The Chinese solar giant, Trina Solar, has a huge presence in India, with the company accounting for major solar panel imports into the country. Trina Solar is one of the largest Chinese vertically integrated solar photovoltaic manufacturer in the world founded in 1997. The company manufactures for domestic distribution, captive consumption and also ships to international key […]

Why are more and more solar tenders being canceled? The pace of growth in solar installations has lately dipped in India. The country has been witnessing rounds of bid cancellations owing to tariff cap and uncertainty in the solar industry. As a result, India might expect some delays in achieving its solar installation target of […]

The fact that solar has become quite mainstream can be gauged by the fact that the industry is witnessing widespread protests with regards to taxes and charges levied on solar. After the infamous debate around safeguard duty imposition, the latest row is about the rate of Goods & Service Tax (GST) on solar projects. According to the […]

Rooftop Solar Job potential in India It is estimated that rooftop solar has the potential of creating 80 million jobs in India when adopted as a binding policy. Germany was the other country that witnessed the large-scale rooftop solar adoption and the creation of a huge number of jobs for its people. Unlike many other […]

Hybrid Wind-Solar Plant – India According to a new report, a solar and wind hybrid plant would cost 5%-7% less in capital costs, compared to a stand-alone wind or solar plant. India has massive plans to grow renewable energy sources of power generation over the coming decade. While the ministries pass policies for the development […]

Solar Balloon Have you heard about a Solar Balloon? It is a balloon, made up of black colored material, which rises in the air as the air inside it gets heated by the sun. It can be easily made by taping together any black material, something as simple as the domestic black garbage bags. Kids […]