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The latest updates from Vikram Solar

12nd

Apr

What Second Phase of Rooftop Solar Power Program Holds and Sector Scenario

Recently, President of India launched 2nd phase of grid-connected rooftop solar energy photovoltaic (PV) program, which is a promising news indeed. According to the plan, 38 GW of rooftop solar power capacity will be targeted for installation. Government has also announced support to provide ₹118.14 billion financial assistance to promote this initiative, which will surely …

30th

Mar

Climate Change and Solar Industry Relation and Revelations

In the last 130 years, fossil fuel extraction and consumption has led to increase of global temperature. Daily CO2 emission levels stand at 406.47 ppm (parts per million globally) and with population increasing (7.7 bn in 2018), pollution: which is causing climate change will surely show much severe results in the near future. Research shows …

29th

Mar

Collaboration of Nations: The Only Way to Combat Climate Change

Our fossil fuel generation and consumption have led to critically damaging the climate. Although, the world is turning towards green energy generation, in comparison to the damage, the restoring process is quite slow. And, we are not considering completely phasing out fossil fuel. Currently, the target we have in front of us is to limit …

18th

Mar

Spain Government Suspending Solar Power Tax Should Be an Example for India

Government of Spain has announced plans to suspend sun tax to reduce electricity bills, which stand as highest in Europe and continues to rise. Increasing electricity expenses in the country has reportedly led to harming business competitiveness as well as shrinking consumer’s capacity to purchase power. The removal of Sun tax, which stood at 7% …

11st

Mar

Predictions for Indian solar sector in 2019

2018 has been a trying year for solar power for India with policy change in China, tender cancellations and tax/duties being levied upon the domestic solar panels manufacturing sector. Calculation shows that nearly 35 GW of solar energy projects were tendered between Jan-September 2018 in India, upon which only 13 GW of projects were auctioned …

21st

Feb

Delhi’s new Virtual Net Metering policy: A Guideline for Rooftop Solar India should Adopt Nationally

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has introduced revisions on their Solar Policy 2016, adding group net-metering and a virtual net-metering framework. Understanding the importance of rooftop solar energy growth for the country, this policy is expected to encourage people to opt for commercial, industrial and residential solar rooftop solutions, even without having a suitable …

19th

Feb

19th

Feb

13rd

Feb

Energy Storage: A Sector India Must Invest in For Rapid Greenification

Depleting conventional energy reserves and climate change fur to fossil fuel usage have made it a necessity to shift focus towards green energy- mainly solar. Although, reliable and green, solar energy source is not available throughout 24 hours of the day. Therefore, the merit behind investing in energy storage is as relevant as investing in …

7th

Feb

How did Indian Solar Sector fared in Year 2018: A Review

India became the 2nd largest solar power market in the world in terms of deployment after overtaking United States in the first half of 2018. In 2018 China added more than 24 GW of solar energy capacity while India added approximately 7 GW. However, this should not define Indian solar sector’s performance within 2018 as, …

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