/Solar

September 2019

Karnataka(BESCOM) Solar Rooftop Policy for 2019-20

By | 2019-09-17T02:54:58+05:30 September 16th, 2019|

Finally, after a long wait of more than four and half months, Solar Rooftop Policy is out in Karnataka State for the year 2019-20. Before we go through the total content about the policy, let's go through the important points in the new policy: For grid connected megawatt scale solar power projects of less [...]

March 2019

How to design Solar water Pump

By | 2019-03-11T17:41:57+05:30 March 11th, 2019|

Design A Solar Water Pump Conversion of photons according to our energy needs is one of the great innovations in this 4.5 billion years of earth’s formation. With infinite availability of the photons from the sun makes it easier for the human needs and decreases the dependency on the resources like coal, hydro, nuclear etc. [...]

July 2018

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November 2017

Requirements from Apartments for Solar Rooftop

By | 2018-09-08T11:59:23+05:30 November 24th, 2017|

Apartment communities are one of the best-suited places for roof-top solar installations for two reasons: The availability of shadow-free area is quite high. The consumptions of apartment common area loads are also high. Because of the above two reasons and the increasing tariff from the ESCOM(Electricity Supply Company)s year on year, the solar for apartments [...]

October 2017

20 Benefits In Going Solar On Our Homes Now

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:53+05:30 October 18th, 2017|

1. Reduce your electricity bill The immediate benefit of it is to drastically reduce your electricity bill to zero or near zero. Solar is a one-time investment with a guaranteed life of 25 years. With the 25 years of Power purchase agreement between you and the state government, while the electricity that you [...]

August 2017

Solar Rooftop Home Maintenance : Why & What?

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:53+05:30 August 24th, 2017|

Life of a Solar Power Plant: A life of any system is as good as the life of an individual component. You would normally hear from any system integrator system would last for more than 25 years. In India, the first solar industry started only a decade ago as such we haven’t seen [...]

May 2017

Impact on Solar with GST

By | 2017-08-25T18:06:51+05:30 May 24th, 2017|

With the new GST, Solar rooftop will be impacted with an increase of overall cost by at least 5% from the existing cost. What is GST? How does it impact Solar Rooftop sector? GST means Goods and Service Tax which will be one indirect tax for the whole country. GST is a single tax, right [...]

October 2016

Net metering Vs Gross Metering- Basics

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:53+05:30 October 4th, 2016|

Till recently the policy in Karnataka for some of the consumers had been Gross metering(GM) and some had Net Metering(NM). A recent circular from BESCOM has given option for some of the consumer segments- residential, hospitals and institutional the option for opting between gross and net metering. So what are the two types of metering? And [...]

Solar Rooftop Power Policy Changes in Karnataka

By | 2017-08-25T18:19:11+05:30 October 3rd, 2016|

Giving the residents of Karnataka a chance to self consume the Solar power they installed. KERC came up with few changes in their existing Solar Power policy for rooftop. The Hon’ble KERC vide order dtd: S/03/1 dtd: 19.09.2016 has issued Modification to the order 02.05.2016 in respect of determination of tariff and other norms for [...]