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March 2019

October 2017

New BESCOM tariff order for in respect of Multiple/Combined Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic (SRTPV) Installations in a single premises

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:52+05:30 October 19th, 2017|

A new policy has been drafted for buildings with multiple BESCOM meters and wants to go for multiple solar PV installations. This allows for installation of multiple solar PV systems in common roof-top area. BESCOM allows options of both net and gross metering with this order depending on how the connections are to be made. [...]

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 [...]

September 2017

Letter from Mr Mohan about our workshop

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:53+05:30 September 19th, 2017|

Solar rooftop and compost at home workshop Generating electricity for household needs is a welcome concept and an answer for today’s electricity shortages from the state grids. We are coming across stories of installing solar on the household roofs. One may be curious how at all these solar panels are installed and how [...]

June 2017

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 [...]

July 2016

Google Project Sunroof

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:54+05:30 July 4th, 2016|

With the world advancing towards automation and innumerable devices making our lives progressively comfortable, the threats posed to our mother nature are being not accounted for. One of the eco friendly tasks that an individual can easily go for is to opt for solar power. There are many places where we receive plenty of sunlight, [...]

Orientation of panels

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:54+05:30 July 4th, 2016|

A hundred and fifty kilometers away from earth, being a nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma, sun emits around 3.86×1026 watts of energy. But only 1.74×1017 watts of energy is received by earth with the world’s yearly consumption being around 1.8×1013 watts. Harnessing this amount of energy from sun would save the earth from global warming [...]

June 2016

Types of Solar Panels

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:54+05:30 June 27th, 2016|

  Many a times when a customer tries to go for a solar installation, he asks about panels and their types and their respective lifespans. Generally, panels are manufactured using polycrystalline cells. But every time a question arises regarding thin film solar cells which are light weight and cheap. Then why aren’t we using these [...]

A Day to Remember : In Making of 391kW

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:54+05:30 June 8th, 2016|

Not the usual day it was. Very lovely weather. Mesmerizing for people working in Sun. We started to our site having hot tasty breakfast of our choice. We started with an enthusiasm that we will finish installation of 1000 panels crossing 300 kW on the project we are working. Started at our usual time 8:45 [...]