Plant inspired solar cells to revolutionise energy storage

 A new technology developed by scientists at University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) can store solar energy for up to several weeks -- an advance that could change the way scientists think about designing solar cells.

Gujarat BSF out-posts to shine with solar energy

In an innovative effort to fight electricity crisis in forward areas, Gujarat Frontier of the Border Security Force (BSF) is all set to use solar energy for its out-posts located in remote border areas, where no electrification is possible till date.

Australian solar company lights up India's slums

An Australian company lighting India's slums with solar energy is providing a solution to the problem of deadly air pollution in India's poorest areas, a media report said on Tuesday.

Australian solar company lights up India''s slums

An Australian company lighting India`s slums with solar energy is providing a solution to the problem of deadly air pollution in India`s poorest areas, a media report said on Tuesday.

New tech to capture the energy of Sun
New tech to capture the energy of Sun

Researchers are developing molecules capable of harvesting and holding substantial amounts of solar energy, storing it for significant amounts of time and releasing it on demand.

Danish student in sun harvest breakthrough

A student from the University of Copenhagen has researched his way to a breakthrough that may prove pivotal for technologies trying to capture the energy of the sun and saving it for a rainy day.

Haryana to introduce Solar Rooftop Net Metering scheme

Power distribution companies in Haryana will soon introduce a scheme where consumers will get a chance to generate solar energy, which will be adjusted against their regular electricity bills.

No legally binding climate change agreement under UNFCCC: Govt

 India not "legally" bound under United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) and it has been "coordinating" with like minded countries for protecting its own interest in the climate change negotiating fora, government today said.

New USD 3,000 battery to power households

A leading US electric carmaker has unveiled a USD 3,000 battery that can power households and even be used to store solar energy.

Tesla Energy's Powerwall battery system will power homes on solar energy

Elon Musk finally unveiled Tesla Energy, the new business arm that is designed to ending mankind's dependence on grid power and switching to solar energy.

Artificial Photosynthesis can help solve carbon emission problem: Study

 A new research has suggested that there is a possibility that carbon emission problem of the world might be solved by a potentially game-changing breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis.

Bengaluru's Chinnaswamy stadium is world's first solar-powered cricket ground

This year's edition of the Indian Premier League in Bengaluru will be played on what the state cricket association claims is the world's only solar-powered cricket ground.

Solar Impulse-2 aircraft extends stopover in Ahmedabad once again
Solar Impulse-2 aircraft extends stopover in Ahmedabad once again

Solar Impulse-2 (SI-2), the world's first aircraft to be powered solely by solar energy, which made a stopover here en route its round-the-world trip, delayed its departure until Wednesday due to "fog concerns".

Two surprising innovations- Solar-powered plane and Apple iWatch

Solar-powered plane 'Solar Impulse 2' (Si2) that flies on solar energy is capable of flying over oceans for several days and nights in a row, Si2 will travel 35,000 km around the world in 25 days over the course of roughly five months.

Solar-powered plane takes off in first round-the-world attempt

The first attempt to fly around the world in a plane using only solar power launched Monday in Abu Dhabi in a landmark journey aimed at promoting green energy.

New solar powered hybrid bike-cum-car makes commuting fun

A new solar powered bike-cum-car hybrid has recently been developed that is turning many heads on the road.

Rail Budget likely to have a slew of green initiatives
Rail Budget likely to have a slew of green initiatives

Use of solar energy in a big way, launching of waste-to-energy project and proliferation of CNG in train operations are some of the green initiatives likely to be announced in the Rail Budget this time.

US firms plan to build 20,000 MW solar power in India

US solar firms SunEdison and First Solar have announced plans to build more than 20,000 megawatts of solar energy capacity in India by 2022.

PM Modi calls for innovation in renewable energy for affordable power

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he was confident that solar energy will become economically viable in the coming days.

PM Modi confident about economic viability of solar energy
PM Modi confident about economic viability of solar energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he was confident that solar energy will become economically viable in the coming days.