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Bids for 20,000 MW of solar in the works.

2,000 MW of wind power auction announced; solar manufacturing EoIs coming

- The Hindu - IN

Sehwag did not know he existed off the field: Ganguly.

Kolkata, Nov 24 On the field, he rates Virender Sehwag as the best opener India has ever had in Tests after Sunil Gavaskar. As Indians, we were pretty laid back," Ganguly said while speaking at the India Today Conclave East 2017 here on Friday. "I had Sehwag in the team, who after Sunil Gavaskar is probably the best opener ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Solar power energising health aid for ailing Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

UN Migration Agency IOM estimates nearly one million Rohingya Muslims have so far taken refuge in makeshift settlements in different parts of Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar area.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Auction for 21 GW solar, wind capacity by March: Minister.

New Delhi, Nov 24 The government will invite bids for creating capacity of up to 21 gigawatt of solar and wind power by March 2018, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy R.K Singh said on Friday. "The Ministry will put up for auctions 3-4 GW wind power capacities during the third and fourth rounds by March 2018. Each ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Sub-sections of genres confusing: Norwegian DJ Kygo.

New Delhi, Nov 24 Known initially as the "tropical house" artiste, Norwegian DJ and record producer Kyrre Gorvell-Dahll, who goes by the stage name Kygo, is now counted among the top disc jockeys in the world. Kygo, 26, is on a three-city tour in India, performing for Ola Sunburn Arena brought to the country by Percept ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Pakistan’s solar homeowners get green light to sell power to national grid.

A solar-powered floodlight along the border with Afghanistan in North Waziristan, Pakistan - REUTERSLAHORE: Pakistan has approved rules allowing owners of solar panels across the country to sell power they create to the country’s energy grid, and moved to convert tens of thousands of water pumps in southwestern ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Scientists develop artificial photosynthesis device for greener ethylene production.

A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore has developed a prototype device that mimics natural photosynthesis to produce ethylene gas using only sunlight, water and carbon dioxide. The novel method, which produces ethylene at room temperature and pressure using benign chemicals, could be scaled up to ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Solar Energy Becomes Largest Source of New Electricity Capacity in India.

The solar sector has surpassed coal as the largest generator of new electricity in India, accounting for 39 percent of new electricity production in 2017, according to new data.

- ENN - US

Elon Musk built the world's biggest battery-in just two months.

Elon Musk kept his promise: The SolarCity chairman successfully built the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery in South Australia–ahead of schedule. In July, Tesla and French renewable energy company Neoen were awarded the contract to help the country deal with its energy problems following a 2016 statewide ...

- Fast Company - US

Rethinking the Sunni Predicament in Iraq.

Invitation Only Research Event 1 Dec 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Middle East and North Africa Programme Khamis Al-Khanjar, Secretary General , Arab Project in IraqDhafer Al-Ani, Member of Council of Representatives, Republic of IraqYahya Al-Kubaisi, Independent ...

- Chatham House - UK

Here's what to expect from the Samsung Galaxy S9.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 24 — With 2017 coming to a close, the next flagship to look forward to is the Samsung Galaxy S9. The processor powering the device was sort of announced and now we are getting more details thanks to serial leakster @evleaks....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Frictional heat powers hydrothermal activity on Enceladus

A computer simulation shows how icy moon heats water in a porous rock core. This study also offers among others an answer to the long-standing question of where the energy that can support water in liquid form on a small, cryovulcanic moon far from the sun comes from.

- ScienceDaily - US

Elon Musk built the world's biggest battery-in just two months

Elon Musk kept his promise: The SolarCity chairman successfully built the world’s biggest lithium ion battery in South Australia–ahead of schedule. In July, Tesla and French renewable energy company Neoen were awarded the contract to help the country deal with its energy problems following a 2016 statewide ...

- Fast Company - US

Black Friday deals on headphones: Bose, Philips, Beats, Sony, Samsung, and more

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Whether you're in the market for new headphones because your old ones are busted or you're trying to adapt to the fact that your new phone is missing a headphone jack, this weekend is the time to buy. SEE ALSO: Check out ...

- Mashable! - US

Solar cell discovery opens a new window to powering tomorrow's cities

Buildings of the future may come equipped with windows that can generate their own electricity, thanks to a finding of a team led by Jacqui Cole, a materials scientist from the University of Cambridge, UK, currently based at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.

- PhysOrg - NL

Taking a Spin on Plasma Space Tornadoes with NASA Observations

Greenbelt MD Nov 23, 2017 Interplanetary space is hardly tranquil. High-energy charged particles from the Sun, as well as from beyond our solar system, constantly whizz by. These can damage satellites and endanger astronaut health - though, luckily for life on Earth, the planet is blanketed by a protective magnetic bubble ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

NASA's TSIS-1 keeps an eye on Sun's power over ozone

Greenbelt MD Nov 23, 2017 High in the atmosphere, above weather systems, is a layer of ozone gas. Ozone is Earth's natural sunscreen, absorbing the Sun's most harmful ultraviolet radiation and protecting living things below. But ozone is vulnerable to certain gases made by humans that reach the upper atmosphere. Once there, ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Hydrogen cars for the masses one step closer to reality

Los Angeles CA Nov 23, 2017 UCLA researchers have designed a device that can use solar energy to inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy, which could be used to power electronic devices, and to create hydrogen fuel for eco-friendly cars. The device could make hydrogen cars affordable for many more consumers ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

MIT team design $100 handheld muon detector

Boston MA Nov 23, 2017 At any given moment, the Earth's atmosphere is showered with high-energy cosmic rays that have been blasted from supernovae and other astrophysical phenomena far beyond the Solar System. When cosmic rays collide with the Earth's atmosphere, they decay into muons - charged particles that are slightly ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Samsung to establish an AI research hub

, Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday it would create an artificial intelligence research center and strengthen an executive role to look for new business areas for all its three major business groups. The minor changes to the tech giant's business structure were to “quickly respond to market changes,” Samsung ...

- VentureBeat - US

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, iterative upgrades, will make a cameo at CES

EXCLUSIVE: Samsung is planning to show off its next-generation Galaxy S handsets a bit earlier than usual, according to someone briefed on the company's plans, with the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ scheduled to make their first public appearance at January's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Although some of the details ...

- VentureBeat - US

Museveni okays construction of Hoima Oil and Gas institute

The President, who met the directors of Sunmaker Energy Uganda at State House in Entebbe, also promised to reduce for them taxes related to constructing and running the institute .

- Daily Monitor - UG

If The Developing World Can Go Solar, Maybe Puerto Rico Can Too

With most of the island still without electricity, some Puerto Ricans are hoping to follow the example of developing world countries — and turn to the sun for power.

- NPR - US

These windows won't shatter for anything

SolarGard Armorcoat windows are the windows of the future. Already being used in some cars and government buildings, these windows won't shatter even if you take a bat to them. They're being marketed to places that need to avoid glass shattering from natural disasters, break-ins, or car accidents.

- Mashable! - US

5 reasons why you need these Star Wars robot vacuums

Here's the thing about cleaning: it's kind of a bummer, right? Unless you have someone to do it for you, that is. Enter the POWERbot™ robot vacuum by Samsung, a powerful cleaning device that is ready to take over all the vacuuming duties in your home. Since winning the CES Innovation Award in 2017, the POWERbot™ ...

- Mashable! - US

Turkey's feuding with allies hits financial markets

Turkey's lira has sunk to a record low as the government lashes out at NATO and implies the United States is out to harm the Turkish economy.

- Al-Monitor - EG

EU lighting up Africa with solar

Nearly €340 billion of investment will be needed to achieve universal access to electricity across Africa by 2030, the World Energy Network forecasts. That is a tall order. The combined grid capacity of the 48 sub-Saharan African countries is around 70 gigawatts, roughly equivalent to that of Spain. While that €340 ...

- EurActive - UK

Samsung to establish an AI research hub

, Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday it would create an artificial intelligence research center and strengthen an executive role to look for new business areas for all its three major business groups. The minor changes to the tech giant's business structure were to quickly respond to market changes,' Samsung Electronics ...

- VentureBeat - US

Samsung to create an AI research centre; looks to build new business areas for its three major business groups

The minor changes to the tech giant’s business structure were to “quickly respond to market changes,” Samsung Electronics said in a statement. The post Samsung to create an AI research centre; looks to build new business areas for its three major business groups appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

NASA's TSIS-1 keeps an eye on sun's power over ozone

High in the atmosphere, above weather systems, is a layer of ozone gas. Ozone is Earth's natural sunscreen, absorbing the sun's most harmful ultraviolet radiation and protecting living things below. But ozone is vulnerable to certain gases made by humans that reach the upper atmosphere. Once there, they react in the ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Samsung Electronics to set up AI research center

SEOUL - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it would create an artificial intelligence research center and strengthen an executive role to look for new business areas for all its three major business groups.

- Reuters - US

U.S. commission recommends tariffs to curb Samsung, LG washer imports

WASHINGTON/SEOUL - The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday recommended tariffs to keep Samsung and LG from flooding the U.S. market with inexpensive washers, a step that would protect American appliance giant Whirlpool Corp .

- Reuters - US

More than 100 couples get married in Paraguay cathedral

Asunción, Paraguay, Nov 21, 2017 / 07:00 pm .- Over one hundred couples who had been living together but were not yet married celebrated their marriages in the Asuncion Cathedral in Paraguay Nov. 15. The couples were able to say “I do,” thanks to support from the Santa Librada Foundation, which put on a program ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Watch: These paragliders have turned defying gravity into an art

The power of flight is at the top of just about every kid's wish list, and for a good reason. Seeing the world from a new perspective, feeling the sun and breeze on your face, and experiencing the rush of freedom from the world's most constant force are all dream-worthy goals. Paraglider Jean-Baptiste Chandelier and

- Matador Network - US

Fight climate change…while earning up to 7.5% annually?

SPONSORED: Presented by Wunder Capital Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates that investment opportunity in the solar energy market through 2040 is approximately $2.8 trillion . Much of that investment will come from governments and institutions. However, one firm, Wunder Capital, is allowing individuals to take part ...

- VentureBeat - US

Miami Faces Future of Rising Seas

Sue Brogan's street is barely above sea level on a good day. During autumn's "king tides," when the sun and moon align to create the highest tides of the year, Biscayne Bay backs up through storm drains and flows into Brogan's street, in Miami's low-lying Shorecrest neighborhood. Roads flood. The salt water rusts cars and ...

- Voice of America - US

Fry's Black Friday deals include $98 Samsung Chromebook, $244 iPad, $788 MacBook Air

You'll need to sign up for the regional electronics retail chain's email list to get access to many specials, but the savings could be worth the trouble.

- ZDNet - UK

US commission recommends tariffs to curb Samsung, LG washer imports

WASHINGTON, Nov 22 — The US International Trade Commission yesterday recommended tariffs to keep Samsung and LG from flooding the US market with inexpensive washers, a step that would protect American appliance giant Whirlpool Corp. The ITC...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Former Lebanon PM returns to Beirut after political fracas

Jamal Saidi Saad al-Hariri returned to Lebanon's capital. He recently resigned as the country's prime minister during a broadcast from Saudi Arabia. Rumors that he was forced to quit began spreading. BEIRUT - Saad al-Hariri returned to Beirut on Tuesday for the first time since he resigned as Lebanon's prime minister in a ...

- Business Insider - US

Greatcell Solar Limited and Solliance Set a New World Record - 13.5% R2R

Greatcell Solar Limited and Solliance Set a New World Record - 13.5% R2R...

- MENAFN - JO

Watching atoms move in hybrid perovskite crystals reveals clues to improving solar cells

The discovery of nanoscale changes deep inside hybrid perovskites could shed light on developing low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells. Using X-ray beams and lasers, a team of researchers discovered how the movement of ions in hybrid perovskites causes certain regions within the material to become better solar cells than ...

- ScienceDaily - US

REVIEW: The OnePlus 5T is not only a bargain — it's the best Android phone you can buy at any price

Business InsiderThe new OnePlus 5T is an excellent smartphone, but one thing about it stands out from the rest: its $500 price. That amount is near the top of what OnePlus has charged for its past smartphones. But it's hundreds of dollars cheaper than other top-of-the-line devices — many of the latest flagship ...

- Business Insider - US

U.S. commission recommends tariffs to curb Samsung, LG washer imports

WASHINGTON - The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday recommended tariffs to keep Samsung and LG from flooding the U.S. market with inexpensive washers, a step that would protect American appliance giant Whirlpool Corp.

- Reuters - US

No one can predict the govt's success or failure: President

No one can issue certificates claiming the success of government’s completion of its targets, President Maithripala Sirisena today said while addressing the national programme achieving a land mark target of 100 MW solar power capacity addition to the national grid.

- Dailymirror.lk - LK

Watching atoms move in hybrid perovskite crystals reveals clues to improving solar cells

A team of researchers led by the University of California San Diego has for the first time observed nanoscale changes deep inside hybrid perovskite crystals that could offer new insights into developing low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells.

- PhysOrg - NL

Could this groundbreaking all-in-one solar energy device bring cheap hydrogen cars to the masses?

Researchers have created a device that can produce clean hydrogen fuel using solar power and store energy both cheaply and efficiently.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Low tariffs slowing new bids for wind, solar energy projects: ICRA

'Capacity addition hit due to migration from feed-in tariff to bid tariff route'

- The Hindu - IN

Discovery of cigar-shaped asteroid from outer space could help unveil secrets of extrasolar worlds

It came from outer space … and went back there two weeks later, having astonished and excited astronomers and planetary scientists. A cigar-shaped object, less than half a kilometre long and barely bright enough to be detected by the world's most powerful telescopes, payed us a flying visit in Octob...

- The Raw Story - US

We'll set up more manufacturing units in India: Xiaomi

New Delhi, Nov 21 After sharing the top slot for the first time with South Korean tech giant Samsung in the Indian smartphone market, Xiaomi on Tuesday said it is geared up to take "Make in India" to the next level by setting up more manufacturing units across the country from next year. "We as a company are 100 per cent ...

- Yahoo! News - US

ShareChat announces appointment of Sunil Kamath as Chief Business Officer

ShareChat, a leading language focused social network for the non-native English speaking emerging markets, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Sunil Kamath as Chief Business Officer. Sunil Kamath comes with 17 years of experience in product management, business development and global sales in the consumer mobile ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

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