Hot on the Heels

Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 2/12/2024 Hot on the heels of COP28 (Was COP28 a Success? It Depends on Who You Ask  | Zondits), two new reports are sounding alarms on climate change. The European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service announced that 2023 was the hottest year ever recorded—and that’s in 173 years of record-keeping. The … Read more

India Reportedly on Track to Deploy Hydrogen-Powered Trains

Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 10/3/2022 Canadian producer of fuel cell systems, Ballard Power Systems, has reached an agreement with Medha Servo Drives to provide hydrogen fuel cells for commuter trains operated by India Railways. Eight fuel cells will be incorporated in the retrofitting of two locomotives that are currently powered by conventional diesel engines. The … Read more

Dubai Announces Plans to Build Largest Waste-To-Energy Plant


Dubai to build world’s largest waste-to-energy plant News Atlas, January 31, 2018 What do you do when you have too much garbage but not enough energy? Convert one into the other. That’s the thinking behind the waste-to-energy plants that are beginning to pop up around the globe, and now the Government of Dubai has announced plans to … Read more

Big Data is Contributing to Big Energy Savings in India

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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 … Read more

Vidyut Pravah App Delivers Power Sector Transparency

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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 … Read more