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Astronauts complete seven hour spacewalk to prep ISS for its new solar panels
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Astronauts complete seven hour spacewalk to prep ISS for its new solar panels

The eight existing solar panels on the ISS are 12 to 20 years old which is past their design lifetime and deteriorating.

China is both the largest coal consumer and the largest clean energy market in the world
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China is both the largest coal consumer and the largest clean energy market in the world

In the past three years, China's carbon emissions have begun to rise and emissions from fossil fuels and concrete production rose by 4 percent,

India reaches solar power target four years ahead of schedule, sets new goal for 2022
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India reaches solar power target four years ahead of schedule, sets new goal for 2022

The head of the climate change program said, "India has now set a new target of achieving 100 GW of solar power by 2022."

Oberoi's Gurgaon properties go fully solar; hospitality firm aims at reducing CO2 emissions by over 12,300 tonne per year
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Oberoi's Gurgaon properties go fully solar; hospitality firm aims at reducing CO2 emissions by over 12,300 tonne per year

There’s a captive solar power plant in Balasar, Haryana that will generate 7.5 MW of electricity to meet the energy demands of the two hotels.

In a first, electricity sourced from coolness of space, the universe a reality
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In a first, electricity sourced from coolness of space, the universe a reality

The new method can overcome the biggest drawback of solar panels, which depend on sunlight hours.

Researchers have invented a new device that converts snow into electricity
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Researchers have invented a new device that converts snow into electricity

Generating electricity using snow is now possible using a very tiny device.

India responds to Antonio Guterres' call for climate action, contributes $1 million to instal solar panels on roof of UN headquarters
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India responds to Antonio Guterres' call for climate action, contributes $1 million to instal solar panels on roof of UN headquarters

India's $1 million contribution to install solar panels on the roof of the UN headquarters will help reduce carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy,

Solar industry hit: SC, Maha AAR rulings to up project cost by 25%; to impact small, big players, says experts
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Solar industry hit: SC, Maha AAR rulings to up project cost by 25%; to impact small, big players, says experts

The apex court, through its interim order Monday, has nullified the Orissa High Court's stay order on levy of safeguard duty on imported solar cells and modules.

Big wind, solar farms could boost rain in Sahara and slow global warming: Study
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Big wind, solar farms could boost rain in Sahara and slow global warming: Study

It could cause ecological, environmental, and societal impacts on a large scale, the report reads.

Trump imposes steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels to protect local manufacturers
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Trump imposes steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels to protect local manufacturers

The decision was in line with Donald Trump's "America First" trade policy, which aims to protect local manufacturers from foreign competition.

AISIA opposes Centre's safeguard duty on imported solar panels and cells, fears negative impact on SEZ-based firms
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AISIA opposes Centre's safeguard duty on imported solar panels and cells, fears negative impact on SEZ-based firms

Strongly opposing the proposed blanket safeguard duty on imported solar panels and cells, the All-India Solar Industries Association on Monday said this levy will badly impact manufacturers operating from the special economic zones.

Power firms to be fined for blackouts from April 2019, govt makes smart meters compulsory to prevent theft
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Power firms to be fined for blackouts from April 2019, govt makes smart meters compulsory to prevent theft

Distributors would be fined if they cut power to customers unless the shutdown was caused by factors such as the weather or a disaster that was beyond a company’s control.

Britain and India team up for a project to develop next-generation photovoltaics
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Britain and India team up for a project to develop next-generation photovoltaics

To enable the manufacturing of next-gen photovoltaics in India, the strategy is to set up graduate programmes in the respective areas.

The key to India’s solar energy dreams lies in public co-operation, not just in an investor-led approach
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The key to India’s solar energy dreams lies in public co-operation, not just in an investor-led approach

India houses the world’s largest solar power plant in a single location which has a capacity of 648 MW and the project is spearheaded by the Adani Group.

Under-construction London flats catch fire days after Grenfell Tower tragedy
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Under-construction London flats catch fire days after Grenfell Tower tragedy

A major fire broke out on Sunday at a new under-construction block of flats in London after blazes reportedly began from their solar panels.

Pollution is reducing the efficiency of solar panels in some parts of the world, including India: Study
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Pollution is reducing the efficiency of solar panels in some parts of the world, including India: Study

The research also showed that the efficiency of solar panels jumped by 50 percent every time they were cleaned.

Donald Trump's idea for 'Mexico border wall of solar panels' borrowed from Wall Street Journal op-ed
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Donald Trump's idea for 'Mexico border wall of solar panels' borrowed from Wall Street Journal op-ed

Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a borrowed brainwave. Here are some more fact checks on what the US president has said.

SpaceX resupply mission to International Space Station halted after poor weather
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SpaceX resupply mission to International Space Station halted after poor weather

Launch of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft for a commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station on Thursday was scrubbed due to poor weather.

Tesla has started taking orders for its solar roof tiles
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Tesla has started taking orders for its solar roof tiles

Tesla acquired SolarCity in November, and has been working to remake a money-losing company that was selling traditional solar systems into a premium energy brand.

India leads Spain, UK in wind energy generation; affordable solar panels could cause a clean energy boom
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India leads Spain, UK in wind energy generation; affordable solar panels could cause a clean energy boom

A new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) could certainly push the investments in solar energy. According to the report, solar and wind energy generation has reached the same price point or is cheaper than new fossil fuel capacity in over 30 countries.