Advantages and disadvantages of energy produced from natural gas

Natural gas Occurs in assocaition with petroleum i.e. normally found on top of upper layers of crude Oil. Composed of mixture of hydrocarbons with methane making the highest percentage Mainly used for domestic purposes, generating thermal electricity and for industrial activities Advantages of energy from natural gas Clean. Cheap to transport in pipelines. Free from …

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What is khanderi

1)Khanderi is named after the Island fort of Maratha forces, which played a vital role in ensuring their supremacy at sea in the late 17th century. 2)The state-of-the-art features of this Scorpene class submarine include superior stealth and the ability to launch a crippling attack on the enemy using precision guided weapons. 3)The attack can …

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Importance of Horticultural Farming to Kenya’s Economy

Importance of Horticultural Farming to Kenya’s Economy It is a major source of raw material for local horticultural industries e.g. fruit canning, manufacture of vegetable oils thus stimulating industrialization and other related industries such as freight services, pesticides and banking services. Export of flowers, fruits and vegetables earns foreign exchange Creation of employment opportunities since …

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What is Inclusive Development Index (IDI)

The index is computed by World Economic Forum to provide a more complete measure of economic development than GDP growth alone.The index has 3 pillars – Growth and Development, Inclusion and Intergenerational Equity, and Sustainability. IDI scores are based on the scale of 1-7 and it is computed separately for developed and developing countries and is not …

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What is Arsenic?

Arsenic is a chemical element present in the environment. It occurs – both naturally and through human sources.Naturally – erosion of arsenic-containing rocks, volcanic eruptionsHuman sources – mining and smelting ores, use of arsenic-containing pesticides. (Note: Source based questions are imp. UPSC has a habit of harping on sources) II. Types of arsenicTwo types of …

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