Fossil Fuel & Solar Energy IHS has come out with a revised demand estimate for 2015, for the global solar demand to be between 53-57 GW. This is much higher than the 50 GW I had written earlier. The reason why I think that the demand in 2015 might be on the lower side (at [...]

India and Iran tiff over Oil Tanker Despite India’s large size and huge army, the country’s leadership remains weak kneed and soft. The country has been repeatedly pushed around by smaller powers and the reaction of the country’s politicians has been quite pathetic. It has been seen in situations of provocation by neighbors as well [...]

Sustainable Development Sustainable development is a mode of human development where the use of resource aims to meet the human need and ensures the sustainability of nature. It also means a development wherein the need and demand of current generation is met without jeopardizing the need of future generation. Sustainable development carries with itself the [...]

Crude Oil Crude oil prices has hovered somewhere close to $110a barrel for past one year, however the price dipped below $100 in the recent past and brought a cheer and sigh of relief for several countries. One of the countries with happy face was definitely India, as it is the largest importer of oil to [...]

Urea Policy 2013 The new urea policy being unleashed in 2013 was expected to help the government reduce its fertilizer subsidy. However, the expectation did not hold true. The government of India’s subsidy is unlikely to reduce, despite setting up of new urea plants as governed by the new urea investment policy of 2013. One [...]

As oil prices continue to fluctuate at high rates, green investing has been looked at by a great number of people. Since oil is a commodity that nearly every country benefits from through trades with others, the rising cost per barrel has made several countries beginning to look at alternative energy sources. Countries such as [...]