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After almost 42 years, this tribal colony in Karnataka is finally getting electricity

Being surrounded by forest, drawing power lines here was prohibited and so the Malekudiya tribal colony near Mangaluru had an unreliable supply of electricity. For Laxman, a member of Malekudiya tribe in Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district, either kerosene lamps or a small hydropower contraption met his family and community’s electricity requirements. “But during the summer, […]

Noida Metro To Power All 21 Stations Using Solar Power; Will Save Over 50 Per Cent In Electricity Costs

The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) is presently engaged in the process of installing rooftop solar panels at all of its 21 stations, looking to substitute the purchase of much costlier power from the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL), reports Rail Analysis. Presently, the power purchased from UPPCL costs the NMRC Rs 6.81 per […]

Pune firm develops solar-powered irrigation system

To solve water crisis for farmers throughout the varied climate conditions in India, Pune-based company Khethworks has developed solar-powered irrigation system. The irrigation system is intended to make farmers independent of seasonal rains or expensive fuel along with reducing carbon dioxide emissions and improving food security by developing solar pumps. “We enable year-round irrigation, cultivation […]

JREDA sets 5MW power target from solar rooftops this year

RANCHI: The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA), a unit of the state energy department, has set an ambitious target of generating five mega-watt green energy annually through its Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Programme, which it formally started implementing over a year ago. Talking to TOI on Thursday, JREDA director Niranjan Kumar said that in the […]

COLORS Cineplex Launches Electro – Uttar Pradesh’s First Solar Power Theatre

While India has made remarkable progress in bringing electricity to every town,there are still millions who are shrouded in darkness.One such city in Uttar Pradesh is Meerut where major power cuts and electricity issues during blazing temperatures cripple the lives of the localities even today.Thousands of people are deprived of their necessities, comfort and moreover […]