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World Solar Challenge – now solar car racing!

World Solar Challenge

World Solar Challenge is essentially a design competition to honour the world’s most efficient electric car. Solar cars are the most efficient electric vehicles. It all started in 1982 …  Honour Roll A mini race of solar cars is being held at AbuDhabi

Solar Car Racing

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Bank loans for rooftop solar installations for home

Public Sector Bank loans for rooftop solar installations for home

Public Sector Banks (PSBs) are to offer loans for rooftop solar installations  to home loan / home improvement proposals of individual customers.
Nearing Rs.7 per kWh without any subsidy, rooftop solutions have become feasible in India. Governement is providing 15 per cent subsidy on these installations.
Some banks that have already issued instructions to start offering this loan. These are :
Bank of India –  IOB Surya 
Syndicate Bank
State Bank of India
Dena Bank
Central Bank of India
Punjab National Bank
Allahabad Bank andShopOnline.Solar
Indian Overseas Bank
Contact us  at ShopOnline.Solar to put you through to a panel of  EPC contractors (engineering, procurement and construction contractors) near your location.  
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Rural electrification – Misplaced Emphasis

Rural electrification
Sharing a link to an article on rural electrification in one of the most respected weeklies  Economic & Political Weekly . Here the analysis says  that solar power should also be propagated in the urban market. So that there is surplus electricity for rural electrifictaion. Reason is the urban user has easier access to maintenance and repair of solar systems. Link on site  –  Solar Energy for Rural Electricity in India    
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Just launched Solar Shop Online

Solar Shop Online

Now Solar Shop Online – for all products. It will be delivered to your doorstep. For you we have brought together products from over 200 manufacturers. Our aim is to light every home with solar power. Stay tuned! ShopOnline.Solar For Manufacturers / Vendors : You can post your products for sale with us. Its free! Contact us now!!