As a trial run, a 24-seat AC solar boat will operate along the west-coast canal, informed CIAL.
The project has recommended making mandatory the installation of solar panels to produce one kilowatt of power on all buildings, including residences, measuring 100 square metre (1,077 square feet) and above, at an estimated cost of Rs 50,000 each.
After falling by about one per cent in 2020 due to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, global electricity demand is set to grow by close to five per cent in 2021.
There is a slower growth for the zero-emissions solar energy industry at a time world governments are trying to ramp up their efforts to fight climate change.
Driven by China and the US, new additions of renewable power capacity worldwide will increase to a record level of almost 200 gigawatts this year, a report says.
Artificial steam spouted by the engine of the train, modelled after the vintage steam locomotive, will stir nostalgic feelings.
Though such multi-speciality hospitals have been set up in trains in the past, buses and other smaller vehicles converted into mobile healthcare facilities are rare to find.
The project has been executed by the Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd (KELTRON).
Prime Minister Modi on Friday launched the 750 MW solar project in Rewa in Madhya Pradesh through video-conferencing.
The state-owned utility will fund between 50 per cent to 88 per cent of the total cost of installing solar panels on a customers’ premise with a capacity of 2 to 3 kilowatts.