The Indian government has been planning to make Ladakh the country’s first union territory to run completely on renewable energy. The newly declared union territory already has about 30 megawatt (MW) of small hydro projects. The government aims to install solar power plants to reach
Tesla is best known for its electric cars. However, since the last couple of years, the company is pushing to be a world leader in solar roofs and battery storage technology. Recently, they rolled out the third generation of Tesla Solar Roof which is one
The villages in India will soon be transformed into power stations capable of generating, storing and releasing power. This is thought possible after a Swansea University led consortium of 12 UK and Indian universities have been awarded £7 million in funding from UK government for
Solar power in India is one of the fast-paced industries in the country of late. As on 31 December 2016, India’s solar grid recorded a cumulative capacity of 9,012 megawatts (MW) or 9 gigawatts (GW), Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal informed the Rajya Sabha in
Swachh Bharat Mission proposes toilets for all, with a vision to make India open defecation free by 2019. Lack of toilets however is not the only issue in remote parts of the country. Shortage of electricity and scarcity of safe drinking water are other two
In order to achieve the goal of making Indian capital a solar city, Delhi Government has informed that soon Delhi Secretariat will be the first Secretariat in the country to be powered completely by solar energy. Under the project a 3 MW ground-based solar
As another giant leap in developing India’s renewable energy potential, the state of Tamil Nadu and SunEdison, global renewable energy development compay, have signed a MoU to develop 2 GW of wind and solar power projects in next five years with an expected investment of
A couple of months ago, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DRMC) had planned to switch to renewable energy for its various stations.
Using new materials, researchers at Johannes Kepler University Linz in Austria have created an ultrathin solar cell, which is only three micrometers thick.
After successful trials of solar-powered coaches, now Indian railway is mulling to set up solar thermal plants on land owned by Railways. The step can go a long way in cutting diesel consumption, reducing carbon emissions along-with cost cutting.