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11 seconds or 48 min: How long would you cycle to power 1 hour video streaming?

Globally, around 67 minutes of online videos are watched daily by a user
Globally, around 67 minutes of online videos are watched daily by a user
Published on Sep 15, 2021 08:19 PM IST
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New normal in AC trains, breathe in operation theratre-like fresh air

Previously, these AC trains had air change six to eight times per hour and 80 per cent of the air that was pushed into coaches was recirculated air, while 20 per cent was fresh air.
The Railways has also increased the centralised AC’s temperature from the usual 23 degrees to 25 degrees as passengers are no longer being provided linen.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The Railways has also increased the centralised AC’s temperature from the usual 23 degrees to 25 degrees as passengers are no longer being provided linen.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Published on Jun 28, 2020 04:44 PM IST
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‘Green shoots of economic revival seen across sectors’: Finance ministry

The finance ministry said positive signs were visible across sectors like agricultural procurement, fertiliser sales, energy consumption, freight movement, digital transactions and forex earnings.
Even though most sectors show an upswing in activities, agriculture remains the foundation of this economic growth. (AP file photo)
Even though most sectors show an upswing in activities, agriculture remains the foundation of this economic growth. (AP file photo)
Updated on Jun 23, 2020 05:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jayaswal | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Provisional power bills to commercial users on fixed charges, taxes

The power regulator said consumers in the industrial and non-domestic tariff category had reported they were “facing difficulty” as the provisional bills issued by the discoms were “on a much higher side” since they were based on last year’s usage.
Gauging revenue losses from the DERC’s order and with the lockdown rules relaxed, the discoms have now called their meter reading officials to re-start work.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Gauging revenue losses from the DERC’s order and with the lockdown rules relaxed, the discoms have now called their meter reading officials to re-start work.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2020 04:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySweta Goswami and Risha Chitlangia

Analysis| India’s energy choices are critical for the world

Renewables, investments, oil security, climate resilience and innovation will be critical to India’s energy future
India has ensured that energy has become both widespread and affordable for its citizens, whose typical income is a small fraction of the global average(Bloomberg)
India has ensured that energy has become both widespread and affordable for its citizens, whose typical income is a small fraction of the global average(Bloomberg)
Published on Jan 09, 2020 08:16 PM IST
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ByAmitabh Kant and Fatih Birol

IIT Madras launches cell to help industries reduce energy consumption

Institute aims to establish similar cells across other IITs and NITs, which will help small and large industries of their respective region and boost Indian Manufacturing Sector
IIT Madras.(PTI)
IIT Madras.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 02:08 PM IST
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A road map to transforming India’s energy

India’s achievements should be applauded, but it is just getting started, with a golden opportunity to play a prominent role in global energy as well.
More energy to improve lives, but with fewer emissions to help address climate change — is what we call the dual challenge(Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
More energy to improve lives, but with fewer emissions to help address climate change — is what we call the dual challenge(Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 06:57 PM IST
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ByDev Sanyal

Delhi’s ‘power’ play: Pay nothing for 800 bill

The government will also offer a flat 800 discount to those who consume a maximum of 400 units of power, the officials added.
The Delhi government will extend its 100% power subsidy scheme to those domestic consumers who manage to keep their power bills to at most <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>800, senior government officials working on the plan said on Monday.(Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
The Delhi government will extend its 100% power subsidy scheme to those domestic consumers who manage to keep their power bills to at most 800, senior government officials working on the plan said on Monday.(Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 01:40 PM IST
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Upcycling: turning the old into new

Often, there are objects we don’t feel like disposing off due to our emotional attachment to them. Upcycling can now give such objects a new life.
Transforming by-products and material considered waste or ‘unrecyclable’ into a cycle.
Transforming by-products and material considered waste or ‘unrecyclable’ into a cycle.
Updated on Aug 02, 2019 02:06 PM IST
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BYPL to launch energy saving app, to begin project from Mayur Vihar

In first phase of the pilot project, the power discom has selected cooperative housing societies such as Mayur Vihar to use the app.
With the launch of the initiative, the discom aims to save around 72 million units (MUs) and help consumers save up to 10% in energy bills.(HTPhotos)
With the launch of the initiative, the discom aims to save around 72 million units (MUs) and help consumers save up to 10% in energy bills.(HTPhotos)
Published on Jun 28, 2019 05:36 AM IST
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That time...when my electricity bill ‘shocked’ me to the core!

Summers and ballooning power costs go hand in hand. However, with Carrier ACs introducing a revolutionary cooling technology, electricity bills are something that we no longer have to worry about.
Carrier’s new range of inverter ACs allows us to adjust the energy consumption of the devices depending on the weather conditions.(Carrier)
Carrier’s new range of inverter ACs allows us to adjust the energy consumption of the devices depending on the weather conditions.(Carrier)
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 03:38 PM IST
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On World Food Day, 2018, pledge to healthy eating, sustainable living and zero hunger

With organic farming and organic food gaining momentum, it’s only right to believe that we’ve begun taking steps in the right direction towards ensuring we live better and leave a better world for posterity.
The global goal for World Food Day is Zero Hunger by 2030(Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash)
The global goal for World Food Day is Zero Hunger by 2030(Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 16, 2018 03:01 PM IST
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New AC trains in Mumbai locals to be 100% made in India

Currently, the only AC local train operating on the western line has electrical and software systems made in Germany
The first air-conditioned local train was introduced on the Western line in December 2017.(HT Photo)
The first air-conditioned local train was introduced on the Western line in December 2017.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 11:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Delhi-NCR ranks worst in vehicular pollution: Study

Delhi has to work towards improving its roads and integrating transport and traffic management, suggest experts.
The ranking was done on the basis of a study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) — a Delhi-based research organisation to assess transport-related emissions from urban commuting.(HT File Photo)
The ranking was done on the basis of a study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) — a Delhi-based research organisation to assess transport-related emissions from urban commuting.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 25, 2018 06:13 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Delhi government revises power, users to get Rs 100 rebate

According to government data, about 25% of the 47 lakh domestic consumers have a monthly consumption of up to 100 units
Tweaking its previous subsidy pattern of giving a flat 50% discount on energy consumption of up to 400 units, the Cabinet approved a flat Rs 2 per unit subsidy for any domestic consumer who consumes up to 400 units a month.(HT File Photo)
Tweaking its previous subsidy pattern of giving a flat 50% discount on energy consumption of up to 400 units, the Cabinet approved a flat Rs 2 per unit subsidy for any domestic consumer who consumes up to 400 units a month.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2018 08:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By, New Delhi
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