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Transparent solar device that doesn`t block the view

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11:47

Imagine a solar device that, when placed over a window, creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.

FIPB clears 14 FDI proposals worth Rs 1,528 cr

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 15:11

FIPB has approved foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals worth Rs 1,528.38 crore from 14 firms including ACME Solar Energy and Sinclairs Hotels.

India`s largest solar power plant planned in Madhya Pradesh

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 13:36

Plans are afoot to set up the country`s largest ultra mega solar power plant (UMSPP) in Madhya Pradesh`s Rewa district, a senior official said on Thursday.

Spinach may help convert sunlight into clean alternative fuel

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:37

Popeye`s favourite snack spinach, which gave the cartoon character super strength, also has the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.

Google offers big prize for small power box

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:28

Google is offering a million-dollar prize for a breakthrough that would make solar or wind generated electricity more enticing for everyday uses.

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.