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Solar panel vendors cash in on power demand during Assam floods

The sun has created a flood of business opportunities in the monsoon-mauled Assam. The deluge this year has so far killed 55 people — five drowned...

IIT Hyderabad develops low-cost, eco-friendly solar cells using 'kumkum dye'

Scientists at IIT Hyderabad have developed low-cost, environment-friendly solar cells by employing an off-the-shelf dye used to make kumkum or ver...

Australia to Build the World’s Largest Solar Farm to Power Singapore

The desert of Australia's Northern Territory has the iconic Ayers Rock, but not much else. Soon, it may be known as home to the world's largest so...

Dubai International airport installs 15,000 solar panels

A solar energy system made up of 15,000 photovoltaic panels has been installed at Dubai International airport.  In an announcement earlier this we...

Tata Power arm to develop 250 MW solar project in Gujarat

Tata Power on July 29 said its renewable energy subsidiary TPREL has received a letter of award from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) to set u...

KWA to tap solar power to slash power bills

The Irrigation Department and the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) are turning sunward to slash power bills. The KWA will collaborate with the Agency ...

Telangana to go for 1000 MW solar energy, one-time settlement of power dues of local bodies

The Telangana government on Wednesday said it would go for one-time settlement of dues of panchayats and municipalities to state-run electricity o...

Amazon plans new solar and wind farms in Ireland and Virginia

Months after Amazon shareholders turned down a plea by employees to do more about climate change, the company announced two new renewable energy p...

Xiaomi designs a smartphone with integrated solar panel

If you are the outdoorsy type Xiaomi may have a smartphone which appeals to you. LetsGoDigital has uncovered a design patent from the company for ...

UP govt clears state's first floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has cleared a floating solar power plant on Rihand Dam with an investment of R...
South Korean auto giants disclose solar roof charging technology for cars

South Korean auto giants disclose solar roof charging technology for cars

Hyundai and Kia have disclosed the plans to install “solar roof” charging on almost all Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. An announcement made on Octo...
African Airport chooses solar power aiming to reduce emission

African Airport chooses solar power aiming to reduce emission

Kenya’s airport is all set to have a ground-mounted, 500 KW solar system installed. Solarcentury a solar business tycoon stated that it had a cont...