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India Co-Hosts First Solar Alliance Meet, PM Modi Says 100 GW By 2022

India stepped up efforts at positioning itself as a global climate leader at the first conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Sunday, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledging to generate 175 gigawatts (GW) of electricity from renewable energy sources by 2022, including 100 GW from solar and 60 GW from wind. India has launched [...]

World’s Largest Solar Park in Karnataka, India

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government inaugurated the first phase of a 2,000 megawatts (MW) solar park in the drought-prone Pavagada region of Tumkur district, about 180km from Bengaluru. The first phase of the Rs16,500 crore park called “Shakti Sthala” will generate 600MW, while the balance 1,400MW is expected to be commissioned by the end of this [...]

NEED TO TAKE A STEP TOWARDS SOLAR FOR PETROL PUMPS IN INDIA

Over 50,000 Petrol Pump stations in the country require electricity to run their Petrol Pumps and are paying heavy tariff charges to DISCOMs. Many of the petrol pump owners are also using diesel generators in areas where there are power cuts. Solar PV Rooftop power plant can be environment friendly and economical viable solution for [...]

WHY SOLAR MISSION OF INDIA IS A GAME CHANGER?

Under Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s leadership, a giant mission has been set up: The SOLAR MISSION OF INDIA. The chief objective of this solar mission proposed by Modi is to install solar power plant of 100GW (GigaWatt) capacity by the year 2022. It was initially pronounced to be a 22 GW plant but recently it [...]

World’s Ist Solar Train Will Begin Service Soon in Byron Bay, Australia

The train, which features restored vintage carriages with flexible solar panels on their roofs, will travel between its solar-charging train station and a resort property in Byron Bay. The Byron Bay Railroad Company is putting a disused track to work again with a restored "derelict heritage train" that has been converted to be 100% solar [...]

India’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant is at Banasura Sagar Reservoir In Wayanad, Kerala.

India's largest floating solar power plant and it's set up on the Banasura Sagar reservoir in Wayanad, Kerala. The 500 kWp (kilowatt peak) solar plant of the Kerala state electricity board (KSEB) floats on 1.25 acres of water surface of the reservoir. The solar plant has 1,938 solar panels which have been installed on 18 [...]

HOW TO MAINTAIN SOLAR SYSTEM INSTALLED AT HOUSE OR WORK PLACE?

Getting a solar system , for generating solar energy for home/industrial/commercial roof top or ground mounted, is only a small part of the effort, the key is in maintaining the performance of the solar system month on month basis. According to estimates, regular maintenance can increase the performance by 30% of the solar system installed [...]

An Introduction To Perovskite Solar Cells

The solar panel technology is developing day by day. The new information, new inventions keep our lives happily. The renewable energy sector requires a high boost from the technology. The solar panels that we use in the current phase are really different from Perovskite solar cells. Even though the research works are still going the [...]

7 Energy Conservation Tips For Home

Energy Conservation Tips The summer season is coming and we are living in a country where power crisis is high. Last few years we got a very little rain which is not sufficient for producing electricity. Our governments are busily providing various regulations and promoting renewable energy in our country. But the cost of renewable [...]