Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

We try to answer some of your most frequently asked questions

How much capacity can I install?
The maximum solar panel capacity that can be installed varies according to the State. In Karnataka, Maharashtra and Tamilnadu. It is limited to the sanctioned load for the connection.
Do I need any approval for grid-tied systems?
Yes, an application to setup a rooftop grid-tied system is required which will by approved by the electricity authority after which the system can be installed. We can provide assistance in obtaining the necessary approvals.
How many units can I generate from solar PV system?
On an average, each KW of solar panel can generate 4-5 units per day.
Can I use power from the solar panels during a power cut with a grid-tied system?
PowerGate has an innovative solution which can help use the solar power generated during power cuts.
How much roof space do I need for a rooftop solar system?
While we will provide you with the optimal requirement, a thumb rule is 75 sft. Per Kilowatt of solar panel.
What are the maintenance requirements for a grid-tied system?
Grid-tied systems require minimal maintenance. Typically, keeping the solar panel clean is usually sufficient.
Will my grid-tied system work when I have a power cut?
No, electricity grid power is required to synchronize the grid-tied system, which is not available during a power cut.
Can I use solar power to charge my batteries of existing UPS system?
Yes. We have retrofit solutions that allow you to continue to charge your existing UPS/Inverter batteries.
Can I get a loan for my Solar Power System Installation ?
Yes. Most major banks give loans for installing Solar Power Systems.
While some banks, like SBI, have facilities to directly fund such projects, others may issue them, under the Home Improvement category.
We can help you with fulfilling the documentation required by the bank
What is the information required for deciding the size of a Solar Power System ?
  1. Sanctioned load for the RR. No.
  2. Average units consumed per month
  3. Clear Roof Area available
  4. Height of the Building

We request you to email us a copy of your latest electricity bill to help us with the estimation.