March 2024

Apartment Rooftop Solar: Solutions & Subsidy Opportunities in Bangalore

By |2024-03-26T17:42:35+05:30March 14th, 2024|

Why should Apartments go for Rooftop Solar? Cost Savings: Rooftop solar installations can significantly reduce the common area electricity bills for apartment complexes by generating their own clean energy. With solar power, apartments can offset a portion of their energy consumption from the grid, leading to substantial long-term savings. Additionally, government subsidies [...]

Solar rooftop subsidy scheme from Central Govt for residential consumers

By |2024-03-08T13:50:43+05:30March 8th, 2024|

About the Solar subsidy scheme - The Central Govt. has launched the PM – Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana through which residential customers (Individual homeowners) can install solar rooftop system on their premises and avail the subsidy (or Central Financial Assistance - CFA) directly from the Central Government. To facilitate this scheme, Ministry of [...]

BESCOM online services down for 10 days

By |2024-03-08T11:54:23+05:30March 8th, 2024|

BESCOM services disrupted - During the period of March 10 to 19, Bescom's online services will experience a temporary disruption lasting 10 days due to scheduled software upgrades. This will affect services including the Rooftop Solar application portal, electricity bill payments, new connections, name changes, and tariff adjustments. Despite this, Bescom assures consumers that there [...]

July 2023

Voltage Fluctuations Begone! Experience Stable Power with Servo Stabilizer for Your Residence.

By |2023-07-08T11:58:51+05:30July 8th, 2023|

The Servo Controlled Voltage Stabilizer (5kVA) is a precision-designed voltage regulation solution that ensures stable and reliable power supply for sensitive electronic equipment. With a capacity of 5kVA (5000VA), it is suitable for various applications, including small to medium-sized commercial establishments, offices, and industrial setups. Issues Voltage fluctuations are variations in the voltage levels [...]

Pre-Charge Resistors: Essential for Dependable and Safe Battery Operation

By |2023-07-08T11:07:09+05:30July 8th, 2023|

Precautions to take before connecting Inverter to Battery When you are connecting any Inverter to the Battery (thru the fuse), you would have noticed sparking as shown below. You can also check out the same in the below video. https://youtu.be/_PgthByAYz4?t=630 This sparking happens because the capacitors in the Inverter try to get charged [...]

BESCOM SRTPV Policy for FY-23/24

By |2023-07-07T10:29:49+05:30July 6th, 2023|

BESCOM SRTPV Policy for FY-23/24 BESCOM has released the policy for Grid connected Solar Rooftop Photo Voltaic plants (SRTPV) for the fiscal year 2023-24. This policy will be effective till 31st Mar 2024. Here are the highlights: No more PPAs for Residences till 10kWp Now, when you submit your application, which includes the Power [...]

June 2021

KERC Revises Electricity bills For FY2021-22

By |2021-06-17T01:14:13+05:30June 17th, 2021|

KARNATAKA ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has revised the electricity bills for the Financial Year (FY) 2021-22 across the Karnataka State with effect from April 1st 2021. The Commission has approved an average increase in tariff by 30 (thirty) paise per unit (considering increase in Fixed/ Demand and Energy charges) for [...]

April 2020

Financial Viability Check: Rooftop Solar for Apartments in Bangalore

By |2020-04-18T15:12:12+05:30April 18th, 2020|

Is it financially viable in the long run? In the financial year of 2019-20, the number of apartment associations looking at installing solar rooftop systems as part of their go-green initiatives has dramatically increased. It also helps in cost cutting opportunity for apartment communities.  This blog tries to answer a [...]

December 2019

Our first Enphase system turns 4 Year Old.

By |2019-12-25T16:37:25+05:30December 19th, 2019|

A lot of questions still arise in the solar generation system, Whether the system will perform? Will my solar panels work even for a year or so? Will my inverters work? And so on….. In this article we answer all of these questions about solar generation in Bangalore as we have the data of [...]

June 2019

5% hike in electricity tariff under BESCOM

By |2019-06-01T18:29:50+05:30June 1st, 2019|

Bengaluru Energy Supply COMpany (BESCOM) hiked the electricity tariff by 5%. It's not just the temperature that's increasing but also our electricity tariff! There will be an increase of 33 paisa per unit of energy for BESCOM jurisdiction customers. This is applicable to eight districts in Karnataka - Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural, Chikkaballapura, Kolar, Davanagere, [...]