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  • Indore: Commissioner Raghvendra Singh reviews smart city project progress

    Indore: Commissioner Raghavendra Singh held a review meeting of the Indore Smart City Project at a meeting held his office on Wednesday. The commissioner said that the work of Smart City should be completed within the time limit. While conserving Rajwada, Gandhi Hall, Gopal Mandir, Banke Bihari Temple and Holkars Chhatries, their original sanctity should be retained. He said that the heritage path should be made in the Rajwada region.

  • Indore: Solar energy needs a push says experts

    Indore: A seminar on sustainable development was organised at Police Training College in Musakhedi on Friday.  Sharing their experiences and ways for sustainable development,  environmentalists and solar power experts addressed the gathering. The event was part of Jimmy memorial lecture on sustainable development.

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    PM bats for low-cost solar project financing

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said there was a need to provide concessional finance to solar energy projects in India as well as in other countries. Modi, who was speaking at the first International Solar Alliance Summit here co-hosted by France, said India will generate 175 gigawatts (GW) of electricity from renewable energy sources by 2022.

  • Indore: Young girls energised with ‘solar fire’

    Indore: A group of 50 students from Mata Gujri Girls’ Public School, Indore, led by their principal Neelam Pandey visited Jimmy McGilligan Centre for Sustainable Development in Sanawadiya to learn about solar energy and social science.

  • Soon, a tent with solar energy for the homeless

    New York: A group of Hispanic students living in California is designing a camping tent that can use solar energy to meet the electricity needs of the homeless. “Our camping house is made with special materials, where we’re going to have solar panels, LED lights, so that the person can see inside when it’s dark,” Kenia Shi, a high school student, was quoted by Efe news agency.

  • Camping tent with solar electricity in the offing

    A group of Hispanic students living in California is designing a camping tent that can use solar energy to meet the electricity needs of the homeless. “Our camping house is made with special materials, where we’re going to have solar panels, … (and) LED lights, so that the person can see inside when it’s dark,” Kenia Shi, a high school student, was quoted by Efe news agency as saying.
    These students are also

  • Indore: Solar water heaters gather dust in DAVV

    Indore: Solar energy is buzzword for many but at least not for the DAVV.  Despite losing a grant of Rs 2 crore meant for installation of solar panels on the UTD campus due to its casual approach, this varsity has still not learn its lesson and has not got serious on solar energy issue. A proof to that is, it received more than two dozen solar water heaters as gifts from different

  • Mumbai: BMC denies permission to install solar lights in slums

    In today’s era where the government is promoting the use of solar energy and pushing people to go solar, the local municipal body has denied permission for certain slums for installing solar panels in their area.

  • Indore: Free residential course on solar panels installation

    Indore: With India looking forward to increase its production of electricity from renewable source like solar energy, it has become necessary for the country to produce skilled manpower for installation of solar panels.

  • Maharashtra taps solar energy to power agriculture sector

    Nagpur: Maharashtra government has drawn up a scheme to ensure power supply to the agriculture sector for 12 hours a day through feeder-based solar energy, said Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today.

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    Solar Power Tree: An innovation aimed at maximising Solar Energy

    Mumbai: Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, launched the ‘Solar Power Tree’ recently in the national capital. Developed by the CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CMERI), a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the Solar Power Tree harnesses solar energy for producing electricity with an innovative vertical arrangement of solar cells.

  • Replacing kerosene lanterns with solar-LEDs can spur jobs

    New York: In addition to environmental benefits, shifting away from inefficient and polluting fuel-based lighting — such as candles, firewood, and kerosene lanterns — to solar-LED systems can spur economic development as well — to the tune of two million potential new jobs, a study says.

  • Potential of solar energy is still untapped in India

    Mumbai: Solar Energy has made its way to become one of the most accepted renewable energy in the country. It has been constantly supported by newer technology in the field. Yet, solar energy has not reached anywhere close to its potential and there is lot to be achieved.

  • Solar-powered light-emitting cement developed

    Washington: Scientists have created a new light-emitting cement that could last a hundred years and illuminate roads, highways or bicycle lanes at night by absorbing solar energy during the day. Currently, the cement exists in blue or green colour, and the light intensity can be regulated to avoid dazzling drivers. “The main issue was that cement is an opaque body that doesn’t allow the pass of light to its interior,” said Jose