Solar Energy

PM Modi Lays Foundation Stone for World’s Largest Renewable Energy Park at Kutch

PM Modi foundation Khavda Kutch Solar Park (1)

On 15th December 2020, prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid foundation of of the world’s largest Renewable Energy park in Gujarat’s Kutch. The Renewable Energy project will account for a large chunk of India’s ambitious target of generating 175 GW in renewable energy by 2022 and 450 GW by 2030.  In march 2020, India’s Ministry …

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Renewable Energy to light up India-Pak border areas in Rajasthan

Renewable Power competes with Thermal Power in Spot Energy Market

As per a recent news, the state government of Rajasthan is going to sign a an MoU with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to establish Ultra Mega Renewal Energy Power Park. As a result, India’s border areas with Pakistan in Rajasthan would soon be illuminated with renewable energy. …

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CSIR-CMERI develops World’s Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI develops World's Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI has developed the World’s Largest Solar Tree, which is installed at CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony, Durgapur. Prof.(Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, while elaborating about the technology stated that, “The installed capacity of the Solar Tree is above 11.5 kWp. It has the annual capacity to generate 12,000-14,000 units of Clean and Green Power”. The Solar …

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Classification of Solar Thermal Energy Systems

Classification of Solar Thermal Energy Systems based on different criteria

For many years now, solar thermal technologies have been used for domestic hot water, and in colder climates, for space heating etc. Solar thermal energy systems convert solar radiation into usable heat. However, like any other field, different technologies have evolved with time, which has led to different classification of Solar Thermal Energy Systems. Classification …

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Various Stakeholders of Zero Investment Solar Power Plant

Stakeholders of Zero Investment Solar Power Plant

A commercially successful Solar PV plant is a product of multiple stages of intense effort by several stakeholders and collaborators. Additionally, with useful life of solar plant being more than 25 years, it requires long-term dedicated commitment of multiple teams for successful operation throughout the life. Before, going through the various stakeholders of zero investment …

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Get Solar Power Plant at Zero Investment

Stakeholders of Zero Investment Solar Power Plant

In the last decade, concentration of greenhouse gasses has increased considerably in the atmosphere causing damage to the environment and adversely affecting the health of living organisms. Majority of these gases are produced during electricity generation by thermal plants. Switching to cleaner technologies like Solar is no more an option. However, cost of switching to solar …

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Solar Irradiance Concepts: DNI, DHI, GHI & GTI

Solar Irradiance - dni-dhi-ghi

There are various components of Solar Irradiance. These are explained as below: DNI is acronym for Diffused Normal Irradiance which represents the amount of light that is coming perpendicular to surface. The surface here represents ground or something parallel to ground. This type of irradiance belongs to rays that come in a straight line from …

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Maharashtra issues new Net Metering Regulations 2019

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (Grid Interactive Rooftop Renewable Energy Generating Systems) Regulations, 2019 Rooftop Grid Interactive Policy

On December 30th 2019, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) issued Maharashtra Net-Metering Regulations 2019 along with other grid-interactive solar energy system regulations. The same was also published in State Gazette. These regulations would apply to (a) Net Metering Arrangements; (b) Net Billing Arrangements; (c) Grid Connected Renewable Energy Generating Systems connected behind the Consumer’s meter, …

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