Solar Power Plant

Portfolio Description

SOLAR POWER PLANTS

solar power plant is any type of facility that converts sunlight either directly, like photovoltaics, or indirectly, like solar thermal plants, into electricity. They come in a variety of types, with each using discretely different techniques to harness the power of the sun.
Photovoltaic power plants use large areas of photovoltaic cells, known as PV or solar cells, to convert sunlight into usable electricity. These cells are usually made from silicon alloys and are the technology most people have become familiar with – chances are you may even have one on your roof.

1 - ON-GRID SOLAR POWER PLANTS

On-grid solar power system is a solar power generation system where it is connected to the utility grid. The electricity produced by the system is routed to the grid from where it is used to run the various appliances. The installation of the same is also fuss-free and easy to maintain.
How does on-grid solar power system works?
The arrangement of solar modules absorbs the sunlight on them and convert it into electricity. The current generated here is Direct Current (DC). The solar inverter then converts the DC to Alternating Current (AC), thus making it to power the electrical items. This electricity is then routed to the grid where it is supplied for day to day use. An important feature is a net meter. It is a device that records the energy supplied to the grid and the energy consumed. At the end of each month, the outstanding is recorded and the consumer is provided with a bill.

Benefits of on-grid solar –
1. Zero Electricity Bills – Though the solar power system is connected to the grid, the consumer has to pay only for the surplus electricity he consumes. The bill generated on a monthly basis determines whether the consumer has any payments to be made. However, at the same time if the consumer utilizes less electricity, the excess is fed back in the grid.
2. Easy maintenance – The on-grid solar power system has the least number of parts along with simple installation. The elimination of batteries makes the maintenance quite easy.
3. Passive income generation – With a connection to the grid, the consumer can charge for the surplus electricity he has generated. It not only eliminates your electricity bills but also avails the cost benefits for the excess electricity generated.

2 - OFF-GRID SOLAR POWER PLANTS

Off-grid means, The system is not connected in any way to your grid’s power system or utility company. This is appealing because you are 100% self-sustaining your energy use.

3 - HYBRID SOLAR POWER PLANTS

The hybrid solar energy system is a combination of On-Grid and Off-Grid based solar energy systems. In simple terms, one can define it as a grid connected solar power system with a battery backup added. … Also, one can sell the surplus energy generated to the local grid-connection and get paid for the same