MODI – next step to a country running on solar

MODI - next step to a country running on solar

The Airport, inaugurated a massive 45-acre solar plant with 46,000 panels, which will provide about 12 MW.

Its president Modi’s dream to transform India to a fossil free country (100GW of solar power by 2022). This is one of the reasons that India has been implementing solar energy on a large scale.

Modi is changing the country

Read about of the thousands of solar panels supplying green energy to fuel stations, railway stations, water canal projects and villages. And since August 2015. the Cochin International Airport runs on solar power.  

The Airport, in the south of India, inaugurated a massive 45-acre solar plant with 46,000 panels, which will provide about 12 MW. The project started in 2013 and has gradually expanded.

CO2

Calculations did show that this green power supply will reduce carbon emissions by 300,000 tonnes over the next 25 years.

Solar PV is a case in point, with Indian manufacturers recently filing an anti-dumping petition with the Ministry of Trade and Commerce, partly due to their inability to compete with the mass of cheaper Chinese cell and module imports. Indian PV manufacturers now have just a 10.6% market share in their own country, according to consultancy firm Bridge to India.

Rahul Walawalkar added: “On one side, lots of this renewable deployment is driven by focus of the Finance Ministry to reduce dependence on oil imports

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