Officials of the environment department of the Delhi government have initiated talks with public schools, which have potential to install units that can generate 10 to 20 kw power. An official said the schools were being made aware about two possibilities: generating solar power on their own, and giving… read more →
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It was just about a couple of months ago that the Indian Government was changed and the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi came up with the idea of making use of Solar power to solve all the power related problems in the country. The Government of India is working in full fledge as it carries on with… read more →
Andhra Pradesh could emerge as a hub in solar power generation in the near future with the pro-active approach of the state government, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said here today. "I think, on solar power generation in your state, some fresh thinking and new ideas have been brought to the table… read more →
Chennai Angels (TCA) last week announced an investment in Fourth Partner Energy, a Hyderabad-based company focused on distributed solar power. This round of investment was led by TCA investor members, Shankara V, Kayar Raghavan and Narayanan R. The details were not disclosed. The company has completed… read more →
After years of wait, the decks are finally being cleared for rooftop solar power generation in the Capital. The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission is expected to notify the proposal, which will see solar units fixed on rooftops, in two weeks’ time. The initiative envisages individual households… read more →
Water splitting, a process that converts solar energy to hydrogen fuel. People made photocatalysts in the water and shone light into the water to generate hydrogen and oxygen, but the limitations included light penetration through the water to get to the catalyst. You cannot simply increase the amount… read more →
Even as more than 300 million people wait for electricity in India, Dharnai in Bihar unshackled from darkness and declared itself as an energy-independent village on 20 July. With the launch of Greenpeace's solar-powered 100 kilowatt micro-grid, quality electricity is being provided to more than 2,400… read more →
Scientists have discovered that the humble spinach has the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel. A protein complex called Photo system II is extracted from spinach bought from the supermarket in a complicated process performed over two days in a specially built room that… read more →
With an aim to generate renewable energy, Government has plans to set up ultra mega solar power projects in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Minister of State for Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal told Lok Sabha that the government is promoting generation of renewable energy by… read more →
The domestic content requirement (DCR) for the latest batch of tenders under India’s JNNSM national solar programme is a “step backwards” and should be “short term” until anti-dumping duties are implemented. Ajay Goel, CEO of Tata Power Solar, an Indian solar module manufacturing arm of the… read more →