Amazon launches solar power store in India

India sees the opening of an online marketplace dedicated to on-site solar photovoltaic power this week.

Amazon India has launched an online solar energy store that offers customers a range of PV-related products including solar panels, solar lights, USB chargers and a number of other items.
Amazon
Consumers can purchase solar panels and other PV system components online, including inverters and installation kits.

“We understand that consumer mindset towards energy efficiency and carbon footprint is undergoing a positive change,” said Amazon India director of category management, Samir Kumar.

The Indian state of Maharashtra announced increased solar ambitions last week, including a 25 GW renewable energy target, of which solar PV would be expected to generate around half. Currently, the state has a target of 14.4 GW, which is in line with nationwide targets set under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM)

In the U.S., Amazon has explored the option of utilizing Tesla's new commercial-scale Powerpack battery system to aid the company's solar energy objectives.



Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...