Grid Connected Rooftop – Overlooked solar market

The problem of energy access in India is enormous. According to the International Energy Agency, some 237 million Indians (close to a fifth of the population) were living without electricity as of 2015. Many more have only limited access, with some getting … Continue reading

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India gets $1.5 Billion loan for Rooftop Solar Program

The Modi government is playing high on the rooftop solar systems and have received a much-needed boost even as the target of 40 GW installed rooftop solar power capacity by 2022 looks extremely ambitious. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy … Continue reading

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More and more Industries opting for Solar

Commercial establishments such as warehouses, stand-alone production units, small-scale industries, hotels and petrol pumps are increasingly using solar power even as majority of the Indian states do not have Net Metering Policy. Net-metering can potentially drive widespread implementation of distributed … Continue reading

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Tata Power Solar commissions world’s largest rooftop project

Tata Power Solar successfully commissioned a 12 MW solar rooftop project for R.S.S.B. Educational and Environmental Society in Amritsar in Punjab. Built across eight sheltered venues in a single premise at the Radha Swmi Satsang Beas – Dera Baba Jaimal … Continue reading

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India reaches the 5 Gigawatt mark for Solar power

  The total installed capacity of solar power in India has crossed the 5 Gigawatt (GW) mark by the end of November 2015. While total commissioned utility solar power capacity in India reached 4.7 GW, rooftop solar power capacity stands … Continue reading

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Sundarban’s mangroves – A beacon of solar power

Solar power is becoming the only viable source of power in the Sunderbans mangroves. It was like a curfew at dark earlier, but today the villages has a new life after sunset, thanks to Solar power. Thirteen million people live on … Continue reading

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SolarTown launches zero-down PV lease program for small facilities

SolarTown, a Chennai based firm specializing in the sale, lease and installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop systems for residential, commercial and industrial customers, announced the installation of solar rooftop systems at an initial ten branches of RBL Bank, one … Continue reading

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First rooftop solar plant in Uttarakhand inaugurated

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat inaugurated the first rooftop solar plant, in Dehradun. The plant has a capacity of 100kW that has been installed on Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (UJVNL)’s headquarters. Inaugurating the solar energy plant, Mr. Harish Rawat asked … Continue reading

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Environment on priority this Gandhi Jayanti

Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi inaugurated a rooftop solar plant on Gandhi Jayanti at Khunti court and district collectorate making it the first court in India to rely on solar energy. Declaring Mahatma Gandhi to be his “inspiration”, Modi … Continue reading

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Rajasthan’s first 200kW rooftop solar PV system

Clay Craft India, largest manufacturer and retailer of fine bone china and ceramic tableware, in collaboration with Su-Kam Power Systems is set to build Rajasthan’s first 200 kW rooftop grid tied solar power plant for captive consumption at company’s manufacturing … Continue reading

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