Electricity

Electricity can remove drug residues from wastewater: Study

Electricity can remove drug residues from wastewater: Study

Harmful organic substances, such as pharmaceutical residues, can be efficiently removed from wastewater using only electricity, say scientists who tested a process called pulsed corona discharge (PCD).

Apr 16, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
Gen-next smart solar windows could produce electricity

Gen-next smart solar windows could produce electricity

The scientists made the discovery while investigating the phase transition of the material, an inorganic perovskite.

Jan 24, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
Least populated village in Tibet gets electricity

Least populated village in Tibet gets electricity

The is connected to remote Yulmed Township in Luntse County, Shannan City, through 108 electric poles over a 5,000-metre-high mountain.

Jan 03, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
IIT scientists use onion skin to generate electricity

IIT scientists use onion skin to generate electricity

Piezoelectric materials have the ability to convert energy from everyday mechanical motions into electricity.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:52 PM IST
 PM Modi gets 'emotional' over Chhattisgarh village getting electricity for first time since Independence

PM Modi gets 'emotional' over Chhattisgarh village getting electricity for first time since Independence

In September 2017, PM Modi had launched a Rs 16,320-crore scheme - Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana 'Saubhagya'.

Dec 17, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Will coal be replaced by chicken, turkey poop to generate electricity?

Will coal be replaced by chicken, turkey poop to generate electricity?

The researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel noted that environmentally safe disposal of poultry excrement has become a significant problem.

Nov 20, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Thin, flexible material generates electricity when stretched

The specially designed rubber, developed by researchers at Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) is able to convert mechanical movements into electrical charges.

Nov 12, 2017, 15:42 PM IST
Now, crying can help generate electricity

Now, crying can help generate electricity

Researchers have found that applying pressure to a protein present in tears could actually generate electricity.

Oct 03, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
Maharashtra village gets electricity, bus services 70 yrs after Independence

Maharashtra village gets electricity, bus services 70 yrs after Independence

The residents of Amdeli village in Maharashtra had a long wait of 70 years before they could see their homes lit up with electricity and commute in public buses.

Sep 29, 2017, 14:09 PM IST

Energy from evaporation could power much of US: Study

Though still limited to experiments in the lab, evaporation-harvested power could be made on demand, day or night, overcoming the intermittency problems plaguing solar and wind energy.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
Renewable electricity from waste toilet paper? Scientists say it's possible! - Read

Renewable electricity from waste toilet paper? Scientists say it's possible! - Read

Unlike solar and wind energy, which fluctuate with the time of the day and the weather, waste toilet paper is a continually available resource.

Sep 17, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Generating electricity from flowing blood? Scientists develop new power generator

Generating electricity from flowing blood? Scientists develop new power generator

The construction principle of the fibre is quite simple.

Sep 11, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
Over 1.6 million in Florida lose power from Irma, utility says

Over 1.6 million in Florida lose power from Irma, utility says

Large utilities that serve other parts of the state, including units of Duke Energy Corp, Southern Co and Emera Inc have had scattered outages.

Sep 11, 2017, 00:27 AM IST
High-tech yarns generate electricity when stretched

High-tech yarns generate electricity when stretched

To generate electricity, the yarns must first be either submerged in or coated with an ionically conducting material or electrolyte.

Aug 27, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Summer storm delays flights, causes power outages in Phoenix

Strong winds knocked down electrical wires in the northeast part of Phoenix near Scottsdale, resulting in numerous power outages.

 

Aug 04, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Central Oklahoma earthquake leaves hundreds in the dark

An earthquake registering a 4.2 magnitude in central Oklahoma disrupted electric power to hundreds of customers.

Aug 03, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Odisha boy invents technique to produce electricity from scrapped 500 rupee notes

Odisha boy invents technique to produce electricity from scrapped 500 rupee notes

Dundi, a science student from Khariar College in Odisha's Nuapada district, says that he could produce up to 5 volts from a single demonetised 500 rupee note.

May 26, 2017, 20:22 PM IST

UP: All district headquarters to get 24 hrs electricity, villages to get 18 hrs

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Apr 07, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
This biomimetic tree can generate electricity for you – Know how!

This biomimetic tree can generate electricity for you – Know how!

The technology developed by researchers at Iowa State University in the US may help people charge household appliances without the need for large wind turbines.

Feb 01, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

Water supply, electricity affected as snowfall worsens in J&K

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Jan 18, 2017, 14:15 PM IST