September 2017

Letter from Mr Mohan about our workshop

By |2018-01-17T18:20:53+05:30September 19th, 2017|

Solar rooftop and compost at home workshop Generating electricity for household needs is a welcome concept and an answer for today’s electricity shortages from the state grids. We are coming across stories of installing solar on the household roofs. One may be curious how at all these solar panels are installed and how [...]

July 2016

Wayanad Diary II

By |2018-01-17T18:20:53+05:30July 28th, 2016|

With Ranga and myself already on site, waiting for team to come for next interesting project. In-fact it will one of the most challenging projects in our list. We are prepared to stay in an half built house, between the dense forest surrounded by the gigantic Banasura hill and other small hills covered by greens everywhere. [...]

March 2015

CPRI Certificate on Super Fan’s Air Delivery Capacity

By |2018-01-17T18:20:55+05:30March 8th, 2015|

The Central Power Research Institute is an autonomous society under the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India. In their Fan Testing Laboratory, ELECTRIC CEILING FANs are tested as per IS: 374 -1979 specification. This is published by the BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS which is The National Standards Body of India. Air Delivery Test at CPRI Here is [...]

SuperFans are 5 Star Certified by BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency).

By |2018-01-17T18:20:55+05:30March 5th, 2015|

The Government of India set up Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) (Website: on 1st March 2002 under the provisions of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001. The mission of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency is to assist in developing policies and strategies with a thrust on self-regulation and market principles, within the overall framework of [...]

November 2014

Sun2Car – Mahindra Reva E20

By |2018-01-17T18:20:56+05:30November 25th, 2014|

We at EcoSoch are always proud to own a REVA for our company. We are not only using it for our personal transport but also use it to deliver our Energy efficient Fans, LED Lights, Composting Pots to many of our customers. It had not only attracted many ogles like no other vehicle we ever [...]

Assessing Energy Needs for Solar Photo-voltaic System

By |2018-01-17T18:20:56+05:30November 17th, 2014|

Once you decide to go for solar installation on your rooftop, you would need to decide the type of solar rooftop PV system that you want to install. It could be off-grid roof-top or an on-grid solar rooftop PV solar system. For more details on off-grid and on-grid, please refer For a standalone off-grid solar [...]

August 2014

How many units of electricity does the sun give us?

By |2018-01-17T18:20:57+05:30August 19th, 2014|

The answer to this question depends on where you live and how much space you have. We know that 1 unit of electricity is 1 kWh. Let us assume that you need 600 units a month. This is 20 kWh per day.  Check your actual average usage using your electricity bill. The average solar in-sol-ation in [...]

Batteries for Solar Panels

By |2018-01-17T18:20:57+05:30August 13th, 2014|

We need Deep Cycle Batteries for Solar Panels. Deep cycle batteries can withstand a deep discharge. Your car starter battery may survive a 100 deep discharges, but a high spec Deep Cycle Battery can withstand about 1200 deep discharges. Solar Panels generate low currents and charge batteries slowly. 'Solar' batteries are optimised for high battery efficiency. [...]