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Solar Energy

US Solar Diplomacy Makes For Good Business For India

Dec 12, 2021 Rajiv Tikoo

Energy shortage in China, which is estimated to control about two-thirds of the solar-grade polysilicon used in panels globally, has caused scarcity in the supply of the material.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Will Lay The Foundation Stone Of The 600 MW Ultra-Mega Solar Park In Jhansi On Friday

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to the government spokesman, the Jhansi project is one of the three ultra-mega solar parks that are proposed to be set up in the region to generate 2,000 MW solar power in "plug and play mode" under the Centre's Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Power Parks (UMREPP) scheme.

Glasgow COP26: India Reports 17 Times Increase In Solar Energy Production Over 7 Years

India represents 17 per cent of the world's population but only accounts for 4 per cent historical cumulative emissions, India said at the COP26 Climate Summit at Glasgow.

Jharkhand To Soon Come Out With Sector Specific Policies For Clean Fuel: Hemant Soren

Aug 29, 2021 Outlook Bureau

The Jharkhand Chief Minister, who addressed investors at a two-day meet in Delhi, said the state aims to emerge as a key hub for manufacture of electric vehicles and ethanol production.

Fast Emerging Solar Sector Needs Government Push

'We recommend few policy interventions such as allowing a super deduction of 200 % for R&D expenses for new and clean solar technology development and the 'Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme' to further boost R&D in the solar sector,' says Vikram Solar’s Managing Director, Gyanesh Chaudhary

24 June, 2021

Mukesh Ambani To Invest Rs 75,000 Crore In Clean Energy

Outlook Web Bureau

Last year Mukesh Ambani announced a 15-year commitment to become net carbon zero by 2035.

21 January, 2021

Girl Power! Solar Panel Set Up By All Women Group Will Light Up Rural Homes In Maharashtra

Outlook Web Bureau

Wardha Zilla Parishad's Chief Executive Officer Dr Sachin Ombase claimed it to be the first such unit set up by a rural women's self-help group in the state

10 December, 2020

Researcher From IIT Mandi Builds Road That Can Generate Electricity By Simply Walking

Outlook Web Bureau

The researchers have revamped the application with a new technology called graded polling.

12 March, 2018

PM Modi, French President Macron Inaugurate UP's Biggest Solar Power Plant In Mirzapur District

Outlook Web Bureau

The prime minister, Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik and chief minister Yogi Adityanath received the French president and his wife Brigitte at the airstrip here.

13 September, 2017

Rahul Gandhi Visits Tesla, Sun Power Research Centre in California

Outlook Web Bureau

Gandhi, 47, spent several hours at Sun Power and sought information on its advantages and disadvantages.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz