Energy Efficiency

  • Using energy efficient technology can cut oil, gas, coal imports: Experts September 9, 2013

    India should focus on development and adoption of energy-efficient technologies in order to cut dependence on oil, gas and coal imports, said experts. "We need to take cognisance of the escalating costs of energy and thereby work towards adopting technologies which will reduce energy consumption and also reduce our dependence on...
  • Abdullah flags grid balancing issue for renewable energy April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Increasing renewable energy supply requires a favourable policy environment which can encourage private investment, New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah said in Delhi on Monday. "In fact, in India much of the renewable energy development - especially that which is grid-connected - has taken place with private...
  • It costs just $1.36 to charge an iPad for a year June 22, 2012

    New York: That coffee you're drinking while gazing at your iPad? It cost more than all the electricity needed to run those games, emails, videos and news stories for a year. The annual cost to charge an iPad is just $1.36, according to the Electric Power Research Institute, a non-profit research...
  • CFL bulbs dim out in Delhi March 14, 2012

    The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) had the right intentions. As incandescent bulbs use too much energy, it decided to replace them with compact fluorescent lamps (CFL). CFLs consume only a fifth of the energy used by the tungsten worms. Kerala had already shown the way by saving 300 MW...
  • Go Green - The New Mantra For Data Center Managers June 29, 2010

    An organisation's operational costs are shifting from technology to power, including additional energy requirements. Every piece of equipment that goes into a data center pulls power and produces heat, which might result in the data center either running out of cooling capacity or space. Additionally, current data center designs limit...
  • Energy Efficiency: Key To Optimal Future April 20, 2010

    Energy requirements of enterprises have seen a major change over the past few years. Although hardware today packs more of a punch in terms of performance per watt, the fact remains that an enterprise scale implementation, will collectively lead to monstrous amounts of energy consumption. Current Trends With data centre requirements growing,...
  • PMO goes flouroscent to save power September 25, 2006

    New Delhi: In tandem with Delhi government's initiatve to promote energy conservation in the national Capital, the Centre has started to light up 25 key buildings, including Rashtrapati Bhawan, PMO and Rail Bhawan, with energy efficient Compact Flouroscent Lamps (CFL). "We have replaced bulbs with CFLs in four buildings including Rashtrapati...