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IIITDM develops integrated machine that can process banana stem to make fibre yarn

The faculty and the students of the Kancheepuram-based Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing have come out with an integrated machine that can process the banana stem

Published on 23rd January 2021
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This 14-year-old girl from TN has created a solar-powered ironing cart — to cut down on pollution

Vinisha Umashankar has created a mobile solar energy-powered ironing cart to reduce the use of charcoal. We find out how

Published on 15th December 2020
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This Bengaluru cop takes classes every morning for 60 children of migrant labourers

Hailing from Ballari district in North Karnataka, Shanthappa also worked as a migrant labourer two decades ago when he lost his father. Hence, he tries to help them in all the ways he can

Published on 27th November 2020
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Mumbai-based Academy for Earth Sustainability conducts meaningful activities for school students that bring them closer to nature

Building playgrounds from waste, developing a mini biodiversity patch, cooking with solar power, connecting with adivasis and many other activities sets Academy for Earth Sustainability apart

Published on 25th November 2020
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This solar tree by UPES students produces electricity instead of O2 and can charge your phones and electric vehicles

The solar photovoltaic cell is nothing new to us but the Solar Tree not only makes the energy accessible to the public very easily

Published on 21st October 2020
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This 14-year-old from Hyderabad is helping light up the homes and lives of rural children with solar lamps. Here's how

Anvitha Kollipara is the brains behind CareGood Foundation. She started the foundation to help the abandoned elderly with their needs. It was launched in May this year. This is their story till date

Published on 14th October 2020
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IIT-M researchers develop low cost Solar Parabolic Trough Collector for use in desalination, space heating, space cooling

The research team tested the efficiency of this installed system in terms of optical efficiency and thermal efficiency

Published on 21st May 2020
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Weaving hopeful tales: These women from Muzaffarnagar are making sustainable home decor, thanks to SSF

Started by Gauri Agarwal, Skilled Samaritan Foundation empowers women to make products like tables and wallets and provides them with a monthly income

Published on 5th December 2019
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Amit Nanda and his company Satattva are making a strong case for solar energy. Here's How

"Solar has a wide application in India — from deep in the jungle to the top of a mountain, it can be installed anywhere," says Amit Nanda

Published on 5th December 2019
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This van carrying solar-powered PCs is teaching India's village kids about the internet, social media

Abhilash Abraham of Edimpact speaks about what goes into training government school students with the help of their solar powered mobile computer lab

Published on 4th November 2019
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India's Solar Man Chetan Solanki inspired a million people to go solar on Gandhi Jayanti. Here's how

This Gandhi Jayanti, this IIT Bombay professor encouraged people to power down and use solar power so that we have a semblance of a future to look forward to

Published on 8th October 2019
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This Hyderabad-based solar energy firm is distributing electricity to schools for just Re 1 a unit

This solar plant in the school in New Bhoiguda was commissioned on August 6, 2018. It has been supplying power to run ten classrooms, lights, fans, projectors and so on

Published on 11th September 2019
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We're nowhere close to Vision 2020: Kalam's former Scientific Advisor

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's former scientific advisor V Ponraj talks to us about working with the former president on various projects 
 

Published on 17th July 2019
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Green Ride: This group is on a mission to travel across the country on a solar-powered auto rickshaw 

The initiative SunPedal Ride headed by Sushil Reddy hopes to raise awareness on clean energy 

Published on 26th June 2019
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World Environment Day: These young environmental changemakers reveal how they are going green but in style

Hyderabad’s young climate activists at the second global strike against climate change talk about what they do individually to help the planet

Published on 5th June 2019

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