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India to electrify every home by December 2018 using solar, storage and LEDs

Posted by admin on September 30, 2017

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has launched a new programme to electrify every willing household in the country by 31 December 2018, using solar, energy storage batteries and LED lighting.
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This made-in-IIT solar plant is illuminating thousands of rural homes in India

Posted by admin on September 26, 2017

You may not be victim to any more power cuts and could even halve your electricity bill, thanks to IIT Madras' new solar rooftop installation.
It's both smaller and cheaper than present install read more ...

Solar Keeps The Lights On Through A Brutal Monsoon Season In Rural India

Posted by admin on September 17, 2017

Araria, a bustling rural district in India’s eastern state of Bihar, is accustomed to flooding. Every year, rainfall from neighboring Nepal flows into the region and wreaks havoc.
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Mitsui set to pick up stake in OMC Power

Posted by admin on September 5, 2017

In perhaps the first such deal in India’s mini-grid space, Japan’s Mitsui and Co. will acquire a stake in OMC Power Pvt. Ltd, two people aware of the development said.
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Low-Energy Buildings: Solar Thermal, PV or Heat Pump?

Posted by admin on September 3, 2017

What is the best way to supply heat and power to low-energy buildings? Although there is no single answer to this question, solarthermalworld.org simulated the installation of a solar thermal unit, a read more ...