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Zeversolar Grid Tie Solar & Net Metering Training – Chennai & Mumbai

November 5, 2015

Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
Here's a real useful training programme for many of you solar enthusiasts, and on two of the most useful topics Inverters & Net Metering Done by Zeversolar, now...Here's a real useful training programme for many of you solar enthusiasts, and on two of the most useful topics Inverters & Net Metering Done by Zeversolar, now...
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Zebrasolar Awarded Major Solar PV Project in Gujarat

August 27, 2009

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
For Zebrasolar, the Gujarat PV project involves an investment of 35 million euro on the part of Zebasolar PVT Limited India, a 85% subsidiary of...For Zebrasolar, the Gujarat PV project involves an investment of 35 million euro on the part of Zebasolar PVT Limited India, a 85% subsidiary of...
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Zebasolar Gets approval for 36 MW thin-film PV plant in India

September 15, 2009

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Days after being awarded a 10 MW PV solar plant in the State Of Gujarat, Zebasolar Private Limited India has obtained a approval from CREDA,...Days after being awarded a 10 MW PV solar plant in the State Of Gujarat, Zebasolar Private Limited India has obtained a approval from CREDA,...
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World’s thinnest, lightest solar mobile charger available on Kickstarter . Solar Paper.

July 29, 2015

Innovations, Solar Photovoltaic, Thin Film
  In 2.5 hours, this paper-like, foldable solar panels can charge your mobile. You can carry this anywhere. And it works wherever there is...sun. The...  In 2.5 hours, this paper-like, foldable solar panels can charge your mobile. You can carry this anywhere. And it works wherever there is...sun. The...
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Wind industry looking forward to wind-solar hybrid policy to thrive

February 16, 2017

Policies and Regulations, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Wind Energy
At the recent 750 MW Rewa solar park auction in Madhya Pradesh, solar tariffs witnessed a dramatic crash. Levelized tariff for 25 years hit the...At the recent 750 MW Rewa solar park auction in Madhya Pradesh, solar tariffs witnessed a dramatic crash. Levelized tariff for 25 years hit the...
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Why Solar for Captive Power?

February 6, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Increasing demand from industrial consumers, who are suffering from inadequate power supply and high tariff rate charged by State Electricity Boards (SEBs), find captive generation...Increasing demand from industrial consumers, who are suffering from inadequate power supply and high tariff rate charged by State Electricity Boards (SEBs), find captive generation...
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When a Coal Company Starts Considering Solar…

August 22, 2015

Corporate Leaders, Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Sure, we should not read too much into it when a coal mining entity such as Neyveli Lignite Corp is considering setting up 600 MW of...Sure, we should not read too much into it when a coal mining entity such as Neyveli Lignite Corp is considering setting up 600 MW of...
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What to Watch Out for While Investing in Solar PV?

October 19, 2010

Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
If you are a private equity or venture capital firm looking at investing in solar PV companies in India, you might want to look beyond...If you are a private equity or venture capital firm looking at investing in solar PV companies in India, you might want to look beyond...
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What is the relevance of building-integrated photovoltaics in the current solar market?

November 28, 2016

Solar Photovoltaic
While the most common place for solar panels on a building is the rooftop, it need not always be the case. There are enough folks...While the most common place for solar panels on a building is the rooftop, it need not always be the case. There are enough folks...
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What cost benefits do solar-wind hybrid systems bring along with it?

November 28, 2016

Onshore Wind, Solar Photovoltaic, Wind Energy
It is common wisdom that the wind blows most when there is no sun, and the sun shines best when there is no wind. OK,...It is common wisdom that the wind blows most when there is no sun, and the sun shines best when there is no wind. OK,...
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What are Perovskite solar cells? Why are they getting increasingly attractive in a C-Si dominated PV market?

November 28, 2016

Solar Photovoltaic
While so far, it has been the crystalline silicon technology (denoted as c-Si) that has been dominating the solar PV market, with around 90% of...While so far, it has been the crystalline silicon technology (denoted as c-Si) that has been dominating the solar PV market, with around 90% of...
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What are multi-junction solar cells? Are they more efficient?

November 25, 2016

Solar Photovoltaic
When it comes to solar cells and panels, one of the most hotly discussed topics is the efficiency of the solar cell. As is well...When it comes to solar cells and panels, one of the most hotly discussed topics is the efficiency of the solar cell. As is well...
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What are Li-Fi solar panels and how do they work?

November 29, 2016

Solar Photovoltaic
We have all heard of Wi-fi. Now, what is Li-fi, and what has it got to do with solar power, of all things? Just like...We have all heard of Wi-fi. Now, what is Li-fi, and what has it got to do with solar power, of all things? Just like...
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What are flexible solar panels and what benefits do they offer?

November 28, 2016

Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
What are flexible solar panels? And more to the point, why would someone require flexible solar panels? Flexible solar panels or rather cells are an...What are flexible solar panels? And more to the point, why would someone require flexible solar panels? Flexible solar panels or rather cells are an...
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Want to produce both heat and electricity from the Sun?

November 29, 2016

Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal
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...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...
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Walmart and IKEA Go Big on Solar Power

August 9, 2012

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Two of the world's biggest retailers, Walmart and IKEA, have realized the benefits of installing solar panels on the rooftops of its locations in the...Two of the world's biggest retailers, Walmart and IKEA, have realized the benefits of installing solar panels on the rooftops of its locations in the...
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UCLA Researchers Create Transparent Solar Cells that Allow Windows to Generate Electricity

August 9, 2012

Green Buildings, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
UCLA researchers have created a new transparent solar cell - a breakthrough towards giving windows in homes and other buildings the ability to generate electricity...UCLA researchers have created a new transparent solar cell - a breakthrough towards giving windows in homes and other buildings the ability to generate electricity...
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Trading in the Solar PV Market: A Pathway for Growth

January 29, 2024

Rooftop Solar, Solar Energy, Solar manufacturing, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar PV value chain
The solar photovoltaic (PV) market has rapidly evolved into a vibrant and competitive landscape, and an integral part of this evolution is the trading aspect....The solar photovoltaic (PV) market has rapidly evolved into a vibrant and competitive landscape, and an integral part of this evolution is the trading aspect....
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Tax free bonds upto Rs 2000 crores for IREDA to support solar

May 9, 2015

Energy Finance, Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
That's some good news I read earlier today for the solar sector financing. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) will raise Rs 2000 crores through...That's some good news I read earlier today for the solar sector financing. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) will raise Rs 2000 crores through...
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Tata Power, Lanco, BHEL, Sterling & Wilson are NTPC’s AP Solar Project EPCs

May 9, 2015

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
I had earlier written in brief about NTPC's 15 GW ambition for solar. That's a big one of course, and we are all justified in...I had earlier written in brief about NTPC's 15 GW ambition for solar. That's a big one of course, and we are all justified in...
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Tamil Nadu’s Solar PPA List for 1214 MW

August 6, 2015

Policies and Regulations, Solar Photovoltaic
At long last...the PPA list is out The nice folks at EQMag have the complete list scanned and put up here Let's hope this time...At long last...the PPA list is out The nice folks at EQMag have the complete list scanned and put up here Let's hope this time...
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Tamil Nadu Tender Document for 1000 MW Solar PV Power Plants

December 7, 2012

Policies and Regulations, Solar Photovoltaic
The country's tender for the largest single purchase of solar PV by a utility was released day before by TANGEDCO. The tender does not have...The country's tender for the largest single purchase of solar PV by a utility was released day before by TANGEDCO. The tender does not have...
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Tamil Nadu Solar Policy Bidding for 1000 MW – Excerpts of TANGEDCO Consultation Meeting

November 24, 2012

Chennai, Policies and Regulations, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
A fairly hectic consultation meeting happened yesterday at TANGEDCO (TNEB) for bidding for 1000 MW of solar projects in TN. Crowd was amazing, something along...A fairly hectic consultation meeting happened yesterday at TANGEDCO (TNEB) for bidding for 1000 MW of solar projects in TN. Crowd was amazing, something along...
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Tamil Nadu 1000 MW Solar Policy – Pre-bid Meeting Excerpts and the Big Question

December 20, 2012

Chennai, Policies and Regulations, Solar Photovoltaic
With much fanfare, TANGEDCO conducted the pre-bid meeting for potential bidders for the 1000 MW solar power purchase by the utility. The Big Question The...With much fanfare, TANGEDCO conducted the pre-bid meeting for potential bidders for the 1000 MW solar power purchase by the utility. The Big Question The...
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Surya Raitha Scheme of Karnataka – Solar Water Pumps Made Economically Feasible?

August 19, 2015

Agriculture and Forestry, Diesel, Rural Sector, Solar Photovoltaic
A recent article in the Hindu Business Line dwelt on how, in spite of its advantages, solar water pumps have hardly taken off in India....A recent article in the Hindu Business Line dwelt on how, in spite of its advantages, solar water pumps have hardly taken off in India....
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SunEdison’s Plan for 2000 MW Renewable Energy Projects in Tamil Nadu

September 13, 2015

Chennai, Events, Policies and Regulations, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Wind Energy
At the recently concluded Global Investor's Meet at Chennai, SunEdison has signed MoUs for 2000 MW of renewable energy development in Tamil Nadu. While no...At the recently concluded Global Investor's Meet at Chennai, SunEdison has signed MoUs for 2000 MW of renewable energy development in Tamil Nadu. While no...
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SunEdison – Affordable Solar Solutions for Industrial/ Commercial Customers in Tamil Nadu and India

November 20, 2012

Solar Photovoltaic
Many of you would have heard about SunEdison, a leading developer of solar PV power plants in India. I recently received a presentation that highlighted...Many of you would have heard about SunEdison, a leading developer of solar PV power plants in India. I recently received a presentation that highlighted...
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String-level monitoring vs. a central inverter-level monitoring system?

November 23, 2016

Solar Photovoltaic
If you had been reading about solar power plants, you would have surely encountered the debate going on in the context of inverters: Which inverter...If you had been reading about solar power plants, you would have surely encountered the debate going on in the context of inverters: Which inverter...
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Step by step guide to a Solar PV Captive Power Plant Investor

January 20, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Once an entrepreneur has decided to set up a solar captive power plant, he has to tread carefully planning each step forward. The first step...Once an entrepreneur has decided to set up a solar captive power plant, he has to tread carefully planning each step forward. The first step...
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Status of Solar PV Projects in India

May 18, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Azure power is the first commercial private power plant generating and supplying 1 MW power. For each unit of electricity pumped into the grid, the...Azure power is the first commercial private power plant generating and supplying 1 MW power. For each unit of electricity pumped into the grid, the...
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Stand Alone PV systems

December 13, 2010

Solar Photovoltaic
To compensate the poor quality of grid supply (low voltage, fluctuating frequency and frequent interruptions), high tariffs (much higher than actual cost of supply), unfair...To compensate the poor quality of grid supply (low voltage, fluctuating frequency and frequent interruptions), high tariffs (much higher than actual cost of supply), unfair...
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Solar PV Workshop @ Coimbatore – Jan 25

January 9, 2013

Energy Education and Careers, Solar Photovoltaic
Solar Developer - EPC - Financiers Meet for Solar PV Power Plants. Chennai, Mar 22, 2013 India's Largest Meet for the THREE KEY STAKEHOLDERS in...Solar Developer - EPC - Financiers Meet for Solar PV Power Plants. Chennai, Mar 22, 2013 India's Largest Meet for the THREE KEY STAKEHOLDERS in...
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Solar PV Wafer Manufacturing in India

December 28, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic
At a global level, the c-Si wafer industry is dominated by a few companies (LDK solar, REC, GCL Poly, MEMC, Yingli Energy and Renesola) sharing over...At a global level, the c-Si wafer industry is dominated by a few companies (LDK solar, REC, GCL Poly, MEMC, Yingli Energy and Renesola) sharing over...
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Solar PV Projects in India: 17 Project Proposals Worth Rs 1,57,000 crore

July 12, 2009

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Indian Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) projects are expanding with tremendous business opportunities. The Government has received 17 project proposals worth Rs 1,57,000 crore under the...Indian Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) projects are expanding with tremendous business opportunities. The Government has received 17 project proposals worth Rs 1,57,000 crore under the...
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Solar PV Power Plants – Drivers, Challenges, and Models – Pramodh, SPI Group

February 12, 2013

Chennai, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Mr. Pramodh of SPI Group made a presentation...Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Mr. Pramodh of SPI Group made a presentation...
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Solar PV Installers Training & UL Certification Chennai – Feb 11-13, 2013, Conducted by iAcharya and UL

February 1, 2013

Chennai, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
iAcharya Silicon along with Underwriters Labs (UL) with will be conducting a comprehensive solar PV workshop & training for installers, in Chennai. This will be...iAcharya Silicon along with Underwriters Labs (UL) with will be conducting a comprehensive solar PV workshop & training for installers, in Chennai. This will be...
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Solar PV in India: An Overview and Future Prospects

January 29, 2024

Rooftop Solar, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
The Indian solar photovoltaic (PV) sector has emerged as a dynamic and rapidly growing market, playing a crucial role in the country's energy landscape. As...The Indian solar photovoltaic (PV) sector has emerged as a dynamic and rapidly growing market, playing a crucial role in the country's energy landscape. As...
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Solar PV Design Inspired by Telescope Could Produce Twice the Energy

August 11, 2012

Solar Photovoltaic
Researchers have designed a new solar power module that uses a curved mirror to focus sunlight onto a 5-inch glass ball that then spreads the...Researchers have designed a new solar power module that uses a curved mirror to focus sunlight onto a 5-inch glass ball that then spreads the...
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Solar powered telecom towers: A Reality Check

March 11, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic
When I think of the off grid solar applications, one main sector that has tremendous captive power requirement is telecommunications. With consistent fall in the...When I think of the off grid solar applications, one main sector that has tremendous captive power requirement is telecommunications. With consistent fall in the...
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Solar panels over elevated structures – an additional benefit from a rooftop solar power plant

November 25, 2016

Innovations, Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
Not everyone would be happy with solar panels covering all their rooftop without room to move. For those houses and commercial buildings that can actually...Not everyone would be happy with solar panels covering all their rooftop without room to move. For those houses and commercial buildings that can actually...
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Solar Panel Market – Consolidation Imminent

January 9, 2012

Rooftop Solar, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
As I had briefly mentioned in our solar manufacturing whitepaper, the solar PV panel manufacturing segment (to a large extent in China) is expected to...As I had briefly mentioned in our solar manufacturing whitepaper, the solar PV panel manufacturing segment (to a large extent in China) is expected to...
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Solar on Rooftops – Cost of Solar Power in India – Over Rs 15 per KWh

July 12, 2009

Corporate Leaders, Financial Investors, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal, Startups & Entrepreneurs
Update, Sep 2012: Please note that this blog post was originally written way back in the dark ages - in Jul 2009 - though a...Update, Sep 2012: Please note that this blog post was originally written way back in the dark ages - in Jul 2009 - though a...
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Solar Modules in India- Technology Trends

January 10, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic
With rapidly increasing energy demand and with one sixth of the world's population, India ranks sixth in the world for total energy consumption and certainly...With rapidly increasing energy demand and with one sixth of the world's population, India ranks sixth in the world for total energy consumption and certainly...
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Solar Markets Rallying

January 12, 2012

Rooftop Solar, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
The past week saw various solar companies' stocks soar. Companies all along the value chain - from poly to panel saw significant gains. The confidence...The past week saw various solar companies' stocks soar. Companies all along the value chain - from poly to panel saw significant gains. The confidence...
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Solar Manufacturers’ Pleas Fall on Deaf Ears

January 21, 2012

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Thin Film, Uncategorized
The Indian government recently announced that they would take no actions on the cheap Chinese modules that are being dumped onto the Indian market. India...The Indian government recently announced that they would take no actions on the cheap Chinese modules that are being dumped onto the Indian market. India...
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Solar Installers Training in Chennai from iPowerxpress

January 4, 2013

Chennai, Energy Education and Careers, Solar Photovoltaic
Get a Prestigious & Globally Valid UL Certification for Installation and Commissioning of Solar On Grid & Off Grid Projects 9-11 Jan 2013 at Chennai...Get a Prestigious & Globally Valid UL Certification for Installation and Commissioning of Solar On Grid & Off Grid Projects 9-11 Jan 2013 at Chennai...
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Solar for Schools @ Spark the Rise

August 9, 2012

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Solar For Schools @ Spark the Rise Spark the Rise is a project platform initiated by the Mahindra Group to propel innovation, entrepreneurship, and positive...Solar For Schools @ Spark the Rise Spark the Rise is a project platform initiated by the Mahindra Group to propel innovation, entrepreneurship, and positive...
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Solar EPC Required for Karnataka 2 MW Power Plant – Solar Mango

October 19, 2015

Solar Photovoltaic
Solar Mango, a division of EAI, for one of its clients, is seeking high quality EPCs for a 2 MW solar power plant in Raichur....Solar Mango, a division of EAI, for one of its clients, is seeking high quality EPCs for a 2 MW solar power plant in Raichur....
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Solar Energy Market – Slight Gains

January 23, 2012

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
Spurred by the strong year end (2011) demand, the solar energy market posted positive growth in the upstream segment over the past week. Much of...Spurred by the strong year end (2011) demand, the solar energy market posted positive growth in the upstream segment over the past week. Much of...
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Solar Empowerment in India with UNEP Assistance

July 6, 2009

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
According to United Nation, about seven out of every 10 households in rural India have no access to electricity and they use harmful energy sources...According to United Nation, about seven out of every 10 households in rural India have no access to electricity and they use harmful energy sources...
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Solar Developer – EPC – Financiers Networking Meet for Solar PV Power Plants, Chennai, Mar 22, 2013

February 11, 2013

Chennai, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
[raw] [/raw] India’s Largest Meet for the 3 Key Stakeholders in Solar PV Power Plants   400 delegates expected. The Whos Who of Solar EPCs...[raw] [/raw] India’s Largest Meet for the 3 Key Stakeholders in Solar PV Power Plants   400 delegates expected. The Whos Who of Solar EPCs...
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Solar Developer – EPC Meet for Solar PV Power Plants, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013

January 12, 2013

Chennai, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
  A Solar Meet You SHOULD NOT Miss if You are a Developer or an EPC! Update: The meet was considered good quite and successful....  A Solar Meet You SHOULD NOT Miss if You are a Developer or an EPC! Update: The meet was considered good quite and successful....
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Should India Say WTF to WTO? India’s Solar DCR, US and WTO Ruling.

September 13, 2015

Policies and Regulations, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
  I have always maintained that in the context of solar, the Indian government wants the cake and eat it too. Our government wants solar power plant...  I have always maintained that in the context of solar, the Indian government wants the cake and eat it too. Our government wants solar power plant...
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Service Sector Prospects in the Solar PV Industry

January 29, 2024

Solar Energy, Solar manufacturing, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar PV value chain
As the solar photovoltaic (PV) sector continues to expand globally, a significant and often overlooked aspect is the burgeoning service industry within this domain. As...As the solar photovoltaic (PV) sector continues to expand globally, a significant and often overlooked aspect is the burgeoning service industry within this domain. As...
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Samir Dash of Moser Baer Presentation at EAI Solar PV EPC – Developer Meet, Chennai, Jan 22

February 12, 2013

Chennai, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Risk Evaluation of Solar PV Grid Farm –...Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Risk Evaluation of Solar PV Grid Farm –...
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Rs 6.49 is the Lowest Bid in APTRANSCO Solar Power Purchase for 1000 MW

March 6, 2013

Hyderabad, Policies and Regulations, Solar Photovoltaic
 Analysis of the Outcome of the Price Bid of APTRANSCO Solar Bid Process AP Transco released details of the bids for the 1000 MW of... Analysis of the Outcome of the Price Bid of APTRANSCO Solar Bid Process AP Transco released details of the bids for the 1000 MW of...
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Rooftop Solar Installer Meet, Chennai by EAI

July 8, 2015

Chennai, Events, Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
Rooftop Solar Installer Meet Chennai 25 Jul 2015, Chennai, 10 AM to 2 PM EAI is organizing a meet for rooftop solar installers. This is...Rooftop Solar Installer Meet Chennai 25 Jul 2015, Chennai, 10 AM to 2 PM EAI is organizing a meet for rooftop solar installers. This is...
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Rooftop Solar for Colleges – A tour of worldwide installations

October 2, 2014

Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
Colleges (and to a certain extent schools) are likely to be some of the earliest adopters of solar power from their premises. There are three reasons...Colleges (and to a certain extent schools) are likely to be some of the earliest adopters of solar power from their premises. There are three reasons...
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Rooftop Solar – Lease Model

January 22, 2012

Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
It is no secret that despite the best efforts by the government, the rooftop solar PV segment in India has not really kicked off. The...It is no secret that despite the best efforts by the government, the rooftop solar PV segment in India has not really kicked off. The...
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Risks and Mitigation for Solar PV Module Manufacturing

May 10, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic
Risk assessment is an essential part of decision making process for a lender or an investor. There are different types of risks at each stage...Risk assessment is an essential part of decision making process for a lender or an investor. There are different types of risks at each stage...
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Rising Stars: Thin Film Modules and Their Role in Solar Energy

January 29, 2024

Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage, Rooftop Solar, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Technology Challenges, Technology trends, Thin Film
Thin film solar modules, known for their versatility and lightweight design, are increasingly becoming a pivotal component in the solar energy landscape. This article examines...Thin film solar modules, known for their versatility and lightweight design, are increasingly becoming a pivotal component in the solar energy landscape. This article examines...
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RISEN Energy & RAASI Green Earth Sign MoU for 100 MW Solar Plant in Ramnad, TN

August 20, 2015

Chennai, Solar Photovoltaic
Press release RISEN Energy Co. Ltd, China & RAASI Green Earth Energy (P) Ltd, India, signed a landmark MoU to jointly invest and develop a...Press release RISEN Energy Co. Ltd, China & RAASI Green Earth Energy (P) Ltd, India, signed a landmark MoU to jointly invest and develop a...
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Request for Proposal Document For Setting up of Grid Connected Solar PV Projects coupled with Pisci-culture in Bihar

February 11, 2013

Innovations, Solar Photovoltaic
A very interesting proposal - tying up solar PV and pisciculture Excerpts from the RFP "Despite abundant aquatic resources in terms of rivers, chaurs, floodplain...A very interesting proposal - tying up solar PV and pisciculture Excerpts from the RFP "Despite abundant aquatic resources in terms of rivers, chaurs, floodplain...
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Renewtech India 2011 Conference – Day 3

February 23, 2011

Biomass Power, Energy Efficiency, Hydro Power, Solar Photovoltaic
This is my final post on the Renewtech India 2011 conference. Click here for details on Day 1 and click here for details of Day...This is my final post on the Renewtech India 2011 conference. Click here for details on Day 1 and click here for details of Day...
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Renewable Energy Investments Rise to $260 Billion

January 20, 2012

Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized, Wind Energy
Over the course of 2011, investments in renewable energy rose by about 5% to $260 billion, up from $247 billion in 2010 and $186.5 billion...Over the course of 2011, investments in renewable energy rose by about 5% to $260 billion, up from $247 billion in 2010 and $186.5 billion...
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Reliance’s Green Initiatives: Decarbonization and Sustainability in India

March 1, 2024

Biomass, Biomass Gasification, Decarbonization, DIL, Energy Storage, Green hydrogen, Rooftop Solar, Solar Energy, Solar Fram, Solar manufacturing, Solar Photovoltaic
This post is a part of DIL Intelligence series from Energy Alternatives India (EAI), India's leading climate-tech consulting firm. DIL stands for Decarbonization for India's...This post is a part of DIL Intelligence series from Energy Alternatives India (EAI), India's leading climate-tech consulting firm. DIL stands for Decarbonization for India's...
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ReGen’s 2 MW Water Cooled Solar Inverter – Made for India with International Expertise

September 21, 2014

Solar Photovoltaic
From almost nothing in 2010, the Indian solar sector has come a long way, with total installed capacities well above 2500 MW by end of...From almost nothing in 2010, the Indian solar sector has come a long way, with total installed capacities well above 2500 MW by end of...
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ReGen Powertech 2 MW Solar Central Inverter Launch, Chennai, Aug 12, 2014

August 10, 2014

Solar Photovoltaic
Press release All right, this is a press release, but am posting it in our blog, and there is a reason for this. EAI's Consulting...Press release All right, this is a press release, but am posting it in our blog, and there is a reason for this. EAI's Consulting...
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REC Trading – September 2011

September 30, 2011

Biomass Power, Energy Efficiency, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Wind Energy
The REC trading for the month of September concluded recently. Trading figures reveal that the trading has increased significantly both in volume of RECs traded...The REC trading for the month of September concluded recently. Trading figures reveal that the trading has increased significantly both in volume of RECs traded...
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REC Trading – November 2011

December 1, 2011

Biomass Power, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Thin Film, Wind Energy
The REC trading for the month of November concluded yesterday. Figures reveal that the trading has increased significantly both in volume of RECs traded as...The REC trading for the month of November concluded yesterday. Figures reveal that the trading has increased significantly both in volume of RECs traded as...
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REC Trading – January 2012

January 27, 2012

Solar Photovoltaic
The REC trading for the month of January 2012, concluded yesterday. Keeping up with the trend last, the opening month of this year has posted...The REC trading for the month of January 2012, concluded yesterday. Keeping up with the trend last, the opening month of this year has posted...
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REC Trading – December 2011

December 29, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic
The REC trading for the month of December concluded yesterday. The results of the trading session are hearting. Non-solar REC reached record trading volumes at...The REC trading for the month of December concluded yesterday. The results of the trading session are hearting. Non-solar REC reached record trading volumes at...
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REC Price Band Revised

August 25, 2011

Biomass Power, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Thin Film, Wind Energy
The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission(CERC) has announced the floor and forbearance prices to be used for solar/non-solar projects from the FY 2012-13 upto 2016-17. The...The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission(CERC) has announced the floor and forbearance prices to be used for solar/non-solar projects from the FY 2012-13 upto 2016-17. The...
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REC Market to Grow to Rs. 100 Crore by Year End

January 5, 2012

Solar Photovoltaic
The REC market in India which is currently worth Rs. 30 crores, is expected to reach Rs. 100 crores (monthly traded amount) by year end...The REC market in India which is currently worth Rs. 30 crores, is expected to reach Rs. 100 crores (monthly traded amount) by year end...
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Railways becomes the focus of India’s solar ambitions easing country’s energy burden

February 6, 2017

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
Indian Railways is the fourth largest route network in the world connecting over 8000 stations. Calculations for the year 2015 Indian Railways show that it...Indian Railways is the fourth largest route network in the world connecting over 8000 stations. Calculations for the year 2015 Indian Railways show that it...
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Printable Solar Cells not Far Away? At least CSIRO, Australia Thinks So

January 22, 2015

Innovations, Solar Photovoltaic, Thin Film
Read an interesting article on solar ink that can assist in printable solar cells. Australian researchers have created ‘solar ink’, which can capture sunlight and...Read an interesting article on solar ink that can assist in printable solar cells. Australian researchers have created ‘solar ink’, which can capture sunlight and...
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Performance of 6 Grid Connected Solar PV plants in India

August 18, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE) has published the performance data for 6 grid connected solar PV plants in India. This data is extremely...The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(MNRE) has published the performance data for 6 grid connected solar PV plants in India. This data is extremely...
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Operation and Maintenance of Solar PV Projects – Workshop, 13th March, New Delhi

March 9, 2013

Energy Education and Careers, Events, New Delhi, Solar Photovoltaic
Unique Solar PV Workshop on 13th March, 2013, @ The Lalit, New Delhi Operation and Maintenance is one of the most critical requirements of successfully...Unique Solar PV Workshop on 13th March, 2013, @ The Lalit, New Delhi Operation and Maintenance is one of the most critical requirements of successfully...
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Offgrid Solar Market Opportunities in India

November 23, 2013

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Solar is unique among all renewable energy sources - it is modular and it is flexible. That makes it a perfect avenue for a whole...Solar is unique among all renewable energy sources - it is modular and it is flexible. That makes it a perfect avenue for a whole...
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Off-Grid Solar for Rural India – Understanding the Market

December 24, 2011

Financial Investors, Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Startups & Entrepreneurs
The rapid development and versatility of solar PV has provided the rural community with wide variety of choices, regardless of the capacity/size or location. Despite...The rapid development and versatility of solar PV has provided the rural community with wide variety of choices, regardless of the capacity/size or location. Despite...
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Off Grid Solar Opportunities Beyond Telecom Industry

December 17, 2011

Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Startups & Entrepreneurs
For many people, off grid industry is all about roof top solar power and telecom industry applications. However, the industry is much beyond that. It...For many people, off grid industry is all about roof top solar power and telecom industry applications. However, the industry is much beyond that. It...
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NTPC’s Foray into Renewable Energy

January 22, 2012

Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
NTPC Limited - the largest power producer in the country with an installed capacity of over 36,000 MW has announced their intent to push through...NTPC Limited - the largest power producer in the country with an installed capacity of over 36,000 MW has announced their intent to push through...
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NTPC’s 15 GW Ambition – What’s The Idea?

April 1, 2015

Policies and Regulations, Solar Photovoltaic
Of the 100 GW that the GoI wants to have of solar by 2022, NTPC is supposed to put up 15 GW. Yep, that would...Of the 100 GW that the GoI wants to have of solar by 2022, NTPC is supposed to put up 15 GW. Yep, that would...
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Novel Uses of Solar Power – in Clothing for Soldiers, for Instance

August 6, 2012

Solar Photovoltaic
I think solar PV is great, not for the same reason that many companies trying to stuff their solar panels into everyone's home regardless of...I think solar PV is great, not for the same reason that many companies trying to stuff their solar panels into everyone's home regardless of...
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Niche Opportunities for Startups and Entrepreneurs in Off-grid Solar PV

September 9, 2012

Innovations, Net Zero by Narsi, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Startups & Entrepreneurs
An Italian startup, Sol Chip Ltd., is developing solar energy systems for electronic and mobile devices. The company's processors use solar energy to recharge the...An Italian startup, Sol Chip Ltd., is developing solar energy systems for electronic and mobile devices. The company's processors use solar energy to recharge the...
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Narasimhan Santhanam Presentation at Chennai Solar EPC – Developer Meet, Jan 22, Le Meridien

February 12, 2013

Chennai, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Taking Solar Forward – Narasimhan Santhanam, Director, Energy...Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Taking Solar Forward – Narasimhan Santhanam, Director, Energy...
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My Visit to NCPRE – National Centre for PV Research & Education, IIT Bombay

August 14, 2015

Colleges, Energy Education, Innovations, Mumbai, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Startups & Entrepreneurs
I had been to NCPRE at IIT Bombay, about a month back. Had been intending to do this for almost a year, and finally did....I had been to NCPRE at IIT Bombay, about a month back. Had been intending to do this for almost a year, and finally did....
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Model Solar Park in Chennai

September 22, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Solkar Solar Industry Ltd, recently inaugurated their “Model Solar Park” at D.G. Vaishnav College, Tamil Nadu. A function was held to facilitate the launch. The...Solkar Solar Industry Ltd, recently inaugurated their “Model Solar Park” at D.G. Vaishnav College, Tamil Nadu. A function was held to facilitate the launch. The...
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Marketing Solar Energy in India’s Off-Grid Pockets

December 19, 2011

Energy Efficiency, Solar Photovoltaic
The off-grid manufacturing and services industry has a lot of untapped potential. It lacks wide-spread adoption owing to lesser awareness and policy frameworks. While the...The off-grid manufacturing and services industry has a lot of untapped potential. It lacks wide-spread adoption owing to lesser awareness and policy frameworks. While the...
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Major Module Manufacturers

March 23, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
About 50 companies are actively engaged in manufacturing a variety of PV systems. The overall production in the country during 2008-09 was estimated to be...About 50 companies are actively engaged in manufacturing a variety of PV systems. The overall production in the country during 2008-09 was estimated to be...
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Madhya Pradesh comes up with Solar Policy – 200 MW up for grabs

January 4, 2012

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Madhya Pradesh Power Trading Company recently released the list of guidelines for project developers planning to setup solar PV projects in the state (available here)....Madhya Pradesh Power Trading Company recently released the list of guidelines for project developers planning to setup solar PV projects in the state (available here)....
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JNNSM Winners and Bankablity Perspectives

December 7, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
The financing community has long known to be reserved and watchful about funding solar power projects mainly because of the lack of familiarity with the...The financing community has long known to be reserved and watchful about funding solar power projects mainly because of the lack of familiarity with the...
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JNNSM Phase 1 Batch II Winners – Analysis

December 3, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
The cost of solar will be Rs7.49 /kWh by 2012 and the journey towards grid parity has received significant boost. The journey was accelrated by...The cost of solar will be Rs7.49 /kWh by 2012 and the journey towards grid parity has received significant boost. The journey was accelrated by...
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JNNSM Phase 1 Batch II tariff/reverse bid winners announced

December 2, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
The call for RfP concluded today and the bid prices were disclosed. Preliminary information suggests that the tariffs were in the region of about Rs....The call for RfP concluded today and the bid prices were disclosed. Preliminary information suggests that the tariffs were in the region of about Rs....
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JNNSM Batch 2 Solar Project Selection Guidelines Announced

August 25, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Thin Film
The guidelines for batch 2 of JNNSM were announced by MNRE today. NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam(NVVN) has issued the Request for Selection(RfS) document which can...The guidelines for batch 2 of JNNSM were announced by MNRE today. NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam(NVVN) has issued the Request for Selection(RfS) document which can...
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JNNSM Batch 2 Results – Why such Aggresive Bids?

December 3, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Thin Film
The recently concluded bidding for solar PV project allotment under the second round of JNNSM phase I and the results from the bidding has shown...The recently concluded bidding for solar PV project allotment under the second round of JNNSM phase I and the results from the bidding has shown...
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JNNSM – NVVN announces list of selected Solar PV and Solar Thermal projects

December 13, 2010

Solar Photovoltaic
NVVN has announced the list of 30 projects(5 MW each) under grid-connected Solar PV and 7 projects(total 450 MW) under grid-connected Solar Thermal categories. Of...NVVN has announced the list of 30 projects(5 MW each) under grid-connected Solar PV and 7 projects(total 450 MW) under grid-connected Solar Thermal categories. Of...
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Is it a good idea to use high efficiency solar panels for your rooftop?

November 24, 2016

Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Rooftop Solar, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
About two years back, for one of the rooftop solar consulting assignments that I did, the client, a small but highly profitable software company in...About two years back, for one of the rooftop solar consulting assignments that I did, the client, a small but highly profitable software company in...
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Investment in Indian Solar Photovoltaic Units

January 17, 2009

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
A recent news from indiainfoline.com says India's semi conductor sector may invest around Rs390bn for solar photovoltaic and polysilicon unit, EPV Solar has planned an...A recent news from indiainfoline.com says India's semi conductor sector may invest around Rs390bn for solar photovoltaic and polysilicon unit, EPV Solar has planned an...
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Intersolar Mumbai 2011 – And the Bandwagon Chugs On…

December 16, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic
One would have thought the solar fatigue would have set in. Heck, who would like another solar show in which the usual suspects (in order...One would have thought the solar fatigue would have set in. Heck, who would like another solar show in which the usual suspects (in order...
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Intersolar India- Day 2

December 16, 2010

Solar Photovoltaic
This is my third post on the Intersolar India conference and Exhibition held in Mumbai between 13 and 16 December, 2010. My blogs on the...This is my third post on the Intersolar India conference and Exhibition held in Mumbai between 13 and 16 December, 2010. My blogs on the...
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International Solar Developer Looking to Invest in/Acquire Indian Projects

September 18, 2015

Energy Finance, Energy Investments, International, Solar Photovoltaic
Solar Mango, the solar division of EAI, is working with a reputed Australian developer of renewable energy power plants. The Australian company is keen to...Solar Mango, the solar division of EAI, is working with a reputed Australian developer of renewable energy power plants. The Australian company is keen to...
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Inspection, Testing and Certification of PV Power Plants – B S Arun Kumar, Senior Manager, TÜV Rheinland

February 12, 2013

Chennai, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Inspection, Testing and Certification of PV Power Plants...Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Inspection, Testing and Certification of PV Power Plants...
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Industrial Rooftop Solar Projects in India Picking Up as Diesel & Power Costs Increase

September 17, 2012

Diesel, Green Buildings, Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
======================================================================================== Industrial Rooftop Solar Implementation Assistance Interested in having solar power on your industrial rooftop? The Industrial Rooftop Solar division @ EAI can help you....======================================================================================== Industrial Rooftop Solar Implementation Assistance Interested in having solar power on your industrial rooftop? The Industrial Rooftop Solar division @ EAI can help you....
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Indian Solar Business – Need for Building Brands and Differentiators

November 14, 2013

Energy Finance, Solar Photovoltaic
A brief chat I had yesterday with Pashupathy Gopalan of SunEdison brought to me an important point - the Indian solar sector is unique in...A brief chat I had yesterday with Pashupathy Gopalan of SunEdison brought to me an important point - the Indian solar sector is unique in...
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Indian Solar and Solar PV Cell Industry Potential

January 17, 2009

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) estimates that by the year 2030, PV systems could be generating approximately 260 GWp of electricity around the world....The European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) estimates that by the year 2030, PV systems could be generating approximately 260 GWp of electricity around the world....
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India’s climate tech startups categorized by decarbonization avenues

October 19, 2022

E-mobility, Emerging Cleantech Areas, Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage, EV Innovations, GHG Emissions, Green Buildings, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal, Transportation, Waste Heat Recovery, Waste Management, Waste to Energy, Water, Wind Energy
Here is an excellent directory of India's climate tech startups by decarbonization domain, done by CLIMAFIX division of EAI Source - all categories Renewable Energy...Here is an excellent directory of India's climate tech startups by decarbonization domain, done by CLIMAFIX division of EAI Source - all categories Renewable Energy...
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India Specific Issues with Roof-top Solar Installation

February 9, 2012

Energy Efficiency, Rooftop Solar, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Though the Delhi government has formulated a roof-top solar policy- under which consumer would set up solar panels on their roof-tops and feed extra power...Though the Delhi government has formulated a roof-top solar policy- under which consumer would set up solar panels on their roof-tops and feed extra power...
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Hyderabad Solar PV Installers Training & UL Certification – Feb 20-22, 2013, Conducted by iAcharya and UL

January 28, 2013

Energy Education and Careers, Events, Hyderabad, Solar Photovoltaic
iAcharya Silicon along with Underwriters Labs (UL) with will be conducting a comprehensive solar PV workshop & training for installers, in Hyderabad. This will be...iAcharya Silicon along with Underwriters Labs (UL) with will be conducting a comprehensive solar PV workshop & training for installers, in Hyderabad. This will be...
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How to Set up a Hybrid Solar System

February 6, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Steps involved in setting up a hybrid system deserve extra attention because of its importance or uniqueness. The key factors to be determined are The...Steps involved in setting up a hybrid system deserve extra attention because of its importance or uniqueness. The key factors to be determined are The...
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How to Set up a Captive PV Power Plant

February 19, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
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...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...
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How many solar panels in a 1 GW solar park? – Today’s Clidemy poll

January 5, 2024

Climate Action Poll, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
How many solar panels in a 1 GW solar park? - Today's Clidemy poll 𝘝𝘪𝘦𝘸 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘤𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘱𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘴 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 - Solar photovoltaic based...How many solar panels in a 1 GW solar park? - Today's Clidemy poll 𝘝𝘪𝘦𝘸 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘤𝘭𝘪𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘦 𝘱𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘴 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘩𝘦𝘳𝘦 - Solar photovoltaic based...
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How many solar panels in a 1 GW solar park?

February 6, 2024

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Poll: How many solar panels in a 1 GW solar park? In a dazzling display of curiosity, 36 of our LinkedIn luminaries weighed in on...Poll: How many solar panels in a 1 GW solar park? In a dazzling display of curiosity, 36 of our LinkedIn luminaries weighed in on...
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How beneficial are solar panels on parking lots?

November 29, 2016

Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
Parking lots are one nice location to have solar panels. Why? You have vacant space that is not used for anything, your cars and other...Parking lots are one nice location to have solar panels. Why? You have vacant space that is not used for anything, your cars and other...
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Hillary Clinton Promises 500 MILLION solar panels installed in the US

July 27, 2015

Policies and Regulations, Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
Half a billion blooming solar panels. That's what the US would get if Hillary Clinton is voted to power, or at least that is what...Half a billion blooming solar panels. That's what the US would get if Hillary Clinton is voted to power, or at least that is what...
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Hands on Solar Training Programme, Chennai – Nov 21 2012 – on How to Implement Solar Energy,

November 20, 2012

Chennai, Energy Education, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal
Hands on Solar Training Programme, Chennai - on How to Implement Solar Energy MOVEMENT FOR GREEN REVOLUTION (MGR) & ENERGY & FUEL USERS’ ASSOCIATION OF...Hands on Solar Training Programme, Chennai - on How to Implement Solar Energy MOVEMENT FOR GREEN REVOLUTION (MGR) & ENERGY & FUEL USERS’ ASSOCIATION OF...
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Gujarat sets the ball rolling

November 17, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Thin Film
The Gujarat Electricity Regulation Commission (GERC) recently issued a draft document to outline the process they used to determine feed-in tariffs (FiT). This is for...The Gujarat Electricity Regulation Commission (GERC) recently issued a draft document to outline the process they used to determine feed-in tariffs (FiT). This is for...
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GK Ramakrishnan Presentation at EAI Solar EPC – Developer Meet, Chennai, Jan 22

February 12, 2013

Chennai, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Solar Power Plant Option Opportunities, Challenges and Pitfalls...Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Solar Power Plant Option Opportunities, Challenges and Pitfalls...
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Formation of an India Solar Photo Voltaic Advisory Committee and an International PV Exposition SOLARCON

January 17, 2009

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
SEMI, the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries, has announced the formation of an India PV...SEMI, the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chains for the microelectronic, display and photovoltaic industries, has announced the formation of an India PV...
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First Solar Invests $245 Million in India’s Soaring 450 GW Solar Goal

March 1, 2024

Energy Investments, G2I, Solar Energy, Solar manufacturing, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar PV value chain
This post is a part of Climate G2I Intelligence series from Energy Alternatives India (EAI), India's leading climate-tech consulting firm. G2I stands for Gateway 2...This post is a part of Climate G2I Intelligence series from Energy Alternatives India (EAI), India's leading climate-tech consulting firm. G2I stands for Gateway 2...
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Finland Co THE SWITCH Instals its First 1 MW Solar Inverter in Tamil Nadu

January 25, 2014

Solar Photovoltaic
India has attracted most every prominent global solar PV inverter companies. Finnish company THE SWITCH joins this growing list by installing its first MW class...India has attracted most every prominent global solar PV inverter companies. Finnish company THE SWITCH joins this growing list by installing its first MW class...
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Exploring the Solar PV Value Chain: Opportunities and Innovations

January 29, 2024

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar PV value chain
The solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, while often highlighted for its role in energy generation, encompasses a broad and intricate value chain. This chain offers numerous...The solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, while often highlighted for its role in energy generation, encompasses a broad and intricate value chain. This chain offers numerous...
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Exclusive Guide for International Solar Investors & Developers Interested in Indian Solar Sector

October 23, 2015

Solar Photovoltaic
Solar Mango has published an exclusive guide for international investors keen on investing in the Indian solar sector – in greenfield projects or in operating...Solar Mango has published an exclusive guide for international investors keen on investing in the Indian solar sector – in greenfield projects or in operating...
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EPC/Vendor Quality issues impacting Plant Performance – Amit Kaushik, Director Energy Analytics & India Renewables Operations Center, MEMC

February 12, 2013

Chennai, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
 Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Mr. Amit Kaushik, Director of Energy Analytics &... Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 Mr. Amit Kaushik, Director of Energy Analytics &...
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EPC – To Last a Lifetime – Anil Jain, Managing Director, Refex Energy

February 12, 2013

Chennai, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
 Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 During the Developer & EPC meet Mr. Anil... Excerpt of a presentation from the EAI Solar PV Developer - EPC Meet, Chennai, Jan 22, 2013 During the Developer & EPC meet Mr. Anil...
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Energy Alternatives India at Intersolar Europe, Munich

June 1, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic, Uncategorized
Intersolar Europe is one of the World's largest exhibitions that brings together several stakeholders of the global Solar industry. The exhibition is taking place during...Intersolar Europe is one of the World's largest exhibitions that brings together several stakeholders of the global Solar industry. The exhibition is taking place during...
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Emerging Business Models in Solar PV Power Production

January 29, 2024

New business and revenue models, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar PV value chain, Technology trends
As the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry matures, the advent of innovative business models is reshaping the landscape of solar power production. As of early 2023,...As the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry matures, the advent of innovative business models is reshaping the landscape of solar power production. As of early 2023,...
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EcoSure Solar Conference Telangana Sep 7 2015

September 11, 2015

Events, Hyderabad, Solar Photovoltaic
Telangana Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy @ the conference   A solar conference with a focus on Telangana took place in Hyderabad on 7 Sep. Organized...Telangana Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy @ the conference   A solar conference with a focus on Telangana took place in Hyderabad on 7 Sep. Organized...
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EAI presents at SolarCon 2013

August 22, 2013

Bengaluru, Events, Solar Photovoltaic
EAI's Narasimhan Santhanam was a featured speaker at the recently concluded SolarCon at Bangalore. Narasimhan participated in a panel discussion session on financing for solar...EAI's Narasimhan Santhanam was a featured speaker at the recently concluded SolarCon at Bangalore. Narasimhan participated in a panel discussion session on financing for solar...
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Drivers for Off-grid Solar Market Growth

January 20, 2012

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
The potential for off-grid solar is not only large, but is growing rapidly. The five major drivers that are influencing the growth of the off...The potential for off-grid solar is not only large, but is growing rapidly. The five major drivers that are influencing the growth of the off...
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Domestic Content Requirements for Solar Panels – Status and Perspectives

July 13, 2015

Solar Photovoltaic
One of the hotly discussed topics in the solar PV sector in India is the domestic content requirements for solar projects. As things stand, MNRE...One of the hotly discussed topics in the solar PV sector in India is the domestic content requirements for solar projects. As things stand, MNRE...
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Dollar Linked Solar Tariff for NTPC, PTC Projects

July 6, 2015

Energy Investments, Solar Photovoltaic
Read in the Hindu Business Line that the centre has allowed NTPC and PTC to go for dollar linked tariffs for 1,000 MW of solar...Read in the Hindu Business Line that the centre has allowed NTPC and PTC to go for dollar linked tariffs for 1,000 MW of solar...
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Desalination Process and Solar PV

December 23, 2010

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Desalination plants are yet another apt location for a solar PV, for they have always been a suitable alternative for the world’s fresh water crisis....Desalination plants are yet another apt location for a solar PV, for they have always been a suitable alternative for the world’s fresh water crisis....
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Delhi Metro Buys Solar Power at Rs 6 per Unit and Makes a Profit Selling Solar Power

June 23, 2015

New Delhi, Solar Photovoltaic
Here's something interesting Delhi Metro is doing by going solar. Making money, yes! What was interesting in the news item I read from Business Line is...Here's something interesting Delhi Metro is doing by going solar. Making money, yes! What was interesting in the news item I read from Business Line is...
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Could solar power play a big role in the EVs ecosystem?

January 20, 2021

Batteries, Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage, Energy Storage, Low Carbon Mobility, Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Startups & Entrepreneurs
  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Electric cars have no tailpipe emissions, but that does not mean your trip on the...  This is a part of the EV Innovation Intelligence series Electric cars have no tailpipe emissions, but that does not mean your trip on the...
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Cochin Airport to be 100% Solar Powered

August 22, 2015

Cochin, Solar Photovoltaic
That's really cool, isn't it? To know that an airport will be 100% solar powered? Even cooler, when you get to know that it is...That's really cool, isn't it? To know that an airport will be 100% solar powered? Even cooler, when you get to know that it is...
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Chennai Training Program on How To Implement Solar Energy – ENFUSE & MGR

October 8, 2012

Chennai, Energy Education, Solar Photovoltaic
MOVEMENT FOR GREEN REVOLUTION (MGR) & ENERGY & FUEL USERS’ ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (ENFUSE) Jointly Organizing HOW TO IMPLEMENT SOLAR ENERGY A Hands on Training...MOVEMENT FOR GREEN REVOLUTION (MGR) & ENERGY & FUEL USERS’ ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (ENFUSE) Jointly Organizing HOW TO IMPLEMENT SOLAR ENERGY A Hands on Training...
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Captive Solar PV Systems – L&T’s experience

March 19, 2011

Net Zero by Narsi, Renewable Energy, Researchers, Rooftop Solar, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
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...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...
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Captive Solar Photovoltaic- Diesel Generator Hybrid System

January 30, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
A hybrid remote power system combines two energy sources; the sun and a diesel generator (genset), and uses intelligent controls to manage the system operation....A hybrid remote power system combines two energy sources; the sun and a diesel generator (genset), and uses intelligent controls to manage the system operation....
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Captive Solar for Cement Industry

April 11, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
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...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...
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Captive Solar and Iron & Steel Industry

March 25, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
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...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...
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Capital Cost Benchmarks for Solar PV Projects – Expert Guest Post by Ezysolare

July 7, 2015

Solar Photovoltaic
Capital Cost Benchmarks for Solar PV Projects A Guest Expert Blog Post by Ezysolare Cost Comparison Of Solar PV Projects over past 4 Financial Years *Click...Capital Cost Benchmarks for Solar PV Projects A Guest Expert Blog Post by Ezysolare Cost Comparison Of Solar PV Projects over past 4 Financial Years *Click...
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Can rooftop solar plants too deploy trackers like the ground-mounted solar farms?

November 25, 2016

Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
The use of trackers can significantly enhance overall generation from a solar PV power plant. There is no argument about this. Trackers as a result...The use of trackers can significantly enhance overall generation from a solar PV power plant. There is no argument about this. Trackers as a result...
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Can Indian Discoms Afford Solar?

August 22, 2015

Government Officials, Net Zero by Narsi, Policies and Regulations, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
In all the din of 100 GW, one crucial question does not get asked. Who is gonna pay for solar? Now, this is a somewhat...In all the din of 100 GW, one crucial question does not get asked. Who is gonna pay for solar? Now, this is a somewhat...
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Buying / Selling Solar Power Plants in India? Talk to EAI B2B

December 28, 2013

Solar Photovoltaic
With the National Solar Mission and many state solar missions and policies in full swing, solar PV power plants  are popping up all over India....With the National Solar Mission and many state solar missions and policies in full swing, solar PV power plants  are popping up all over India....
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Barriers and bottlenecks for captive solar power in India

May 5, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Captive power generation is plagued with some issues. The main idea behind setting up solar based captive power plants was to get uninterrupted power supply...Captive power generation is plagued with some issues. The main idea behind setting up solar based captive power plants was to get uninterrupted power supply...
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Bangalore Solar PV Installers Training and UL Certification – Mar 13-15, 2013, Conducted by iAcharya and UL

March 6, 2013

Bengaluru, Energy Education and Careers, Solar Photovoltaic
Solar PV Installer's Training at Bengaluru iAcharya Silicon along with Underwriters Labs (UL) with will be conducting a comprehensive solar PV workshop & training for...Solar PV Installer's Training at Bengaluru iAcharya Silicon along with Underwriters Labs (UL) with will be conducting a comprehensive solar PV workshop & training for...
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Are there solar panels suitable for high dust environments?

November 24, 2016

Solar Photovoltaic
Consider where most large-scale solar power plants will be put up, and you will see remote lands, deserts and the like. Regions with a lot of...Consider where most large-scale solar power plants will be put up, and you will see remote lands, deserts and the like. Regions with a lot of...
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Are solar panels on greenhouses a good idea?

November 28, 2016

Innovations, Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
One of the main attractions of Solar PV is its ability to provide us with a distributed source of power. Owing to this, one can...One of the main attractions of Solar PV is its ability to provide us with a distributed source of power. Owing to this, one can...
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Andhra Pradesh Solar Policy – What It Means To Industries, Domestic and Other Segments

October 1, 2012

Policies and Regulations, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
  Solar Developer - EPC - Financiers Meet for Solar PV Power Plants. Chennai, Mar 22, 2013 India's Largest Meet for the THREE KEY STAKEHOLDERS...  Solar Developer - EPC - Financiers Meet for Solar PV Power Plants. Chennai, Mar 22, 2013 India's Largest Meet for the THREE KEY STAKEHOLDERS...
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Andhra Pradesh Releases RFS Bid Document for – 1000 MW!

December 7, 2012

Policies and Regulations, Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic
Andhra Pradesh released its RfS for 1000 MW of solar power purchase. This comes just a day after TN released its own tender document for...Andhra Pradesh released its RfS for 1000 MW of solar power purchase. This comes just a day after TN released its own tender document for...
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Amazon’s Decarbonization Efforts: Global and Local Initiatives

March 1, 2024

Carbon Capture & Storage, Decarbonization, DIL, Electric Vehicle Segments, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage, Energy Storage in EVs, EV Battery Swapping, Solar Energy, Solar Fram, Solar Photovoltaic, Wind Energy
This post is a part of DIL Intelligence series from Energy Alternatives India (EAI), India's leading climate-tech consulting firm. DIL stands for Decarbonization for India's...This post is a part of DIL Intelligence series from Energy Alternatives India (EAI), India's leading climate-tech consulting firm. DIL stands for Decarbonization for India's...
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Alcatraz Island Moves Away from Diesel and towards Solar

August 6, 2012

Diesel, Solar Photovoltaic
It was only a few minutes back I wrote about how a small atoll near New Zealand was going solar, as solar PV is already...It was only a few minutes back I wrote about how a small atoll near New Zealand was going solar, as solar PV is already...
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Ajay Goel – Anti Dumping Duties on Solar Won’t Lead to Sharp Price Increases

July 7, 2014

Policies and Regulations, Solar Photovoltaic
It has been the raging debate last few weeks in the Indian solar power circles - Will there or won't there be anti-dumping duties on...It has been the raging debate last few weeks in the Indian solar power circles - Will there or won't there be anti-dumping duties on...
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Advanced analytics capabilities offered by IoT-based solar monitoring solutions

November 23, 2016

Innovations, Rooftop Solar, Solar Photovoltaic
What has the Internet of Things (IoT) got to do with solar? A lot, apparently! This blog post from Solar Mango on the use of...What has the Internet of Things (IoT) got to do with solar? A lot, apparently! This blog post from Solar Mango on the use of...
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About remote monitoring solution for solar power plants

November 24, 2016

Solar Photovoltaic
For most customers, a solar inverter’s basic display is informative enough. But, in large ground-mounted solar plants and commercial & industrial rooftop solar plants, there...For most customers, a solar inverter’s basic display is informative enough. But, in large ground-mounted solar plants and commercial & industrial rooftop solar plants, there...
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About Bifacial solar panels….

November 28, 2016

Innovations, Solar Photovoltaic
The typical solar panels you and I know are fairly straightforward - light hits the solar cell from above and generates electricity. Any light that passes...The typical solar panels you and I know are fairly straightforward - light hits the solar cell from above and generates electricity. Any light that passes...
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Abdul Kalam Called for Space-based Solar Research

July 27, 2015

Innovations, Solar Photovoltaic
It is never easy to reconcile to the passing away of genuinely wonderful people. And thus it would be with the sudden passing away of...It is never easy to reconcile to the passing away of genuinely wonderful people. And thus it would be with the sudden passing away of...
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ABB Does 2 GW + Solar Inverter Installation in India?

September 8, 2015

Solar Photovoltaic
ABB has 2 GW of solar inverters installed in India, says this report. That sure is a bit surprising I knew ABB was doing well, but...ABB has 2 GW of solar inverters installed in India, says this report. That sure is a bit surprising I knew ABB was doing well, but...
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A photo blog of a revolving solar PV mounted house and solar PV installations in Germany

June 8, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic
I am currently in Germany to attend the Intersolar Exhibition. I arrived in Frankfurt and after spending a couple of days at a small town...I am currently in Germany to attend the Intersolar Exhibition. I arrived in Frankfurt and after spending a couple of days at a small town...
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700 MW Solar Farm from Adani at Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu Looks Like a Reality

June 23, 2015

Policies and Regulations, Solar Photovoltaic
Update on 6 Jul 2015: Looks like these folks mean it. Adani has signed an MoU for 648 MW, when Rajesh Adani flew to Chennai...Update on 6 Jul 2015: Looks like these folks mean it. Adani has signed an MoU for 648 MW, when Rajesh Adani flew to Chennai...
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2nd Annual Renewcon India 2011 conference – A roundup

October 12, 2011

Solar Energy, Solar Photovoltaic, Wind Energy
The 2nd Annual Renewcon India 2011 conference took place in Mumbai from 27-30 September 2011. The 4 day event covered the three segments of renewable...The 2nd Annual Renewcon India 2011 conference took place in Mumbai from 27-30 September 2011. The 4 day event covered the three segments of renewable...
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2500 MW of Solar in India in 2015

August 22, 2015

Policies and Regulations, Solar Photovoltaic
Mercom Group says India is all set to instal 2500 MW of solar power in 2015. India installed 1000 MW in 2013 and about 900...Mercom Group says India is all set to instal 2500 MW of solar power in 2015. India installed 1000 MW in 2013 and about 900...
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2 Day workshop on”Solar PV Systems- Design and Engineering” – A report

July 24, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic
iPLON GmbH, Germany, in association with Energy Alternatives India (EAI), conducted a two day training workshop on the 20th and 21st of July 21, 2011...iPLON GmbH, Germany, in association with Energy Alternatives India (EAI), conducted a two day training workshop on the 20th and 21st of July 21, 2011...
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