Tags: Solar Panels

Solar panels stolen from school in Pakistan

Solar panels were stolen from a school located in an Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, an official said, adding that it was the second theft incident within a week. Shafiq Khan, the head teacher of the school established in Padhana Afghan refugee camp, told the police that the thieves last week decamped with […]

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Thanks to India’, UN says solar panels are effective climate action measures

The United Nations on Thursday once again appreciated India for installing over 195 solar panels at its headquarters in New York, saying “these are just some of the ways” undertaken towards climate protection and carbon control. “Solar panels and a green roof are the latest additions to UNHQ in NYC, thanks to @IndiaUNNewYork,” the United […]

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Over 130 solar panels installed by India on UN’s rooftop: Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said that over 195 solar panels have been installed in the United Nations (UN) Headquarters by India as a mark of tribute to the Mahatma Gandhi. “The United Nations commemorated 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by planting 150 trees and India erected 195 solar panels on the terrace of […]

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Scientists develops way to better harness energy collected by solar panels

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a way to better harness the volume of energy collected by solar panels. In the study published in the journal ‘IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology,’ the researchers developed an algorithm that increases the efficiency of the solar photovoltaic (PV) system and reduces the volume of power […]

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Walmart sues Tesla for faulty solar panels

In a big setback for Elon Musk, retail behemoth Walmart has sued Tesla’s energy division for providing solar panels that caused multiple fires at its stores, asking the company to immediately remove the panels from more than 240 Walmart locations. According to a report in USA Today, the Walmart lawsuit, filed in New York State […]

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WTO to set up panel to judge US-China solar panel dispute

The World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed Thursday to China’s request to create a dispute panel tasked with judging whether US tariffs on solar panels violate international trade rules. The trade restrictions were imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration last year, part of a raft of measures initiated by Washington that have triggered a tit-for-tat tariff […]

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Installation of solar panels now mandatory in Greater Noida

Greater Noida will soon make it mandatory for all new constructions to install solar panels to meet atleast 10 per cent of their electricity requirement. This move is in line to meet the guidelines of Smart Cities Mission, Greater Noida  that aims of promoting renewable energy in the city and to supplement electricity supply . […]

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NDMC approves proposal to install solar panels in over 200 schools

North Delhi Municipal Corporation has reportedly approved proposal for installation of solar panels in over 200 schools run by it. The standing committee of the civic body on Thursday passed the decision. The project is expected to save energy as well as reduce expenditure. Chairman Jai Prakash  said “Solar panels of 5kW each will be […]

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Solar industry needs to act proactively to ensure efficient use of water: Bridge to India

The solar industry needs to act proactively to ensure efficient use of water for cleaning of solar panels and justify the ‘environmentally-friendly’ tag, consulting and research services provider Bridge To India said Wednesday. The statement has come against the background of an advisory issued by the New and Renewable Energy Ministry (MNRE) on optimal utilisation […]

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AAI to install solar panels near the main runway at Chennai airport

In a bid to reduce the use of power from the grid the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is reportedly planning to install solar panels near the main runway at Chennai airport. The contractor that bagged the tender issued last year has started the installation process of the panels on an 8.58-acre land, identified in […]

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