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EAI, Greenpeace Conclude Research on Clean Mobile Telecom Towers

The EAI team, led by Venugopal, helped Greenpeace in bringing out a report titled “Enabling Clean Talking“. The report is one of the first comprehensive research undertaken for the Indian telecom sector to figure out a roadmap for the mobile telecom towers to shift from diesel to renewable energy/clean energy sources. The report was launched […]

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Posted in: Biomass Power, Diesel, Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cells, Solar Photovoltaic

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Poor Monsoon, Blackouts…and All Roads Lead to Diesel

Just when folks all over (including at EAI – here and here) are trying to figure out how to reduce diesel consumption, a combination of calamities – poor monsoon and the recent blackout in north India – have ensured that the use of diesel has only skyrocketed, says this news report from Platts The good […]

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Posted in: Diesel, Electricity Generation and Transmission

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Tariff Hike for Conventional Power Inevitable

Seems that our coal fired thermal power plants the lifeblood of Indian power sector, will no longer be able to supply power at the same old affordable price.  The sequence of events happening in the coal industry and its influence on the power sector in the past few months is a definite indication that the […]

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Posted in: Climate Change, Coal

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Coal Power Plants Receive Loan from the World Bank to Reduce CO2 Emission and Increase Productivity

80 percent of electricity supply in India comes from coal plants which are old, inefficient and are emitting harmful gases. In order to upgrade these coal power plants and reduce harmful gas emission, the World Bank will extend a $180-million (Rs.900-crore) loan to India. In addition, to improve power production, the project is co-financed with […]

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Posted in: Coal

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