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Solar Powered E-Rickshaw Era in Kochi

One of the big contributors to air pollution in the city is the autorickshaw. However, there is a solution-solar e-rickshaws and Georgekutty Kariyanappally, a staunch advocate of green energy for past 16 years, says it can be rightly called so. It was during his travels in North India that he came across the vehicle. “While [...]

Solar Powered Boats Launched in Kerala for Public Transport

Kerala’s first solar ferry boat was inaugurated by Union Minister for Power Piyush Goyal in the Kottayam district of Kerala. Mr. Goyal said that the Central Government would extend its support to all such projects that aimed to promote environment friendly means of transport. Mr. Goyal launched the Vaikom – Cherthala – Thavanakadavu ferry service in the presence of [...]

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 [...]

HOW TO MAINTAIN SOLAR SYSTEM INSTALLED AT HOUSE OR WORK PLACE?

Getting a solar system , for generating solar energy for home/industrial/commercial roof top or ground mounted, is only a small part of the effort, the key is in maintaining the performance of the solar system month on month basis. According to estimates, regular maintenance can increase the performance by 30% of the solar system installed [...]

An Introduction To Perovskite Solar Cells

The solar panel technology is developing day by day. The new information, new inventions keep our lives happily. The renewable energy sector requires a high boost from the technology. The solar panels that we use in the current phase are really different from Perovskite solar cells. Even though the research works are still going the [...]

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 [...]