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Solar grid parity by 2017, says ministry


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Power produced by solar plants will be sold at the same price as that from conventional sources like coal by 2017, a power ministry official ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India can develop cheapest nuclear reactor


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) India can develop world's cheapest nuclear reactor - of 700 Megawatt (MW) capacity - at a cost of $1,700 per kilowatt, parliament was informed Thursday."India ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Solar panels stolen from Meghalaya Raj Bhavan


August 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) A number of solar panels installed in the Meghalaya Raj Bhavan were stolen Saturday, police said.The 43 solar panels, installed in the kitchen garden, were meant ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kashmir plunged into darkness; web, mobile links snapped


January 7th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley Saturday was isolated from the rest of the country and the world, its internet and mobile phone links silenced, as main power transmission ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Skoda launches new Laura RS


September 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Volkswagen group company Škoda Auto India Tuesday launched a new model of its luxury sedan Laura RS priced at Rs.1,549,000 (ex-Showroom Delhi)."Laura RS, with its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

N-reactor shut down in Japan


July 17th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 17 (IANS) A nuclear reactor of a power company in Japan was shut down Saturday after problems started in its cooling system, Xinhua reported. The No.1 reactor of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Solar energy to light up Punjab institutes


June 17th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) Educational institutions in Punjab would now be harnessing the power of the sun to meet their energy needs through rooftop Solar Photo Voltaic (SPVs) systems, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

ISRO builds India’s fastest supercomputer


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) State-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has built a supercomputer which is fastest in terms of peak performance of 220 teraflops (220 trillion floating point ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New prototype gasoline engine will improve car efficiency


April 8th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new prototype gasoline engine that requires no transmission, crankshaft, pistons, valves, fuel compression, cooling systems or fluids has been developed.Researchers at Michigan State University came up with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jammu governor’s house gets solar-powered cars


January 4th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 4 (IANS) The Raj Bhawan or the governor's residence in Jammu will now have solar-powered battery cars to ferry visitors and guests, something quite unique for Jammu and Kashmir.The state ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Manipur’s Tingkai village electrified by solar-wind hybrid project


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tingkai (Manipur), Dec.22 (ANI): The authorities have electrified Tingkai village in Manipur's Senapati District through a solar-wind hybrid project after five years of its resettlement in 2001.The wind-solar hybrid project has been ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Heat-powered fan to make stoves cleaner


November 14th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A Pennsylvania State University student is helping design a better cook stove for people in developing countries.Paul Montgomery will present a simple heat-powered fan that could help ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Solar power generation in Raipur


September 25th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivshankar SarthiRaipur (Chhattisgarh), Sep.25 (ANI): In a novel initiative, a solar panel has been set up in Chhattisgarh's capital city Raipur to prevent long disruptions of work caused by closing down ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Gamesa to develop two wind farms in Tamil Nadu


February 9th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) The euro 3.6 billion turnover Spanish wind power group Gamesa is setting up two wind farms in Tamil Nadu with a total capacity of 135 MW, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Researchers develop tool to tap natural heat for more energy


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Efficient large-scale power generation from geothermal and other low-grade heat sources may now be viable, thanks to a revolutionary new technology. A team led by Behdad Moghtaderi, professor ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Solar power plant empowers villagers in Leh District


October 26th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Jigmet WangchukLeh, Oct.26 (ANI): The establishment of a small solar power plant has delighted villagers in Markha Valley in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh District.The project is aimed at promoting trekking, tourism ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Chhattisgarh asks industry to install power saving equipment


August 25th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 25 (IANS) In a bid to save energy, the Chhattisgarh government Tuesday asked offices and factories to install devices that consume less power. In a government notification, it instructed consumers in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New hydrogen-powered city car launched


June 17th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): A new hydrogen-powered city car has been launched in the UK, which attempts to sidestep the three main hurdles to the dream of hydrogen-fuelled highways.According to a report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Orissa tribes learn to construct hydroelectric plant


June 13th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
By: - ShardaKoraput (Orissa), June 13 (ANI): A self-help group is training the tribes in Orissa to construct and operate electricity plant.The villagers of Bodomonjari in Koraput district have long lived ... Read more...

Posted in National |

British team all set to attempt new world steam-powered land speed record


April 13th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): The British Steam Car Challenge team is all set to attempt a new world steam-powered land speed record, following successful tests last week.According to a report in New ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India-Nepal joint venture to tap wind energy


April 4th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr 4 (ANI): An Indian company and a Nepali firm have recently formed a joint venture company - USP Wind and Power System - in Kathmandu to tap wind to generate ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Battlefield laser weapon can destroy rockets, mortars and artillery shells


April 1st, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): A US based company has developed a battlefield laser weapon that can fire a strong beam, which can destroy rockets, mortars and artillery shells."We're doing our part ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China to build first inland nuclear plant in Hubei


December 8th, 2008 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec.8 (ANI): China has announced plans to construct its first inland nuclear plant in the central province of Hubei. The cost of the first two phases of the project, with an ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Power discom to crack down on farmhouse owners


July 28th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS)A leading power discom in the national capital, BSES Monday said it would undertake house-to-house survey to crack down on farmhouse owners who use "agricultural connections" for domestic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Haryana to enforce energy conservation measures


July 11th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 11 (IANS) The Haryana government is going all out to save energy. It has made it mandatory for all new government buildings to be constructed according to official energy conservation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bengal governor observes ‘power cut’ amid criticism


May 7th, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi Wednesday observed a voluntary two-hour power cut in his bid to share the inconvenience faced by Kolkata residents due to daily load shedding. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Enjoy a stroll around ancient Pompeii on CyberCarpet


April 15th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 15 (ANI): You may soon be able to enjoy a stroll around the ancient city of Pompeii, courtesy an omni-directional treadmill developed by European researchers.The treadmill is a "motion ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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