Archive for Month: June

How much electricity does India need?

India had an installed electricity generation capacity of 356 GW with a per capita consumption of 1149KWh in 2017-18. Three factors must be taken into account when we plan the electrical infrastructure of the future The average per capita consumption of electricity in USA is upwards of 10000KWh while...

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What is the meaning of a Good Solar Plant

Solar Power Plants are designed for a life of 25 years. Take a minute to think over that number. Most mobile phones are considered good if they last for 3 years, televisions are considered good if they work for 10 years. No consumer good item is expected to work...

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URL of an YouTube Video

Petrol Pumps were one of the earliest adopters of Solar PhotoVoltaic technology. Thanks to the push from Indian Oil Corporation and the poor electricity infrastructure in the country in the early part of current decade, large number of petrol poumps went solar. Here is a link to the experience...

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