80.6% of the total energy consumption of the world still comes from fossil fuels. And this percentage hasn’t changed much in recent years. This might come as a surprise since climate change and sustainability seem to rank quite high on the international agenda.
Last year, the Doha…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/our-energy-use-in-numbers-infographic-worlds-countries-for-the-united-nations-framework-convention-on-climate-change/ Climate, climate change, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, energy supply, Finance, Fossil Fuels, fuels, INFOGRAPHIC, Renewables, Sustainability, United Nations Framework Convention
Anyone with even a casual interest in energy policy knows that a full frontal assault has been launched against the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Big Oil has gone on the offensive, using a variety of tactics to disparage the program and spread myths and misinformation about renewable fuels….http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/energy-finance/busting-big-oil-myths-on-the-e-renewable-fuel-standard-rfs-part-i-busting-big-oil-myths-on-the-e-renewable-fuel-standard-rfs-undercut-public-and-political-support-for-renewables-part-i/ big oil, Biofuels, Busting Big Oil Myths, Energy, Energy and Economy, energy supply, Finance, fuels, Politics & Legislation, public and political support for renewables, Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Renewables
After District Collectorate at Thrikkakara, it looks like the main SupplyCo office at Gandhinagar is turning to sun for its energy supply.
According to the officials with the Kerala Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd (SupplyCo), the plan is to install at least 100 kw solar panels on roof tops which…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/supplyco-office-at-gandhinagar-cochin-switches-to-solar-power-at-gandhinagar-is-turning-to-sun-for-its-energy-supply/ (CFRD), Cochin, Council for Food Research and Development, energy supply, Gandhinagar, SupplyCo, switches to solar power
Power situation has improved in the city, especially during the evening hours when duration of load shedding has decreased soon after the Election Day. Also, the textile industry sources said energy supply, including electricity and gas, was up to the mark in accordance with the announced…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/power-situation-improves-in-punjab-during-evening-hours-after-the-election-day-also-the-textile-industry-sources-said-energy-supply-including-electricity-and-gas/ Election Day, electricity and gas, energy supply, Power situation improves, Punjab during evening hours, textile industry sources
The 1 May celebrations in Europe last week were tainted by historically high unemployment levels, a miserable macroeconomic outlook and a battered climate and energy policy. The challenges facing Europe’s economy are many. But it is beyond doubt that a thorough modernisation of our energy…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/wind-energy-will-help-europes-economy-set-sail-again-battered-climate-and-energy-policy/ climate energy policy, energy supply, Europe’s economy
Yearly movement of export-bound containers at the Faisalabad Dry Port has dropped from 25,641 containers in 2007-08 to only 4,478 containers in 2012-13, Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers and Exporters Vice Chairman Syed Zia Alamdar Hussain told interim Minister for Petroleum and…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/sos-call-faisalabads-exporters-lobby-for-energy-supply-export-bound-containers-at-the-faisalabad-dry-port/ energy supply, export-bound containers, gas and electricity supply, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Sohail Wajahat, the Faisalabad Dry Port
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan State Oil (PSO) will set up a technologically advanced refinery as part of efforts to develop a self-reliant energy supply chain for the country. The facility having a capacity of 40,000 Barrels Per Day (BPD) will be constructed on about 400 acres of land in district…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/psos-refinery-to-develop-self-reliant-energy-supply-chain-pakistan-state-oil-pso/ energy supply, GoKP, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, Pakistan State Oil (PSO), PSO’s refinery
Proponents of nuclear often argue that we cannot do without the technology if we are going to lower our carbon emissions from the energy sector. As a new study by French energy expert Bernard Chabot shows, nuclear has never been a big part of our energy supply.
Recently, the European Commission…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/nuclear-how-big-is-it-nuclear-has-never-been-a-big-part-of-our-energy-supply/
Based on the sound of the name renewable, a person might think that using only “renewable” energy is ideal–something we should all strive to use exclusively. But there are lots of energy sources that might be called “renewable,” and lots applications for renewable energy. Clearly not…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/renewables-good-for-some-things-not-so-good-for-others-renewables-are-our-savior/