Daily Archive: April 10, 2017

NTPC commissions its first wind turbine

National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), which is India’s largest power company, has commissioned its first wind turbine of 2 MW at Rojmal Wind Power Project in Gujarat.   With this, NTPC has marked its presence...

Telangana to double solar capacity by March next

Telangana is set to come out with a new wind and hybrid solar-wind energy policy frameworks to provide impetus to the rapidly expanding renewable energy sector. The State, which has an installed renewable energy...

New material may double solar cell efficiency

In a breakthrough, scientists have identified a new crystalline material that could replace silicon and double the efficiency of solar cells without a significant cost increase. Conventional solar cells are at most one-third efficient,...