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Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments on energy
Amidst claims of 100 per cent electrification of Indian villages, the electricity department of Goa is still trying to light up homes of around 80 families living in forest areas by giving them solar lamps.
Scientists from Standford University have developed a water-based battery, which is a cheap way to store wind and solar energy, which can be transferred to the electric grid and then distributed.
In financial year 2018, the renewable energy sources have been able to add 11,788 MW of capacity to the grid, while contribution of traditional energy sources like thermal, gas and nuclear stood at 9,505 MW.
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