Solar Imports to become Costly starting next year In order to save its domestic manufacturing, the Indian government has once again decided to impose 40% basic customs duty (BCD) on imported solar modules and 25% on solar cells from 1 April 2022. The intent is to make imports more expensive and encourage manufacturing in India. This customs duty […]

A solar panel refers to the collection of photovoltaic cells, which can be used to generate electricity through the photovoltaic effect. These solar cells are arranged in a grid-like pattern; they absorb the sun’s rays and convert them into electricity.  Image Source- Luminous Importance of Solar Panels With solar panels, you will be able to […]

Solar Panel Installation Guide Adding solar panels to your home can greatly improve the value of your home. They can also reduce your utility bills, paying for themselves over time. Be aware that there are many options out there for solar power systems that will give you some flexibility in financing. Here is a checklist to […]

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 […]