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Energy Conservation Building Code 2017, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)

What: Developed by Ministry of Power and Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) along with technical support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ECBC 2017 prescribes the energy performance standards for new commercial buildings to be constructed across India. The updated version of ECBC provides [...]

India’s Energy Transformation, Reorienting India’s trade policy, Current Affairs 14th June, 2017

India’s Energy Transformation India has gained global attention for its ambitious clean energy targets. India is now expected to play a major role in global energy transformation, by maintaining its own pledges, holding to account the developed world and thus, building global confidence. India has become [...]

[BES16] Economic Survey → Infrastructure → Paris Summit, NSG-MTCR, Nuclear Energy, HELP-2015, UJALA, UDAY Bonds & More

BES165/P1: Paris Summit- Outcomes, INDC, Finance, Ratification, Kuznet Curve BES165/P2: Clean Energy: Biomass, RDF, Biofuel- classification, extraction Methods, GS3 Achievement of Indians BES165/P3: Nuclear Energy, Reactor Types, Kakrapar Incident, NSG-MTCR & other export control groups, BES165/P4: Thermal Energy, UJALA, UDAY bonds, Hydrocarbon Policy [...]

Shale Gas Deposit-Diagram

[Environment] Shale Gas: Advantages and limitations as an Energy source

What is Shale Gas? What’re its Advantages? What’re its limitations? What is Shale Gas? Shale gas is natural gas formed from being trapped within shale formations. Shale gas—an “unconventional” source of methane, like coal-bed gas (in coal seams) and tight gas (trapped in rock [...]

[Energy] Thorium Mining vs. Policy on Exploitation of Beach Sand Minerals

What is Department of Atomic Energy (DAE)? What is the Policy on Exploitation of Beach Sand Minerals? What is (DAE)? Department of Atomic Energy An independent Department directly under the Prime Minister. Mind it: This dept doesn’t fall under any other ministry such as [...]

[Economy] BEE Labeling in India: bureau of energy efficiency

What is BEE? Why was it setup? Functions taken by BEE? What is BEE Labelling? BEE labeling for cars What is BEE? Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) statutory body under Ministry of Power It was set up under the provisions of the Energy Conservation [...]

[Economic Survey Ch11] Infrastructure (Part 2 of 2) Electricity, Renewable Energy, Bagasse Cogeneration

Electricity The Electricity Act,2003 Central Electricity Authority (CEA), PSU under Power Ministry Statutory bodies under Power Ministry Ultra Mega Power Project Initiatives National Grid Nuke Sites in India Hydropower North-East: power problems Rural Electrification RGGVY Private sector participation Finance IREDA POWER FINANCE CORPORATION [...]

India US Environment Energy Education cooperation

[Diplomacy] India-US 4th Strategic Dialogue (part 3 of 3):Education, Environment, Energy cooperation

Third and last part in the series. Indo-US cooperation in Education, Environment and Energy (EEE), with special focus on Kerry’s visit (4th strategic dialogue). Education Data-sharing Fulbright-Nehru Program India’s “Connect India” program In-step initiative Museum Obama-Singh Knowledge Initiative Raman Fellowships UGC USA’s “Passport to [...]

India yearbook ch11 Energy

[Yearbook] India 2014: Energy, Powerplants, Nuclear Phases, Renewable Energy: how to prepare from IYB and 12th Five year plan, with sample MCQs

Prologue Energy NCERT: Energy NIOS: Energy IYB: Ch11 Energy What to IGNORE? [High Priority] Organizations [High Priority] Schemes and Projects [High Priority] Acts and Policies [Low priority] Public sector undertakings [Low priority] Misc. Chillar Organizations IYB Ch25: Sci-tech (Nuke Energy) Nuke energy: org [...]

[Nuke-Energy] Kudankulam Plant 1000MW landmark & RAPS-5 765 days Landmark

RAPS-5 Kudankulam: 1000 MW mark Kudankulam nuke plant: SC rejects plea RAPS-5 Q. Discuss the significance of RAPS-5 as a nuclear energy milestone in India. (100 words) RAPS Rawatbhatta Atomic Power Station Record Continuous Operation for 765 days. Proves that India can generate nuke power in safe and reliable [...]

Cover Economic Survey petrol under-recovery communication

[Energy] Petrol, Diesel, LPG, Under-Recovery, Deregulation; Clean Energy, Telecommunication, NTP-2012, NFON, USOF

Prologue [Act 1] Petroleum P1: Refineries in India P2: Survey: Oil production challenges P3: OVL assets abroad P4: Budget 2014: Diesel & LPG P5: Petrol pricing What is under-recovery? Petrol price deregulation Benefits of Deregulation? [Act 2] Clean Energy C1: Bagasse Cogeneration C2: [...]

cover Economic Survey coal natural gas rangarajan formula

[Energy] Coal Gasification, Syngas, CBM, hydraulic fracturing, Rangarajan Formula, NELP-X

Prologue [Act 1] Coal mining C1: Coal C2: Coal sector: Reforms already taken C3: What is Fuel supply agreement? C4: Survey: coal sector Future reforms C5: What is Coal Mining nationalization Bill? C6: Budget 2014: coal announcements C7: Budget 2014: mineral sector reforms [...]