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Solar Applications in the Development of Smart Cities in India


Krishna Nadoda , CEPT University; Ruta Patel, CEPT University; Aastha Shah, CEPT University


Solar, Renewable, India, Applications, Smart


The paper discusses the exploitation of solar energy for various applications in India, like solar street lights, solar water heaters and solar rooftop systems. Solar energy being a renewable and a sustainable source of energy is very useful in day to day life .Indian Government has supported this idea by taking initiatives to develop and deploy solar energy for meeting the demands of energy requirements of the country through various applications. This is helpful in the establishment of smart cities. A good research about the need, requirements, goals and objectives, benefits, challenges etc. regarding all the three applications have been provided as a part of development of smart cities. A comparison of present to future scenario with graphs, pictures and certain real life examples will also be included from various references.

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Paper ID: HABTP002
Published in: Conference 5 : Habitat Conclave 2016
Publication Date: 19/02/2016
Page(s): 43-49

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