Solar panels yet to light up city colleges

College campuses struggle with electricity bills and upkeep issues as they take the sustainable route with solar technology. Insufficient number of solar panels for electricity supply and lack of their maintenance, despite guidelines by the University Grants Commission (UGC), prevents colleges from being sustainable. The Development of Solar Cities programme initiated by the Ministry of […]

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BESCOM Solar Rooftop Scheme In the Shadows

BESCOM’s solar rooftop scheme has hit several roadblocks since its inception in 2014. Bengaluru: Ashok Sarath, a resident of Defense Colony, Indiranagar, installed a solar power plant seven years ago. Back then, he had hoped that he would be able to save money and also go green by investing in the solar rooftop. However, ever […]

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