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Benchmark Cost for “Off-grid and Decentralized Solar PV Applications Programme” for the year 2017-18

In continuation of this Ministry’s sanction order number 5/23/2009-P&C (Pt. Ill) dated 3rd November  2014 reg. additions/amendments  in the  above  mentioned  scheme,  I am  directed to convey the sanction of the President of India for the revised Benchmark Cost with … Continue reading

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Zinc Air Cheap Batteries for Grid based Renewable Energy

A battery made of cheap materials could store power when it’s windy for use when it’s not. On the cheap: EOS is working on a battery based on such cheap materials as water, zinc, and air. If successful, the result … Continue reading

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New lithium-ion battery technology that is 2,000 times more powerful than comparable batteries

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new lithium-ion battery technology that is 2,000 times more powerful than comparable batteries. According to the researchers, this is not simply an evolutionary step in battery tech, “It’s a new … Continue reading

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