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Jul 07, 2019
Narendra Modi backs rural India to achieve target of $5 tn economy; Chhattisgarh's Chitloor has been exemplary with use of solar power in fieldsA 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.
Jun 26, 2019
Urban heat islands: Heatwaves in cities caused due to lack of vegetationThe phenomenon where cities are hotter than the surrounding countryside is actually known as an urban heat island
Jun 19, 2019
IIT researchers develop method to enhance the efficiency of existing solar cellsThe third generation of dye-sensitized solar cells are environmentally friendly and not too expensive.
May 09, 2019
IIT Mandi scientists develop glass that removes pollutants from water using sunlightThis glass can be used by industries to de-contaminate wastewater and help curb air pollution.
Mar 11, 2019
Inconsistent govt actions cast shadow over solar energy developers' sentiment, capacity addition slows down: ReportThe outlook for solar energy development in the country is constrained as capacity additions get delayed, CRISIL Research said in a statement
Feb 14, 2019
100% rural electrification no measure of power connectivity; ailing discoms, unreliable supply larger problem, says surveyThe 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.
Feb 04, 2019
Inkjet printed solar panels, 'perovskite' tech could revolutionise green energyIt can be fixed to any surface — laptops, cars, even buildings — for power, including shade or indoors.
Dec 28, 2018
Haryana farmers to get 44,000 pending tube-well connections in next six months; Khattar pushes for solar energyKhattar encouraged farmers in Haryana to adopt micro-irrigation and said that farmers would be given solar energy unit and they would utilise the energy generated during the daytime, and incentive amounting to Rs 1 per unit would be given to farmers for maintenance purpose
Dec 10, 2018
Coal on its way out as rising costs make production unviable; renewable energy sources much better, cheaper optionNearly a hundred years after the first coal-fired thermal power plant was installed in India, the outdated mode of generating electricity now seems to be on its way out as renewable sources are gaining ground as the preferred option.
Dec 06, 2018
India's first hybrid solar-wind energy auction closes with tariff under Rs 2.7/unitIndia has committed to source 40% of its electric capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030.