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Delhi Metro to install 3 more solar power plants

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 01:11

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is going to install three more roof-top solar power plants in its premises, as a continuation of its policy to encourage eco-friendly work practises and technologies.

Efficient solar cells are a step closer

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 22:21

The more light a solar panel`s active elements absorb, the more power it produces. So, researchers have now replaced a two-step process for producing black silicon - highly efficient materials that reflect almost no light - with one.

BSNL, NEDO in talks for using solar energy in telecom

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 19:20

State-run telecom firm BSNL and Japan's NEDO Wednesday started discussions for using solar energy in telecom networks to reduce carbon footprint.

Indian-American named White House`s Solar Champions of Change

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 10:45

An Indian-American professor was today named by the White House as the `Solar Champions of Change` in recognition of his immense contribution towards developing alternate source of energy and promoting solar deployment in residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

How solar power can boost electricity generation

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 15:32

In a major boost for clean energy, scientists have proved that solar power can beat fossil fuels in large-scale generation of electricity.

India in world`s top five nations in solar power capacity

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 18:04

India is among the world`s top five nations in concentrated solar power (CSP) technology capacity rankings topped by the US, according to a new report.

Space probe captures new images of sunspots

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 15:14

Multi-wavelength observations of sunspots with the 1.6-meter New Solar Telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in California and aboard NASA`s IRIS spacecraft have produced new images of high-speed plasma flows and eruptions extending from the Sun`s surface to the outermost layer of the solar atmosphere, the corona.

Wind, solar energy to get big push under Modi-led NDA

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 17:44

The Narendra Modi government is likely to harness solar power and give a fillip to development of offshore wind energy so as to provide electricity to every household in the near future, industry officials said today.

Barack Obama unveils solar energy drive despite setbacks

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 00:29

President Barack Obama unveiled new solar energy plans on Friday, hailing the measures as a vital job-creating tool in the fight against climate change.

Redirecting sunlight to illuminate narrow streets

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:10

In a novel way to provide some natural light in dense urban centres with tall buildings around us, Egyptian researchers have developed a corrugated, translucent panel that redirects sunlight onto narrow streets and alleyways.

Solar-powered Internet access set to broaden reach of web

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 23:09

Solar energy can soon be harnessed into obtaining an Internet access!

New breakthrough could help create solar energy materials from Sun

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 10:36

Researchers have found a way to tap the sun not only as a source of power but also to directly produce the solar energy materials that could make this possible.