October 30, 2017

Brahmaputra boat clinic goes solar, powering up rural healthcare

Sitting on her haunches, Ritumani Baruah watches the boat drop anchor and waits for its crew to set up a clinic on the shore. Twenty minutes […]
October 28, 2017

Solar Light Cleaner, Cheaper; Yet India Subsidises Kerosene

Solar lighting could reduce rural India’s dependence on kerosene, an unsafe fuel that also places a heavy subsidy burden on the government, a 2017 study has […]
October 27, 2017

Kerala’s dream of solarising every roof

With the world’s first solar-powered airport, as well as India’s first solar education centre and floating PV projects, the state of Kerala has been a frontrunner […]
October 27, 2017

500-MW solar power plant to come up at Aruppukottai

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India has proposed to put up solar power plant to produce 500 Megawatt of power in Aruppukottai area of Virudhunagar district soon. […]
October 27, 2017

Robben Island Museum Switches to Solar Power

Robben Island, once the prison that held Nelson Mandela and now a museum and symbol of South Africa’s freedom from apartheid, is celebrating a different kind […]
October 26, 2017

Researchers develop new system to use solar power to produce clean fuels

New system leverages the power of the sun to produce sustainable fuels Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a new system that can […]
October 26, 2017

Solar energy is suffering in China due to air pollution

Research shows that air pollution is cutting into solar production in China Air pollution is having an impact on solar energy production in China, according to […]
October 26, 2017

Global solar market to reach nearly 100 GW this year

The global solar market is set to end 2017 some 95 GW larger than when it began, according to German analyst firm Bernreuter Research. This record […]
October 26, 2017

Fractal design boosts efficiency of concentrating solar power receivers

Concentrating solar power (CSP) plants can be a key part of a comprehensive renewable energy strategy, but progress is often focused on making the facilities bigger and bigger. Now, […]
October 26, 2017

Mega solar battery storage facility takes its first step

Just as every parent remembers and cherishes the first baby step his or her child took, every renewable energy aficionado will take to heart the fact […]
October 26, 2017

This Remote Region In Rajasthan Could Be India’s Answer To Tackling Energy Poverty

The truth about the efficiency of renewable energy boils down to one word: economics. According to conventional wisdom, it has long been understood that renewable energy […]
October 26, 2017

Delhi’s Light Rail Schedule Now Includes Solar Powered Coaches

Indian Railways has nurtured the successful installation of solar rooftop arrays on light rail cars, reducing diesel reliance in Delhi, India. In July Indian Railways introduced […]
October 25, 2017

ABB India brings reliable power supply to the Himalayas

ABB India will upgrade 20 substations in Himachal Pradesh – the foothills of the Himalayas. The substations will be equipped with the latest control and protection […]
October 25, 2017

EESL to procure 50 lakh Smart Meters for realization of Smart Grids in India

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL), under the Ministry of Power, Government of India had put out a mega tender for procurement of 50 lakh smart meters […]
October 25, 2017

KACO introduces a new inverter for a stable grid: Reactive power

In order to support grid stability, German PV specialist KACO new energy introduces the blueplanet 50.0 TL3 RPonly. This unit can feed in reactive power at […]
October 25, 2017

U.S. power grid becoming less cost-effective, less reliable and less resilient

The U.S. power grid is on track to lose cost effective power supply diversity, a trend that will raise the cost and variability of power bills […]
October 25, 2017

A Solar-Power Solution to the Water Problem of the remote Village of Gidewari

The village of Gidewari’s 3,600 residents once lived a life of striking irony, trekking more than 8km each day for water despite living next to a […]
October 25, 2017

The Flawed Analysis Behind the Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan

The Trump Administration’s proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP) is based on flawed analysis that understates its benefits. This action is part of this […]
October 25, 2017

Meeco installs the largest solar plant in Zimbabwe

The clean energy provider Meeco expands its renewable energy endeavours in The clean energy provider Meeco expands its renewable energy endeavours in Zimbabwe. After equipping the […]
October 25, 2017

Future of renewable energy: Sunny investment climate for solar technology in India

On May 12, 2017, India recorded its lowest-ever solar tariff of Rs 2.44/unit of electricity. That is a 73% fall since 2010, and compares favourably with […]
October 24, 2017

Donald Trump’s New Idea: A ‘Solar Wall’ On Mexican Border

US President Donald Trump pitched a new concept to his supporters Wednesday for the wall he intends to erect on the Mexican border: cover it with […]