April 2024

Sweeping Success: The Power of Maintenance and Cleaning in Solar Panel Generation/Performance

By |2024-04-02T12:18:34+05:30April 1st, 2024|

On 24/02/2024, EcoSoch's Solarcare team carried out its routine panel cleaning of one of our installations at Brigade Altamont. The capacity of the system is 100.8kWp with SolarEdge inverter technology: Description Specifications Capacity 100.8kWp Modules REC 400Wp - 252 modules Solar Inverter SolarEdge SE27.6k x 3 inverters System Type Grid Synchronous, net metered [...]

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

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 [...]

June 2020

Solar Generation in Bangalore

By |2020-06-19T01:20:29+05:30June 19th, 2020|

Solar Installation at Rainbow Drive Villa Community, Bangalore | India Solar Plant Generation in Bangalore, India Generation during Monsoon Season? “Does it work at all in the monsoon months?” “I don’t think Bangalore is an ideal place for Solar Rooftop [...]

How panel level monitoring has helped…

By |2020-06-18T12:42:51+05:30June 14th, 2020|

We will have a look at a couple of our sites where we have installed solar panels with SolarEdge systems and how module level monitoring of panels has helped us in identifying issues. Case Study I -  Solar Panels @ Krishi Group, Bangalore  We noticed that 2 of the solar panels were producing less [...]

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April 2020

MNRE To Treat Lockdown Due To Covid-19 as Force Majeure

By |2020-04-22T12:31:51+05:30April 21st, 2020|

"With the MNRE lockdown extension, all the solar rooftop customers of Bescom in Bangalore whose projects were stalled due to Covid, could be relieved from not being able to complete the projects with the deadlines as per their Power purchase agreement. ” Ministry of New and Renewable Energy ( MNRE ) has issued a [...]

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 [...]