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Tag: solar power

Solar-powered cold room boosts farm incomes

It does not depend on erratic electricity supply from the grid

Sandeep Alse, a farmer who cultivates fruits and vegetables in Marathwada, a drought-prone region in Maharashtra, found it difficult to reach his produce to the market in a timely manner due to poor infrastructure. The lack of cold storage facility in the vicinity added to his woes…Read More

Sunshine coalition readies to step up activities

The International Solar Alliance, a coalition of tropical nations, becomes a legal entity this week, which will add impetus to its aim to boost solar power capacity in 121 countries

Solar power in tropical countries is expected to get a big push when the International Solar Alliance — launched two years ago in Paris by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the then French…Read more

Rooftop solar clocks impressive growth

Solar photovoltaic installations have emerged as the fastest growing segment in renewable energy sector in India

Installations of solar rooftop panels in India have been doubling every year for the past few years and have increased more than three times in the financial year ended March 2017, Bloomberg New Energy Finance has said in a report…Read more

India, China driving solar transition, says IEA

Chinese and Indian investment in renewables, primarily solar power, has substantially driven down the price of energy while expanding its access, according to the IEA’s latest report

The cost of renewable energy is tumbling thanks to strong investment from India and China, according to new findings from the International Energy Agency (IEA). At the same time…Read more