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GREEN

TECHNOLGY
What is Green
Technology?
• Environmental technology (envirotech), green technology (greentech)
or clean technology (cleantech) is the application of one or more
of environmental science, green chemistry, environmental
monitoring and electronic devices to monitor, model and conserve
the natural environment and resources, and to curb the negative
impacts of human involvement.
• The term is also used to describe sustainable energy generation
technologies such as photovoltaic’s, wind turbines, bioreactors,
etc. Sustainable development is the core of environmental technologies.
The term environmental technology is also used to describe a class of
electronic devices that can promote sustainable management of
resources.
Why Green Technology?
• One of the most sought after goals of major
world economies is to reduce carbon emissions
and control temperature rise, which can be
addressed by the use of green technologies such
as sustainable manufacturing, green buildings,
fuel efficient transportation, paperless offices,
energy efficiency measures, waste recycling etc.

To Prevent Negative Impact of Green Energy


Oil Use

To Prevent Global
Conservation And
Warming
Sustained Living
NEED FOR GREEN TECHNOLOGY
• GREEN ENERGY • To Prevent Global
Any type of energy Warming
produced from sources Increase in the average
like wind, solar, temperature of earth.
geothermal process, Global warming can
hydro projects etc are result in the melting of
considered as green polar ice caps and can
energy. They are called cause flooding in the
as green energy as they coastal areas. Use of
are produced from green technology can
renewable sources and prevent global warming.
produce very less
impact on our
environment.
NEED FOR GREEN TECHNOLOGY
• Conservation And • To Prevent Negative
Sustained Living Impact of Oil Use
To ensure conservation Negative impacts of
of our non- renewable
the use of oils are
energy resources and
nature and to have 1)Chances of oil
sustained living, green leakage from oil wells.
energy is the best possible 2)Chances oil
option. The white paper on spillage in seas while
energy conservation and
transporting.
use of alternate energy
sources are a step to 3)Burning of oils
promote the use of clean increases the amount
and safe energy resources of carbon monoxide, a
at the government level poisonous gas.
BENEFITS TO
CORPORATE
THE RURAL
BENEFITS
AREAS
PROMOTES NATIONAL
GREEN BENEFITS OF
PRACTICES ENERGY
GENERATION

BENEFITS OF GREEN
TECHNOLOGY
BENEFITS TO
THE URBAN GREEN
AREAS FARMING

CREATION OF GREEN
AVENUES BUILDINGS
PROMOTES GREEN PRACTICES
• There is an international call for all types and sizes of
enterprises- government, nongovernment to not-for-
profits to promote sustainable and environmentally
responsible business practices. These enterprises can
collectively jump on the "green" bandwagon. The
message for increasing market opportunities for their
products can be disseminated through environmental-
awareness initiatives. The advantage of reducing the
impact of climate change through the reduction of
carbon footprint can be explained by creating
awareness about new
• Technologies. The awareness is helpful in
understanding market trends, environmental threats
and opportunities.
CORPORATE BENEFITS
• One of the basic aims of any corporation is to reduce the cost
incurred at the input side. Green technologies like green
buildings, energy efficiency measures, green manufacturing etc
have qualified as energy and resource savers. Usage of efficient
lighting, air-conditioning etc. not only saves money at the
consumer’s end but it also results in significant savings at the
power production end.
• Manufacturing firms can also achieve significant benefits
by green manufacturing. In manufacturing, green technologies
emphasise on ending the cycle of manufactured products, and
thus creating products that can be fully reclaimed or re-used.
This includes reducing waste and pollution by changing
patterns of production and consumption. This not only reduces
the environmental footprint of a product but it also makes
production an environmentally sustainable and economically
cheaper activity as inputs from source are reduced by design.
NATIONAL BENEFITS OF ENERGY
GENERATION
• Power generation is another sector where green
technology might create wonders. Distributed generation
technologies e.g. solar PV, biogas production, wind
power etc. have practically proven that they can provide
more employment opportunities to people and can be
applied to provide energy solutions to communities in
remote areas successfully. In India distributed generation
holds a lot of promise. Small scale hydro-electric power
and the PV sector have already achieved significant
private sector involvement which is a major indicator of
growth.
BENEFITS TO RURAL AREAS
• Provision of bio-gas plants to rural households has
empowered communities and has increased their
productivity. Same has been the case with distribution of
solar lanterns through certain programs e.g. TERI’s Lighting
a Billion Lives Campaign.
• Initiatives such as the barefoot college in Rajasthan
empower villagers by teaching them how to use eco-
friendly technologies like solar cookers, mud refrigerators,
and sustainable farming practices. Villagers have built their
own water storage and rainwater harvesting techniques
and are not dependent on outside help.
BENEFITS TO URBAN AREAS
• Taking into account the current chaotic
situation of the cities of the world one can
easily argue that they need to take urgent
environment improvement measures. Cities
which actively pursued their environmental
concerns in the last ten years are showing a
marked improvement in their environment
quality parameters.
CREATION OF AVENUES
• Green technologies have the potential to give birth to
sectors which were previously not thought of. Particularly
at the time of global economic slowdown and
environmental crisis we need to create paths which can
improve the economy and the environment. Green
Technology gives us an opportunity to combine the two.
• We can see a very relevant example that of waste disposal.
Earlier waste management was only limited to waste
dumping; today waste management is a $25 billion
industry in south Asia alone. It consists of 3 R’s viz.
reduction at source, recycling and reusing
GREEN FARMING
• Green approaches to farming have been
proven to be not only healthier for humans
but also productive for the soil. It leads to
higher productivity over sustained periods of
time contrary to the inorganic farming
practices which lead to decrease in yield after
a certain period of time.
GREEN BUILDINGS
• Green construction technologies are also coming up and are
being encouraged in a big way. They have high initial
investment but have minimal environmental impact and are
energy efficient. Considering the fact that office and residential
buildings consume a large share of the energy pie of any
country they are certain to have significant benefits in the
future over conventional buildings. Since they reduce energy
consumption and wastage; these buildings can recover their
cost over an acceptable time frame. Such constructions prove
economical and eco-friendly in the long run and thus are
beneficial to the individual and the society as a whole.
EXAMPLES OF
GREEN
TECHNOLOGY
RECYCLIN RENEWAB
G LE ENERGY
WATER
PURIFICATI
ON

SEWAGE
TREATMEN
AIR T
PURIFICATI
ON ENVIRONMENT
AL
REMEDIATION

SOLID EGAIN
WASTE FORECASTI
MANAGEME NG ENERGY
NT CONSERVATI
ON
RECYCLING
• Recycling is a process to convert waste materials into
new products to prevent waste of potentially useful
materials, reduce the consumption of fresh raw
materials, reduce energy usage, reduce air pollution
(from incineration) and water pollution (from land filling
) by reducing the need for "conventional" waste disposal
and lower greenhouse gas emissions as compared to
plastic production. Recycling is a key component of
modern waste reduction and is the third component of
the "Reduce, Reuse and Recycle" waste hierarchy.
RENEWABLE ENERGY
• Renewable energy is energy that can be
replenished easily. For years we have been
using sources like wood, sun, water, etc. for
means for producing energy. Energy that can
be produced by natural objects like wood, sun,
wind, etc. is considered to be renewable.
WATER PURIFICATION
• Water purification: The whole idea/concept of
having dirt/germ/pollution free water flowing
throughout the environment. Many other
phenomena lead from this concept of
purification of water. Water pollution is the
main enemy of this concept, and various
campaigns and activists have been organized
around the world to help purify water.
AIR PURIFICATION
• Air purification: Basic and common green
plants can be grown indoors to keep air fresh
because all plants remove CO2 and convert it
into oxygen. The best examples are: Dypsis
lutescens, Sansevieria trifasciata, and
Epipremnum aureum.
SEWAGE TREATMENT
• Sewage treatment is conceptually similar to
water purification. Sewage treatments are
very important as they purify water per levels
of its pollution. The most polluted water is not
used for anything, and the least polluted
water is supplied to places where water is
used affluently. It may lead to various other
concepts of environmental protection,
sustainability etc.
ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION
• Environmental remediation is the removal of
pollutants or contaminants for the general
protection of the environment. This is
accomplished by various chemical, biological,
and bulk movements. (Encyclopaedia of
medical concepts)
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
• Solid waste management is the purification,
consumption, reuse, disposal and treatment
of solid waste that is undertaken by the
government or the ruling bodies of a
city/town.
EGAIN FORECASTING
• EGain forecasting is a method using
forecasting technology to predict the future
weather's impact on a building. By adjusting
the heat based on the weather forecast, the
system eliminates redundant use of heat, thus
reducing the energy consumption and the
emission of greenhouse.
ENERGY CONSERVATION
• Energy conservation is the utilization of
devices that require smaller amounts of
energy in order to reduce the consumption of
electricity. Reducing the use of electricity
causes less fossil fuels to be burned to provide
that electricity.
THE TESLA ROADSTER: CASE STUDY
• The Tesla Roadster is the only all-electric sports car for
sale and in serial production. It can be plugged into
conventional outlets and can be charged fully or partially
on renewable energy, including solar, hydroelectric,
geothermal or wind power.
• Principles:
• Green syndicalism
• Sustainability
• Sustainable design
• Sustainable engineering
THE TESLA ROADSTER
CONCLUSION
The use of Green Technology leads to the Prevention of Global
Warming, Preservation of Ecosystem, Conservation of Resources and an
overall Sustainable Development of the Society.
As India is expected to witness rapid urbanisation, the new government
at the Centre needs to take stringent measures to ensure use of green
technology in the construction and realty space.
Global investment in green energy increased by almost 17 percent in
2014, according to the 2015 Global Trends in Renewable Energy
Investment report by the United Nations
Environment Programme (UNEP).
Prevention
of Global
Warming

Conservation Preservation
of Resources of
Ecosystem

TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE
SOCIETY
Roll Nos. 1157, 1158, 1159, 1161, 1162,1163,1164, 1165

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