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The vast portion of the renewable energy sector is based on solar energy in Kerala. The solar news will help the people to understand the new possibilities in this field.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New Solar Cruise Boat For Kerala State Water Transport Department

The Kerala State Water Transportation Authority is going to buy more passenger boats for inland services. In this, there will be a new solar cruise boat for Kerala. This will attract more tourists to the coastal areas of Kochi and Kollam. The new boats will also reduce the cost of travel. The state government gives [...]