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About Anand Upadhyay

Anand Upadhyay is a Fellow with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI, New Delhi). He tweets at @indiasolarpost. Views and opinion if any, are his own.



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How A Mumbai Startup Is Resolving Trust Issues To Simplify The Solar Journey Of Cooperative Societies

September 1st, 2020 | by Anand Upadhyay

One of the key issues for the abysmally low adoption of rooftop solar in the residential sector has been the limited awareness and lack of knowledge. TrueSun has worked with several residential societies that are keen to reduce their electricity bills and go solar. However, many of these project leads have been on hold for many years due to a lack of conviction among society members


India’s Largest Building Integrated Vertical Solar System & The Road Ahead

July 11th, 2020 | by Anand Upadhyay

In 2019, U-Solar Clean Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd. installed India’s largest building integrated vertical solar PV system at a data center in Mumbai. The system, with a capacity of about 1 MW, has been installed by integrating solar panels on all four walls of the facility, covering over 5000 square feet of facade area


What Is More Effective Emissions-Wise, Solar Panels Or Trees?

February 29th, 2020 | by Anand Upadhyay

There has been a lot of discussion on the web on choosing between solar PV systems or trees in order to reduce one’s carbon emissions. Even beyond comparison to solar systems, quantifying the value of a tree has been coming up consistently nowadays


Fact Check: Is Gujarat Leading Rooftop Solar Installations In India?

August 8th, 2019 | by Anand Upadhyay

A few weeks back there were a number of posts from the mainstream media in India which claimed Gujarat to be the leading state in terms of rooftop solar installations. The excitement for the news on social media was visible from the enthusiastic shares by supporters of both the state and the solar sector. But is Gujarat really the leading rooftop solar installations in India


Lithium-ion Battery Manufacturing Heating Up In India

July 28th, 2019 | by Anand Upadhyay

Interest in electric vehicles (EVs) is getting super hot in India. Having missed out on building its own manufacturing base for solar PV, India seems conscious about not missing the EV opportunity, especially for lithium-ion battery manufacturing (LIB)



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