28 Sep '16, 11am

India's new Solar Power Tree can light 5 homes in just 4 sq ft of land

India's new Solar Power Tree can light 5 homes in just 4 sq ft of land

This amazing Solar Power Tree generates the same amount of electricity as a conventional array, but on a much smaller plot of land. The solar power innovation was developed by the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CMERI), and it went online recently in New Delhi. Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, touted the vertical arrangement of solar cells as a novel design for urban and rural regions where available land is scarce.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/indias-new-solar-power-tree-can-ligh...

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