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Diu Becomes India’s Ist Fully Solar Powered Union Territory

Leading the way for the entire country, Diu becomes the first destination to be fully run by solar power. The Union Territory has made such significant progress in the last three years that now Diu produces more than 100 per cent solar power. Diu, which has a geographical area of 42 sq km, has installed [...]

World’s Largest Solar Park in Karnataka, India

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government inaugurated the first phase of a 2,000 megawatts (MW) solar park in the drought-prone Pavagada region of Tumkur district, about 180km from Bengaluru. The first phase of the Rs16,500 crore park called “Shakti Sthala” will generate 600MW, while the balance 1,400MW is expected to be commissioned by the end of this [...]

NEED TO TAKE A STEP TOWARDS SOLAR FOR PETROL PUMPS IN INDIA

Over 50,000 Petrol Pump stations in the country require electricity to run their Petrol Pumps and are paying heavy tariff charges to DISCOMs. Many of the petrol pump owners are also using diesel generators in areas where there are power cuts. Solar PV Rooftop power plant can be environment friendly and economical viable solution for [...]

The World’s First 100% Solar Powered Airport in Cochin

The world is developing at a faster pace than ever before; the scientific and technological development we have seen in the last few decades alone is unprecedented by anything we’ve previously experienced as a species. However, the human thirst for rapid development has come at a significant price to our environment. Climate change and global warming [...]

WHY SOLAR MISSION OF INDIA IS A GAME CHANGER?

Under Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s leadership, a giant mission has been set up: The SOLAR MISSION OF INDIA. The chief objective of this solar mission proposed by Modi is to install solar power plant of 100GW (GigaWatt) capacity by the year 2022. It was initially pronounced to be a 22 GW plant but recently it [...]

World’s Ist Solar Train Will Begin Service Soon in Byron Bay, Australia

The train, which features restored vintage carriages with flexible solar panels on their roofs, will travel between its solar-charging train station and a resort property in Byron Bay. The Byron Bay Railroad Company is putting a disused track to work again with a restored "derelict heritage train" that has been converted to be 100% solar [...]

India’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant is at Banasura Sagar Reservoir In Wayanad, Kerala.

India's largest floating solar power plant and it's set up on the Banasura Sagar reservoir in Wayanad, Kerala. The 500 kWp (kilowatt peak) solar plant of the Kerala state electricity board (KSEB) floats on 1.25 acres of water surface of the reservoir. The solar plant has 1,938 solar panels which have been installed on 18 [...]

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Solar Energy

Solar Energy Posts The solar energy is produced from the radiations powered by the sun. On Earth, the sun is the best renewable energy source. In older times we believed that solar panels are highly expensive and inefficient. We know that to collect the solar energy we need use the solar panels. Since the advancement [...]