Malay Aggarwal

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India's Bold Plan to Cover 1,000 Miles of Canals With Solar Power Plants

India's gamble on solar canals may be paying off—and providing clean power to millions of people.<p>Image: Hitesh vip, Wikimedia Commons<p>The concept is beautiful in its simplicity: Take long stretches of open canals in dry, sunny terrain, and cover them with solar panels. Which is precisely what …

Aviation innovation: Solar powered aeroplanes and silicone wings

When birds land, their wings adjust to the airstreams, allowing them to spend as little energy as possible. By contrast, aeroplanes use clunky landing flaps that help channel the air but also waste large amounts of energy.<p>A research team, financed by the EU, has developed a new material that allows …

Pay-as-You-Go Solar Financing Can Finally Eliminate the Kerosene Lamp

Today in Africa over 600 million people live without access to electricity; that's between 60 - 65% of the continent's population. To meet basic energy needs like lighting, the majority of the off-grid population burns kerosene fuel. Kerosene produces smoke that is devastating to health, and …

Off-grid

The 8 Immutable Laws of Sharp Portrait Photographs

In portrait photography, it's not always easy to get the perfect shot. You need to get the right light, framing, angle, emotion, and sharpness. …

Good Enough to Succeed in Photography

It’s been a tough few years and people are frustrated with the state of the industry. Everywhere I turn, people seem to be saying that a photography …

Solar-Panel Windows Made Possible by Quantum Dot Breakthrough

Windows that double as solar panels could soon be a reality following a breakthrough in quantum dot research that could have significant implications …

Sixty years after birth, it’s time for solar cells to get serious

If solar panels were people, they could start signing up for AARP memberships. This year the commercial solar photovoltaic industry is celebrating …

CEO Of Sunrun: Solar Energy Is On The Rise

According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, 74% of new electric generating capacity in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2014 came from solar.<p>In the past, solar energy may have been seen as that thing you'd do to "make the world a better place," but had to compromise on things like cost …