Solar power overtakes wind in India

Solar power has emerged as the fastest growing segment within the renewable energy sector in India, overtaking the long-time favorite wind power. According to data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, wind power was the clear winner till about 2014, but has clearly...

Infosys to donate station to Bangalore Metro

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, said it has signed an agreement to construct and maintain a metro station next to its main campus in Electronics City, Bangalore. The station, to be constructed at Konappana Agrahara, will be covered under the second phase of Bangalore...

IMD improves accuracy of rainfall predictions

Indian Meteorological Department, which studies and makes predictions about the weather, has significantly improved its predictive capabilities for rainfall in recent years, the government of India said. “The absolute error of the IMD’s monsoon forecasts for the seasonal rainfall over the country has shown significant...