Views, Interviews and Analysis

Opinion: What to consider while setting up a solar thermal power plant?

By : Lavleen Singal, Jun 9, 2010Pre project assessment cost of solar thermal power plants is prohibitively high but extremely helpful for a successful project construct -- for evaluating the power purchase price and ultimate... Read more..
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Promoting energy efficiency in buildings--small steps big returns

By : myluck88, Jun 7, 2010Ways to Make Your Building More Energy Efficient The house is a system. You save money and improve performance when you take cost-effective measures that reduce building loads, and then install... Read more..
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Opinion: If wishes were horses, Climate Bills would ride

By : Ashish Rana, Jun 7, 2010While the APA bill of the US, whose draft was unveiled recently, is widely believed to have no chance of sailing through in 2010, it is pertinent to note its key provisions as future versions might... Read more..
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Post Copenhagen: GHG Scheme to go for in 2010?

By : Preeti Aggarwal, Jun 2, 2010Kyoto Protocol ends in 2012. Copenhagen negotiations did not succeed. But climate change has been accepted as a major global threat. So where will the Indian industries invest in? Which GHG scheme to... Read more..
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Opinion: What solar thermal means for India?

By : Lavleen Singal, Jun 1, 2010The article analyzes the challenges towards the implementation of solar thermal power projects in India in light of the National Solar Mission and accompanying policy initiatives of the Govt. of... Read more..
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Biofuel & Nuclear LCA: Setting the standard

By : Anonymous, May 27, 2010Conventional resources are degrading at a fast and unrestorable pace. Non-conventional energy options are being sought. But what will be the result? LCA comes as a handy assessment tool in here.... Read more..
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Green revival: Youth to save Kashmir

By : Arjun Vachani, May 25, 2010Kashmir's Green Solution Fair, first of its kind environmental event, is being organized in Kashmir in the month of May 2010 by the Indian Youth Climate Network to talk about the environmental... Read more..
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Interview: Its easy building a green space!

By : Rahul Sharma, May 20, 2010Green architecture expert Sanjay Prakash talks about what makes a building green, the current green rating systems, the traditional versus green architecture debate and some of his favourite green... Read more..
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Carbon capture and storage: Insurance to climate change?

By : Romita Pandita, May 17, 2010CO2 capture and storage (CCS) is seen as potential tool for greenhouse gas mitigation. But due to concerns like the emissions due to increased energy consumption, cost and safety, India should... Read more..
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The Green Building Paradigm in India

By : Akhil Choudhary, May 12, 2010The objective of green buildings is to reduce the overall impact of the built environment on human health and the natural environment. Though its concept is being rapidly popularized in India, there... Read more..
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A REDD dawn in India

By : Bhaskar Sharma, May 4, 2010The mechanism of REDD has not yet been officially implemented in India, though there is considerable scope of its implementation, considering the extent of India’s forest cover. However, there is... Read more..
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India CDM pipeline April report

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2010In April, 277,151 CERs (approx US$5.2m) were issued to projects in India which came from 5 projects, 3 new projects were registered with an annual potential of generating 92,570 CERs.  Analysis and... Read more..
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Technology Transfer, Policy and Climate Change: Goal 2020

By : Roselin Dey, Apr 27, 2010In context of technology transfer as a key focus of discussion between nations post Copenhagen, on April 20th, India Carbon Outlook convened a roundtable of multilateral investors, trade... Read more..
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Interview: Solar Thermal in India- To be or not to be?

By : Roselin Dey, Apr 26, 2010Lavleen Singhal talks about his initiatives in promoting solar thermal technologies in India, solar thermal vs. solar PV debate and his views on the National Solar Mission and the 2010 solar energy... Read more..
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Nuts and Bolts of a Green Building

By : Rahul Sharma, Apr 23, 2010From stadiums for the Commonwealth Games to Civic Centre buildings, today every new construction aims to be ‘green’. Greening comes at a higher capital cost, but has tremendous potential for savings... Read more..
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