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Solar Water Heaters – Even Jerks Can Save the World

Almost everyone knows about solar water heaters, but sadly, only a small proportion of those who know actually use solar water heaters. A lot many more can use and benefit from this simple, but very useful device. If you live in countries with a decent amount of sunshine in winter too, and good sunshine in […]

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Want to produce both heat and electricity from the Sun?

When it comes to using solar for your heat and electricity requirements, the obvious solution is to have a separate solar PV system for producing electricity and solar thermal collectors for water heating. It is not uncommon for many industries, commercial enterprises and even residential units to go for both the solutions. Now, imagine if […]

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Posted in: Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal

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Solar Thermal Getting Hotter – Oorja Energy, Hyderabad Offers Solar Heating & Cooling for Industrial & Commercial Sectors

I have known Madhusudhan Rao (Madhu) for a while, from 1998 to be precise. He even “claims” that I was his first boss while we were both at Sify – though fortunately for him I was his boss exactly for a day, as I was fired over some trouble I had with the management the day after […]

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Cool Solutions for Your Hot Problems – Getting Your Heating Costs Under Control

Sustainable Industrial & Commercial Heating Solutions – A Critical Pain Point No, this blog post is not about those hot problems. It is about problems companies, especially in the manufacturing sector, face for their heating requirements! With the prices of furnace oil, diesel and LPG increasing alarmingly in the past few years, companies suddenly find […]

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Posted in: Biomass Power, Diesel, Fossil Fuels, Furnace Oil, Green Buildings, Solar Thermal

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Hands on Solar Training Programme, Chennai – Nov 21 2012 – on How to Implement Solar Energy,

Hands on Solar Training Programme, Chennai – on How to Implement Solar Energy MOVEMENT FOR GREEN REVOLUTION (MGR) & ENERGY & FUEL USERS’ ASSOCIATION OF INDIA jointly organizing HOW TO IMPLEMENT SOLAR ENERGY – A Hands on Training Programme with a Tour to Real time working Solar Sites. Ideal for Builders / Architects / Industrialists […]

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Posted in: Chennai, Energy Education, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal

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Solar on Rooftops – Cost of Solar Power in India – Over Rs 15 per KWh

Update, Sep 2012: Please note that this blog post was originally written way back in the dark ages – in Jul 2009 – though a few points were added later on. The data, assumptions and a lot many other inputs would hence be very different for those reading it 2012 and beyond. Just for comparison, […]

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