energy consumption: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Oil refineries in India

The hydrocarbons which are extracted from the sub-surface is in the form of a thick blackish-brown sticky goo like substance. It needs to be further distilled into usable products like petrol, diesel, kerosene, and LPG. This is generally done with the help of giant fractional distillation columns in refineries which are spread all across India. ..

Go Green Plans of Indian Navy

The Indian Navies Indian Navy Environment Conservation Roadmap (INECR) envisions a reduction in energy consumption and diversification of energy supply as the key result areas. Policies aimed at reduction of energy consumption and environment sustenance have been formulated and disseminated to all ships and shore establishments under the INECR roadmap. Initiatives Undertaken Around 1.5% of ..

The first-ever global report “Future of Rail” prepared by IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has prepared the report titled ‘The Future of Rail’ in association with the International Union of Railways (UIC). This first-ever global report has a specific focus on India, where rail passenger traffic increased by nearly 200% since 2000. The report stated that Indian railways will account for nearly 40% of ..