Renewable Energy (RE) is now making a noticeable impact especially in the lives of rural masses. Simultaneously though, its use for urban and semi-urban applications is also growing by the day. The Indian RE programme was amongst the first few such programmes to shape up globally. Since then, it has assumed respectable market leadership position in a few areas moreso in wind energy and solar energy. Solar Energy products like solar panels are now widely being used in India and other parts of the world.