Author: Zulkarnain

NASA’s Parkar Solar Probe Laced with ‘Revolutionary’ Heat Shield

A mission 60 years in the making, Parker Solar Probe will make a historic journey to the Sun’s corona, a region of the solar atmosphere. Ahead of its August launch, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe — the mission aiming to get closest to the Sun than ever by any human-made object — has got its “revolutionary” […]

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ABB Wants to Expand Factories, Cater to Railways’ Demand

The company said it spends about USD 100 million on its business in the country every year, ABB India Managing Director Sanjeev Sharma said here. In order to expand their portfolio ABB India, a power and automation technology firm, is looking to expand its facilities to cater to growing demands from railways and also increasing focus on renewable energy space. […]

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UBC Developed Solar Cells that Produce Electricity in Dim Light

These hybrid materials that we are developing can be manufactured economically and sustainably, and, with sufficient optimization, could perform at comparable efficiencies as conventional solar cells Imagine a cell in a solar panel that harvests light even during shady days, Yes! Scientists have discovered a way in which solar bacteria is used to build a […]

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Manufacturing to Become a Key Element for Solar Power Projects, says Govt.

So the bigger bids will be focused on manufacturing, while smaller bids will take care of smaller developers. If there is one big bid and one player takes it all, that will be unfair. As the country aims to add close to 500 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030, the government plans to make […]

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Jnana Bharathi Campus of Bangalore University to go Solar from November

University officials said it will be completely free of cost for the varsity as the cost for installation, operation and maintenance will be borne by the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy. Taking a major leap from the conventional source of energy to clean energy, the Jnana Bharathi campus of Bangalore University will completely work […]

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Parrikar Held Meeting with Goa Power Dept. Over Solar Policy Implementation

For the generation of grid-connected solar power a power purchase agreement has to be signed between consumers and the electricity department. In order to streamline the implementations of a solar policy in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar held a meeting with officials of the electricity department and Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA). Manohar Parrikar was instrumental in […]

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LPG Bottling Plant in Leh to Run on Solar Power

The company said it has commissioned a 100 Kilowatt solar power plant at the location to run the plant’s operations. India’s largest fuel retailer, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will install solar power plant in Leh to run its Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottling plant. The LPG plant in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir is […]

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Rooftop Power Plants Can Save 95 Percent on Bills, Says Study

Residents buying power from a community rooftop solar PV plant, via a subscription plan, could also save up to 35% on their electricity bills. These savings have been estimated over the 25-year lifetime of these systems. Households owning rooftop solar systems could save up to 95% on their electricity bills, says an independent study released at the CEEW Renewable Energy Dialogue […]

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PROINSO, Joules Power to Build First Utility-Scale Solar Project in Bangladesh

The project is located in Teknaf, a sub-district of Cox’s Bazar, in the Division of Chittagong. It forms the southernmost point of mainland Bangladesh and has a population of over 200,000. In a first of its kind in the country, PROINSO, a global energy supplier, has commissioned a 28MWp utility-scale project in Bangladesh. PROINSO UK […]

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