April 16, 2018
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Power minister inaugurates solar lamp distribution centre in Bihar

  Union Minister R K Singh today inaugurated an assembly and distribution centre for solar study lamps at Mahuli village in Arrah and also laid the […]
April 7, 2018

Duty on Chinese Imports, GST Slow Solar Growth in India, Says U.N. Report

  India’s imposition of a duty on Chinese solar cells and modules and the levying of a Goods and Services Tax on panels significantly slowed solar […]
April 6, 2018

Solar beats fossil fuels in 2017 leading record renewables investment

  It has already been widely reported that 2017 was extraordinary for renewables. Last year, wind and solar saw unprecedented growth as global energy demand increased, […]
March 17, 2018

PM Modi to scientists: Can you develop more efficient solar modules?

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today exhorted scientists to extend their research from “labs to the land” for the greater benefit of the people and said time was ripe to […]
February 24, 2018

Solar water purifier machine to be launched

  KOLKATA: The city based NB Institute of Rural Technology has come up with the module of a solar power run water purifier machine that will […]
January 8, 2018

Khalsa institutes to have solar power plants

With an aim to provide clean energy to its institutes, the Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) has commissioned a new project to install solar power plants […]
December 18, 2017
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Students in power deficit areas to get solar lamps in UP

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is likely to distribute over 34 lakh solar lamps to school children in power deficit districts of Uttar […]
November 27, 2017

Solar-Powered & Self-Cleaning, These are The Toilets India Needs!

When nature calls, you have to answer. But finding a clean public restroom in India, irrespective of whether it’s a city or a village is no […]
November 24, 2017

With the right moves, India’s renewables push could lift thousands of rural workers out of poverty

India’s major renewable energy push could be as much about poverty reduction and job creation as it is about energy security and climate change. The Narendra […]
October 31, 2017

From soul to solar, religious institutions set a trend

Places of worship in India, from mosques to temples to churches, are making a green statement by using solar photovoltaic energy to power prayers across the […]
October 31, 2017

UNIST researchers develop highly stable perovskite solar cells

A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has presented a highly stable perovskite solar cells (PSCs), using edged-selectively fluorine (F) functionalized graphene nano-platelets (EFGnPs). This breakthrough has […]
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 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 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 3, 2017

Solar cells on windows: perovskites open the way

Imagine transparent solar cells painted on to windows, brightly coloured cells wrapping around a building wall or installed snugly in all manner of devices. Solar paint […]
October 3, 2017

Bangalore School Becomes First To Run Solely On Solar Energy

Solar energy is touted to be the future of clean and renewable energy. While India is a part of the global initiative in increasing the use […]