As per the National Tariff Policy, it is envisaged that the targets for Solar RPO (Renewable Purchase Obligation) shall be 0.25% by 2012-13 extending to 3% by 2022. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission has been the first step towards achieving these targets. The following table illustrates the Solar RPO requirement by 2022 on the basis of expected demand in India.
The article discusses on different technologies used for PV panel cleaning with their performance in different types of environment. It also discusses about the problems associated with different types of cleaning system. - Dr. L. Ashok Kumar, Madhuvanthani Rajendran