Rooftop Solar on a Residential complex in Mumbai Though rooftop solar is growing at a snail’s pace in India, people have not entirely given up on this technology. Recently, a co-operative residential society in Mumbai installed solar panels on its rooftop which is helping it save INR 25,000 in its monthly electricity bill – that […]

Perovskites – A New Emerging Solar Technology Perovskites is a material that can be mixed with liquids and sprayed on surfaces. It is a calcium titanium oxide mineral composed of calcium titanate, with a crystalline structure that efficiently converts sunlight into energy. A perovskite solar cell is not only cheaper to manufacture but is also […]

What happens to A Solar panel after its Stipulated life? A solar panel has an expected lifespan of 25 to 30 years. Over the ears of its life, a solar panel incessantly works towards absorbing light from the sun and converting it into useful energy. As such, the performance of a solar panel degrades over […]

USA Safeguard Duty on Solar Panel Imports  The Trump administration’s imposition of Section 201 safeguard duties on imports of solar panels is leading to unexpected outcomes which are not all necessarily benefiting the US manufacturing industry which it was meant for.  Some of these implications are: 1) Exempt countries to try and leverage the export opportunity – A […]

India’s Second Largest Rooftop Solar project Installed  After the country’s and the world’s largest rooftop solar project installed in 2015 near Amritsar, Punjab, India got its second-largest rooftop solar project in the new year of 2018. The 11.5 MW solar rooftop project installed by Tata Power and Larsen and Toubro has the capacity to generate 27 […]

India’s Largest Floating Solar Plant Opens in Kerala India’s largest floating solar plant opened in all its might in December this year. The 500 kW plant is a mega solar project commissioned by the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). The project is a scaled up version of the 10 kW floating solar project which was […]