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Solar panels to be set up in all high schools in Odisha's Ganjam district

March 31, 2022 8:03 pm

"Our aim is to make the high schools energy independent through sustainable solar energy. This initiative will also help us to promote awareness among students about renewable and alternative energy resources," Ganjam Collector Vijay Kulange said. 

This solar panel could generate electricity even at night

February 05, 2020 11:29 am

Researchers from University of California explain how a new kind of thermoradiative cell could design an anti-solar panel to generate power at night.

College students protest against govt's inability to counter health emergency in Delhi

November 04, 2019 12:11 am

The students formed a human chain at Central Park in Connaught Place. Their demands included free rides for a month in the Delhi Metro and arranging 10,000 CNG DTC buses to control private vehicular movement.

Suryashakti Kisan Yojana: Solar power scheme to boost farm income faces ‘risk of withering away’

December 07, 2018 2:42 am

Govt had targeted to enlist 12,000 farmers, managed to get only 100 till now.

Solar companies battling Tesla through door-to-door sales

December 18, 2017 6:23 pm

Even as Tesla has switched to retail-based solar installations, many companies installing solar panels for homes still hang on to the tried-and-tested model: door-to-door sales.

Tesla largely responsible for dropping US home solar installations: Report

December 15, 2017 5:22 pm

Solar installations in the US have suffered a rare drop in this quarter, and Tesla is majorly responsible, having slowed down after buying SolarCity.

Butterfly wing nanostructures created on solar cells, improves efficiency by 200 per cent

November 16, 2017 8:15 pm

Scientists have successfully reproduced nanostructures found on butterfly wings in solar cells to enhance their light absorption rate by up to 200 per cent.

At Barefoot College, where skill is valued more than degrees

January 07, 2015 3:12 am

School has produced more than 6,500 handpump mechanics, solar engineers, FM radio operators and dentists, mostly women.

Civic body makes rooftop solar panels made mandatory in Gurgaon

August 19, 2014 3:52 am

All commercial buildings which operate 24x7 will have to install solar panels as they consume maximum power.

Starship enterprise of the sea

July 06, 2014 11:31 am

Rougerie has previously built underwater habitats, laboratories, educative sea centres and subaquatic museums.


Students attempt world record at solar cooking festival in Aurangabad

January 13, 2016 11:12 am

Aurangabad, Jan 13 (ANI): 5,400 students from 30 schools participated in a solar cooking festival in Maharashtra in a bid to set a world record. Each student was provided with a solar cooking kit at a subsidised rate with noodles, vegetables and a cooking time of 25 minutes. The initiative was organised by the Chamber of Marathwada Industries and Agriculture (CMIA). India has earmarked 50 billion rupees to pay for the installation of rooftop solar panels over the next five years that will generate up to 4,200 megawatts of power.