Large industrial facilities have set up captive power generation to mitigate the effect of frequent shortages of electricity from the national grid. 70% of electricity generated under captive power in the case of wind power was set up by large industrial facilities. It’s worthwhile to look at cement industry, which utilizes more energy for its […]Read More →
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Solar PV is the trend of the decade. All major industries are turning to solar power to turn sustainable. Both worldwide, and in India, solar energy roofs are being built to turn buildings into power stations. Looking at the global trend, in the UK alone, there are more than four billion square metres of roofs […]Read More →
It is a well known fact that India’s electricity generation is insufficient relative to the demand the country has. In 2009-10, India’s electricity deficit was approximately 10% (84 TWh) and the corresponding peak load deficit is 12.7% (over 15 GW). India’s frequent electricity shortages are estimated to have cost the Indian economy 6% of gross […]Read More →
There are seven steps involved in designing a successful captive solar PV installation Scoping of the project Calculating the amount of solar energy available Surveying the site Calculating the amount of energy needed Sizing the solar system Component selection and costing Detailed design As with any project, you need to know what you want to […]Read More →