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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 […]

Solar Rooftop – A Promising Story

India inching towards meeting Paris Agreement targets: RK Singh at G20 ministerial meet

India is implementing one of the largest renewable energy expansion and energy efficiency programmes and is moving towards achieving the target to fulfill the country’s commitments made in Paris Agreement, said Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh on Saturday. The minister made these remarks at the G20 Ministerial Meeting on ‘Energy Transitions […]

India on track to achieving climate goals: PM

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy

Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns. The energy white paper, adopted by the Cabinet Friday, said Japan faces an “urgent task” of reducing carbon emissions coming from utilities that have relied heavily on fossil fuels to make up […]

Japan’s Ichigo starts up 7.39-MW wind farm

Flexible textile battery may power wearable devices

Scientists have developed a thin, highly flexible textile lithium battery that could safely power wearable electronics used in healthcare monitoring, smart clothes and Internet of Things (IoT). The lightweight Textile Lithium Battery, developed by researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, has high energy density and excellent flexibility. The battery, which is less than 0.5 […]

Spain to use EU funds for electric-car battery plant with SEAT, Iberdrola

World nations failing the poorest on energy goals: study

More than 150 million people are gaining access to electricity every year, reducing the ranks of those who live without power, but this is not enough to meet global development goals, according to a report released Wednesday. Furthermore, efforts to cut pollution from cooking food and promote renewable power for heat and transportation are likewise […]

Fitch Rates Greenko Dutch’s Proposed USD Notes ‘BB’

Novel low-cost material can harness solar energy efficiently: Study

Scientists have developed a new material that can make solar cells more affordable and efficient, an advance that may allow us to better utilise the most abundant renewable energy. The study, published in the journal Science, describes the new material called a tandem perovskite solar cell which could be used in full-sized solar panels in […]

India on track to achieving climate goals: PM

GE appoints Prashant Jain to lead GE Steam Power in South Asia

GE on Friday announced appointment of Prashant Jain to lead the global conglomerate’s steam power business in South Asia. Prashant will officially assume the role of Regional General Manager GE Steam Power South Asia and Managing Director GE Power India on April 17, 2019, a company statement said. He joins GE from Siemens where he […]

In Yogi’s UP, solar rooftop users get subsidy, Rs 20.69 lakh transferred to account of 69 consumers

Waaree Energies Introduces Customized Solar Modules for Electric Vehicles

The modules are expected to increase the efficiency of these EV by 10-25% Waaree Energies, India’s largest solar PV manufacturer and a leader in the rooftop segment, has launched customized solar modules, a solar power solution for Electric Vehicles. These indigenous modules, specially designed for the transport industry in India, are portable, flexible, lighter, durable […]

Volkswagen core brand to accelerate electric vehicle shift