Financial Models to go for Solar

Financial models for Solar, Capex vs Opex model, Boot Model for Solar

In India, Solar power plants are possible under three financial models:

A. Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) Model

B. Operational Expenditure (OPEX) Model

C. Loan Model

The first one requires to pay an upfront cost, but the second one requires no such cost. Let us understand these models one by one.

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Solar Panel Cleaning Guidelines

dirty solar panels

Solar Power plants are essentially maintenance free as they do not consist of any moving parts. However, panel cleaning is one aspect of solar panel maintenance that should not be taken lightly. When Google conducted a groundbreaking experiment at their 1.6 MW solar farm in Mountain View, California, it was found that solar panel cleaning was “the number one way to maximize the energy they produce.” Cleaning solar panels that had been in operation for 15 months almost doubled their output of electricity (1).

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How to calculate your solar power plant size ?

The most important question, any consumer faces is what is the appropriate size of solar power plant that is required for minimizing the electricity bill. In this post, we shall see, how to calculate the appropriate size of solar plant that is suitable for your house/institution or business.

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