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How to Start Solar Business in India with Small Investment

Are you interested in exploring green energy in India by starting a solar products-related business? If your answer is yes then read this article on how you can start a solar dealership business and facilitate India going green.

India is a country of billion-plus people. The country has an average of 300 sunny days a year. The country boasts ample rooftop space. There is no doubt in the coming years India is going to witness a solar revolution much like a milk revolution or mobile revolution.

Manufacturing/ Selling Solar Items?

Let me honestly confess right at the outset, that manufacturing solar products require a good amount of investment. Big boys are already into it. Technology is improving very fast.

The manufacturing plant requires a lot of high-cost raw materials such as pure silicon, semiconductor, anti-reflecting coating, and other things.

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If you want to start a solar product-related business with a small investment, check with consultants and suppliers before you commit.

On the other hand, the demand for solar products is increasing day by day. The Government is promoting solar products like never before. As a result in the past few years, many manufacturers have entered India’s solar market. However, the challenge is in reaching prospective buyers.

Thereby creating business opportunities in the selling segment. The bottom line is you don’t have to be a manufacturer to start a solar product-related business. Individuals can earn unlimited income selling solar products as a dealer or distributors of reputed manufacturers and brands.

How to Start Solar Products Dealership Business

The best way to start a solar product selling business with low investment is by taking franchise, dealership, or distributorship of reputed brands who are manufacturing solar items.

There are now plenty of business opportunities in this sector.
Listed down are the top Solar Products companies having strong and expanding dealership networks:

1. Tata BP Solar India Ltd

Tata Power Solar with 25 years of expertise, is one of the pioneering solar manufacturers in the world. Their Corporate office is located in Bangalore, Karnataka. It is Established in 1989.


Su-Kam is a technology and innovation-driven company. Also, the company is a leading manufacturer of intelligent power backup and solar products, engineered to be energy-efficient and environment-friendly. The company is present in over 71 countries around the world.

3. Moser Baer India

Moser Baer India Ltd (MBIL) is one of India’s leading technology companies. The company was established in 1983 in New Delhi,  MBIL has successfully developed cutting-edge technologies to become the world’s second-largest manufacturer of optical storage media.

4. Luminous

Basically, Luminous is a power solution-providing company. Apart from domestic and industrial electrical solutions, the company provides solar solutions too. A broad list of solar products includes Solar PV panels, Solar UPS and inverters, Solar controllers, Solar Batteries, Solar calculators, etc.

The brand offers its esteemed channel partners to be a part of its e-commerce journey. Any interested individual can apply for seller registration online from the company website.

5. RelyOn Solar Products

RelyOn Solar is India’s leading company in the solar power sector. The company started its journey in 2010. Also, RelyOn has a specialization in design, engineering, supply, installation, commissioning, operations, and maintenance of solar power systems, ranging from KW to MW capacities.

Rely On is a Pune-based company. As of today, RelyOn has an installation base of 16 states across India and installation in the Middle East. The company offers a franchise opportunity for entrepreneurs in India.

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Currently, the solar industry is growing very fast in India. Also, Govt. encourages the installation of alternative energy solutions in both the domestic and industrial areas. In this scenario, starting a solar products-selling business is highly profitable financially.