Research

IIT Hyderabad Professor has a Lithium-CO2 Battery That Can Power The Mars Mission

An IIT Hyderabad associate professor of the department of chemical engineering and creative & advanced research, Chandra Sekhar Sharma, has developed a Lithium-CO2 battery, which many believe could power India’s space projects and the grand Mars Mission in 2024. Researcher, Chandra Shekhar has already retrieved Rs 25 lakh Swarnajayanti fellowship 2019-2020 from the department of […]

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Researchers from IIT Mandi Introduce Technique for Generating Electricity by Walking On Roads

IIT Mandi has announced that a team of its researchers has come up with a technique of building roads with Piezoelectric Materials, which will generate electricity on simple human walking. The researchers have been studying and finding piezoelectric materials that can convert mechanical energy into electrical energy. After the research, they have proposed the idea […]

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SEforALL Report on State of Global Mini-Grid Markets 2020

The Mini-Grids Partnership (MGP) report is a culmination of combined effort and true collaboration between different organizations. This report was commissioned by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), on behalf of the MGP, a consortium of over 300 stakeholders with representation from funders/financiers, government, private sector/industry and other enablers. It aims to raise awareness about mini-grids, […]

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Researchers Improve Safety of Lead-Based Perovskite Solar Cells

Researchers at NREL have developed a technique to sequester the lead used to make perovskite solar cells, a highly efficient emerging PV technology. Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Northern Illinois University (NIU) have developed a technique to sequester the lead used to make perovskite solar cells, a highly efficient emerging photovoltaic […]

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Solar PV Sources Emit More CO2 Than Geothermal : Study

A new research has revealed that Solar PV cells emit more carbon dioxide (CO2) than geothermal power plants during their lifetime. New research published in the journal Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources has revealed that Solar photovoltaic (PV) cells emit more carbon dioxide (CO2) than geothermal power plants during their lifetime. According to […]

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Okaya Partners With IIT Delhi for “VRFB” Battery Research

Okaya Power Group has announced that it has associated with IIT Delhi as an Industry Partner for a Vanadium Redox Flow Battery (VRFB) research project. Okaya Power Group (OPG), a leading battery and power backup products manufacturing company has announced that it has associated with IIT Delhi, the country’s premier institution of engineering and technology […]

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MNRE Invites Proposals For Development of Gravity Storage Projects

The specific objective of the proposal is to develop a prototype system integrating renewable energy with gravity storage. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been supporting a research programme on different aspects of renewable energy and energy storage. With an increasing share of renewables, there would be a requirement of Energy Storage […]

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$130 Mn Grant For Early-Stage Solar Research Project

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $130 million for new research to advance early-stage solar technologies. These projects will help to achieve affordable and reliable energy to enhance America’s economic growth and energy security. “Solar is an integral part of the Administration’s ‘all-of-the-above’ energy strategy,” said U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry. “This cutting-edge, […]

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US DOE Grants $28 Mn in Funding For Wind Energy Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $28.1 million in funding aimed at advancing wind energy nationwide across the land-based, offshore and distributed wind sectors. While utility-scale wind energy in the United States has grown to 90 GW, significant opportunities for cost reductions remain, especially in the areas of offshore wind, distributed […]

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