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Spiders can fly hundreds of miles with the help of the electric fields on Earth

Scientists at the University of Bristol have shown that spiders can sense the electric field of the Earth, and use it for launching themselves into the air.

Novel device creates electricity from snowfall

The device called snow-based triboelectric nanogenerator, or snow TENG, generates charge through static electricity, produces energy from the exchange of electrons.


Novel device creates electricity from snowfall

The researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles in the US created a first-of-its-kind 3D-printed device can produce electricity from falling snow.

Wood-based flexible technology creates electricity from body heat

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have transformed a piece of wood into a flexible membrane that generates power from the same type of electric current that the human body runs on.

Maharashtra: 65 houses in Phaltan village get electricity for the first time

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Corporation Limited (MSEDCL) has set up electricity connections at 65 households in Songav village in Phaltan taluka.

Power supply restored in Doda-Kishtwar after two days

The tower manned by National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) at Thard village of Udhampur, 80 km from here, tilted from its original position on Tuesday afternoon, snapping power supply to hundreds of villages in the twin districts.


Only 14 villages in Sundarbans have no power, it will be done this year: West Bengal minister

The minister added that the state-run West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited has come up with a mobile app named Bidyut Sahyogi.

Summer power woes Peak power target up, UT turns to Centre, J&K

The department will also get an additional 15 megawatt (MW) from Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) during peak hours (between 6 am and 10 pm), from May to August. J&K is already providing the city with 30 MW of power.

This Diwali, get LEDs at one-third price under new scheme

The LED bulbs will be available between Rs 100 to Rs 105 under the new scheme announced by the Electricity Distribution Company and Energy Efficiency Services Limited

Consumers can pay power bills in instalments: Haryana govt

Haryana Discoms have established around 246 Special Electricity Bills Counters in the State to redress the complaints relating to power bills of the consumers.