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Solar Inverter Price in India

By on September 11, 2016
Solar Inverter Price in India
Inverter is the heart of any Solar PV system. It converts DC current (generated from Solar Panels) to AC Current (needed by appliances and/or the grid) and it also controls and monitors the entire PV System. It ensures that the Solar PV modules always operate at their radiation and temperature dependent maximum power and it also makes sure that the grid is safe. So while buying a Solar PV system, it is very important that you choose the right inverter for the safety

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Top Ten Solar Panel Brands (Manufacturers) in India

By on January 20, 2017
Top Ten Solar Panel Brands (Manufacturers) in India
With rising costs of electricity, reduction in prices of Solar PV Panels and lots of government policy support, buying a Solar PV system has become very lucrative in many parts of India. The interest in buying Solar PV is increasing, however, there is still some lack of awareness about technology, brands, and prices amongst the consumers in the country. We at Bijli Bachao have created several pages (link)

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Energy Efficient Star Rated Power Inverters in India

By on November 11, 2016
Energy Efficient Star Rated Power Inverters in India
Power cut is a major problem in most parts of India. Power Inverters are used by many to run some of the appliances during these power cuts. Have you ever wondered where the power comes from in those power inverters. We at Bijli Bachao recently got a question from a reader expressing his surprise that his electricity bills increased after installing a power inverter. Let us try and answer two questions in this regard:

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Delhi rooftop solar cheaper than electricity bill!

By on November 5, 2016
Delhi rooftop solar cheaper than electricity bill!
Delhi is a huge consumer of electricity – it uses more power than all other metros put together. The peak power demand in Delhi in 2014 was ~6000 MW, almost all of it coming from coal and gas powered plants located in Delhi. The

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Rooftop Solar in Telangana – Sizing and Financial Returns

By on November 5, 2016
Rooftop Solar in Telangana – Sizing and Financial Returns
There are two DISCOMs in Telangana – TSSPDCL that supplies power to the districts of Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Mahbubnagar, Nalgonda and Medak, and TSNPDCL that supplies to Warangal, Karimnagar, Khammam, Nizamabad and Adilabad. The net metered rooftop solar installations are growing at a brisk pace, with

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How to get “Grid Connected” Solar PV Rooftop System in India – A Step by Step Procedure

By on January 18, 2017
How to get “Grid Connected” Solar PV Rooftop System in India – A Step by Step Procedure
Solar PV technology for generating electricity from solar energy has been in India since quite some time now, but for a long time, it was not economically feasible for most Indians to take benefits of. But due to a drop in the prices of solar PV in the last few years coupled with significant policy-level implementations by Government in India, now, in 2016, Solar PV technology looks quite lucrative. Who would not want to use solar energy, a free renewable resource

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work – A layman’s explanation

By on August 12, 2016
How Does an Air Conditioner Work – A layman’s explanation
Whenever working of an air conditioner is explained, it is explained by detailing how a system with the condenser, compressor and evaporator works. Although the explanation is technically absolutely correct, but many people find it hard to understand. No wonder we at Bijli Bachao get a lot of questions from people asking various things like: “Can I use my AC to cool two rooms?”, or  “Why is it taking so much time for the temperature to come down?”, or “Why

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Domestic Electricity LT Tariff Slabs and Rates for all states in India in 2017

By on January 5, 2017
Domestic Electricity LT Tariff Slabs and Rates for all states in India in 2017
As the electricity tariff rates keep changing every year, we at Bijli Bachao thought that it will be very useful for our readers to know about the latest tariff slabs and rates applicable for 2016. So we do our research for all the states in India regularly and publish a table that lists all the latest tariff slabs and rates applicable for LT (Low Tension) domestic customers in urban centers in India. As the tariffs change, we update them in the list. Please note that

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How to go about implementing Solar PV in Maharashtra

By on November 5, 2016
How to go about implementing Solar PV in Maharashtra
Electricity tariffs in Maharashtra are the highest in India. If a household in Maharashtra consumes 400 units a month, their monthly power bill is around ₹3,500. Effectively, they are paying almost ₹9 per unit of electricity. For a business, costs can range from ₹9 to as high as ₹17, without accounting for power outages which drive the numbers even higher. Turning off lights and fans, switching to LED lighting, and not using the AC will reduce the power bill

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Difference between Inverter Technology and Power Inverter

By on April 22, 2016
Difference between Inverter Technology and Power Inverter
It has been several years since Inverter Air Conditioners (and refrigerators) arrived in India. Initially, people were sceptical of the new technology, but lately, people have started embracing it. No doubt that it is because Inverter Technology Air Conditioners save a huge amount of electricity. However, there is one big confusion (or we may call it a myth) that exists amongst most consumers: that Air Conditioners with Inverter Technology

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