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PLI schemes for white goods, solar modules get Cabinet clearance

April 08, 2021 4:18 am

Under the scheme for white goods, eligible investors in air-conditioners, LED lights and such components will be granted a total incentive of Rs 6,238 crore.

Gujarat government bought solar power at Rs 9.13-15 per unit from private players

April 07, 2021 7:59 am

Of the these private entities, 38 sold power to Gujarat at Rs 15 per unit, while the remaining 23 players sold at Rs 9.13 to Rs 13.59 per unit.

Harnessing the Sun

November 26, 2020 3:40 pm

Aligning agendas of G20 countries and the International Solar Alliance will help improve energy access, facilitate spread and adoption of new energy technologies,

Chandigarh: Solar plants in place but subsidy wait still on

December 03, 2019 8:02 am

Recently, the Chandigarh Administration had also decided to transfer the subsidy amount directly into the account of the solar power plant company that is installing these plants. But nothing has been done as yet.

A billionaire is helping fund a project to supply solar power from Australia to Singapore

September 25, 2019 12:45 pm

The plan unveiled earlier this year by Singapore firm Sun Cable is to build the world's largest solar farm in Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory, which could export 3 gigawatts of power via a 3,800 km cable to Singapore.

China's war on pollution could boost solar power, says study

July 09, 2019 8:57 am

China has been working to curb choking levels of pollution by cutting coal use, improving fuel standards and encouraging cleaner forms of industry and energy.

Novel low-cost material can harness solar energy efficiently: Study

May 17, 2019 3:10 pm

The efficiency of the new solar cell is about 23 per cent, according to the researchers including those from the US Department of Energy.

Gujarat: Private firms got Rs 15 per unit of solar power, but farmers offered only Rs 7

April 18, 2019 1:10 am

Experts claim that though the price of solar power has fallen considerably, the government has continued to pay 2010 rates to the private firms.

Scientists use solar power to create hydrogen fuel from seawater

March 20, 2019 7:28 pm

Stanford scientists have devised a way to generate hydrogen fuel from seawater using solar power, an advance that may help pave the way for a novel sustainable source of energy.

Flexible, solar-powered supercapacitor for wearable electronics developed

February 16, 2019 4:24 pm

The researchers demonstrated the effectiveness of their new material by powering a series of devices, including a string of 84 light-emitting-diodes (LEDs) and a prosthetic hand, allowing it to grasp a series of object.