17 Sep 2016
Geneva: India lost its appeal at the World Trade Organization in a dispute over solar power on Friday, failing to overturn a US complaint that New Delhi had discriminated against importers in the Indian solar power sector.
25 Dec 2015
Kolkata: In a bid to raise awareness about the importance of solar energy, a solar dome, first of its kind in the country, is set to come up on the outskirts of Kolkata.
21 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Terming the negative impact of environment pollution as a challenge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said there is a need to harness solar energy.
01 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Multi-lateral lender World Bank yesterday announced funding support of USD 1 billion for expansion of solar power capacity in India.
01 Sep 2016
London: The solar system could be struck by disaster when the Sun dies if the mysterious 'Planet Nine' exists, report researchers from the University of Warwick.
17 Aug 2015
Ahmedabad: Gujarat is going to become the first state in the country to launch 'Agro-Solar policy' under which farmers will be roped in to tap energy from sun which will also help them earn additional income from power generation companies, according to officials.
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.
25 Aug 2016
Washington: Astronomers have found clear evidence of a potentially habitable planet orbiting the closest star to our solar system. The new world, designated Proxima b, orbits its cool red parent star, Proxima Centauri, every 11 days and has a temperature suitable for liquid water to exist on its surface, if it were present. This rocky world is a little more massive than the Earth and is the closest exoplanet to us and the astronomers believe that it may even be the closest possible abode for life beyond our own Sun.
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.
03 Dec 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: Dismissing as baseless the allegation against him by solar scam accused Biju Radhakrishnan, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today told the state Assembly that he has no right to continue in public life or hold any post if there is even one percent truth in the charges.