[Solved] Describe the benefits of deriving electric energy from sunlight in contrast to the conventional energy generation. What are the initiatives offered by our Government for this purpose? (UPSC GS-3 mains 2020)

The major benefit of using solar energy is that it does not generate greenhouse gases and other pollutants. It is a renewable source of energy, which means that it is non-depleting and inexhaustible in contrast to conventional sources such as fossil fuel. The initiatives offered by the government for this purpose include providing capital subsidies, … Read more