October 18, 2017

MIT Researchers Create Cheap ‘Air-Breathing’ Battery For Green Energy

In order to make renewable energy reliable on a large scale, there needs to be a way to store the power that’s being generated. Batteries are […]
October 18, 2017

How to Solve Hawaii’s Solar Problem: Smart Imports

As problems go, having too much solar power is not a bad one to have. It’s also an issue that has actionable policy solutions. In Hawaii, […]
October 17, 2017

Novel Power-to-Gas Tech Begins Testing in the US

Last month, a team of researchers and engineers quietly installed a first-of-its-kind energy reactor on the campus of a government lab just west of Denver, Colorado. […]
October 17, 2017

Brooklyn Microgrid: The Future of Solar For the Sharing Economy

Brooklyn, New York is paving the way for a new system, and it’s called the microgrid. Combining state-of-the-art software with solar power, the Brooklyn Microgrid is a small-scale […]
October 17, 2017

So When Does Solar Pay Off

At first glance, pricing your solar array and determining  cost-offsets, payback period, and overall ROI might seem like a complex formula, but we’re here to help […]
October 17, 2017

A new sulfur-based battery takes on the problem of energy storage “at the terawatt scale”

Renewable energy sources are only as reliable as the natural world that fuels them. A cloud passing overhead cuts off solar power; the wind stops blowing […]
October 17, 2017

India’s first utility scale storage project takes off

NLC India Limited, a government of India owned coal mining company, recently completed auction for a 20 MW solar project integrated with 28 MWh storage capacity […]
October 16, 2017

High-speed Euro train gets green boost from two miles of solar panels

A two-mile-long Belgian rail tunnel, built to shelter trains from falling trees, will from Monday provide a double environmental benefit by hosting a unique solar power […]
October 16, 2017

Bengaluru’s Chinnaswamy Stadium goes Solar

Since 1969, M Chinnaswamy Stadium has been ground zero for all cricket fans in the city. The 48-year-old stadium, which overlooks the scenic Cubbon Park and […]
October 16, 2017

Dispelling Common Myths About Solar For A Common Man

India is abundantly blessed with solar radiation. According to reports India gets as much as 300 days of sunshine. Despite the great solar potential, India has […]
October 16, 2017

World’s first solar-powered, indoor vertical farm sprouts in Philadelphia

Future-farming experts Metropolis Farms have opened the world’s first solar powered, indoor vertical farm in the heart of Philadelphia. Although the City of Brotherly Love currently hosts only about […]
October 16, 2017

Pruitt Calls For End To Tax Credits For Wind & Solar

Scott Pruitt, who plays the role of Darth Vader in Trump’s Evil Empire, told an audience at the Kentucky Farm Bureau on Monday that he is in […]
October 15, 2017

‘This is the future’: solar-powered family car hailed by experts

A futuristic family car that not only uses the sun as power but supplies energy back to the grid has been hailed as “the future” as […]
October 12, 2017

Why 2018 could be a breakthrough year for ‘Made-in-India’ module exports

Things can change very quickly in the solar industry, and no more so than when new trade-related cases are introduced or existing ones are amended in […]
October 12, 2017

“Solar Paint” Transforms Your Entire House Into a Source of Clean Energy

Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology have developed a paint that can generate hydrogen fuel from moist air and sunlight. The team expects the […]
October 10, 2017

India plans big on solar, wind power

India has chalked out ambitious plans to generate 84 gigawatts of solar power and 32 gigawatts of wind power by 2022, asserted Anjali Jaiswal, India Director […]
October 10, 2017

This temple is first in Mumbai suburb to use solar energy; will cut annual power bill by Rs.2.60 lakh

While many religious institutions in Mumbai have installed solar power systems to reduce their dependence on electricity produced by coal and gas, the Shree Ayyappa temple […]
October 10, 2017

How Coal India plans to take on a liberalised coal regime

In face of the coal sector opening up to other commercial mining companies, Coal India is gearing up to face the new challenge in a three-pronged […]
October 10, 2017

India needs large lithium-ion battery plants for EVs push

India is looking at having an all-electric car fleet by 2030 with an express objective of lowering the fuel import bill and running cost of vehicles. […]
October 10, 2017

Top Ten Renewable Energy Surprises in New IEA Report

A new International Energy Agency report contains some startling findings about solar energy dominance and its future. 1. Renewables comprised 66% of all new net electricity […]
October 9, 2017

Former Kerala CM Oommen Chandy acquitted in solar case

Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was today acquitted by a court here in a case relating to the alleged solar scam, citing lack of evidence. […]