Vivint Solar, a leading rooftop solar player in the US broke all records reaching 1 GW rooftop installation mark in the third quarter. The company is the largest and most experienced residential solar provider in California. Vivint Solar experienced a boost from strong Q3 and solid growth in the Californian market. California ranks number one in […]

The Indian solar industry has always seen aggressive bidding by multiple companies who were looking to build up their asset portfolio. Given the downward trend of solar panel prices, most developers used to bid on a forward-looking basis assuming that solar panel prices would fall by 5-10% when the projects ultimately got built. This assumption […]

Cars Become Self-generators of Energy  The automobile sector is undergoing a massive change somewhat similar to the energy sector with the advent of new technologies such as EVs, sharing etc. Electric Vehicles are growing at a rapid clip. Moreover, an exponential growth in this category should be expected, given a parity is expected to be reached with […]

While many have questioned the viability of India’s 100 GW solar target, the country continued to tread confidently towards achieving its renewable energy target. Lack of infrastructure, clear policies at ground level and inefficient domestic manufacturing have been cited as the major reasons why India could be unsuccessful in this feat. India’s demand for power […]

While doing a recent article, I came across FAQs by MNRE regarding Grid Connected Solar Rooftop Systems. I found them very helpful and wanted to share with my readers, in case you haven’t come across this one. The list is by no means exhaustive but attempts at answering most of the common questions that spring in […]

Mukhyamantri Solar Power Scheme In order to boost rooftop solar generation in Delhi, the Delhi cabinet in September approved the ‘Mukhyamantri Solar Power Scheme’. This scheme will offer residents installing rooftop solar panels a subsidy on their electricity bill for a period of five years. Currently, the Indian capital has only 105 MW of solar capacity installed […]