Trackers gaining prominence worldwide
Trackers play a major role in solar photovolatic (PV) globally, with more than 50 per cent of installations using single axis tracking technology. Good quality trackers reduce project costs as well as maintenance needs while enhancing generation by 20 per cent or more depending on the location of the installation.
Banks reluctant to fund renew projects
Artha Energy Resources is a four-year old data first company, a part of the Artha Group of companies. Artha is a part of Damani group with interests across venture capital, power, hospitality, stock markets, and real estate.
Competitive bidding will lower procurement costs
The bids are fairly aggressive and assume most of the project risks to play out favourably. For achieving the good returns, generating PLFs of close to 35 per cent will be necessary through the life of the projects. Hence, location of the project will be very critical.
The micro intervention
Globally, 1.2 billion people-including 550 million in Africa, lack energy access (International Energy Agency, 2012), and depend on kerosene for their lighting requirements. However, kerosene not only provides poor illumination, but is also highly toxic, hazardous, and environmentally unfriendly.
You need a strong manufacturing base
If Europe and the US have resorted to anti-dumping duties to protect local industries, why can´t India, asks Bhupesh Trivedi, President Marketing, Waaree Energies Ltd.