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» Resources - India » Energy

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Write a note on importance of renewable energy. Explain the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission.

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Renewable energy refers to energy produced from resources which are renewable in nature i. e renewed by nature such as solar, water, wind, geothermal, biogas’s etc. In the 21st century, importance of renewable energy has increased because:

  1. Growing energy consumption has put strain on finite non-renewable energy sources such as coal, oil, natur

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With help of sketch map, elaborate on the oil and natural gas reserves in India. (20 marks) (Examrace Test Series 2017)

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Oil and gas are major fuel resources and provides lubricants and raw materials for many industries. Modern economy is referred to as oil economy for this reason.

Petroleum is found in sedimentary rocks of marine origin. Oil is associated with water. of established hydrocarbon reserves is oil (Rest is Gas).

Oil and natural gas come

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