Solar power

Why tax solar panels?

It is befuddling why the National Board of Revenue (NBR) has decided to slap value added taxes that would amount to a 27 percent levy, on the import of solar panels. This is at a time when...

September 26, 2015
September 26, 2015

Skypower to invest $4.3b in solar power

Skypower Global, one of the world's largest and most successful utility-scale solar power producing companies, would invest 4.3 billion US dollars in solar power sector in Bangladesh.

May 2, 2015
May 2, 2015

Salt water turned into drinking water using solar power

By inexpensively turning salt water into drinking water using sustainable solar power, a team from MIT in the US has not only come up with a portable desalination system for use anywhere in the...

March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015

Electric power transmitted wirelessly in Japan

There is a legitimate possibility of space-based solar power to be transmitted says Japanese scientists following a successful transmission of wireless electric power transmission into pinpoint...

March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015

Solar pumps -- the way forward

IT is interesting to see farmers living in a village that has no access to electricity come up with an innovative solution to their irrigation woes.