How exactly do wave energy systems work?

Category: Advanced, Profession, Wave Energy

Author : Admin September 10, 2016


You might have heard of wave power or wave energy systems. These are renewable energy systems that generate energy (electricity, to be precise) from waves. While wave energy is nowhere near as popular...Read more

How is charcoal made from biomass?

Category: Agro Waste, Bio, Biomass Heating, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


When you burn wood incompletely, you would have seen the black residue left behind. This is charcoal. So, that kind of explains how you make charcoal: Incomplete combustion of biomass! Technically, ch...Read more

How can there be zero energy buildings?

Category: Advanced, Energy, Green Buildings, Lifestyle, Profession, Renewable

Author : Admin August 26, 2016


Buildings consume almost 40% of all electricity generated. That’s a lot. At the same time, there are many buildings worldwide that claim to be zero energy buildings. But such claims to zero ener...Read more

How can design students and professionals contribute to cleantech?

Category: Lifestyle, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin August 25, 2016


What has design profession got to do with cleantech? A lot, in my opinion. Other than engineers, design professionals perhaps represent the top most segment when it comes to making a difference to cle...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

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

Isn’t the cleantech thing complex?

Category: Basic

Author : Admin July 2, 2016


Some of you might ask: OK, so this cleantech thing does sound like a useful thing to know. But isn’t it all complex science and engineering and stuff of that sort? Will I be able to understand a...Read more

How can we reduce the CO2 emissions from existing thermal power plants?

Category: Climate Change, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin June 10, 2016


Thermal power plants usually refer to those large power plants that typically use coal, and in some cases natural gas. A nuclear power plant is also a thermal power plant (and so is a solar thermal p...Read more

Making cleantech as part of our lifestyle

Category: Basic, Uncategorized

Author : Admin May 25, 2016


Let’s say I have convinced you that clean technologies can indeed be a key ingredient in making the world more sustainable, without making our lives miserable… But is it easy to adopt the...Read more

Making cleantech part of business

Category: Basic, Uncategorized

Author : Admin May 23, 2016


In another post, I had given my thoughts on how easy it is to integrate cleantech solutions as a part of our lifestyle. Similar is the case with the adoption of cleantech solutions in business. If y...Read more

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