CSIR-CMERI - Case Study

With India’s large and growing population, the challenge of generating enough power to supply the peoples’ needs is great. Increasing the number of renewable energy sources can solve this problem. Aesthetically pleasing designs of solar cells (called “solar artifacts”) in the form of umbrellas (Attapatram) or trees (Surya Banaspati) can be placed in commercial or public spaces while maintaining the space underneath for productive or recreational uses.