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Solar cookers produce more than food for Mexican women

By Emilio Godoy Villa De Zaachila, Mexico, Oct 30 2019 (IPS) – The sun’s rays are also used to cook food and thus replace the burning of firewood and gas, improve the health of local residents and fuel the energy transition towards the use of renewable sources – the objectives of an enterprise in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. Read More »

Lunar satellite captures stunning images of solar eclipse

Stunning pictures of a rare total eclipse that blocked out the sun above Chile and Argentina have been captured by a satellite orbiting the moon. Thousands of people – including tourists, locals and astronomers – gathered to see the solar spectacle earlier this week, with the two South American countries the only inhabited locations from where it could be soon. ... Read More »

Tiny solar-powered ‘Robobee’ developed

A lightweight insect robot is capable of flying without being tethered to a power source, by using energy from light. The solar-powered RoboBee X-WingIt and has four wings which flap at a rate of 170 times per second, instead of a propeller to take off A lightweight insect robot is capable of flying without being tethered to a power source, ... Read More »

Solar irrigation infuses new dimension to Barind agriculture

Solar pump irrigation has brought a new dimension in agriculture in the drought-prone Barind tract benefiting its people in many ways. “Solar power irrigation is not only contributing to lessening pressure on fossil fuel driven power supply but also reducing the gradually mounting pressure on groundwater” said Dev Dulal Dhali, Additional Director of Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE). ore than ... Read More »