The TPPs require another scarce natural resource i.e. water in huge quantity for their operations. Other day-to-day issues associated with TPPs include huge maintenance costs and manpower requirement.
In such a Scenario PV Solar offers a relief from the above problems. India is blessed with enough Solar Energy to wipe out the Power Problem and also address the future Energy needs of the Country. Solar Energy Utilization has gained further prominence after recent Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Problem. In fact Germany has declared to go Nuclear Free by 2022. This is no surprise considering that nearly 15% of Power during Summer is from household rooftops in Germany.
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A few facts about PV Solar Power Plants :
Most parts of India are worthy and feasible for PV Solar Power Plants due to good availability of Sun Light throughout the year. Moreover with the Government Subsidies and Incentives under JNNSM make the projects completely viable. Some of the Government Schemes are :