The Google logo is spelt out in heliostats (mirrors reflect sunlight onto a central receiving point) at a power generating system in the US. The project, a partnership of NRG, BrightSource, Google and Bechtel, is the world’s largest solar thermal facility and produces energy to power over 140,000 homes
20,000 MW is the India’s solar power target by 2020. The second phase of the national solar mission is poised to give us a lead in solar power development, a World Bank report has said. Solar energy cost has gone down to $0.15 per kWh, making India among the lowest cost destinations for grid-collected solar photovoltaic power in the world.
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(This story appears in the 07 March, 2014 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)
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