To boost the stagnant demand for solar heating devices, the Union ministry of nonconventional energy sources (MNES), along with the ministry for urban development, has chalked out a scheme to make

The ministry of nonconventional energy sources is being reoriented to improve efficiency and allow private sector participation to develop the market for its products

A pilot project to install energy-efficient, solar lanterns as an employment generation scheme in the northeastern states is to be implemented soon by the Department of Non-conventional Energy

Helped by state government concessions, Tamil Nadu is all set to expand its wind forms and become the country's premier wind energy centre.

A new architectural technique uses the sun and other natural elements to regulate temperature, thereby helping to conserve non renewable energy resources.

There is a change in the pattern of funding for projects on non conventional energy sources.

For officials in the power sector, setting targets for electricity generation has become a leap in the dark. Because of environmental considerations, all targets for producing power from conventional

The gharat, a water wheel used for centuries by the Himalayan people, has now been modified so that it can empower several machines simultaneously. Unfortunately, the government is not making the effort to popularise it.

Though the bracketed chapter on atmosphere was resolved in Rio, OPEC nations continue to feel dissatisfied

A 10-mw power plant based on rice straw, the first of its kind in the world, will'become operational in Jal Kheri village in Patiala district of Punjab in November this year. The plant will