A 35MW solar power plant in Manikganj has gone into commercial operation supplying electricity to the national grid.
Local solar incubator that cuts cost, boosts poultry output
SYLHET, DECEMBER 01, 2019-A group of researchers of Sylhet Agricultural University made a solar-powered incubator that is affordable and guarantees a higher percentage of hatching at the same time.
Solar cookers produce more than food for Mexican women
By Emilio Godoy Villa De Zaachila, Mexico, Oct 30 2019 (IPS) – The sun’s rays are also used to cook food and thus replace the burning of firewood and gas, improve the health of local residents and fuel the energy…
BD solar module manufactures demand market protection
Country’s solar module manufactures have placed a 7-point demand, including introduction of 30 percent mandatory quota system for the use of local products in the public projects.
Plan to turn 400000 diesel-run BD irrigation pumps to solar
Dhaka, Oct 18 (UNB) – The government has initiated a move to declare a roadmap for replacing diesel-run irrigation pumps with solar-powered ones across the country.
Vietnam went from zero to hero in developing solar projects
UN, Sep 27 2019 (IPS) – A week ago, downtown New York witnessed one of the most historic moments in the climate action moment — hundreds of thousands of people attended the Climate Strike, where teen activists delivered powerful speeches…
Lunar satellite captures stunning images of solar eclipse
Stunning pictures of a rare total eclipse that blocked out the sun above Chile and Argentina have been captured by a satellite orbiting the moon. Thousands of people – including tourists, locals and astronomers – gathered to see the solar…
Tiny solar-powered ‘Robobee’ developed
A lightweight insect robot is capable of flying without being tethered to a power source, by using energy from light. The solar-powered RoboBee X-WingIt and has four wings which flap at a rate of 170 times per second, instead of…
Solar irrigation infuses new dimension to Barind agriculture
Solar pump irrigation has brought a new dimension in agriculture in the drought-prone Barind tract benefiting its people in many ways. “Solar power irrigation is not only contributing to lessening pressure on fossil fuel driven power supply but also reducing…
Solar energy crowns social housing programme in Brazil
“Solar energy makes my happiness complete,” said Divina Cardoso dos Santos, owner of one of 740 houses with photovoltaic panels on the rooftops in a settlement on the outskirts of this central Brazilian city.