Floating Solar power projects have been witnessing a decline in the investment cost. India achieved the lowest investment cost globally, of as low as Rs. 35/ watt for a floating solar project, with 70MW capacity. Major reasons for the fall in cost were reducing costs of floaters and materials, improvement in manufacturing processes, reduction in thickness of floaters, and […]

Silicon is the undisputed ruler of solar technology today having beaten its competitors like CIGs, Cd-Te, and others by a huge mile over the past decade. While in the early part of the decade there were numerous technologies competing to take over the solar energy king mantle, silicon with its exponentially dropping costs massively beat […]

The cost for solar power in India declined by another 10% this year and the current cost for producing solar power is just USD 50 cents/watt which continues the tradition of making the Indian solar system costs the lowest in the world. Not only the cost of large scale grid-connected solar systems but also that […]

Are you keen to travel often and are an ardent weekend camper? If, yes, then you must make sure that your travel experience is full of fun. You can only enjoy your trip if you are well-equipped. Well, it means that you should have all the essentials when you travel. Now, there is one item […]

The Indian government imposed safeguard duties as high as 25% on imports of solar cells and panels to protect its domestic industry which was getting bankrupted by the import of millions of cheap solar panels from China. After WTO stopped the domestic content requirements (DCR) clause in domestic solar procurement tenders, the government imposed the […]

BEE Energy Ratings For Solar Panels One of the few major Indian successes in the energy efficiency (EE) sector has been the energy star ratings started by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) which is the nodal agency for defining policies and standards in the field of EE. In the past five years, BEE has […]