India is set to become the second largest country in terms of solar capacity installed in 2019 with some analysts predicting a massive 15 GW of solar capacity to be installed in 2019, based on the rapid rise in auctioned capacity. India has followed the rule of reverse auctions by state and federal agencies to […]

Islands face huge challenges in supplying energy to their citizens affordably, as they do not have the resources such as coal, gas or oil to power their electricity generation plants. Most islands typically run on diesel fired small power plants which are exorbitantly costly. Not only is the raw material costly, but transporting the diesel […]

While the Indian renewable energy industry has been extremely successful in growing capacity across the board in both solar and wind energy capacity installation, it has failed woefully in supporting manufacturing, especially in solar energy. The Indian players have failed to compete with massive Chinese imports which have more or less captured the entire Indian […]

Solar For National Security Solar energy is not only powering our homes, shops, and industries but is also proving to be of immense importance in matters of national security. Solar power is increasingly being used by the Border Security Force. BSF posts in Sri Ganganagar district along the Indo-Pak border have installed these solar systems. […]

Agrophotovoltaics Solar In Agriculture or Agrophotovoltaics, as it is being called, is the process of using solar panels to support agriculture. I am not talking about using solar-powered water pumps, but about cultivating crops under solar panel installations. Research has shown that solar installation can improve the microclimate of a place increasing the growth of […]

RESCO Model in India India┬áis targeting to achieve 100 GW power capacity through solar energy, out of which 40 GW is targeted to come through rooftop solar installations by 2022. Rooftop solar is believed to gain popularity in India since the country suffers from huge land problems as well as increasing commercial and industrial tariffs. […]