Yagnesh Mehta | TNN

Surat: Mahatma Gandhi turned his humble charkha into a weapon to take on the might of the British empire and give India freedom. And now, it is set to make a contribution in the fight against global warming as well.

What could be described as the maiden success of any policy initiative announced by the Mayawati government in her 30-month rule, Bajaj Hindusthan Sugar mills has announced that it will invest Rs 1,600 crore for creating 400 MW power generation capacity through five new coal-based plants

Neha Sinha

The Garden of Five Senses is set to get another sense: solar. Seeking to generate solar electricity that goes beyond the cosmetic, the Delhi Government is working on a model to make solar energy part of the mainstream electricity grids. And one of the first projects will be a 20-kilowatt solar energy production centre at the Garden of Five Senses.

Monika | Chandigarh

Tormented by poor power supply in Punjab, most of the residents of the State desire to adopt renewable source of energy in their household but Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) is helpless to help them as there is no as such provision.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has installed a solar power system at her office to encourage green energy expansion in her power-starved nation.

The country's single largest solar power system, with a peaking capacity of generating 21.6 kilowatts, is now operating on a trial basis, officials of the Power Development Board (PDB) that supervised the installation said on Wednesday.

IF THINGS move in the right direction, Rajasthan is set to bask in the sunshine. The desert state is likely to attract an investment of Rs 45,000 crore in the solar energy sector. Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation chairman and managing director Naresh Pal Gangwar told ET that 72 power companies have registered with the corporation for the generation of 2,500 MW in solar energy sector.

Solar lamps will soon become a reality in the Commercial Capital with a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Margao Municipal Council gave its nod for the Civic body to install solar powered lamps at the Municipal garden and around the Civic building.
The Goa Energy Development Agency has sanctioned as many as 50 solar powered lamps to the Margao Civic body.

Jerome Cartillier

The rapid boom in wind farming in China places it behind only the United States, Germany and Spain
IN THE MOUNTAINS above the southwestern Chinese town of Dali, dozens of new wind turbines dot the landscape -a symbol of the country's sky-high ambitions for clean, green energy.

Bags of cash are being thrown at high-risk, high-reward research by the Department of Energy. New Scientist takes a look at the lucky recipients.

Visakhapatnam , Nov. 20: Suggesting that the world shift towards solar energy, an expert from the United States said that wind, water and solar energy resources were sufficie-ntly available to provide the entire world