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Greentech Knowledge Solutions

Providing services for adoption of Clean Technologies and Solutions

Energy Efficiency

Services

  • Energy efficiency studies
  • Feasibility studies
  • Market assessment studies
  • Field testing of new technologies
  • Policy advisory
  • Training and capacity building

Projects

  1. Programme for Cleaner Brick Production in Bihar: Conceptualized and developed a 5 year programme for the Govt of Bihar to transform the brick industry towards cleaner and resource efficient brick production. Developed the proposal for seeking funding for the programme from National Clean Energy Fund of Government of India.
  2. Monitoring and evaluation of Brick kiln Technologies in South and South East Asia: Detailed monitoring on energy and pollutant emissions from brick kiln technologies in South and South East Asia. Conducted world's first measurement and evaluation of black carbon emissions from brick kiln technologies.
  3. Technical Training Programme: Conducted several national and international training programmes on:
    • Cleaner brick production technologies and
    • Methodology for conducting monitoring and performance assessment of brick firing technologies.
  4. Vietnam Sustainable Brick Project: Energy and environment monitoring; Clean technology evaluation; Training on energy monitoring and efficiency; Study tours for brick-makers (Client: Entec AG, Vietnam)
  5. Field evaluation of a novel coal additive in brick kilns: Technical evaluation of effect on energy performance; Training and awareness generation (Client: Abhitech Energycon, India)
  6. Fact-sheets on brick kilns in South & South-East Asia: Desk research; Technical documentation; Knowledge product (Client: Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation, India)
  7. Cleaner Walling Materials: Analytical framework; Evaluation of resource, environment, energy performance of the production processes of a variety of walling materials; policy recommendations (Client: Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, India)
  8. Institutional capacities and regulations for brick sector in Bihar: Desk research; field interviews; Assessment of implementation of regulatory framework; Evaluation of institutional framework (Client: The World Bank, India)

Knowledge Products

  1. Manual on Cleaner Brick Kiln Technologies: Design, Construction and Operation (Hindi)
  2. Manual_Kiln_Design_and_Construction.pdf

  3. Brick By Brick : The herculean task of cleaning up the Asian brick industry
  4. Brick_by_brick.pdf

  5. Towards Cleaner Brick Kilns in India: A win–win approach based on Zigzag firing technology
  6. Towards Cleaner Brick Kilns in India.pdf

  7. Energy utilization in brick kilns: Synopsis of Ph.D. thesis by Dr. Sameer Maithel
  8. Energy_utilization_in_brick_kilns_executive_summary.pdf

  9. VSBK Technology

    VSBK_presentation _Sameer.pdf

  10. Brick Kilns Performance Assessment: A Roadmap for Cleaner Brick Production in India

    Brick Kilns Performance Assessment.pdf

  11. Zigzag Kiln Performance Assessment

    Zigzag Kiln Performance Assessment - 2012.pdf

  12. Emissions from South Asian Brick Production

    Emissions from South Asian Brick Production

  13. Assessment of air pollutant emissions from brick kilns

    Assessment of air pollutant emissions from brick kilns

  14. Strategies for Cleaner Walling Material in India

    Strategies for Cleaner Walling Material in India.pdf

  15. Factsheets about Brick Kilns in South & South-East Asia

    Factsheets about Brick Kilns in South & South-East Asia.pdf

  16. Evaluating Energy Conservation Potential of Brick Production in India

    Evaluating Energy Conservation Potential of Brick Production in India.pdf

  17. Design Manual for Improved Fixed Chimney Brick Kiln- Nepal

    Design Manual for Improved Fixed Chimney Brick Kiln- Nepal.pdf