In a bid to resettle the urban poor, local governments are rapidly constructing houses using cheap, energy-inefficient material causing discomfort to the occupants in the long run. Given this, can participation from the private sector and deployment of local resources help in providing smart, affordable housing to them?