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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 February 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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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 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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Rooftop Solar in Bangalore – Feasibility and Financing

By on November 5, 2016
Rooftop Solar in Bangalore – Feasibility and Financing
In our previous post, we gave you basic information on how to think about purchasing, installing and financing a rooftop solar system, including cost-benefit analysis. Today,

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Guest Post: Financing Options for Solar Rooftop Projects in India

By on November 5, 2016
Guest Post: Financing Options for Solar Rooftop Projects in India
Solar power is experiencing rapid growth in India, powered by a variety of recent developments: central and state governments have been announcing policy initiatives to drive adoption, solar power is already at grid parity for SME & industrial customers in 12 states, and cost of grid power is increasing by 5 - 10% every year for almost all customers. Combined with environmental concerns and widely prevalent power deficits across the

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Solar Conversion Kit: A better way to use existing inverter battery system with Solar PV

By on April 22, 2016
Solar Conversion Kit: A better way to use existing inverter battery system with Solar PV
We at ‘Bijli Bachao’ have been getting a lot of queries from our readers, on how to apply the solar inverter technology in the houses, do we need to completely replace the existing inverters, what all modifications are required, and is it possible to apply the solar panel to the regular inverter?, etc. are some of the pertinent queries, which we keep getting on this subject. Therefore we have decided to dedicate one article on this topic, whose application will

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Renewable energy or Green Power: What is it, its types and sources

By on April 22, 2016
Renewable energy or Green Power: What is it, its types and sources
Energy is a very important aspect of today's life. And electrical energy is something which is required almost everywhere irrespective of the domain of work in consideration. Being such an important entity, it goes without saying that it's demand is sky-rocketing. So it puts a lot of pressure on the energy resources available to us. What is renewable energy? There are basically two types

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