Why Petrol Pumps in India are Going Solar?

Solar Powered Petrol Pumps

Petrol pumps in India are turning towards solar power. What is the reason behind this? Let’s find out. Earlier, in rural areas power from the grid was available for only 8-10 hours a day. Hence, pump owners had to use Diesel Gensets which consume diesel measuring approximately 1.5 litres per hour. In addition, these DG sets caused a high amount of noise pollution … Read more

Telangana Village Turns to Solar Energy for ‘100% of Its Needs’

Solar panels atop every house in Banjerpally, a small village in the district of Siddipet (Telangana)

First of its kind, a village in Telangana claims to generate its own electricity using solar power for 100% of its needs. Banjerpally, a small village in the district of Siddipet (Telangana) has 121 houses in total and nearly 95 households got solar power connections back in 2015. Later, remaining houses were also added. This … Read more