Solar sector to reap benefits as solar irradiance improves due to Covid-19 lockdown

17 July 2020 (Last Updated July 17th, 2020 09:24)

With the lockdowns being implemented during April, the Indian electricity load patterns shifted significantly. According to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), in comparison to 2019, the generation from the solar sector increased during March, April and May 2020. Such large leaps from renewable energy were seen because of the pollution-free environment and good micro-climatic conditions during the lockdown, observes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

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