Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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.
Can I use solar power to charge my batteries of existing UPS system?
No, electricity grid power is required to synchronize the grid-tied system, which is not available during a power cut.
Will my grid-tied system work when I have a power cut?
Yes. We have retrofit solutions that allow you to continue to charge your existing UPS/Inverter batteries.
What is the information required for deciding the size of a Solar Power System ?
- Sanctioned load for the RR. No.
- Average units consumed per month
- Clear Roof Area available
- Height of the Building
We request you to email us a copy of your latest electricity bill to help us with the estimation.
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.