Cost benefit Analysis of a Rooftop Solar System Installing a rooftop solar system is a long term investment and hence proper prudence and vigilance must be exercised before making the commitment. There are two major costs involved in installing a solar system – installation and maintenance cost. As we already know by now that the […]

Solar+Storage Tender in India In an attempt to make solar energy more sustainable and reliable, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) invited bids for India’s foremost solar+storage projects. Bids for 300 MW of solar projects in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka were sought for. These include six solar projects for 50 MW each with a […]

We at Greenworldinvestor, have time and again how rooftop solar is gaining traction worldwide. Land being a major constraint in developing economies, rooftop solar is becoming the preferred choice amongst masses. India itself is expecting to install 40 GW of rooftop solar by 2022. To promote rooftop solar in the country, the government has also […]

More Problems for Wind Energy in India We at Greenworldinvestor, have already discussed how wind energy in India is facing pressure from the lower prices of solar energy being generated. With solar power being priced at INR 4.5-5/kWh, wind producers are facing difficulty in signing PPAs with utilities for higher prices. Also with solar prices […]

Monkey Menace on Solar Rooftops Yes you heard it right. We have been hearing stories about monkeys menacing around in the cities – raiding homes, destroying properties etc. I have myself been a victim of a monkey attack while at home and that too in a well organised residential society. But how can we blame […]

Ultra Mega Solar Plant – India In 2013, India’s government planned to construct a large number of solar ultra-mega power plants (UMPPs) in 4 different places in the country. Two of these giant 4,000-5,000 MW solar plants were supposed to come up in the northern part of the country in Ladakh and Kargil. There is […]