Rural Technology

Scientists Find Ways to Store Solar Energy Using Water

Eyeing to revolutionise the energy storage part of the solar energy industry, a team led by Professor Dr. S.P. Gon Chaudhuri have successfully converted solar energy into kinetic energy stored in water. When talking about solar energy, storage often becomes a sticking point due to the various limitations of existing models of batteries. Proving to […]

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Kerala Government Approves App-based Survey to Map Renewable Energy Installations

The state government of Kerala has given its approval to the Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology to develop the mobile app at a cost of Rs 10 lakh for Mapping Renewable Energy Installations. The Government of Kerala would soon launch a mobile app-based survey to map the renewable energy installations, such as solar […]

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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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Kerala targets to add 600 MW of solar in next three years

In an attempt to meet rising energy demand of the state, Kerala aims to get a huge boost as it plans to install another 600 MW of new solar over the next three years. As Kerala looks to satisfy its renewable purchase obligations, the decision to install 600 MW solar plants is a welcome for […]

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