Forest fires

This Tribal Hamlet In Kerala Gets Electricity After 74 Years from Micro-Hybrids

For 75 years, a hamlet in Attapaddi, Kerala was shrouded in the dark, deprived of the basic human need- electricity. Forest fires, wild animal attacks and remoteness were some of the factors that prevented the establishment of renewable energy projects here. The tribal population, which dominates the hamlet, had been extremely possessive of its culture […]

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Solar power production in India getting impacted by forest fires: Study

Forest fires that plague different parts of India, especially during summers, play a major role in reducing solar power production in India, a study has found. Several factors such as clouds, aerosols, and pollution generated from various sources limit the solar irradiance, causing performance issues in the photovoltaic and concentrated solar power plant installations. Large-scale […]

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