Solar Energy Aided In Soft Landing Of Chandrayaan-3

India has scripted history by launching its third moon mission, called ‘Chandrayaan-3’. This mission as per the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), was undertaken to explore the lunar surface. As per the ISRO report, the electronic subsystems of the satellite are powered by solar energy, generated by solar panels, and stored in batteries, as per details shared by ISRO. […]

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Amara Raja Opens Tech-hub for Lithium-ion Cells in Tirupati

Amara Raja Batteries has opened the country’s maiden technology hub to develop lithium-ion cells, at its Tirupati facility in Andhra Pradesh. Amara Raja Batteries, a leading automotive battery manufacturer in India has announced that it has opened the country’s maiden technology hub to develop lithium-ion cells, at its Tirupati facility in the state of Andhra […]

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ISRO Develops Green Propellant for Rocket Motors

The successful implementation of the propellant by ISRO will eliminate the emission of chlorinated exhaust products from rocket motors. Taking another step towards green propulsion system, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has developed an eco-friendly solid propellant based on Glycidyl Azide Polymer (GAP) as fuel and Ammonium Di-Nitramide (ADN) as oxidizer at the laboratory level. […]

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ISRO Satellites Soon to Run on Indigenous Solar Cells

Critical for a satellite’s lifespan in the space, these solar cells were till now being procured from some of private space solar cell manufacturers in the U.S. In another push to the Indian solar industry, Government of India’s Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has finally bought the technology to build space solar cells in India. […]

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ISRO Floats RFQ for Li-ion Cell Technology Transfer to Indian Industries

The move will help in establishing the Li-ion cell production facilities in the country and this initiative is expected to enable Zero Emission Policy of India. Bangalore-headquartered Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has issued a Request for Qualification (RFQ) for transferring the in-house developed Lithium-ion (Li-ion) cell technology to competent Indian Industries on non-exclusive basis. […]

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RK Singh asks Battery Makers to Set-up Units in India; Assures all Possible Support

The future bids will be for solar/ wind hybrid coupled with storage, says Singh. The Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy R. K. Singh held talks with battery manufacturers and discussed with them about the creation of an ecosystem for incentivising battery manufacturing in India. During talks, the Minister exhorted the industry […]

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BHEL to Develop Space Grade Lithium-ion Cells using ISRO Technology

This transfer of technology will enable BHEL to manufacture Lithium-ion cells in-house for ISRO and other suitable applications. As part of its diversification strategy, power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has entered into a Technology Transfer Agreement (TTA) with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the manufacturing of space-grade Lithium-ion cells of various […]

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ISRO Unveils Indigenously Designed Solar Hybrid Electric Car

The demonstration of the Solar Hybrid Electric Car, held in the last week of March, included a successful uphill drive. After making great accomplishment in the space, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), in an attempt to promote the use of clean energy, recently unveiled a Solar Hybrid Electric Car. The Solar Hybrid Electric Car, […]

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ISRO develops an android app for computing the solar energy potential of a place

The android app is considered to be a “very useful” tool for installation of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels that is used for tapping solar energy, it said. Computation of solar energy potential is essential to select the locations for solar photovoltaic (PV) thermal power plants. The use of remote sensing observations from geostationary satellite sensors […]

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