Selecting Appropriate Rooftop Solar Panels

India is blessed with abundant sunshine for most of the year. Switching to solar energy is therefore an extremely logical option. Solar energy is more economical and environment-friendly as compared to...

How To Make A Wireless Sensor Node?

In many applications, harvesting of ambient energy sources becomes a necessity.  Wireless sensor nodes are thus becoming increasingly widespread these days for monitoring and recording parameters like temperature, humidity and pressure at diverse...

Solar-Energy Systems

‘Solar’ is the Latin word for ‘sun.’ Solar energy from sun gives life to earth and its creation. Besides this, solar energy can also be successfully utilised for various applications such...

Modernise Your Living With Solar

Today, lifestyle is changing at a very fast pace, while accepting ways to save energy. However, using grid electricity is not the solution as it is too costly. Electricity generation is...

Renewable Energy: From Sugar-Powered Battery to Clean Tech Inspired by Butterflies

This story begins just like any other—with a problem. There are way too many electrical and electronic appliances and devices in the world today. Engineers are trying to reduce the power...

How To Make A Solar Inverter?

Solar Inverters have now made a wide transition from simply inverting the DC currents of the solar panels to AC. Inverter manufacturers are constantly striving to innovate and cut down costs,...

Pros and Cons of Different Solar Modules

Talking about the pros of solar PV systems, Stefan de Haan, principal analyst, Photovoltaics, IHS iSuppli, says, “In most regions of the world, PV is already the cheapest renewable energy technology....

Connectivity and Consumerisation Drive Renewables

On October 2, 2015, at Times Square in New York City, USA, the renewable energy sector’s most efficient solar panel was announced by SolarCity. Clocked at 22.04 per cent efficiency by...

Rooftop Solar Plants a Viable Business Opportunity

For organisations planning to shift from conventional energy to solar power use, a rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant can not only be a money saver but also money spinner with excess...

Why Distributed Solar Power Is Crucial

  Distributed solar power generation is the opposite of centralised generation. In centralised generation, electricity is generated at central power plants that are sometimes located hundreds of kilometres away from the load...