Solar power

Rahul Gandhi visits solar research center in Silicon Valley

Rahul Gandhi visits solar research center in Silicon Valley

"Idea (behind visiting the center) was to really understand implications (of solar power) in India," senior Congress leader Sam Pitroda, who accompanied Gandhi, said after his visit to Sun Power's research center in the Silicon Valley.

Sep 13, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Tuirial power project to be commissioned in October: Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla

He claimed the Congress would make a record by returning to power for the third consecutive term by winning the assembly election next year.

Aug 18, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Wind, solar projects to lead to three lakh new jobs: Study

More than 300,000 new workers can be employed in wind and solar jobs and more than one million total employment opportunities can be created in achieving India`s ambitious clean energy goals to install 160 GW of renewable power by 2022, a study said on Wednesday.

Jun 21, 2017, 19:31 PM IST
Photosynthesis inspires scientists to convert sunlight-induced CO2 into solar fuel!

Photosynthesis inspires scientists to convert sunlight-induced CO2 into solar fuel!

 Even though, previously, researchers had successfully managed to implement similar operations, they couldn't be realized due to unavailability of proper resources.

Apr 30, 2017, 09:52 AM IST

Rs 3/unit to be benchmark price for power in medium term:Goyal

The government is looking at Rs 3 per unit as the benchmark price for power from all energy sources like thermal, solar and wind in the medium term.

Apr 29, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Solar cells that work in all weather conditions – Chinese scientists explore possibility

Solar cells that work in all weather conditions – Chinese scientists explore possibility

The work of Tang and Yang was recently published in an academic journal published by the American Chemistry Society, ACS Nano, and the publication Nano Energy.

Apr 02, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

New graphene based electrode to boost solar power

The "groundbreaking" prototype created by researchers from RMIT University in Australia could be the answer to the storage challenge still holding solar back as a total energy solution.

Apr 02, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
A solution to global water shortage? Solar-powered purifier developed!

A solution to global water shortage? Solar-powered purifier developed!

Researchers believe that the device could help turn the issue of global water shortage around especially in developing areas and regions affected by natural disasters.

Jan 31, 2017, 21:37 PM IST
Government to set up Rs 1.5k crore payment security fund for solar projects

Government to set up Rs 1.5k crore payment security fund for solar projects

Government is in the process of setting up a Rs 1,500-crore fund to avoid delays in releasing viability gap funding (VGF) to solar power developers under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM).

Aug 28, 2016, 11:11 AM IST
Solar Impulse 2 completes historic round-the-world trip: Incredible welcome for pilots in Abu Dhabi (Watch)

Solar Impulse 2 completes historic round-the-world trip: Incredible welcome for pilots in Abu Dhabi (Watch)

Solar Impulse 2 has completed a 40,000-km journey in 17 legs. It has taken more than 500 hours of flying over the Arabian Sea, India, Myanmar, China, the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, the US, southern Europe and North Africa.

Jul 26, 2016, 10:13 AM IST