India is already the third largest emitter of carbon in the world and is one of the biggest users of coal. It will be the biggest growth driver of energy demand in the next 40 years, as the per capita energy demand increases for its 1.3 billion population. Despite committing to increase the share of its […]

Solar & Wind Energy to rise to 8% by 2018 Solar and Wind energy should double their share of the global electricity generation to 8% by 2018 from 4% in 2011, according to a new report by IEA. Hydro Energy will continue to be the biggest renewable source with almost 17% of the share. Solar […]

President Obama failed to push climate change legislation in his first term, though there were a lot of expectations that some sort of carbon tax or emissions policy would be put in place. Some top senators worked on a climate change policy which actually passed the Congress. However a lack of support from the Senate […]

Net Metering Distributed solar energy is growing at an exponential rate with 80,000 homes in the US installing solar panels last year, raising the total to 270,000 homes. This rate is set to continue as solar energy prices keep going down and fossil fuel prices become more and more expensive (not considering the temporary decrease […]

Natural Gas from Fire Ice India is a land of diverse culture, huge population, slow development, medium standard of living. Majority of its people are employed in the agriculture sector and maximum of its population stay in rural areas. Despite these facts, the country is fourth largest nation in the world and is among one […]

Coal Deaths in India India gets more than 50% of its energy requirements from coal, of which the country has got billions of tons in reserves. Coal is used for most of the power generation in the country despite its pernicious effects on human health and the environment. Coal is responsible not only for thousands […]