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Greek island to run on wind, solar power

The European Commission says Tilos will be the first autonomous renewable green island in the Mediterranean.

20 Aug 2018 10:19 AM

Adopting solar power can help you earn money

Consumers can feed surplus power into the state’s power grid and receive a credit on the bill.

30 Jun 2018 1:37 PM

43.7 pc of electricity needs met through renewable energy, says Infosys

The Bengaluru-based company has an installed capacity of 46.1 megawatt (MW) of solar energy across the country, it added.

19 Jun 2018 4:50 PM

Industrial defaulters get power relief

Mahavitaran had permanently disconnected the power of 97,464 industrial consumers since few years.

26 May 2018 6:33 AM

Now pay Rs 2/unit till 400 units of power

For consumers who use upto 200 units, the rate would be Rs 1 per unit and from 201-400 units it would Rs 2.5.

10 May 2018 6:08 AM


Tata Power output at 53,556 MUs in FY 2018

The company generated 52,512 million units of power in 2016-17 from all its units, ranging from thermal to solar.

07 May 2018 4:12 PM

‘Power in 82 per cent rural households’

Power Ministry aims to electrify every household by Dec. 31.

01 May 2018 1:47 AM

Study finds electricity can remove drug residues from wastewater

The study examined the formation of oxidants on the plasma-liquid-gas interface and their behaviour in the process.

17 Apr 2018 9:26 AM

E-vehicles charging stations need no licence, says govt

The power ministry has categorised charging batteries of electric vehicles as a service.

16 Apr 2018 4:28 PM

Crisil warns about prices for Discoms

“We are staring at a huge problem because peak power deficit scenario is unlikely to improve anytime soon,” said Crisil’s Vivek Sharma.

04 Apr 2018 1:42 AM


Sun helps society in Kandivali cut power bills by 50 per cent

The move came after the society resolved to move to a cleaner energy that also does not create a hole in the pockets.

17 Feb 2018 4:44 AM

Tesla's Powerwall batteries make Australia energy efficient

The device stores the excess solar energy and makes it available on demand, even post sunset.

05 Feb 2018 3:32 PM

Tibet's least populated village finally gets electricity

In 2008, the local government built a small hydropower station, but it failed to meet increasing power demands.

02 Jan 2018 8:35 PM

IIT scientists use onion skin to generate electricity

The device could withstand repeated cycles of pressing and releasing for up to five months.

18 Dec 2017 6:32 PM

Efficient energy availability backbone of economy: Ram Nath Kovind

Almost a third of India s power consumption occurs in commercial and residential buildings.

14 Dec 2017 4:18 PM


Chicken poop can be used to generate electricity: study

Treated excrement from turkeys, chickens and other poultry birds may be used as a fuel for heat and electricity generation.

20 Nov 2017 1:07 PM

Protein in tears, egg whites may help generate electricity

The discovery may have wide reaching applications and could lead to further research in the area of energy harvesting.

03 Oct 2017 1:37 PM

Electricity, bus comes to Maharashtra village 70 years after independence

District guardian minister Raje Ambrishrao Atram decided to provide these basic facilities for which he made a provision of Rs 45 lakh fund.

29 Sep 2017 8:36 PM

No free power for poor under Saubhagya; demand to rise by 28GW

The scheme is expected to increase the energy requirement by 28,000 MW per year.

27 Sep 2017 6:49 PM

Waste toilet-paper can be used to generate electricity, says study

Researchers say the process could tackle the problems of overflowing municipal landfills and dependency on fossil fuels.

18 Sep 2017 7:59 AM