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Energy News MonitorVol.-XI, Issue-11,  26 August 2014

 
ANALYSIS
 

Politics of Hope: The Myth of Smart Cities

The mediation of social conflict (invariably connected to distribution of resources, wealth and power) has been a human preoccupation for thousands of years. 'Big God' was the first political invention of mankind to mediate social conflict.

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OIL & GAS NEWS
 

Islamic state now resembles the Taliban with oil fields

With its reign of terror over a large population and ability to self-finance on a staggering scale, the extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley resembles the Taliban with oil wells.

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POWER NEWS

 

Govt plans to merge all state-run hydropower firms

The government plans to create public sector energy giants with a massive restructuring exercise that will amalgamate all state-run hydropower firms and transfer their thermal projects to NTPC to create strong companies that can take on the rapidly growing private conglomerates.

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RENEWABLES / CLIMATE CHANGE TRENDS NEWS
 

Green energy to be used to run 2,200 mobile towers

For the first time in India, solar power will be extensively used to run 2,200 mobile towers to be set up in nine Naxal-affected areas. The mobile towers, to be set up at a cost of ' 3,216 crore, will be operated without any support from electricity or generators.

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  PUBLICATIONS / REPORTS
  
 

Power Sector Management & Growth-Past & Future

Many people think Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity with his famous kite flying experiments in 1752,

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  DATA/STATISTICS
 
 

Highlights of Power Sector - I


Highlights of Power Sector - II

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  RECENT UPDATES
 
 

Navigating the Indian Solar Industry: Prospects and Policies


Summary

 
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  APPRECIATION
 
 

Appreciation by Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia

Appreciation by Central Public Works Deptt.

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