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Category: Non-Conventional :: Solar
Last updated: Mar 23 2017 14:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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NTPC commissions 20 MW capacity at Bhadla solar project 23.3.2017 ET: Power
NTPC has planned capacity addition of about 1,000 MW through renewable resources by 2017. Towards this, NTPC has already commissioned 310 MW solar PV projects.
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BRIEF-NTPC Ltd commissions 20 MW of Bhadla solar power project 23.3.2017 Sify Finance
March 23 (Reuters) - NTPC Ltd:
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BRIEF-NTPC achieves highest ever single day generation of 870.11 MUs on March 22 23.3.2017 Sify Finance
March 23 (Reuters) - NTPC Ltd
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Skin powered by the sun? Energy-saving prosthetic limbs get better feeling 23.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By J. D. Capelouto LONDON, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Amputees with prosthetic limbs may soon have much a better sense of touch, temperature and texture, thanks to the energy-saving power of the sun, British researchers said on Thursday.
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Scientists use graphene to power 'electronic skin' that can feel 23.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Scientists have found a way to power an experimental kind of electronic skin using solar energy in a further step towards the development of prosthetic limbs or robots with a sense of touch.
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Retd IAS officer to head International Solar Alliance 22.3.2017 deccanherald.com
Retired IAS officer from Karnataka cadre Upendra Tripathy has been appointed the Interim Director General of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

Union Power and Renewable Minister Piyush Goyal and French Energy and Environment Minister Segolene Royal on Tuesday jointly decided to appoint Tripathy to the post.

Earlier, Tripathy served as secretary to Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, a statement said. The ISA was launched in 2015 to provide a dedicated platform for cooperation among solar resource rich countries to increase use of the solar energy in meeting energy needs. Its interim secretariat is at Gurugram.
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SWN sets up 'Water ATMs' in Telangana 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Safe Water Network India (SWN), a non-profit organisation providing affordable and safe off-grid drinking water solutions, has launched a "Water ATM" in Telangana.
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FEATURE-Solar boreholes, irrigated crops throw lifeline to Kenyan herders 22.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Anthony Lang'at GARISSA, Kenya, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the only borehole with water for miles around, the troughs are under siege in Saretho village as hundreds of camels, cattle, sheep and goats await their turn.
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Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh refuse to pay more for wind power 22.3.2017 ET: Power
Cost of wind power production depends on numerous factors, such as wind speed at the location of the project, height of wind tower used, etc, which vary considerably from state to state.
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Japanese companies make inroad into Thai market 22.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Japanese companies make inroad into Thai market
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Use of solar panels for green power on rise in Mumbai 22.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Your city's switching on the green way. Nearly 60 housing societies and commercial buildings in Mumbai have already started generating their electricity requirement by using rooftop solar power plants.
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Airport rooftop solar array joins power grid 22.3.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Cusat budget proposes setting up of solar energy plant on campus 22.3.2017 Hindu: News
Corpus of ₹100 crore to be raised from alumni
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Earth Hour: switch off lights on March 25 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Discom urges Delhiites to save energy
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Plan to generate solar power from Soudha rooftop 21.3.2017 deccanherald.com
Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) has drawn up a plan to generate power on the rooftop of Vidhana Soudha, MS Building and Legislators' Home, Energy Minister D K Shivakumar said on Tuesday. In a written reply to Jayamala of Congress in the Legislative Council, he said Bescom is planning to set up 330 kilo watt-capacity solar power unit. An estimated 44,550 units of electricity could be generated. These buildings would become almost self-reliant in power once this project is implemented, he added. Currently, the three buildings consume about 3,02,999 units of power per month (Vidhana Soudha - 1,32,889 units, MS Building - 71,704 units and Legislators' Home - 98,406 units). The monthly bill for power consumption is about Rs 31.83 lakh. The government would be able to save Rs 3.15 lakh per month if the project is implemented, he explained. To another question by JD(S) member R Chowda Reddy Tuppalli, the minister admitted that the project to generate solar power by involving farmers is getting ...
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Voting open as young video makers in India compete to support Brazil in solving resource problems 21.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Voting open as young video makers in India compete to support Brazil in solving resource problems
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BSES urges Delhi consumers to 'switch off' for Earth Hour 21.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Backing the upcoming symbolic initiative to conserve energy that would be observed across several countries, BSES, one of Delhi's two power distribution companies (discom), on Tuesday urged its 40 lakh consumers to "switch off" during Earth Hour - 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm on March 25.
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Hindalco to set up Rs 150 crore solar park in Odisha 21.3.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
Aditya Birla Group owned Hindalco Industries is planning to set up a 24 Mw solar power plant within the premises of its aluminium plant at Lapanga in Sambalpur district." The 24 Mw solar plant planned by Hindalco will come up at its campus in Sambalpur. The company intends to invest Rs 150 crore in the project to be spread over 120 acres of land available with the company", said a government official.The power produced is likely to utilized by the company as renewable purchase obligation (RPO). The company has applied to the investment promotion agency- Industrial Promotion & Investment Corporation of Odisha Ltd (Ipicol) for approving the project. Ipicol has sought the clearance of the project from Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha Ltd (Gedcol), the nodal agency for implementation of renewable energy in the state, he added.Hindalco runs the smelter-power plant complex at Lapanga in Sambalpur with an annual capacity of 360,000 tonnes supported by a 900 Mw (6 x 150) ...
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Shri Upendra Tripathy Appointed as Full Time Interim Director General of ISA 21.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India and Ms. Ségolène Royal, Minister for Environment, Energy and Marine Affairs Government of France jointly
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SpaceX working with NASA to identify Mars landing sites for Red Dragon spacecraft 21.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
We are working with scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and elsewhere, have identified several potential landing sites, including one that looks particularly promising, SpaceNews quoted SpaceX's Paul Wooster as saying.
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