The two different solar technologies common for water heating are Flat Plate Collector (FPC) and Evacuated Tube Collector (ETC). The ETC based systems have become popular during the last few years. It is necessary to have solar water heating system with the right technology, features and capacity to ensure a long term reliable and smooth operation of the system as per the guideline of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
Benefits of Solar Heater Compared to Electrical Heater A 100 liters capacity Solar Water Heater can replace an electric geyser for residential use and saves 1500 units of electricity annually. A Solar Water Heater of 100 liters capacity can prevent emission of 1.5 tons of carbon dioxide per year.