Energy maintenance

Energy maintenance As engineering and maintenance managers are aware, all building systems and components need some level of maintenance, and renewable-energy systems are no exception to this rule. The specific maintenance requirements vary based on the type of system and components installed. For all renewable-energy systems, it is proper maintenance practice to inspect the integrity … Read more

Energy production planning and control

Energy production planning and control Over the last decades, the production planning process of factories had to take more and more additional production factors into consideration. In the past, production factors like work force, machine capacity and material were focused  on meeting the main production goals, namely time, cost and quality . Due to the … Read more

Energy Purchase

Energy Purchase A Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) secures the payment stream for a Build-Own Transfer (BOT) or concession project for an independent power plant (IPP). It is between the purchaser “offtaker” (often a state-owned electricity utility) and a privately owned power producer. The PPA outlined here is not appropriate for electricity sold on the world … Read more

Organizational integration in energy

Organizational integration in energy Many organizations use a siloed approach toward energy management. One department manages contracts. Another may work toward reducing usage, while another is tasked with accomplishing sustainability goals. There is no cohesive strategy for buying, managing and monitoring energy.  That’s what integrated energy management is all about—having a unified view of your … Read more

Energy Management

Energy Management When it comes to energy saving, energy management is the process of monitoring, controlling, and conserving energy in a building or organization. Typically this involves the following steps: Metering your energy consumption and collecting the data. Finding opportunities to save energy, and estimating how much energy each opportunity could save. You would typically … Read more

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Energy efficiency, means using less energy to provide the same level of energy. It is therefore one method to reduce human greenhouse gas emissions.  For example if a house is insulated, less energy is used in heating and cooling to achieve a satisfactory temperature. Another example is installing fluorescent lights or skylights, instead … Read more

Constitutional provisions related to Environment and its Protection

Constitutional provisions related to Environment and its Protection The protection and improvement of environment is a constitutional mandate. It is a commitment for a country wedded to the ideas of a welfare State. The Indian Constitution contains specific provisions for environment protection under the chapters of Directive Principles of State Policy and Fundamental Duties. The … Read more

National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC), Hyderabad

National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC), Hyderabad National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) at Hyderabad is responsible for remote sensing satellite data acquisition and processing, data dissemination, aerial remote sensing and decision support for disaster management. NRSC has a data reception station at Shadnagar near Hyderabad for acquiring data from Indian remote sensing satellites as well as … Read more

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradoon

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradoon Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) under Indian Space Research Organisation, Department of Space, Govt. of India is a premier Training and Educational Institute set up for developing trained professionals in the field of Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics and GPS Technology for Natural Resources, Environmental and Disaster Management. It … Read more