Tag Archives: India

Bioenergy Basics and the Indian Senario

Bioenergy is the energy contained in living organisms. Plants get bioenergy through photosynthesis while animals get it by consuming plants. Organic material containing bioenergy is known as biomass. Bioenergy consists of organic matter derived from trees, plants, crops or from human, animal, municipal and industrial wastes. In India, Bio energy occupies a significant share of […]

Carbon Footprinting – The First Step to Reducing Carbon Emissions

With rising awareness of global warming and effects of emissions on the environment, corporates and individuals alike are rising to tackle environmental issues in environment-friendly manner. In India, Carbon footprinting has become a term increasingly doing rounds in offices and environment conscious homes. Carbon footprinting is the first step to reduction in carbon emissions. Carbon […]

Waste to Energy

Urban India produces 55 million tones of municipal solid waste and 38 billion litres of sewage annually. Further, large amounts of waste are produced by industries. Waste generation in India is growing at a very fast pace and is expected to rise rapidly in the future. This has mainly been due to industrialization, increase in […]

Renewable Energy in India – An Overview

India is one of the largest economies of the world and one of the fastest growing countries in terms of energy consumption. There is always an ever-increasing thirst of power and energy. Currently, we have an installed power generation capacity of 185.5 GW out of which renewable energy accounts for 10.80%. At the same time […]