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Jun 23, 2016
Solar Impulse 2 completes 70 hour transatlantic solar powered flightThe experimental Solar Impulse 2 plane landed in Spain on Thursday morning, after completing a 70-hour journey from New York powered only by sunlight.
Jun 17, 2016
Migrants in Greece get free electricity from sun-powered phone chargerFor refugees and migrants stuck in Greece, a smartphone is a lifeline -- as long as its battery lasts. But access to electricity can be hard to find in overcrowded camps, nor is it always free in cafes where young and old crowd together over a socket, waiting anxiously to phone home.
May 23, 2016
Scientists one step closer to improved space weather forecastThey hope that eventually, space weather forecasting will become as reliable as today's winter storm warnings.
Nov 15, 2015
G20 summit: Modi pushes for $100 bn finances to pursue clean energy, proposes grand global solar allianceIndia on Sunday nudged the G20 to ensure finances and technology worth $100 billion are made available for countries to pursue clean energy during their development, and pushed for its proposal for a grand alliance of solar-rich nations to make this key source of green power an integral part of people's lives.
Oct 26, 2015
Career shift: Renewable space power up job offerings as layoffs spiral in oil sectorBoom in new green jobs is being led by Asia where governments in countries such as China and India are embarking on massive programmes to use more renewable energy
Aug 24, 2015
This 70-year-old solar mystery has finally been solvedSolar physicists have captured the first direct observational signatures of a solar phenomenon that has eluded the world of science for over 70 years.
Mar 09, 2015
Solar-powered plane begins round-the-world attempt, to land in Gujarat on TuesdayA solar-powered plane set off from Abu Dhabi on Monday on a bid to make the first round-the-world tour, a marathon journey that will test its pilots' endurance to the limit.
Feb 27, 2015
After Apple, Google invests $300 million in solar projectsSolarCity Corp on Thursday said it created a $750 million fund to finance about 25,000 residential solar projects, with Google Inc investing nearly half the funding.
Aug 14, 2014
Clean energy: Boond receives Series A funding from Opes Impact Fund, EnnoventThis investment in Boond, led by Opes, is the seventh deal facilitated by the Ennovent Circle - an exclusive group of investors, mentors and entrepreneurs that collaborates to accelerate innovations for low-income markets - since its launch in 2012.
Jul 10, 2014
Budget 2014: Jaitley allocates Rs 1,000 cr to 'high priority' renewable energy sectorThe government aims to construct Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects or high capacity plants in the radiation rich states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and Ladakh.