In India demand for electricity far outweighs its supply. Due to a number of factors such as lack of resources, equipment, inadequate power infrastructure etc. there are millions of people who do not have access to electricity. Even though there are an abundant of renewable resources available to fill in this void; due to lack of awareness, faulty equipment, and erroneous installation methods we are heavily reliant on non-renewable forms of energy that are no longer able to keep up with our energy demands. Use of solar panels promotes and creates awareness about other more sustainable forms of energy and encourages people to tap into such renewable resources. Moreover, due to advancements in technology and unlimited availability of fuel, use of solar energy is now not only beneficial for the environment but the per unit cost of generating electricity via solar panels in the long run is found to be much lower than that of other non-renewable forms of energy. It also provides the advantage of free fuel and requires limited maintenance.