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What are the Expected Returns from a Grid Connected Solar Project?

Revenue from the solar plant is computed by multiplying the units generated by the plant over a year with the tariff applicable in the location of the plant. The units generated for a year can be found out as below

Annual Generation (kWh) = CUF x Capacity (kW) x 24 x 365

CUF can be ascertained by […]

What are the Initial Investment and O&M Costs Required for a MW Solar Plant in India?

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The major portion of the expenditure for a solar plant is taken up by the initial investment required. There are other expenses which we need to consider initially as part of utility scale solar costs, such as the inverter replacement cost, operations and maintenance cost, insurance charges and such.

Initial Capital Investment Required

This should […]

What is the Payback Period of Rooftop Solar PV Systems?

What is the Payback Period of Rooftop Solar PV Systems?

Talk to any investor on a business opportunity, and one of the first questions that come up is about the solar energy payback period for the investment.

The same is the case of rooftop solar PV investments.

What is Payback Period?

Payback period of a rooftop PV system can […]

What is the Rate of Return of Utility Scale Solar in India?

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Internal Rate of Return
Before going into Internal Rate of Return of a utility scale solar power plant, we need to understand the concept of Net Present Value (NPV). NPV negates the problem of having to compare cash flows in different time periods. The value of a rupee now wouldn’t be the same five […]

What are the Financing Options Available for MW Solar Plants in India?

Sun’s energy is free but setting up a MW Solar plant is capital-intensive. Financing options is one of the biggest hurdles faced by MW solar plant investors. It is critical to select a solar financing option that suits your company. The usual cost of setting up a plant comes to around 6 Crores/MW. 30% of […]

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Is Solar Power the Best Sector for Me to Invest My Money in?

Sweet Answer from Solar Mango: (updated Jul 2015)

Is Solar Power the Best Sector for Me to Invest My Money in?

Hundreds of entrepreneurs and businesses ask this question to Solar Mango every month. And we have to admit that is one of the more difficult questions we have encountered
The reason why this is a difficult question […]

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