Fate of Wind Industry in India The Indian wind turbine industry has been a big success story in the area of renewable energy manufacturing with Suzlon occupying the space of one of the top five global wind turbine players for a long time. There are also a number of other turbine manufacturers that have made […]

A Solar Thermal Plant in Australia Australia is planning to build a 110 MW solar thermal power plant in Port Augusta for AU $650 million (USD $510 million). The plant will be built by SolarReserve which is a USA based solar developer.  While many Australian experts are hailing the move, I am completely perplexed why the […]

Effect of Imposition of ADD on Solar Panel Imports in India The Indian Solar Industry is witnessing exciting times. After the hullabaloo around GST subsided, it’s now time for Anti-dumping duties. India initiated a probe into Chinese solar panel imports after a petition by the Indian Solar Manufacturers Association (ISMA) to impose ADD (anti-dumping duty) on […]

Solar Power Performance During This Solar Eclipse This Monday, August 21 was a total solar eclipse seen in the western part of the world. The moon almost fully covered the sun thus creating partial darkness. The eclipse took place from about 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – peak time for solar energy production. With solar […]

Solar Powered Laptops What is the most annoying thing when working on a laptop? Well for me it’s when the dreaded message pops up saying that my laptop is running out of battery. It is really annoying to get up and put my laptop for charging, as it breaks the flow of my work and […]

What is a Solar Tracker A Solar Tracker is a mechanical device which follows the movement of the sun as it rotates from the east to the west every day. Solar Trackers are used to keep solar panels oriented directly towards the sun, as it moves through the sky. The angle of rotation is very […]