The West Bengal government will start installing solar panels in 100 schools and hospitals across the state this November, state Environment Minister Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar said.
The US on Monday challenged the domestic content requirement of India`s solar mission, which it alleged is discriminatory and against international norms, including WTO laws.
Top-level scientists attending a Nobel laureates forum in Beijing have urged all countries to push forward development of clean energies.
China has offered a quota for its solar panel exports to the European Union, state media reported on Friday with the two sides embroiled in a series of trade disputes.
A small object, possibly a meteoroid, has pierced a solar panel on the International Space Station, leaving a “bullet hole”, Canadian astronaut and Expedition 35 commander Chris Hadfield has said.
Scientists have devised a system using tiny solar-panel-like cells surgically placed underneath the retina, which may someday restore sight.
Researchers have come up with innovative 3D solar panel designs, which could offer power output ranging from double to more than 20 times.
The panels generate electricity that is used by the building, offsetting the amount of power the building buys from the utility company.
Germany is also at the forefront of creating environment-friendly toys.
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