Bizarre! Villagers in UP held hostage BSP MLA, local councillor over power cut issue
Bizarre! Villagers in UP held hostage BSP MLA, local councillor over power cut issue

In an unprecedented move, the villagers here in Uttar Pradesh held hostage two officials - MLA of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and local councillor - over frequent power cuts in the area.

New material to increase solar cell efficiency
New material to increase solar cell efficiency

A team of researchers has come up with a solar cell that produces fuel rather than electricity. A material called gallium phosphide enables the solar cell to produce clean fuel hydrogen gas from liquid water.

Massless particle for gen-next electronics found

A massless particle that eluded scientists for 85 years has been discovered and it could pave the way for faster and more efficient electronics and new types of quantum computing.

Andhra, Telangana seek Centre's intervention over water sharing issue

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have asked for the Centre's intervention over sharing of water and electricity, and presented their cases to Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati.

New design to boost ability of low cost solar panels

A new design can make low cost solar panels more efficient by enhancing their ability to collect the sun`s energy and release it as electricity, shows research.

Viaducts with wind turbines claimed as new source of energy generation

 Trying out new ways to generate electricity, scientists now claim that wind turbines could be installed under some of the biggest bridges on the road network to produce electricity.

Dutch students develop solar-powered family car

 Dutch students have developed a family car powered by the sun which generates more energy than it uses while reaching speeds of up to 125 kilometres per hour and the vehicle can clock over 1,000 km on a full charge.

Tata, Reliance and Mahavitaran hike power tariff in Maharashtra

The Mumbai electricity regulatory authority has allowed three utilities Tata Power, Reliance Infrastructure and Mahavitaran to increase their tariff with effect from this month.

Bangladesh to receive 1,100 MW of power from India from January

Electricity-starved Bangladesh will begin receiving 100 MW of power from Tripura from early January. This will be in addition to the 500 MW it already receives from West Bengal and a like amount that is on the cards from the state - for a total of 1,100 MW - as the two countries enter a new phase of bilateral cooperation for regional benefit.

Why we get less sleep now than our ancestors did

Access to artificial light and electricity has shortened the hours of sleep humans get each night, says a study that compared traditional hunter-gatherer living conditions to a more modern setting.

Less sleep? Blame easy access to electricity

As per a new study, easy access to electricity and artificial light triggers a measurable reduction in human sleep.

Evaporating water to produce electricity

Can the energy of evaporating water be harnessed to propel self-sufficient devices or produce electricity? A new experiment raises hopes.

Power tariff may be hiked again in Delhi

People of Delhi can face the problem related to electricity price hike.

Congress slams AAP for Delhiites' power, water woes

The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) on Sunday blamed the Arvind Kejriwal-led government for the water and power woes faced by residents of the national capital.

Bihar Assembly polls: Nitish to seek votes citing improved power scenario

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he would seek votes in the upcoming assembly polls citing the improved scenario in the state's power sector.

Punjab to launch disaster management plan for power supply

 Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) and Punjab State Transmission Corporation Ltd (PSTCL) are all set to launch a disaster management plan to deal with any kind of natural calamities, sabotage or grid failures.

No power shortage across the country: Piyush Goyal

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country, it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

No power shortage across the country: Piyush Goyal- Part II

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country, it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

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