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A new way to remove ice buildup without power or chemicals

From airplane wings to overhead powerlines to the giant blades of wind turbines, a buildup of ice can cause problems ranging from impaired performance all the way to catastrophic failure. But preventing that buildup usually requires energy-intensive heating systems or chemical sprays that are environmentally harmful. Now, MIT researchers have ... Read More »

Robots have power to significantly influence children’s opinions

Young children are significantly more likely than adults to have their opinions and decisions influenced by robots, according to new research. The study, conducted at the University of Plymouth, compared how adults and children respond to an identical task when in the presence of both their peers and humanoid robots. ... Read More »

Nepal, Bangladesh sign MoU to enhance cooperation in power sector

Nepal’s Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barsha Man Pun and Minister of State for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources of Bangladesh, Nasrul Hamid signed  the MoU in Kathmandu Friday evening. It aims to increase collaboration in electricity generation, grid connectivity, energy efficiency, renewable energy and development of hydro power for ... Read More »

New solar supercapacitor could power future of wearable sensors

In a paper published in the journal Nano Energy, researchers from the University of Glasgow’s Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies (BEST) group describe how they have developed a promising new type of graphene supercapacitor, which could be used in the next generation of wearable health sensors. Currently, wearable systems generally ... Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates 330-MW Kishenganga hydel power project in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Jitendra Singh were present on the occasion. The project has been built by the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. It has been constructed at a cost of 5200 crore rupees.  It is expected ... Read More »

Former PM Mahathir Mohamad storms back to power in Malaysia

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Bin Mohamad has scored a historic victory in the country’s general election. The election commission said Mahathir’s party Pakatan Harapan won 115 seats, over the threshold of 112 seats needed to form a government. Mahathir, defeated the governing Barisan Nasional coalition, which has been in ... Read More »

Saatpuliya, a village charged with solar power

Udaipur : Solar power is coming as a big blessing for many towns and villages in rural areas and Saatpuliya village in Divair gram panchayat of Rajsamand district is one of them. With a tough terrain nestled in valleys and rivers, electricity had been a dream for the locals here, however, ... Read More »

India Value Fund sells 1.8% stake in TD Power

India Value Fund IV has sold a little over six lakh shares or 1.8 per cent stake in TD Power Systems. The fund house has offloaded 2.52 lakh shares on the NSE at an average price of Rs 201.05 a share and 3.48 lakh shares on the BSE at Rs ... Read More »

Tata Power organizes annual Power Quality Conference 2018

Tata Power has organized industry’s first annual conference on Power Quality (PQ) in Mumbai. The conference was arranged to provide customers with a common forum of subject matter experts (SMEs), power and transmission utility. The aim of the event was to discuss the latest available solutions for monitoring and possible ... Read More »

Tata Power’s arm launches Club Enerji in Ajmer

Tata Power’s arm — Tata Power Ajmer Distribution (TPADL) — has launched Club Enerji in Ajmer its first Energy Club at Rajkiya Balika Sr. Secondary School at Ramnagar, Ajmer. Club Energy is working towards extending the campaign to other schools in the city, thereby, attaining the desired target of sensitizing ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc bags Gold for Solar Power Projects

Hindustan Zinc’s Solar Power projects at Dariba (4.8 MWp) & Debari (14.4 MWp) have been awarded – Gold Award Winner in the Rising Category as Best Performing Project of the Year (Technical Performance) on Utility Scale Solar Energy at the RE ASSETS Excellence Awards Summit held in Delhi on 2nd February 2018. Presented ... Read More »

‘The Power of Zinc…. in Batteries…’

Alessandro Volta, in the year 1800, did not just invent batteries, he unfolded an evolution…  Before the development of electric generators and electrical grids, batteries provided the main source of electricity. In the year 1800, Alessandro Volta, an Italian physicist and chemist stacked up plates of Zinc and Copper, separated ... Read More »

Tata Power launches nationwide public campaign ‘PowerHerUp’

Tata Power has launched a nationwide campaign ‘#PowerHerUp’ to empower underprivileged women and girl children across the country. So far more than 170 families across the nation have benefitted from the initiative. The objective of the campaign is to mobilize public at large to help women and girl children unleash ... Read More »