Solar Energy

Chennai Metro Rail Limited increases its total solar capacity to 4.1 MW

Another 2.5 MWp will be added to the existing solar capacity of 4.1 MWp which is expected to be completed by February 2020.

published on : 10th April 2019

Solar panel roofs to be a reality soon in various government institutions

Institutions such as the Legislative Assembly, Thampanoor railway station, Public library, Government Women's college and Reserve bank of India have already been identified for the purpose.

published on : 9th March 2019

Simple, inexpensive frame to boost solar cell efficiency 

The simple, inexpensive and ingenious method could increase solar energy captured for people in developing countries, as well as remote regions that are off the grid, researchers said.

published on : 7th March 2019

BSNL bets big on solar power in Kerala

The first grid interactive solar power plant with 65 kWp capacity was inaugurated at the administrative building in Manacaud here last week by P T Mathew, Chief General Manager, Kerala circle.

published on : 11th February 2019

CM Edappadi K Palaniswami releases upgraded solar policy target of 9K MW

Due to unavailability of net-metres and high installation cost of solar panels, the State has managed to install only 2034 MW as of March 2018.

published on : 5th February 2019

This Bengaluru student's three-wheeled solar vehicle needs to be recharged only once every 15 days

We talk to Byre Gowda, a mechanical engineer who built a three-wheeled vehicle that works on solar energy for his college project

published on : 28th January 2019

App to give details on installing solar panels

The company plans to make money from the recommendations of brands that they make to customers who will not have to pay for using the service.

published on : 1st January 2019

After four years of sunny outlook, solar sector struggles to keep growth intact in 2018

India's solar installations had slowed down in the July to September period of the current year.

published on : 30th December 2018

Kochi Water Metro: Eco friendly battery-powered boats is the need of the hour

KSWTD director Shaji V Nair said they are in the process of procuring two more ferries with higher-capacity from NavAlt.

published on : 16th December 2018

Warm up to idea of solar energy

Currently, the company in the investment and growth phase is yet to become profitable.

published on : 8th November 2018

Solar power to charge cars, buses soon: Bangalore Electricity Supply Company

Solar panels installed at apartments, offices and malls can generate electricity during the day and reduce the carbon footprint.

published on : 4th November 2018

Karnataka's Dharwad village takes the solar route 

Residents of  Shiraguppi village in Dharwad district don't worry about power cuts.

published on : 18th October 2018

India to achieve 76 per cent of renewable energy target by 2022: Wood Mackenzie

India is targetting 100 GW of solar capacity and 75 GW of wind power by 2022.

published on : 15th October 2018

With new solar policy, Tamil Nadu hopes to usher in sunshine in energy sector

The draft policy talks about making solar energy a mainstream energy source in Tamil Nadu by 2022.

published on : 14th October 2018

From next year, meters in Tamil Nadu will record solar energy consumption

Besides encouraging electricity consumers to set up solar energy systems, the policy objective is to establish a single-window system to set up solar energy systems.

published on : 26th September 2018
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