Electric cars are cool, why isn’t everyone using them?

Category: Basic, EV, Lifestyle, Profession, Transport

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


Electric cars are non-polluting. They do not even have the problem of sound pollution. And they are way cool. So, why isn’t everyone using electric cars instead of the super polluting petrol a...Read more

Why isn’t everyone using energy efficient equipment and machinery?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, LED, Profession

Author : Admin August 27, 2016


If only the world were super rational. Even the common bloke on the road knows that using energy efficiency equipment in our homes and factories could cut down energy costs by as much as 50%. But yet,...Read more

Can the entire world run on solar power alone?

Category: Basic, Profession, Renewable, Solar, Storage

Author : Admin August 25, 2016


Image credit: Inhabitat Half the news reports we read today seem to be about solar power. It is as if the entire world will soon be running on solar power. Well, that kind of pops up the question: Ca...Read more

What are the best avenues to conserve energy for residences?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Green Buildings, LED, Lifestyle

Author : Admin August 25, 2016


As the cost of energy shoots up, so will your energy bills. It is hence no wonder that hundreds of millions of residences worldwide are keen to know how to conserve energy without compromising on com...Read more

Why is the world going ga-ga about LED?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Green Buildings, LED, Lifestyle, Profession

Author : Admin August 22, 2016


From being seen as a high-cost, niche lighting technology, LEDs are suddenly springing up everywhere. The LED concept indeed is very simple – it provides the same amount of light as a convention...Read more

What role can computer scientists and software professionals play in cleantech?

Category: Agriculture, Basic, Buildings, Efficiency, Profession

Author : Admin August 6, 2016


Cleantech and Infotech are coming together. Now, computer & IT professionals can contribute significantly to cleantech. Who doesn’t want to have a hand in saving the world? Fairly regularly...Read more

If I use a laptop, do I consume less energy than when I use a desktop?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Lifestyle

Author : Admin August 1, 2016


For those who have used both a laptop and a desktop computer, there will be that intuitive feeling that a laptop consumes lesser amount of energy than does a desktop. The intuition is indeed correct. ...Read more

Is battery storage really becoming very inexpensive?

Category: Basic, Lifestyle, Profession, Storage

Author : Admin July 15, 2016


Batteries are everywhere. It seems we cannot live without them. It also seems they cost really little, and are really economical. So, is the cost of battery storage come down such that such storage i...Read more

What are the best avenues to conserve energy for factories?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Profession

Author : Admin July 10, 2016


As governments and factory owners worldwide race to reduce their energy consumption and energy bills, it is becoming obvious that the change is not happening fast enough, for a variety of reasons. Unl...Read more

What are the best avenues to conserve energy for small office buildings?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Green Buildings, LED, Profession

Author : Admin July 7, 2016


Buildings consume almost 40% of all electricity generated worldwide. Of this, office buildings comprise a significant portion of the consumption. The average commercial building (be it a large or smal...Read more

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