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Solar-powered Internet access set to broaden reach of web

LONDON: Internet access fuelled by solar power could soon be a reality.Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have developed technology that enables solar panels to detect broadband signals, allowing data to be transmitted on the world wide web using daylight...

Friday, April 11, 2014

Thorium, an element named after the Norse god of thunder, may soon contribute to the world’s electricity supply

 WELL begun; half done. That proverb—or, rather, its obverse—encapsulates the problems which have dogged civil nuclear power since its inception. Atomic energy is seen by many, and with reason, as the misbegotten stepchild of the world’s atom-bomb programmes...
Saturday, April 12, 2014

Engineer develops micro hybrid power plant

Using a unique blend of technologies of the non-conventional energy sector, a Punjab engineer has developed a concept and designs of a micro hybrid power plant, which could not only make a village self sufficient in its power needs but provide organic manure as well as run chilling centres or cold storages.....

The Hindu
Thursday, January 23, 2014