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 [...]

July 2016

Why Solar Panels are installed at certain Angle?

By |2021-01-19T21:04:59+05:30July 4th, 2016|

A hundred and fifty million kilometers away from earth, being a nearly perfect sphere of hot plasma, sun emits around 3.86×1026 watts of energy. But only 1.74×1017 watts of energy is received by earth with the world’s yearly consumption being around 1.8×1013 watts. Harnessing this amount of energy from sun would save the earth [...]

December 2014

Burn Coal so that Solar can take over later!

By |2017-11-17T16:32:00+05:30December 2nd, 2014|

Thinking like an environmentalist and as a solar evangelist, I would prefer India to reduce its dependency on coal drastically and switch over to SUN immediately to combat Climate Change. Here is the Dilemma!  As a socio-economic activist, we I prefer to accelerate it’s Development, by any energy means, of all of its 300 Million [...]

September 2014

Why are our solar panels at an angle to the floor?

By |2018-01-17T18:20:57+05:30September 4th, 2014|

Take a walk up to any terrace and look at the solar panels. They look like slides, don't they? Why ever is that? You would guess, correctly, that we want our solar panels to receive the greatest amount of sunlight. The sun does not rise in the exact east each day. The direction of sun-rise [...]

August 2014

How do oceans absorb carbon dioxide? Scientists find clues.

By |2017-11-20T17:49:28+05:30August 26th, 2014|

Oceans absorb one third to more than half the carbon dioxide that humans put into the atmosphere.  Oceans hold 50 times more carbon dioxide than the atmosphere. At the surface of the ocean carbon dioxide and heat are exchanged with the atmosphere. Then the phytoplankton consume this carbon dioxide.  Their waste drops to the bottom [...]

May 2014