Blind eye towards solar waste raises hazardous concerns

India is estimated to generate 200,000 tonnes of waste by 2030 and around 1.8 million tonnes by 2050 – almost 200 times the weight of the Eiffel Tower. Sun’s rays fall directly on the Tropic of Cancer throughout the year. India being one of the countries on the line, receives abundant sunlight. India has a […]

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Solar panels yet to light up city colleges

College campuses struggle with electricity bills and upkeep issues as they take the sustainable route with solar technology. Insufficient number of solar panels for electricity supply and lack of their maintenance, despite guidelines by the University Grants Commission (UGC), prevents colleges from being sustainable. The Development of Solar Cities programme initiated by the Ministry of […]

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The sun shines early in the state

New Renewable Energy Policy (2021-26) draft has envisioned production of 20 GW PV solar rooftops projects, as the state achieves its target before time. Karnataka, the leader in renewable energy production in India, has achieved the amended target of Karnataka Solar Energy Policy (2014-21) before time. The state now has a 7335.17 MW allotted capacity, […]

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