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India leads Spain, UK in wind energy generation; affordable solar panels could cause a clean energy boom

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2016

Renewable energy is an area that is expected to take off in India, thanks to the ambitious mission stated by the Ministry of New and Renewable energy. It states, “24×7 affordable environment...

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World's first solar panel road opens in Normandy village, France

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 23, 2016

France has opened what it claims to be the world’s first solar panel road, in a Normandy village.

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Thousands of remote Indian households to receive solar panels, chargers and batteries

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 16, 2016

More than 16,000 Indian households across 800 remote villages will be given a solar panel, with an eight-hour battery storage backup, according to the Indian minister for power, coal, new and...

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Hindustan Zinc to double silver output to catch solar wave

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 10, 2016

Hindustan Zinc Ltd, a subsidiary of billionaire Anil Agarwal's mining conglomerate Vedanta Ltd, aims to double silver output in five years due to rising prices and increased demand from solar...

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New Solar Plants Generate Floating Green Power

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2016

An expanse of blue solar panels stretches across part of the Yamakura Dam reservoir in Japan’s Chiba Prefecture.

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Green energy blooms on 'solar tree'

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2016

Scientists at a Durgapur-based research institute have developed a 'solar tree' made out of photovoltaic panels at a cost of Rs 3 lakh each. The 'tree', which will require less than 4 sqft space...

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Subject Tags: solar energy , solar panel

Solar e-rickshaw designed by engineering students awaits a break

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2016

Plying on the roads of the Capital, the solar e-rickshaw does a regular run to and fro from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology to Dwarka Mor metro station.

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UPERC moots `floating' Photo-Voltaic solar plants for UP

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2016

On Tuesday, the commission tabled the idea before the high level State Advisory Committee (SAC) for its nod before recommending it to the state government. Speaking to TOI, UPERC chairman, Desh...

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Subject Tags: solar energy , solar panel

The innovators: desalination unit brings clean water on wheels

By : sustainabilityo..., May 6, 2016

ravelling around Thailand in the 1990s, William Janssen was impressed with the basic rooftop solar heating systems that were on many homes, where energy from the sun was absorbed by a plate and...

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Selaulim canal stretch in Goa to harness solar energy

By : sustainabilityo..., May 6, 2016

Goa energy development agency (GEDA) along with the water resources department (WRD) recently conducted a survey of the Selaulim dam with a view to harness solar energy. GEDA and WRD have...

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