Electricity Saving Tips For Homes And Offices

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Choose right inverter for home and maintain it right to manage electricity bills

By on July 5, 2018
Choose right inverter for home and maintain it right to manage electricity bills
Power supply situation continues to be bad in India with power failures ranging from 2 to 4 hours in cities and 8 hours or more in small towns and villages. This makes it difficult to manage daily life and thus installing power backups is inevitable. Although there are many solutions to this problem but the most common solution that most people apply in India; is to go for an Inverter-Battery system. However when somebody plans

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All about Electric Cars – technology for the future, pros and cons, and our take on it

By on April 22, 2016
All about Electric Cars – technology for the future, pros and cons, and our take on it
Green living and green concepts are the new buzzwords in our age, and use of electric cars is gaining popularity in the green town. For most people, use of electric cars is an alien or a new concept, but it is not that these cars never existed, or were never tried. A good look at the history of cars will tell you that people started using electric cars way back in mid-19th century (some time in 1830s). These cars were popular even before the gasoline (or

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Sizing batteries and inverters for a solar PV system

By on April 22, 2016
Sizing batteries and inverters for a solar PV system
In our previous post on: Solar Glossary – photovoltaic, panels, modules, cells, voltage, watt and current we talked about various technical aspects to look for before buying a solar panel. In this post we will talk more about batteries and inverters and their sizing. A larger sized system may cost more

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Charging a Mobile Phone: how much electricity does it consume?

By on April 22, 2016
Charging a Mobile Phone: how much electricity does it consume?
Telecom boom in India has had such a great impact that it has made sure that half of India has mobile phones (source: Indian Express). Every other person in the country has a mobile phone and it is increasing. We thought that mobile phones are integral part of our lives, so why not do a test on how much electricity does it consume. We picked up

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Roof-Top Solar PV system project for home and office

By on June 25, 2018
Roof-Top Solar PV system project for home and office
Electricity generated through coal plants is becoming expensive by every passing day. Power cuts and increasing dependence on DG sets is causing a lot of damage to the environment. The demand supply gap for electricity is increasing in the country which makes it very important for people to start thinking of other ways of realizing their energy needs. Keeping this in mind Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India is promoting off-grid solar PV

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