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Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures – ASCE / SEI 7-05

STANDARD 1 General…………………………………………………………… 1.1  Scope………………………………………………. 1.2  Definitions ……………………………………………. 1.3  BasicRequirements ……………………………………….. 1.3.1  Strength………………………………………… 1.3.2  Serviceability………………………………………. 1.3.3  Self-strainingForces…………………………………… 1.3.4  Analysis………………………………………… 1.3.5  CounteractingStructuralActions…………………………….. 1.4  GeneralStructuralIntegrity ……………………………………. 1.5  ClassificationofBuildingsandOtherStructures ………………………….. 1.5.1  Nature of Occupancy. . . . . . . . . . … Continue reading

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Best Practises Handbook on Performance Evaluation, Operations and Maintenance of Solar PV Power Plants in India

A must read for all Solar PV Plant Owners and Operators Click the link below Comprehensive Solar O&M Handbook  

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Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems Gross & Net Metering Regulations January 2019

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Drivers and Challenges for Rooftop Solar Loans toSmall and Medium Enterprises in India

Drivers-and-Challenges-for-Rooftop-Solar-Loans-to-Small-and-Medium-Enterprises-in-India Executive Summary India needs to accelerate the growth of its rooftop solar sector. Of the 40 GW of rooftop solar installations targeted by 2022, the country has only achieved 2 GW to-date. This slow progress may hinder the country’s … Continue reading

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Wind Loads on Utility Scale Solar PV Power Plants

Abstract The Solar Photovoltaic (PV) industry is experiencing phenomenal growth. Wind loads for ground-mounted PV power plants are often developed by using static pressure coefficients from wind tunnel studies in calculation methods found in ASCE 7. Structural failures of utility … Continue reading

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Power loss due to soiling on solar panel: A review

The power output delivered from a photovoltaic module highly depends on the amount of irradiance, which reaches the solar cells. Many factors determine the ideal output or optimum yield in a photovoltaic module. However, the environment is one of the … Continue reading

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Solar nearly level with wind and out-competing fossil fuels in developing countries – BNEF

Average capital expenditure (capex) for PV projects in developing countries during 2015 stood at US$2.15 million/MW, rapidly approaching average wind capex of US$2.02 million/MW. Credit: BNEF Driven by steep cost declines in PV equipment, solar is now on a par … Continue reading

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