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How the sun caused a radio blackout in regions around the Atlantic on July 3

July 07, 2021 3:45 pm

Solar flares are magnetic storms launched from the sun, releasing energy equivalent to a few million hydrogen bombs exploding at the same time.

Apple to build battery-based solar energy storage project in California

April 01, 2021 11:26 am

Apple said the project will store 240 megawatt-hours of energy, or enough to power more than 7,000 homes for one day.

Maharashtra to power Modi govt’s rooftop solar mission

January 30, 2021 1:38 am

Committing to increase the share of electricity from non-fossil fuel categories to 40 per cent of total capacity by 2030, the central government has launched a program to promote solar power plants across the country.

Govt to charge solar, wind power companies for weather data

January 13, 2021 7:07 pm

The ministry has so far been providing data for wind and solar to companies for free.

Govt push sees players lining up to make solar equipment

August 13, 2020 6:45 am

The proposals over the last couple of months to domestically manufacture solar equipment in India include those from the US-based First Solar, Gurgaon-based Renew Power, Kolkata-based Vikram Solar and the Delhi-headquartered Waaree Energies.

Time we end import reliance for solar equipment, says PM Modi

July 10, 2020 11:39 pm

The 750-MW solar power project in Rewa was set up by Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Ltd, a joint venture between Madhya Pradesh UrjaVikas Nigam Ltd and Solar Energy Corp. of India. The project has received financial assistance of Rs 138 crore from the Centre.

NTPC to invest Rs 50,000 crore to add 10GW solar energy capacity by 2022

December 25, 2019 4:33 pm

The NTPC's plans to add 10GW solar energy capacity assumes significance in view of India's ambitious target of having 175GW of clean energy by 2022.

CREST: Startups with no prior experience not eligible for solar panel installation

October 07, 2019 2:12 pm

The CREST officials, however, agreed to modify the conditions related to the work experience of the firms willing to participate in the bid for the solar power panels installation.

Solar plants at farms: Plan closer to seeing light of day

June 16, 2019 8:46 am

The scheme involves installation of solar plants by pvt firms on a third of farm land.

Sluggish capacity addition: Power Ministry tightens solar project timelines

January 11, 2019 2:12 am

In its latest amendments to the guidelines for tariff-based competitive bidding of solar projects, the government lowered the time periods available to developers for submitting bids, making financial arrangements and setting up solar projects.