08 Aug '17, 11pm

UK-funded 'homes as power stations' project to bring solar-storage to Indian villages

UK-funded 'homes as power stations' project to bring solar-storage to Indian villages

A Swansea University-led consortium has been awarded £7m in UK government funding to demonstrate solar homes capable of generating and storing their own electricity in several remote Indian villages. The solar project - dubbed Sunrise - will use printed photovoltaic cells developed produced through innovative manufacturing processes to construct a number of solar energy products in India, the University said. Related articles E.ON trails new green growth strategy Mazda boosts petrol engine efficiency in fresh blow to diesel UK-funded 'homes as power stations' project to bring solar-storage to Indian villages Green pyjamas: Primark debuts first products made through its Sustainable Cotton Programme Scottish government celebrates opening of 100th Re-use Store The PV cells will then be integrated into buildings in five villages, enabling the homes to operate "as power station...

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