Rooftop solar PV system

Rs. 11, 814 crores for Phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Program implementation

To achieve a cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from Rooftop Solar projects by 2022, the Phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Program has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs led by Honorable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi. Rs. 11, 814 crores total central financial support would be provided for the implementation of…

Rooftop solar PV system

How to avail Net Metering for your solar PV project in Delhi?

The promise of an eco-friendly and power efficient electricity evaluation system gave birth to the concept of net metering. It makes producing electricity from renewable sources and connecting the supply to the grid at the same time in a holistic and cost-effective manner. An instrument that has a special metering and billing agreement between utilities…

Solar Module

5 Things You Should Know Before Installing Solar Panels

It’s a big step… going solar. I mean you start to become conscious of your energy use and everything changes. The way you feel about using energy changes. I mean not only does it give you a good feeling for not having to pay those blasted tyrant power companies wads of cash every quarter, but…

Rooftop Mounted Solar Panels

Solar panels – a mandatory prerequisite for recently settled structures in Hyderabad

The recently formed Indian state of Telangana is considering making roof top sun powered panels a mandatory prerequisite for recently settled structures in the state capital, Hyderabad. Talking at a workshop on “Changing Indian Cities to Smart Cities”, Telangana Minister, KT Rama Rao said that Hyderabad as of now has such an order and guided…

Distributed solar capacity in selected countries

Benefits of Distributed Solar Power Generation

Large, utility scale power plants have been the conventional mode of generating electricity for decades. Limitations on availability of land and infrastructure and rapidly urbanizing economies pose challenges to this model. Distributed generation, though not a new concept, is now gaining ground the world over. While it has its own challenges, it promises to complement…

Rooftop solar project comissioned by RE-volv

A local organization making a big difference

It’s easy to feel disempowered by the current state of climate talks in the political sphere, but there are ways to take real action that matter and make a difference.  Every sector needs to do their part, including governments, businesses, nonprofits, and citizens at the community level.  Through collaboration and innovation, we can take action…

Rooftop Solar SLD

Points to be considered before opting for rooftop solar power plant

As discussed in the first part of this article, rooftop solar systems have very less critical components.  It is majorly made up of solar PV panels, supporting structures, inverter, transformer, metering units, switches and cables. A typical single line diagram of the off-grid rooftop solar system is given below; You can design and set up…