Renewable Energy for Beginners – A Basic Guide

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Renewable energy is the energy that is harnessed from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on human timescale, such as solar, wind, biomass, tidal waves and geothermal heat. Renewable energy systems are rapidly becoming more efficient and cheaper. The importance of solar energy was recognized as early as 1911 in the Scientific American article which […]

Winning in the Resource Revolution

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Resource revolution represents one of the biggest business opportunities of the 21st century. Nations around the world have experienced growing strain on natural resources over the past few decades. The prices of commodities like gas, oil and coal have risen significantly. In addition, the percentage of national spending on natural resources has increased. With an […]

India’s Carbon Emissions Fall for the First Time in 40 Years

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India’s carbon emission data analysis undertaken by Carbon Brief and re-released by the BBC (May 12, 2020) date from 1967 to the first quarter of the year 2020, show a tend trend of a steady rising increase in carbon emissions (MtCO2). The figures start out very low, (less than 10MtCO2) reaching 30 million tonnes by […]

Germany – A Renewable Energy Powerhouse

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Germany has become known as a leader in the transition to renewable energy and away from fossil fuels and nuclear energy. On 30th April 2017, the country reached a new peak. It achieved a new renewable energy record by getting 85 percent of its energy from renewable sources including solar, wind, hydro and biomass. The […]

Energy Scenario in Malaysia

Malaysia, with population of about 28 million, is one of the fastest-growing economies in Asia. Although blessed with petroleum resources, this strategically-important Southeast Asian nation is relatively a small producer with reserves of 5.5 billion barrels of oil and 88 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Malaysia has significant natural gas exploration and development in […]

Working of a Thermal Power Plant

Power plants are industrial facilities where the electrical power is generated. Power plants generally have one or more generators or heating machine which assist in generating the electrical power. There are different forms of power plants which are radically defined based on the resources they use to convert the fuels to electrical power. A thermal […]