It is no secret that all of us experienced cleaner air and enjoyed the peaceful sounds of nature during the COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdown and somewhere down the line have vowed to do our bit to help conserve the environment. I have been noticing a surge in the news leading to more awareness about going green and using renewable […]

Once again the capital city of India is striving to adopt rooftop solar at an increased pace. Delhi Metro is currently producing over 32 MW of solar power through rooftop solar plants at its premises and is planning to meet all its energy requirements from clean solar energy in the future. The power plants are installed at Dwarka Sector […]

The Indian rooftop solar market remains a small market in comparison to the overall solar market which is mainly driven by large scale utility solar installations. The rooftop solar market is around 10% of the overall solar market which is a very small percentage compared to other countries such as Germany and Australia where rooftop […]

The Australian energy market operator has brought in a regulation by which it will be able to remotely control the operation of private rooftop solar systems using smart inverters which it has made mandatory for installation of new rooftop solar systems. Australia has one of the highest per capita installations of rooftop solar systems with […]

India’s solar rooftop industry is highly fragmented as is the case with the rest of the world with many small players existing in the market as large companies do not really have a huge edge given that installation of solar panels and associated electrical systems is a local affair managed by local electricians and specialized […]

The India distribution utilities which are mostly owned by the state governments have been pushing back against solar energy deployment particularly hard in recent times as the high penetration of solar power, especially distributed solar impacts their revenues and profits. Open access solar power which has a huge potential for development in India’s power sector is […]