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US, India setting up $125 mn clean energy centre


April 14th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) In a significant development in the quest for clean energy, three top research institutions each in India and the United States have joined hands to form ... Read more...

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Now, power your home with ’solar paint’


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) New research led by an Indian origin professor in the US heralds the day when one can apply a coat of paint on the outside walls ... Read more...

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Green power plants may not be far away


November 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 4 (IANS) Inspired by green hybrid cars driven by a mixture of gas and electricity, researchers have turned their attention to the greening of power plants too.Most ... Read more...

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Tata Power, Sunengy to launch floating solar power plant


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Private-run electrical utility provider Tata Power Tuesday said it has entered into a partnership agreement with Australian solar power company, Sunengy for building India's first floating ... Read more...

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New process improves solar cell efficiency by 20pc


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new process that improves the efficiency of polymer solar cells by 20 percent by increasing light absorption is the latest feat in solar technology, achieved by researchers ... Read more...

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White House to use solar energy


October 6th, 2010 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) The White House will install solar panels to provide electricity and hot water for the first family and its staff, an official said."There will be solar panels ... Read more...

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Now, spray-on polymer to produce full-colour e-readers powered by Sun


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): E-readers are set to shed their black and white font and embrace all colours of the rainbow, all thanks to a new spray-on polymer that can change colours ... Read more...

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Security forces seize solar missiles in Kashmir


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kupwara (J-K), June 3 (ANI): Security forces have seized solar missiles in the Kashmir Valley.A squad of Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police spotted these solar missiles, positioned for ... Read more...

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Sahara ties up with Israeli firm for solar technology


May 25th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Sahara India Power Corp, a subsidiary of the Sahara India group, Tuesday said it has tied up with Israel-based Safesky Software to manufacture advanced solar power technologies. The companies ... Read more...

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New method may lead top more energy efficient solar panels


February 21st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A scientist has come up with a new method to reconfigure the way solar panels are connected, which could lead to solar arrays in the future that are ... Read more...

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New flexible solar cell technology to power lighting for night-time bus users


June 14th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A group of engineering researchers at McMaster University in Canada has installed a new flexible solar cell technology to power lighting for night-time transit users.The bus shelter ... Read more...

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Solar-powered band rocks for a green earth


February 9th, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Armed with solar panels, rechargeable batteries, specially designed gizmo guitars and a unique drum kit, they are no cyborgs from the future, but the world's only solar-powered ... Read more...

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Smart solar panels, energy tech to light up building


January 18th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 18 (IANS) The John Molson School of Business, Montreal, shows - for the first time - how solar heat panels integrated with power technology on its top two floors will ... Read more...

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Shape-shifting gadgets may soon become a reality


December 22nd, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Dec 22 (ANI): If scientists have their way, revolutionary morphing devices known as programmable matter, which can change size, shape and function, can soon become a reality.According to a report ... Read more...

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MIT turns plain glass into goldmine of solar energy


July 11th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) MIT engineers have turned plain glass into a virtual goldmine of solar energy with the help of a sophisticated, yet affordable, concentrator developed by them. "Solar cells generate ... Read more...

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‘Greater investment required for India’s clean technology market’


July 10th, 2008 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Amid passionate discussions on climate change, experts from Asia and Australia gathered here Thursday to deliberate on greater investments in the Indian clean-technology market. The two-day forum ... Read more...

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