India’s growing solar power programme could leave behind a trail of waste
A few materials used in the solar panel, like polymers, lead and cadmium compounds, are potentially environmentally hazardous.
Off-grid solar can meet India’s power demand
There are several types of household solar products entering the market, ranging from simple solar lanterns powered by in-built solar panels, to entire solar invertors that use rooftop solar panels.
Kalpavriksh in global Transformative Knowledge Network
Social scientists bring a wealth of knowledge about social transformation that will be critical to dealing with environmental change and sustainability.