We have already written about the importance of microgrids in India. Power fluctuations, blackouts, and even inaccessibility to the power grid are some of the major reasons that led to the popularity of microgrids in India. The rising war cry against traditional sources of power like coal, fuel, nuclear, etc. has further pressurized the means […]

In the wake of becoming self-reliant, India is working towards establishing a solar manufacturing hub that will generate ample employment opportunities and power supply in the country. India also aims to manufacture solar components and export them to different parts of the world. With the recent pandemic-induced lockdowns in China, which account for nearly 440GW of module […]

Amid the enthusiasm of the Chhath Puja festival, which involves worshipping the Sun God in India, the country emerges as one of the leading nations in solar. PM Modi in his latest Mann ki Baat episode addressed the nation saying solar energy is the world’s future and India is among the leading nations in generating […]

After the first-solar village of Modhera in Gujarat, it’s time for the Sun Temple in Odisha to be fully illuminated by solar power. The project is expected to be completed by the next financial year. Not only the Sun Temple but the whole of Konark city will be lit up by solar power. The Central Government launched a […]

Electric car sales have been picking pace in India. Though the target is to electrify ~30% of the fleet by 2030, the country still has a long way to go. Electric car sales crossed the 18,000 mark registering a growth of ~270% in the first half of FY23. Tata is leading the charts (~85% market […]

Modhera is a village located in the Mehsana district in Gujarat. It is popular for its Sun Temple, located along the Pushpavati River. The temple was built way back around 1026–1027 by Bhima-I of the Chalukya dynasty. This marks a welcome step towards promoting clean and sustainable energy. A strategic location was chosen in Modhera as the […]