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Democratization of Solar Tech

In December 2015, 63-year-old Syed Sajjan Ahmed drove to India International Science Fair (IISF) held in New Delhi from Bangalore in his self-developed solar electric-powered car covering 3,000 km, marking a water-shed moment in India’s solar tech history. Syed built his solar vehicle for about Rs One lakh. Syed’s vehicle was just the beginning. An […]

Solar Power: Solution to India’s Power Woes

Solar Panel, Alternative Energy

Solar power refers to the conversion of sunlight into electricity. This can be done in two ways: directly using PV (photovoltaics), or indirectly with the help of concentrated solar power. Concentrated solar power systems use mirrors or lenses and tracking systems to focus a large area of sunlight into a small beam. PVs use the […]