October 24, 2017

Solar Energy Powers Clean Water, Business Opportunities For Refugees In Tanzania

Sadick Thenest remembers how his 8-year-old daughter had a narrow brush with death two years ago, when she contracted cholera after drinking contaminated water. “She was […]
October 24, 2017

First Utility-Scale Solar+Storage Project Auctioned In India

India’s first utility-scale solar power project equipped with storage capacity has been allocated in the islands of Andaman and Nicobar. According to media reports, the first […]
October 24, 2017

Renewable Energy Share Hits All-Time High In India: 13.2% of Electricity

Rapid increases in installed capacity and favourable weather conditions pushed renewable energy generation in India to an all-time high earlier this year. In July 2017, the […]
October 23, 2017

SpiceJet to electrify remote village in Assam’s Majuli

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet will electrify the remote village of Baruahchuck in Majuli district of Assam. It will set a ‘solar microgrid’ on the site in about […]
October 23, 2017

Solar power must for big buildings

The sunny state of Rajasthan tends to tilt the clear skies in its favour, charging urban development with solar power.The unified building bylaws implemented in the […]
October 23, 2017

Coal shortage in India takes a new high

The coal has been in demand in India, and that is affecting the thermal power industries at large. The recent companies on the news that are […]
October 21, 2017

Mahindra Susten To Build India’s 1st Battery-Backed Solar Project In Andaman

Mahindra Susten, a part of the Mahindra & Mahindra group, is close to setting up India’s first battery-backed solar power project of utility scale in the […]
October 21, 2017

India’s Largest Generator Achieves First-ever 100 Million kWh Solar Generation In A Month

India’s largest power generator NTPC Limited achieved a unique feat that signals the company’s direction in the future. The company reported over 100 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) […]
October 21, 2017

Like solar, wind power is now cheaper than coal-based electricity in India

Renewable energy in India is now cheaper than coal-based power, which costs around Rs3.20 per unit. After a steep fall in solar power prices in India, it is now […]
October 20, 2017

Solar’s Remarkable Survival in the Most Extreme Weather

As the Atlantic continues to churn out some of the deadliest storms on record, the repercussions continue to rock the South and southeastern U.S. Whether it […]
October 20, 2017

How to Balance the Solar Efficiency Equation

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s solar cell efficiencies chart depicts confirmed conversion efficiencies for research cells from 1976 to date, for several PV technologies. But as […]
October 20, 2017

Swiss Solar Decathlon House Scores a Perfect 100 in Engineering

Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Daniel Simmons today announced the winning team of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon 2017 […]
October 20, 2017

5 Advantages of Solar Power

There is much awareness now across the globe about solar power and the ways we can use it to save our environment. Apart from the use […]
October 20, 2017

Scientists create most powerful micro-scale bio-solar cell yet

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have created a micro-scale biological solar cell that generates a higher power density for longer than any […]
October 20, 2017

Panda Green surpasses 1.5GW of grid-connected solar assets

China-based PV energy provider (PVEP) Panda Green Energy Group has reached a milestone of over 1.5GW of grid-connected solar assets with a recent acquisition of a […]
October 20, 2017

Morocco’s ‘largest rooftop solar plant’ nears completion with cold storage

Casablanca-based confectionery and chewing gum producer Maghreb Industries is close to fully implementing a 1,361kWp rooftop solar system combined with an ice-based storage system on the […]
October 18, 2017

Modi vs Customs: Reality check on India’s Solar Ambition

Thousands of solar modules containers are stuck near Chennai port because all of a sudden customs officials reinterpreted the solar modules import rules. Solar modules were […]
October 18, 2017

‘Make In India’ initiative: NTPC installs India’s largest floating solar PV plant

NTPC has installed India’s largest floating solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant (RGCCPP) at Kayamkulam in Kerala. In a press release […]
October 18, 2017

Scientists Discover Water Evaporation Is Key Green Energy Source

Evaporation could soon join our growing list of renewable energy sources. And in no small way: In fact, new research from Columbia University suggests that energy […]
October 18, 2017

Google To Run On 100% Green Energy By The End Of 2017

For over 10 years, Google has been running as a carbon neutral company. Their goals have been to become more energy efficient with what they already […]
October 18, 2017

World’s First ‘Negative Emissions’ Plant Turns Carbon Dioxide To Stone

The world, as of now, is run on carbon dioxide. Industries and activities across the planet emit carbon into the atmosphere as a byproduct of production, […]