Energy Environment and Sustainable Development

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Overview

  • Author :Pradeep Chaturvedi
  • Year of Publication :2003
  • ISBN: :9788180690334
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 404
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Energy, Environmental Science, Sustainable Development


About the Book :

The papers in this volume, presented by the author on different occasions in the capacity Chairman of the Delhi State Centre, the Institution of Engineers (India), address various issues concerning energy, environment and sustainable development. Discussing the application of energy and environment to corporate and social sectors, the author looks into the issues of sustainable energy supply, power distribution through private companies, impact of energy efficiency on power sector, technology, R&D, CNG, rural energy and the role of the NGOs. He also examines the impact of government policies on reforms Environmental concerns for effective corporate planning, environmental protection, disaster mitigation, capacity building, mountains and the safer human settlements, and sustainable water supply make part of the deliberations as well.


About Author :

Pradeep Chaturvedi, Chairman of the Institution of Engineers (India), Delhi State Centre is a Mechanical Engineer and an energy and environment expert. He has been involved with sustainable development issues, mainly the energy policy and planning and implementation of environment friendly sustainable energy projects for over three decades in India and other Asian and Pacific countries. As a Member of the Perspective Planning Group of Planning Commission, preparing Development Vision 2020, he contributed 'India's Energy Vision 2020'. He has been actively involved with the formulation of Energy Conservation Act 2001 and the Electricity Bill 2001. Mr. Chaturvedi has been involved with the Studies Programme of the World Energy Council since 1983. His understanding of energy issues of the South Asia Region, in the global context, has been widely appreciated. Mr. Chaturvedi was deeply involved with the preparatory phase of the World Summit of Sustainable Development. He is also involved in the follow-up phase. Mr. Chaturvedi is Vice-Chairman of the UNESCO sponsored World Renewable Energy Network; and Vice Chairman of the World Environment Foundation, both based in UK; and President of the Bio Energy Society of India. He is also a Visiting Faculty at IIT, Delhi. Mr. Chaturvedi has authored six and edited 25 books on Energy Management and Sustainable Development. These books are widely referred to understand the situation in the country.