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IIT-M, NIOT working on efficient turbine for power from ocean

The recent research by IIT-M and NIOT, is being funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, and focuses on improving the devices and machines used for wave energy harvesting.

Aug 08, 2019, 17:33 PM IST

Free electricity in Delhi up to consumption of 200 units, announces Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that people consuming till 200 units of electricity won`t have to pay the electricity bills and their bills will be waived from August 1.

Aug 01, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

Good news for domestic power consumers in Delhi as fixed charges slashed

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has claimed that Delhi had the lowest power tariff in the country.

Jul 31, 2019, 21:27 PM IST

Zee Breaking: Good news for Delhiites, Electricity gets cheaper

Good news for Delhiites, Electricity in Delhi gets cheaper. Government has reduced the fixed charge from electricity.

Jul 31, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

Researchers show how plastics can be reused

The Journal for Carbon Research, focuses on chemical recycling which uses the constituent elements of the plastic to make new materials.

Jul 18, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Amarnath yatra begins on Monday under heavy security

The annual Amarnath Yatra was flagged off from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes in Jammu & Kashmir on Monday. atch full video to know more. #AmarnathYatraBegins #Pilgrims

Jul 01, 2019, 07:48 AM IST

India Ka DNA 2019: PM Modi's personality is about taking tough and quick decisions, says Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah: Narendra Modi's personality is about taking tough and quick decisions. India is the third country after USA and Israel to avenge the attacks on its soldiers. Watch full video to know more.

Apr 01, 2019, 22:14 PM IST

All you need to know about Earth Hour Day

All you need to know about Earth Hour Day. To know more watch the video

Mar 30, 2019, 23:22 PM IST

National capital's power consumers to be paid enhanced compensation

Power consumers in the national capital will now be paid enhanced compensation from their discoms in case of outages as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued the revised Supply Code 2017.

Dec 21, 2018, 09:38 AM IST

Energy-intensive Bitcoin transactions pose environmental threat

Bitcoin and similar blockchain technologies consume more electricity than entire nations may prevent the world from achieving the climate change mitigation targets under the Paris Agreement, a study has warned.

Aug 01, 2018, 16:33 PM IST

Power goes out in several Pakistan cities, millions left to sweat it out

Pakistan has been grappling with power shortage and the unusually long hours of power outages has been haunting its people for about a decade.

May 16, 2018, 20:38 PM IST

Every single village of India now has access to electricity: PM Modi

As per official data, there were 18,452 villages without electricity in the country at the time of PM Modi`s taking office in May 2014. 

Apr 30, 2018, 00:46 AM IST

Electricity can remove drug residues from wastewater: Study

Harmful organic substances, such as pharmaceutical residues, can be efficiently removed from wastewater using only electricity, say scientists who tested a process called pulsed corona discharge (PCD).

Apr 16, 2018, 16:04 PM IST

Gen-next smart solar windows could produce electricity

The scientists made the discovery while investigating the phase transition of the material, an inorganic perovskite.

Jan 24, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

Least populated village in Tibet gets electricity

The is connected to remote Yulmed Township in Luntse County, Shannan City, through 108 electric poles over a 5,000-metre-high mountain.

Jan 03, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

IIT scientists use onion skin to generate electricity

Piezoelectric materials have the ability to convert energy from everyday mechanical motions into electricity.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:52 PM IST

PM Modi gets 'emotional' over Chhattisgarh village getting electricity for first time since Independence

In September 2017, PM Modi had launched a Rs 16,320-crore scheme - Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana 'Saubhagya'.

Dec 17, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

Will coal be replaced by chicken, turkey poop to generate electricity?

The researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel noted that environmentally safe disposal of poultry excrement has become a significant problem.

Nov 20, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Thin, flexible material generates electricity when stretched

The specially designed rubber, developed by researchers at Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) is able to convert mechanical movements into electrical charges.

Nov 12, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Now, crying can help generate electricity

Researchers have found that applying pressure to a protein present in tears could actually generate electricity.

Oct 03, 2017, 13:26 PM IST