Suggested in Legislation for Increasing Solar Energy Productivity in India
The city of Lancaster, California recently adopted an ordinance
requiring builders of most new homes to install functional solar power
generation systems on these homes prior to their sale to the public.
Sun is 'Indeed' Bright
SPV (solar photovoltaics) offer tremendous growth potential to a country
like ours. Barack Obama has announced a programme to create five million
new jobs by investing $150 billion over the next 10 years, to catalyse
private efforts to build a clean energy future.
Brilliant Start - National Solar Mission
The year 2010 will be marked as the year when Jawaharlal Nehru National
Solar Mission (JNNSM) was launched in all earnestness. The Mission has
already started showing signs of great promise for the future - in terms
of up-scaling and mainstreaming the use of solar energy as a sustainable
source to address the intertwined issues of enhancing India’s energy
security and helping mitigate global warming and climate change.
ATMs for Rural Area
Vortex, a young Chennai-based company, could be adding new energy to
India's rural economic growth with its award-winning solar-powered
automatic teller machines (ATMs). Called "Gramateller Indi"
("graamam" means "village" in Tamil), the low-power
consumption machines operate at one-tenth the cost of conventional ATMs.
India - Ending Massive Power Grid Outages
On July 30th and 31st, the world’s largest blackout – The Great Indian
Outage, stretching from New Delhi to Kolkata – occurred. This blackout
caused by northern power grid failure left nearly 700 million people –
twice the population of the U.S. – without electricity. A grid failure
of this magnitude has thrown light on the massive demand for power in a
country and its struggle to generate a much-needed power supply.
Enlightening Life in Rural India
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) India’s largest private sector
enterprise with businesses in diverse sectors has commenced Solar Group in
2007-08. Thus, in addition to the several Offgrid products and projects,
it has made concrete efforts to come up in big way with Grid- Connected
Solar PV Power Plants.