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The Next Breakthrough in O&M

The solar PV modules, as we know are guaranteed to perform for 25 years. In this 25 years, the solar panel (and the entire plant) is subjected to various amount of stresses ranging from wind loads, snow loads (in few countries), lightening or surges from grid, moisture ingression and temperature variations. Such stresses while not […]

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Solar-based WAAS Model Can Improve Access to Affordable Irrigation: Report

A study by CEEW has found that half of the 1,600 farmers surveyed across the state expressed dissatisfaction due to depleting water tables and high expenditure on diesel. With multiple problems farmers facing in the country including reducing water table and high expenditure on diesel to run their pumps to irrigate their lands, the Council […]

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Renewables Replacing Conventional Energy to Cut Fossil Emission in India: Study

Due to the rapid growth in solar energy sector it is possible that the sector will garner a share of at least 48 percent in India’s electricity generation capacity by 2030, the study further finds. India is making significant progress towards meeting climate commitments and is on course to surpass its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) […]

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Subsidies Alone Won’t Scale up Reception of Solar Pumps: CEEW

Farmers who don’t have electric pumps ought to be focused with littler solar pumps as they would discover solar pumps appealing at even 30 percent subsidy. A subsidy drove approach alone may not accomplish the objective of one million solar pumps by 2021 and the legislature must target minor farmers, an autonomous examination by the […]

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Solar power improving primary healthcare in rural Chhattisgarh – CEEW

The study finds that solar powered PHCs could significantly improve in-patient services, out-patient services, emergency care, delivery services, and laboratory services in rural India Solar powered primary healthcare centres (PHCs) in Chhattisgarh admitted over 50% more patients and conducted almost twice the number of child deliveries in a month compared to power-deficit PHCs without a […]

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GST to increase solar tariffs, boost domestic manufacturing and jobs: CEEW

Key contributors to the increase in solar tariffs, as a result of GST, would include increase in operations and maintenance cost, panel costs, and financing costs. According to a study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW),India’s emerging solar sector could see tariffs rise by nearly 10% if current tax exemptions were […]

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