Category: Solar

Solar energy, radiant light and heat from the sun, is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal electricity, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis.

Cabinet nod for long-pending KUSUM, 40GW solar rooftop schemes

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Tuesday approved two schemes for promotion of solar power — one for the agriculture sector and the other for rooftops. The long-pending KUSUM scheme (Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) was approved by the CCEA....

Study: High-risk through water use in solar sector

Market intelligence and consulting firm, Bridge to India has released a new report laying out the effects of solar PV deployment across India on regional water management. While the technology is often lauded for...