Category: News Updates

New artificial leaf creates fuel using CO2, sunlight

Washington: Scientists have developed “artificial leaves” – potentially game-changing solar cells that cheaply and efficiently convert atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel using sunlight. Unlike conventional solar cells, which convert sunlight into...

BHEL bags Rs 437 crore order for solar power projects

NEW DELHI: State-run BHEL has bagged orders worth Rs 437 crore for setting up 80 MW Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) power plants from Neyveli Lignite Corp and Bharat Electronics. With these new orders, the company’s...

248 tribal families to get solar LEDs

Pune: As many as 248 tribal families from Sakeri, Pathan, Kondhval, Pimpergane, Velholi, Nigdale and Siddhagad located in Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary would see light in their homes for the first time next month. The...

SP opposes waste energy plant at Deonar

MUMBAI: The Samajwadi Party has opposed the BMC’s plan to set up a waste energy plant at the Deonar dumping ground saying it will only add to the pollution there. “The civic body’s move...

Speed up setting of solar mobile towers: Rawat to Centre

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has asked Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to expedite work on setting up low power solar battery-operated mobile towers in the border districts of the state, considering their...

Legal war over, WBPDCL to begin coal mining ops by Dec

Kolkata: The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd (WBPDCL), the state generation utility, could well be among first state-owned generation utility in India to start mining operations following reallocation of coal blocks last year....