Daily Archives: July 11, 2008

India’s Climate Change Plan

The plan outlines eight national “missions” for sustainable development, including: solar energy; energy efficiency; creating a sustainable habitat; conserving water; preserving the Himalayan ecosystem; creating a green India; creating sustainable agriculture; and establishing a platform of “strategic knowledge for climate … Continue reading

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Solar Lantern

A Solar lantern is a simple application of solar photovoltaic technology, which has found good acceptance in rural regions where the power supply is irregular and scarce. Even in the urban areas people prefer a solar lantern as an alternative … Continue reading

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How do Photovoltaics Work?

Photovoltaics is the direct conversion of light into electricity at the atomic level. Some materials exhibit a property known as the photoelectric effect that causes them to absorb photons of light and release electrons. When these free electrons are captured, … Continue reading

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