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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh were the laggards when it came to renewable energy installation in India this year. India has established a target to achieve 175 GW of renewable power generation capacity by December 2022, but the progress seems to be very slow. The country has established a base of 116 GW so far now but […]

India’s power sector, which is highly dependent on low-quality coal has been a huge contributor to the country’s GHG emissions. These power plants are not only inefficient but also operate at lower plant load factors (PLF). These power plants are located mostly in cities and are another cause of rising air pollution in urban centers. Solar has […]