31 Jul 2015
Menlo Park (US): Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.
28 Jul 2015
Sunderbans (Gosaba): Solar lights installed in various parts of Sunderbans, one of the most energy-deficient regions of the country, are helping in reducing man-animal conflict in the region.
15 Jun 2015
Ahmedabad: In an innovative effort to fight electricity crisis in forward areas, Gujarat Frontier of the Border Security Force (BSF) is all set to use solar energy for its outposts located in remote border areas.
29 Jul 2015
Aberdeen: Shiv Kapur goes up against local man Richie Ramsay in the opening round of the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay at the Murcar Links Golf Club here tomorrow.
05 May 2015
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday inaugurated Pakistan's first-ever solar energy project built with Chinese assistance, a step forward to provide relief to people in the country plagued by perpetual power shortages.
08 May 2015
Chandigarh: Power distribution companies in Haryana will soon introduce a scheme where consumers will get a chance to generate solar energy, which will be adjusted against their regular electricity bills.
22 Jul 2015
Washington: A US company has turned solar-powered trash cans in New York into free public Wi-Fi hotspots. Bigbelly had earlier developed solar-powered, rubbish-compacting bins with cloud-based connectivity that provide real-time data to tell which bins need emptying.
04 May 2015
Puducherry: As part of its initiatives to set up Energy Education Park in each State and Union Territory across the country, Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has established one such park in Puducherry.
10 Mar 2015
Beijing: China added 10.6 gigawatts (GW) of solar power capacity in 2014, accounting for one fifth of the world total, as the country plans to increase its share of non-fossil fuels, authorities here said on Tuesday.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The country witnessed a decline of 12 percent in solar power generation at a total 883 MW last year, according to energy consulting firm Mercom Capital Group. Total solar energy installations in 2013 stood at 1,004 MW, it said.