Energy Management

Carbon Farming, Climate Change & Sustainable Agriculture

GS Paper III (Environment & Ecology): The syllabus emphasizes climate change mitigation strategies, and carbon farming is a prominent concept in this domain. GS Paper III (Agriculture): You can link carbon farming practices to sustainable agriculture and improved soil health. Essay Paper: Carbon farming can be a compelling point for …

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A sunshine initiative

Centre’s solar initiative should be accommodative to States In her interim Budget Day speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reiterated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to use rooftop solar panels to power one crore households across the country. According to the Minister, this could save households up to ₹15,000 annually. So …

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Green rush: RE funding surges past 83%

  According to estimates from the Power Ministry, India will see an increase in investments in renewable energy (RE) projects of more than 83%, reaching approximately $16.5 billion in 2024, as the nation concentrates on energy transition to lower carbon emissions. this is consistent with India’s desirable goal of generating …

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Biofuels in India

Any hydrocarbon fuel that is produced from an organic matter within a short period of time is considered a biofuel. It may be solid, liquid or gaseous in nature. Solid: Wood, dried plant material, and manure Liquid: Bioethanol and Biodiesel Gaseous: Biogas Generations of biofuel First generation Sourced from food-based …

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Dam Management in India

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Dam means any artificial barrier and its appurtenant structure constructed across rivers or tributaries thereof with a view to impound or divert water which also include barrage, weir and similar water impounding structures. Central Water Commission (CWC) compiles and maintains the nationwide register of Large Dams i.e., the National Register …

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NATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION AWARDS

The President of India, SmtDroupadiMurmu presented the National Energy Conservation Awards, National Energy Efficiency Innovation Awards and National Painting Competition prizes in New Delhi today (December 14, 2022) on the occasion of National Energy Conservation Day. She also launched ‘EV-Yatra Portal’ on the occasion.  ‘EV-Yatra Portal’ has been developed by the …

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