Solar Opinion

Revolutionizing EV Charging: Is India Ready to Accelerate Into The Future With V2G?

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology marks a transformative phase in the intersection of Electric Vehicles (EVs) and power grids. This cutting-edge system allows electric vehicles to draw energy from the grid for charging and feed stored energy in vehicle batteries back into the grid when needed. V2G, often associated with bidirectional charging, establishes a dynamic relationship where […]

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The Success Story of Solar Lighting in Rural Landscapes

By Shashank Donthi, CEO of Hynetic Electronics Solar lighting in rural landscapes have gained popularity and extensive deployment in India due to their eco-friendly nature and cost-effectiveness. These lights harness solar energy during the day using photovoltaic panels and store it in batteries for illumination during the night. India’s rural communities form the foundation of […]

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Four Areas Where Solar Power Can, Is, and Ought To Make a Bigger Impact

“The real wealth of a nation is its people. The purpose of development is to create an enabling environment for people to enjoy long, healthy and creative lives,” said noted economist and Noble Prize winner Mahbub-ul-Haq. I was reminded of this profound universal concept that underpins today’s ‘Human Development Index,’ which serves as the defining […]

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Navigating the Evolving Green Mobility Landscape Post FAME-II Subsidy Reduction

The Indian electric vehicle (EV) industry has witnessed significant growth and transformation in recent years, propelled by government initiatives like the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME) scheme. However, the recent reduction in FAME-II subsidies has sparked discussions and raised questions about the impact on original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the overall green […]

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As MoUs Worth Lakhs OF Crores Are Announced By PFC, REC, Hopes Rise

The Central government’s power project financing arms, PFC and its subsidiary REC, have made a slew of green funding announcements recently. In total, the NBFCs Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) and REC Ltd have signed agreements worth ₹5 lakh to fund projects of major green energy firms. While the PFC signed pacts worth ₹2.37 lakh […]

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Energy Conservation & Demand-Side Management: The Route to Green Future

By Dwijadas Basak, Chief – Customer Experience, Commercial, Govt. Affairs & Corporate Communication, Tata Power – DDL In an era of rising energy consumption and rapid resource depletion, the promotion of energy conservation and energy-efficient measures has become imperative. Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (Tata Power – DDL) has emerged as a pioneer in this […]

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EV Ownership & Maintenance: Advantages Every Business Must Leverage

By Tushar Choudhary, Founder & CEO, Motovolt Mobility Sustainability of operations has become a key consideration for all major businesses. Consumers are well-aware of the climate change crisis, and concerned about any damage caused to our ecology. Since transportation is one of the major contributors of air pollution, EVs are widely seen as the clean, […]

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1 Terawatt and Beyond: Solar Energy’s Unstoppable Rise and What Lies Ahead

Solar has come a long way in the last few years, from over 100,000 megawatts in 2012 to one terawatt now (1 terawatt is 1 million megawatts). So, what spurred this development? What were the factors that facilitated the achievement of this feat? We’ll be going over humanity’s journey to 1 TW of installed capacity […]

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Travails At Siemens Gamesa Could Signal Hiccups Ahead For Wind Energy, Again

Siemens Gamesa, a subsidiary of Siemens Energy, is currently facing challenges in multiple countries. Since its complete takeover by Siemens Energy last year, Siemens Gamesa has been lurching from one problem to another. Parent firm Siemen’s recent announcement of reducing its ownership stake in Siemens Gamesa by 6.8 per cent, bringing it down to 25.1 […]

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