The Indian government is planning to build a huge 7500 MW solar park in the northern Buddhist province of Ladakh. The government had announced a plan to do that around three months ago but was facing challenges from the environmental perspective as this huge plant could affect the wildlife in the remote mountainous region. The […]

The floating solar energy technology has been making huge leaps in cost reduction and technology improvement in the last couple of years, mostly under the radar of investors and consumers. The technology has become quite mature with large floating solar power plants being built across Asia, with China, as usual, leading the way. Depending on […]

#RecycleYourScrap An excellent way to make money is to sell recyclable materials. New and used cars, junkyards, and car repair shops all have used catalytic converters that can be recycled for a pretty penny. Each used converter has some amount of platinum, which is currently trading at about $1000/oz. However, you cannot pull out the […]

The chairman of Niti Aayog, Mr. Amitabh Kant is one of the most influential people in the Modi government. He had earlier said that India has missed the bus on solar manufacturing but there was still time for India to become a major manufacturer in the new Electric Vehicle and battery storage industries. Over the past […]

As a means to combat the issue of rising pollution in the country, India shifted its focus on e-rickshaws. Provision of public transport services for cities by electrification of auto-rickshaws appears to be one of the optimal solutions for pollution. These rickshaws work on batteries and have become extremely popular in leading towns and cities in […]

The MNRE has decided to publish a list of approved models and manufacturers for solar cells and PV modules complying with the BIS norms. The list is expected to be published by April 2020 after which, only the models and manufacturers included in these lists will be eligible for use in government and government-assisted projects, and schemes and programs, […]