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 is a Back Pressure Steam Turbine and what is its role in energy efficiency?

Category: Advanced, CHP, Profession

Author : Admin July 8, 2016


Firstly: A steam based power generation unit is a combination of boiler and turbine. The boiler generates steam using coal, natural gas or other fuels such as biomass, and the super-hot, high pressure...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

Why is not all waste worldwide turned into energy?

Category: Agro Waste, Moderate, Profession, Waste to Energy

Author : Admin June 28, 2016


Municipal authorities in many countries incinerate and convert into energy a part of the solid waste that you throw from your house, or waste generated from industries. But not all waste generated fro...Read more

I came across the term Clean Coal. I mean, how can coal power be clean?

Category: Advanced, Climate Change, Profession

Author : Admin June 20, 2016


Talk to any eco-activist, and you will soon know who their #1 villain is: Coal. OK, the world has heard them, and the power plant owners have responded by saying they will try to make coal clean. Ugh....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

How can human waste be used to generate power?

Category: Basic, Lifestyle, Profession, Solid Waste, Waste to Energy

Author : Admin June 4, 2016


Before I entered the field of cleantech, I rarely thought of human waste. Like most civilized folks, I just avoided thinking about it! But in the past few years, I have seen how human waste management...Read more

What is pyrolysis and what are its benefits?

Category: Advanced, Agriculture, Biomass Heating, Biomass to Liquids, Profession

Author : Admin April 12, 2016


Those working in the field of bio-energy regularly come across the term Pyrolysis. What does it mean, and what are its benefits? Pyrolysis refers to heating of biomass to a high temperature, but with ...Read more

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