Solar: Is It Shining
10 MW in 2010 to 21 GW of installed grid-connected solar capacity in 2018 shows the testament of the Government of India's success in supporting renewable energy, especially solar, in India.
LED lighting programme sets off a supply - demand chain reaction
India's streetlights form a crucial component of the nation's investment in lighting and road safety. Launched in 2015, EESL's street light national programme (SNLP) has been instrumental in retrofitting over 6.1 million conventional street lights with LEDs in 941 municipalities across 28 states and union territories in the country.
Converting clean energy from resources efficiently into a commercially usable power is where power semiconductor devices play a crucial role and they are almost indispensable.
‘Bring Your Own Logger’ service offers solar monitoring hardware flexibility
Locus Energy has announced a new, advanced hardware flexibility, with an enhanced capability to collect data from on-site aggregators and third-party equipment directly. This capability will enable customers to streamline and optimise their hardware procurement costs and provide them with versatile OEM and third party support.
The Indian LED lighting market is expected to reach Rs.31,010 crore, growing at a CAGR of 62 per cent between 2016-20. There has been increased focus by the government towards energy conservation and efficiency in the last few years.
Govt schemes have led to demand in the residential segment
Supported by ongoing government initiatives to promote LED lighting as well as changing consumer preferences, the LED market will grow to Rs.21,600 crore by 2020, an exponential growth of 41 per cent CAGR from Rs.1,925 crore in 2013, making the LED market ~60 per cent of the total lighting industry (Rs.37.600 crore) in 2020.