Solar photovoltaic

India’s flip flop on local sourcing of solar continues

As per reports, India might drop the pre condition of partly sourcing solar equipments under the national solar mission but only after imposing anti dumping duties on the same. The Commerce Ministry will in all likelihood suggest imposition of high anti-dumping duties on exporters from30

Clean Air Poem

UK researchers have come up with an interesting method to clean air. A poem has been printed on a material that can cleanse air. It has the ability to reduce the air pollution equivalent to pollution caused by 20 cars per day. The material developed30

Teesta river

Teesta Water Dipsute

Teesta originates from Kangse Glacier, Charamu Lake in Sikkim and the majority of its catchment area lies in India. It is fed by minor tributaries that have their source in the Thangu, Yumthang and Donkia-La ranges. Teesta starts from India, then flows to Bangladesh where30

Solar pannels and mounting structure at rooftop

Pakistan inaugurates first Solar Power Park, Biggest Globally

Pakistan has inaugurated the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park project, which is going to become the first large-scale solar power project and marks the country’s progress into the sphere of renewable energy. The project will generate 100 MW of power by 2014 end which is expected to30

Hindu Kush Himalayas

Himalayan Glaciers reducing by 38 Sq KM annually

A report released at the Second International Conference on Cryosphere of the Hindu Kush Himalayas that was organized by ICIMOD said that the Himalayan glaciers have reduced because of global warming. A total of 40 research papers were discussed during the event. 140 experts, researchers,30

Wind turbine

NAL promotes 500W wind-solar hybrid system

National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) has brought out a 500W wind-solar hybrid system that is capable of providing power in standalone situations such as borewells, pumps and other non heavy applications. The system is developed keeping in mind remote areas of the country, reported Express. Aparna30

Mass fish deaths

Mass fish deaths in Rewalsar wetlands of Himachal

Mass fish deaths have been reported in Rewalsar wetlands and the incident has increased during the last three days. Located about 24 km from Mandi, the Rewalsar wetlands are wetlands of national importance and also have religious and ecological significance. Officials blamed water pollution for30

Emission from burning of Municipal Solid Waste

Task Force on Waste to Energy submits report

A Task Force constituted under the Chairmanship of Dr. K. Kasturirangan has submitted its report to the Planning Commission. The task force was setup in order to identify technically feasible, financially affordable and environmentally sound processing and disposal technologies for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management30