User: servelots Topic: Energy
Category: energy-conservation
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Haldia Petrochemicals closure impact minimal on Indian Oil Corporation 16.1.2015 ET: Oil & Gas
"We have switched to other product mix at Haldia refinery in the wake of closure of HPL and so the impact is not much," IOC's Y K Gupta said.
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Ejecting the Power Line Foxes from the Electric Customer Henhouse 13.1.2015 RenewableEnergyAccess
The neighbors of the proposed Badger-Coulee high-voltage line in Wisconsin are like those in many other parts of the country, upset that their utility will construct 200-foot steel towers across their region and through their property (they have some other cogent arguments, too).* They should be more than upset. In fact, all advocates of a smarter,
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UN secretary general visits India's first Net Zero Energy consumption building - Times of India 13.1.2015 google news
UN secretary general visits India's first Net Zero Energy consumption building Times of India The building, which was dedicated to the nation by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh early last year, is focused on increasing the efficiency of resources like energy, water and materials while minimizing the impact of the building on human ...
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Union Agriculture Minister Emphasises On Efficient Water Management Through Convergance Of Resources Of Various Ministries 13.1.2015 Govt of india: PIB
Union Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that efficient water management of water resources can be achieved through the convergence of resources/programmes of various Ministries/Departments.
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How zoology has been transformed by mobile technology 13.1.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Consumer hunger for small, smart gadgets has had a helpful side effect for zoology - it’s created the ultimate means of studying wild animals at a distance Wild zoology, a name I have just invented, is the study of animals in the wild. It will have started when it was in our interests to observe what things we might eat and what might eat us. In some senses, all animals do that. But today, wild zoology is an important science. We need to know what animals do and where they do it to understand how the diverse elements of ecosystems interact to make the system work. Robust, functioning ecosystems have robust, healthy animals within them, and everybody should want that. Perhaps the crux of the problem to getting information about wild animals is that they often do not want to be seen. Few animals do not react to man and the lifestyles and attitudes of many mean that we do not see them for much of the time because they guard appreciable distance between us and them, or operate at times and in places where ...
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Uma Bharti Underlines the Importance of Dissemination of Data on Water Resources in Public Domain 13.1.2015 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has said that dissemination of data in public domain constitutes the most important aspect of the water resources management for people’s participation and information sharing to increase transparency and public awareness.
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Green building of the Environment Ministry showcased to the UN Secretary General 13.1.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar today met the UN Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon at the New Paryavarn Bhavan Building. Shri Javadekar showcased to the Secretary General salient features of the Green Building and highlighted that the design philosophy of the New Paryavaran Bhavan focused on increasing the efficiency of resource usage i.e. energy, water and materials while minimizing the impact of the building on Human Habitat and the Environment.
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What’s Unique about the Texas PACE-in-a-Box Toolkit? 12.1.2015 RenewableEnergyAccess
Texas faces an unusual scenario when it seeks to advance property-assessed clean energy (PACE). The state has a tradition of seeking private-sector solutions and streamlining government activities. This means PACE methods adopted in other states — such as Connecticut — would not work in Texas.
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Logo for green buildings soon, says Javadekar 10.1.2015 TOI: India
Noting that sustainable development practices are necessary to reduce effects of climate change, Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the government is mulling to create a logo for green buildings to differentiate them from the ...
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Meet India’s first cow minister Otaram Devasi 9.1.2015 TOI: Home
Otaram Devasi, 48, happens to be the Rajasthan's minister in charge of cow affairs. As for himself, India's first-ever minister for the 'divine' bovine likes to address himself as "gaupalan mantri".
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India Water Week to be Celebrated from 13 to 17 January 9.1.2015 Govt of india: PIB
In an effort to raise awareness, conserve and use water resources in an integrated manner, the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India will be observing India Water Week from 13 to 17th of this month to use it as a platform to elicit ideas and opinions from global level decision makers, politicians, researchers and entrepreneurs in the field of water resources for mutual benefit and goodwill
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Coal India unions called off strike - Indiainfoline 8.1.2015 google news
Coal India unions called off strike Indiainfoline National launch of LED and energy conservation mission by Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji: 1 crore bulbs in Delhi will be replaced with LED within one year. Similar replacement program of 500,000 street lights of Delhi in one year ...
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Excerpts from E-Book on Achievements and Initiatives of Ministries of Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy in the first 200 Days 8.1.2015 Govt of india: PIB
• 5 unions of Coal India Limited have called off the strike after cordial discussions with senior leadership of the company and the Ministry of Coal yesterday
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Banking on better forecasts: the new maths of weather prediction 8.1.2015 Guardian: Science

We’re getting better and better at predicting the weather, says Dr Hannah Christensen of Oxford University, because computers are getting faster and the maths is getting smarter. Here she explains how meteorologists are beginning to use a mathematical technique – stochastic processes – long used by the financial industry

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India's looming power crisis growing concern - Economic Times 7.1.2015 google news
India's looming power crisis growing concern Economic Times To limit the dependency on energy imports and contribute in meeting this energy challenge, the government is also laying a lot of emphasis on energy efficiency and demand side management. Efforts are being made to increase supply from ...
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Get 2 LED bulbs for Rs 10 each, save electricity 6.1.2015 TOI: Home
The Prime Minister on Monday called for a national energy conservation movement by kicking off a campaign called “Prakash Path”.
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PM Modi launches scheme for LED bulb distribution in Delhi - ABP News 5.1.2015 google news
PM Modi launches scheme for LED bulb distribution in Delhi ABP News Suggesting innovative ways to generate awareness and spread the message of energy efficiency, the PM said gifts such as diaries and calendars on New Year should be replaced by gifts of LEDs. Companies could distribute LED bulbs along with ...
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PM describes LED as Prakash Path 5.1.2015 TOI: India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday described the LED bulb as a “Prakash Path” – “way to light,” as he launched a scheme for LED bulb distribution under the domestic efficient lighting programme in New Delhi; and a National Programme for LED-based Home and Street Lighting. Modi symbolically replaced one bulb in South Block, with an LED ...
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Modi govt's push for energy conservation: PM launches scheme for LED bulb ... - Economic Times 5.1.2015 google news
Modi govt's push for energy conservation: PM launches scheme for LED bulb ... Economic Times Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister called for making energy conservation through the spread of LED bulbs, a people's movement. He noted that it is much more economical to conserve power, than to produce power. However, he added, it is ...
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PM launches: • Scheme for LED bulb distribution under domestic efficient lighting programme in Delh 5.1.2015 Govt of india: PIB
PM launches: • Scheme for LED bulb distribution under domestic efficient lighting programme in Delhi • National Programme for LED-based Home and Street Lighting
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