The Truth Behind Incineration

Thu, 07/02/2019 - 14:36

Cities in India are at a crucial juncture where they have to choose between a lock-in of decades of harmful pollution (incineration) or leap forward by choosing zero-waste models. With Greater Chennai Corporation more or less opting for incinerators at the Kodungaiyur and Perungudi dumpyards, let us have a look at what incineration actually means and what it does to human beings, environment and economy.

Current News - Volume IV, Issue 1, January 2019

Fri, 01/02/2019 - 17:13

Highlights

  • Do Energy Efficient LEDs affect our health? (Part 3)
  • The Do-It-Yourself Energy Audit Series For Household Consumers (Part 2)
  • TANGEDCO power purchase bill could go up by Rs 2,000 crore in coming months
  • DISCOMs' outstanding dues to power generators rise 24% to Rs 39,498 crore
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • Germany to shield consumers from rising electricity prices
  • ECC Voice - Success Story (ECC Salem)

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EC amendment - a problematic proposal by IL&FS

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 15:48

A power company with many run-ins with the law proposes a significant change in its coal source and transport in Cuddalore, by seeking to amend its environmental clearance instead of conducting a fresh environment impact assessment. Timely community action against the plant’s violations stalls the amendment.

Current News - Volume 3, Issue 12: December 2018

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 16:41

Highlights

  • Do Energy Efficient LEDs affect our health? (Part 2)
  • The Do-It-Yourself Energy Audit Series For Household Consumers - (Part 1)
  • TANGEDCO stares at power deficit this summer
  • Ministry mandates use of smart prepaid meters from April 2019 
  • Consumer Focus - Consumer Grievance Redressal Forum Case (CGRF)
  • Liberia electricity crisis: 'About 60% of power stolen'
  • ECC Voice(Salem) - TANGEDCO's Tatkal Free Power Scheme for Agricultural connection

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