With rising fuel costs in the country, people are desperately looking for better alternatives for commuting. While an electric car seems to be a good solution, it’s a far-fetched dream in the country for many people. Probably with the same thought in mind, a man
We have seen several types of solar panels, but not a transparent or near-transparent solar cell, until now. Scientists from the Tohoku University in Japan have built a near-invisible solar cell using indium tin oxide (ITO) and tungsten disulfide (WS2) as a see-through electrode and
It is no secret that China has 80 percent monopoly on solar manufacturing industry. According to the International Energy Agency, this control has emerged as a threat to the huge consumption of solar PV systems needed to help achieve net zero emissions throughout the planet.
Solar panels work best with direct sunlight. However, researchers at Stanford University have come up with an advanced solution dubbed AGILE (Axially Graded Index Lens). It is basically a micropyramid lens that is claimed to triple the light hitting capacity in a solar panel as
There is a growing desire by homeowners to install solar panels on their roofs to cut down on their electricity bills. But there is a letdown – solar panels are dull and they tend to interfere with the appearance of the house, generally a reason
For the first time in India, an Indian Navy warship has been fitted with solar panels that power the vessel’s lighting and communication equipment needs when on sail. India’s survey class vessel – INS Sarvekshak – has been installed with 18 sheets of flexible, rust-free
We possibly have all types of amazing mobile devices that make life so easy and forgetful in the great outdoors. Only thing missing is a decent power source that can keep all these gadgets juiced up and running for as long as you want to
When the global fraternity has understood that photovoltaic power has the potential to provide brighter and cleaner future, Tata Power Solar – largest solar manufacturer in India – has become pioneer solar company delivering international quality PV modules. Adding a feather to its cap, Tata
India plans to build huge renewable energy infrastructure by the end of next decade. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a target of 100 GW solar energy-generation by 2022.
The Indira Paryavaran Bhawan in New Delhi has become first ‘net zero energy’ building in India. Officially inaugurated by India’s Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, the building will serve as the head office for the Ministry of Environment and Forests and has a capacity to accommodate