Tag Archives: electricity

First Time India Becomes Net Exporter of Electricity to Neighbours

Central Electricity Authority of India has become for the firs time  a net importer of electricity to neighbouring Nepal and Bangladesh. In 2016-17 (April to February 2017), India has exported around 5,798 Million Units to Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar which is 213 Million units more than the import of around 5,585 Million units from Bhutan. Export to Nepal and Bangladesh ...

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Panasonic Employees Brighten Filipino Village With Solar Lanterns

Panasonic Corporation, under its 100,000 Solar Lanterns Project donated 100,000 solar lanterns to the world’s non-electrified areas on the occasion of the company’s 100th anniversary in 2018. Solar lanterns with handmade shades have been donated since 2013 as a part of the “Cut Out the Darkness” project. To present, more than 1,200 shade designs have been sent by users to ...

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Australian Researchers Mark World Record in Solar Power Efficiency

Australian solar researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have converted more than 40 percent of the sunlight hitting a solar cell system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported. The record efficiency was achieved in outdoor tests in Sydney, before being independently confirmed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at their outdoor test facility in the ...

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Telangana, Andhra Pradesh at Logger Heads Over Sharing Water, Electricity and More

The worst fears of united Andhra Pradesh’s last chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy appear to be coming true with Telangana and residuary state of Andhra Pradesh indulging in no-holds-barred war over sharing of electricity and river water, leaving aside sharing IAS or IPS officers that was finally resolved last month. Ever since Telangana took birth as India’s 29th state in ...

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