IIT Bombay

IIT-B’s SHUNYA Team Clinches Second Position in USA’s Solar Decathlon Competition

The United States-based Solar Decathlon, a collegiate competition that challenges challenge students to design and build high-performance, low-carbon buildings, recently concluded the results. The Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay’s SHUNYA (Sustainable Housing for Urbanizing Nation by its Young Aspirants) has acheived the second position in the solar challenge. The team from IIT-B had come up […]

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India Donates Solar Lamps to Palestinian School Children

India has donated solar-powered study lamps to Palestinian elementary school children from a marginalised Bedouin community India has donated solar-powered study lamps to Palestinian elementary school children from a marginalised Bedouin community to spread the principles of self-sufficiency and raise awareness towards the adverse effects of climate change. The lamps were donated as part of […]

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Schoolchildren Set World Record Lighting 5000 Solar Lamps at Once

More than 1.25 lakh students participated in SoUL which was held in 850 schools across the country for assembling solar lamps. After IIT-Bombay initiated the programme Solar Urja Lamp (SoUL) for the schoolchildren to assemble solar lamps from solar kits, a world record has been set by the children who lit 5000 solar lamps all […]

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RK Singh Lays Foundation Stone for Solar PV Module Mfg Plant in Gaya

This plant will be the first of its kind in Bihar and will be entirely owned and operated by local women Self Help Group (SHG) Federations. The Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh has laid the foundation stone (remotely) for a solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturing plant in Sherghati block of Gaya […]

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Govt to Provide All Support to Clean Energy Researchers: Dharmendra Pradhan

Laying emphasis on clean energy, Union minister urged the students to contribute to the development through their research and innovations. Highlighting on the importance of clean energy in the development of the country, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan assured the students of Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) that the government was committed to extend all […]

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Mangalore University With kWatt Solutions, SINE, IIT Organizing Seminar On Emerging Solar PV Technology

Mangalore University is organizing a seminar on ‘Emerging solar PV technology applications for academics’ on December 3rd with kWatt Solutions, SINE, IIT, Bombay and M/s Selco Solar Light Pvt Ltd reports TOI. The university is organizing seminar under National Solar Awareness (NaSA) campaign for Science departments of university, colleges and engineering colleges and administrators of […]

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A low cost Micro Solar Dome to light up households in rural areas

A low cost and energy efficient device has been developed to capture sunlight and light up households, particularly in urban slum or rural areas which lack electricity supply. Micro Solar Dome (MSD) has been developed by the Department of Science and Technology in collaboration with N B Institute for Rural Technology. The device has a […]

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IIT Bombay graduate Sushil Reddy covers 7000+ kms on solar powered electric bicycle

IIT Bombay alumnus from Energy Science Department, Sushil Reddy who had embarked on 7000+ kms journey in India on solar powered electric bicycle to raise awareness in the country, has finally completed his mission. Throughout the journey of 70 odd days, they talked to people about the importance of solar energy at the grassroots level […]

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