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Online platform SPIN to usher India's rooftop solar programme onto fast track
India

Online platform SPIN to usher India's rooftop solar programme onto fast track

The programme will be implemented with the total central financial support of Rs 11,814 crore

Amid scepticism, how Yemeni women used solar power grids to bring electricity to their villages
World

Amid scepticism, how Yemeni women used solar power grids to bring electricity to their villages

In a conservative country wracked by hunger and poverty amid a devastating war that has destroyed most infrastructure, 36-year-old Iman Hadi and her burqa-clad colleagues are achieving what many would have thought unthinkable.

At Sindh's primary healthcare centres, solar power is helping save the lives of mothers
World

At Sindh's primary healthcare centres, solar power is helping save the lives of mothers

Primary health centres in Sindh face prolonged power outages which can last up to eight hours. Across the country, essential facilities such as hospitals often use diesel-fuelled generators as back-up power supply.

Space-starved Singapore builds huge floating solar farms in push for renewable power
World

Space-starved Singapore builds huge floating solar farms in push for renewable power

The 13,000 panels are anchored to the seabed, and can produce 5 MW of electricity – enough to power 1,400 flats for a year.

Scientists discover a material that can store solar energy for months, even years
science

Scientists discover a material that can store solar energy for months, even years

This material could be used to capture solar energy during the summers and then store it for use in winter when there is a scarcity of solar energy.

Wind, solar panels will soon become top source of electricity; surpasses natural gas, coal: IEA report
science

Wind, solar panels will soon become top source of electricity; surpasses natural gas, coal: IEA report

But renewables outside the electricity sector, like biofuel, are suffering from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic the IEA found.

US overtakes China as most attractive country for renewables investment; India slips to 7th spot: EY report
Business

US overtakes China as most attractive country for renewables investment; India slips to 7th spot: EY report

The United States has overtaken China as the most attractive country in the world for renewables investment and the global clean energy sector is expected to bounce back quickly despite the coronavirus pandemic, research showed on Tuesday

Budget 2020: Access to uninterrupted and affordable electricity will be key to achieve India’s $5 trillion economy goal
Business

Budget 2020: Access to uninterrupted and affordable electricity will be key to achieve India’s $5 trillion economy goal

India will not be able to achieve a self-sustaining energy future without disruption in its energy distribution model

Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles
News & Analysis

Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles

There are things that can be easily fixed, we do not need to reinvent the wheel. We just need to bite the bullet and make the effort.

India hopes to build slew of renewable energy projects along the western border
News & Analysis

India hopes to build slew of renewable energy projects along the western border

The projects will help reduce the carbon footprint ensure that India sticks to the 2015 Paris agreement.

Scientists have figured out how to generate power from the cold of nighttime
science

Scientists have figured out how to generate power from the cold of nighttime

The device uses the cold of space to produce a modest yet usable supply of electricity.

Is there an absolute need for an intervention to spark a climate action revolution?
science

Is there an absolute need for an intervention to spark a climate action revolution?

Tipping points and nonlinear amplifying feedbacks are easier to identify in the climate system.

This device simultaneously distills water and generates electricity from solar energy
science

This device simultaneously distills water and generates electricity from solar energy

This device will provide clean energy and water and could be deployed in the next five years.

Narendra Modi backs rural India to achieve target of $5 tn economy; Chhattisgarh's Chitloor has been exemplary with use of solar power in fields
India

Narendra Modi backs rural India to achieve target of $5 tn economy; Chhattisgarh's Chitloor has been exemplary with use of solar power in fields

A nondescript village in Chhattisgarh, Chitloor has been following the path laid out by Modi for ‘annadatas’ since 2016. Nearly 2,000 tribal villagers residing in the Bakavand tehsil of the 'Maoist-hotbed' Bastar district have been using solar power in their fields.

Urban heat islands: Heatwaves in cities caused due to lack of vegetation
science

Urban heat islands: Heatwaves in cities caused due to lack of vegetation

The phenomenon where cities are hotter than the surrounding countryside is actually known as an urban heat island

IIT researchers develop method to enhance the efficiency of existing solar cells
science

IIT researchers develop method to enhance the efficiency of existing solar cells

The third generation of dye-sensitized solar cells are environmentally friendly and not too expensive.

IIT Mandi scientists develop glass that removes pollutants from water using sunlight
science

IIT Mandi scientists develop glass that removes pollutants from water using sunlight

This glass can be used by industries to de-contaminate wastewater and help curb air pollution.

Inconsistent govt actions cast shadow over solar energy developers' sentiment, capacity addition slows down: Report
Business

Inconsistent govt actions cast shadow over solar energy developers' sentiment, capacity addition slows down: Report

The outlook for solar energy development in the country is constrained as capacity additions get delayed, CRISIL Research said in a statement

100% rural electrification no measure of power connectivity; ailing discoms, unreliable supply larger problem, says survey
India

100% rural electrification no measure of power connectivity; ailing discoms, unreliable supply larger problem, says survey

The survey found that mere access to the grid electricity doesn't ensure that rural customers can actually use electricity. High dependence on diesel generators and rural household consumption remaining much lower than national residential consumption are all telltale signs.

Inkjet printed solar panels, 'perovskite' tech could revolutionise green energy
science

Inkjet printed solar panels, 'perovskite' tech could revolutionise green energy

It can be fixed to any surface — laptops, cars, even buildings — for power, including shade or indoors.