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Maharashtra Races to Build India's First Solar Farm on Dam Wall

Darryl D'Monte | Posted 02.16.2015 | World
Darryl D'Monte

The idea of building a solar power generation farm that floats on a reservoir was first mooted in Kerala. Now Maharashtra is moving fast with a related idea -- placing solar panels on a dam wall to generate electricity.

Kate Sheppard

U.S. Tries To Wreck India's Solar Industry While Pushing Fight Against Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration talks a lot about the need to develop renewable energy around the world to curb climate change. But right now, ...

India's Solar Revolution, Small is Big

Justin Guay | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

As Indian states line up exciting new solar policies the central question remains: To centralize or not to centralize? India will only get one chance to get its boom right.

How India's Epic Blackout Could Launch A Solar Revolution

Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Chris Turner: I was never more acutely aware of the value of electricity than I was during the year I spent living in ...

India's Rural Poor Go Solar

AP | By KATY DAIGLE | Posted 09.03.2011 | Green

NADA, India -- Boommi Gowda used to fear the night. Her vision fogged by glaucoma, she could not see by just the dim glow of a kerosene lamp, so she a...