India is only G20 country having excellent potential for tapping solar energy in cost effective and sustainable way with combination of Indian and international technology base.
In India, as a result of efforts made during the past two decades, a significant infrastructure has emerged for the manufacture of different solar energy systems/components including solar PV cells and modules.
According to New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of AP (NEDCAP) vice-chairman and managing director M Kamalakar Babu, 400 kw rooftop photovoltaic power system will be installed on Osmania General Hospital, 500 kw on Gandhi Hospital and 150 kw on Niloufer Hospital.
Electronics repair shop owner develops a solar powered car using materials from a junkyard. He claims to have not put in too much of thought into the making of the car and yet what came out of it was a functional car.
A China-based solar-powered scooter and car maker is eyeing the Indian market by showcasing its products at an autoexhibition here, a company official said.
The government of India has issued a statement from its Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) to announce another round of its solar entrepreneurship programme. The programme has been repeatedly successful according to the ministry leading director general, Arun Kumar to confirm that the programme will now run every month.
"In a short span of three years, India has made impressive strides in developing its abundant solar power potential. With more than 300 million people without access to energy and industry citing energy shortage as key growth barrier in India, solar power has the potential to help the country address the shortage of power for economic growth," Onno Ruhl, World Bank Country Director in India said at the release of the report.