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Operations & Maintenance Best Practices

Electricity generated through coal plants is becoming expensive day by day. Power cuts are frequent, and increasing dependence on diesel generators is causing a lot of damage to the environment. The demand-supply gap for electricity is rising in the country which makes it imperative for people to start thinking of other ways of realizing their […]

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Industry’s Aspirations on Solar Blueprint

Every year India faces severe electricity shortage, to meet the rapidly growing demand the country needs a massive addition in capacity. And to sustain the pace of economic growth with a commitment towards the reduction of greenhouse gases, India has to cut its dependency on fossil fuels for electrification. Therefore solar power installations in India […]

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The Investors Theorem: Your Rooftop PV Solar Project

Over the past two decades, there have been many attempts to reform the electric utility market. The costly and complex operations of transporting energy have made utilities natural monopolies, while regulatory barriers and the high fixed costs of building and maintaining regional electrical grid infrastructure have also kept much competition at verge. Now with vigorous […]

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BUY or LEASE Your Solar panel system?

Rooftop solar market in India is speculated to add new capacity of 700 MW in 2016 – 15% of total solar capacity addition this year. According to Bridge to India, the cumulative capacity crossed 1 GW by September and is growing at a sizzling 300% over last year. Ministry of Finance has reduced depreciation rate […]

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Why EPC are Treading in the Solar Race?

Solar has taken the momentum with a cumulative installed grid connected solar power capacity reaching 8,062 MW (8.1 GW) as of 31 July 2016. The ecosystem seems stable as analyst asserts that the solar market in India is set to clan the billion-dollar space. Not much appalling on the WTO setback, Indian Solar manufacturing capabilities […]

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Beyond Silicon: ground-breaking research areas that chuck the Semiconductor

One of the research areas of applied science that has seen a lot of promising ideas go down dwindling (and take companies with them) is that of solar photovoltaic cells. But like Edison said, the most certain way to succeed is to try, one more time. New materials are competing silicon based cells with a […]

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Solar power has been identified as one of the emerging sectors of future growth. The solar energy is abundant in our country, and India gets normally 300 days of solar radiation in a year. The inexhaustible sun power not only augments energy generation, but also contributes towards the improvement of environment, energy conservation, and additional […]

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Things to Consider Before Going Solar

Solar panels on the rooftop of Homes were uncommon as recently as a decade ago. But a glut of policies and incentives from government and state has made them commonplace these days. Obviously, worries about climate change have also played a significant role. Solar panels can lower your electric bill and decrease your household’s carbon […]

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Poor implementation of net-metering policies poses a major challenge for rooftop solar

India’s rooftop solar market has been growing rapidly with the country adding more capacity in the past 12 months than all previous years put together. However, grid interconnection regulations and processes remain challenging in most parts of the country despite almost all states announcing net- and/or gross-metering policies for rooftop solar. According to survey of […]

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