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UP village becomes renewable energy model with 100% solar power use

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

A village in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district is presenting itself as a model for renewable energy usage with complete dependence on solar power for all its needs. ...

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Chennai: Solar power panels atop buildings to help govt save Rs 22 lakh a month

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

In a green move as part of the Smart City Mission, a network of solar panels, inverters, and bi-directional net meters are being installed across several corporation-owned buildings to harness...

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Now, Central railway station embarks on a green journey

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2019

With the aim of achieving the target of ISO 14001 certification for environmental management, the Central railway station has initiated steps to embrace green energy. Solar panels are being...

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Centre issue tenders for developing 30,000 MW of renewable projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 29, 2019

In the rush to meet the target of 1.75 lakh MW of renewable energy capacity by 2020, the Centre and several states have issued tenders totalling 30,549 MW. Of this, only 4,000 MW are wind power...

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India solar panel prices continue to fall on 25% y-o-y dip in global rates

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 29, 2019

Despite the safeguard duty imposed on imports from China, Malaysia and the West, effective July 2018, solar panel prices continued to fall in the domestic market, as a 25% year-on-year fall in...

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Chandigarh admin to use social media to encourage residents to install solar plants

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

As the UT administration extended its deadline to install solar plants till June 30, the Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest) has now planned to spread...

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Lok Sabha 2019 elections: 17 years on, poll helps power school in Coimbatore

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

Mega sops for the electorate, allegations of voter inducement, imposition of the model code of conduct among others typically mark the run-up to elections in the world’s largest democracy. But,...

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IIT-M sets up India’s 1st solar-powered desal plant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The technology behind desalination plants may appear simple extract seawater, remove salt, make freshwater but operating such plants is power intensive and can also pollute the environment...

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Kerala looks up at solar energy for its power needs

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

After recovering from an unexpected natural calamity, the State is now on a renovation mode, building a ‘New Kerala’ that focuses on sustainable development. As part of this, recently the State Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac, in his budget speech, talked about providing...

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'Inkjet' solar panels poised to revolutionise green energy

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 4, 2019

What if one day all buildings could be equipped with windows and facades that satisfy the structure's every energy need, whether rain or shine?

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