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International Solar Alliance plans bank to fund energy access

Priority focus 1.2 billion with no access; next step: 2.4 billion without  access to clean sources

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Renewable energy in India: Tamil Nadu one of the world’s top 9 green power markets

But a stagnation in wind energy generation and payment delay might derail this

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Renewable energy in India: why rooftop remains the most untapped solar source

Rooftop solar source doesn’t match the rise in renewable energy in India; while industrial and commercial consumers account for 70% of …

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Find a way to deal with used solar panels coated with antimony, NGT to govt

The heavy metal element is present in the glass used to manufacture the panels, which eventually end up in landfills and pollute the …

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Rewind 2018: Was renewable energy in power?

Here are the major policies framed, studies conducted and steps taken in the last year to boost use of renewable energy in India

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Sun in a box: Excess renewable energy can now be stored more efficiently

MIT engineers have designed a concept that can store excess energy in the form of heat and supply it back to the grid when need be

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Floating solar a definite reprieve for land-starved Uttar Pradesh

While the technology has advantages over ground-mounted plants, it may still face financial challenges in India

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With regulations in place, solar sector will look to use drones to improve productivity

Ensuring safe usage of drones is essential for fully exploiting their potential in renewable sector

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Can developing world adapt to climate change like Germany?

Experts doubt if countries whose shorelines are being fast eroded by the sea level rise and coastal regions being battered by extreme weather …

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Delhi government’s Agriculture-cum-Solar scheme a non-starter

The scheme, which attempts to increase solar installations while consequently providing relief to Delhi’s agricultural sector, offers …

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A solar water purifier, with a difference

Scientists at the Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute at Phaltan in Maharashtra developed a solar water purifier, that does not …

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Automation in solar sector: when robots form the clean-up crew

While automation can drastically bring down the maintenance cost of solar plants, ensuing job losses cannot be discounted

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