Breakthrough in power deficit

Breakthrough in power deficit

Centre has given its nod to the construction of two big power generating projects that had been hanging fire for last 57 years.

India’s first solar boat launched in Kochi

India’s first solar boat launched in Kochi

The country’s first solar ferry boat ‘Aaditya’ was launched in the 2.5-km Vaikom-Tavanakkadavu sector on Thursday even as the state government sought Central financial assistance to roll out 10 more such passenger boats as part of its aim to replace the existing fleet of diesel boats with solar-powered ones.

Renewable energy investment fell 18 per cent in 2016: study

Renewable energy investment fell 18 per cent in 2016: study

Global investment in renewable energy dropped by 18 per cent in 2016 due to sharp falls in equipment prices and a slowdown in China and Japan, a study found today. After reaching record levels in 2015, investment fell last year to $287.5 billio