16 Dec '11, 9pm

Solar Power in India is Now Cheaper than Diesel

Solar Power in India is Now Cheaper than Diesel

The bids are being submitted as part of the ‘Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission,’ a government scheme which is set to allocate funding for 20,000 MW of solar power over the next ten years. According to Renewable Energy World, the gradual allocation of this solar capacity should mean that solar becomes the cheapest form of energy in India within the next two years. That’s not just good news because it means more renewables, but because it means a likely shrinkage of India’s reliance on diesel, a $2.32-billion industry in India.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/12/16/solar-power-in-india-...

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