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Big Data is Contributing to Big Energy Savings in India

Big Data is Contributing to Big Energy Savings in India

These Startups Are Using Big Data And Smart Tech To Ease The Pressure On India’s Electricity Grid Forbes, July 6, 2017 India is aiming to make annual savings of $8.9 billion in energy costs by adopting new energy-saving technologies. As half of country’s energy is consumed by commercial sector, businesses have long been challenged to improve

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Vidyut Pravah App Delivers Power Sector Transparency

Smartphone Apps Help Bring Reliable Power to 1.3 Billion People Bloomberg, June 6, 2016 At any given minute in India, you can find out how much electricity is for sale and at what price with a few swipes across a smartphone screen — a level of transparency in the nation’s power sector that’s increasing the

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India Brings to Light the Impact of LED Distribution

NATIONAL UJALA DASHBOARD Ujala Government, India Total LEDs distributed as on 26 MAY 2016 22:39 How many people does it take to change a light bulb? World Bank, May 20, 2016. Image credit: Scott Akerman With a population of about 1.2 billion, India is one of the largest consumer markets in the world. So it’s no


10 Hospitals Recognized for Energy Efficiency

Top 10 Energy efficient hospitals in the world Energy Digital, December 2, 2015. Image credit: DarkoStojanovik For modern hospitals, sustainability is a paradox. On the one hand, climate change and pollution present serious public health risks, and reducing them would lower the strain on hospital resources. At the same time, hospitals consume large amounts of energy


The RECAI Report at a Glance

INDIA AND FRANCE MOVE UP RANKS OF RENEWABLES INDEX BEHIND LEADERS US AND CHINA The Climate Group, March 9, 2015. Photo courtesy of Amanda Gassé. LONDON: A new report released by Ernst & Young, the Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), brings India and France up to 5th and 7th positions behind leaders China and US,

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India Ramps Up Renewable Energy Capacity with World’s Largest Solar Plant

India Starts Building World’s Largest Solar Plant, Overtaking U.S. Think Progress, February 17, 2015 India is about to start construction on what will be the world’s largest solar plant. As part of a redoubled effort to ramp up renewable energy capacity to help meet the developing country’s fast-growing energy needs, the 750-megawatt solar plant in


Indian IBM Data Center to Cut Emissions by 40%

The DC power generated by the solar panels is directly fed to the servers converting it into AC supply. This helps cut power losses by 15%, which, in turn, also cuts GHG emissions. Cold water flowing through the server mainframe takes away the heat generated by its various components.


India to be Pro-active in Increasing Energy Efficiency

India will be pro-active in enhancing energy efficiency and expanding renewable energy in the fight against climate change, government told Parliament today while giving details of its role in a recent UN-led global meet on the issue.