The continuous use of fossil fuels is set to face multiple challenges. From global warming and other environmental concerns, to geopolitical and military conflicts, and of late, continued and significant fuel price rise; renewable energy is the solution to the growing energy challenges as they are abundant, inexhaustible and environmentally friendly.
July 30 and 31st 2012, saw India’s largest power blackout across the globe (The Great India Outage), which stretched from kolkata to New Delhi. This blackout was attributed to the northern power grid failure, resulting in about 700 million people going without power. In January 2015, the Indian government expanded its solar plans, targeting USD 100 billion in investment and 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the 2015 COP21 climate conference in Paris, “The world must turn to the sun to power our future. As the developing world lifts billions of people into prosperity, our hope for a sustainable planet rests on a bold, global initiative.” Read More…
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