Intersolar – And the Bandwagon Chugs On?

One would have thought the solar fatigue would have set in. Heck, who would like another solar show in which the usual suspects (in order words, people like me), spoke the same faded and jaded words!Somehow, the just-concluding Intersolar edition 2011 at Mumbai appears to have done a decent job. The conferences were reasonably well attended, and the parallel exhibition had over 250 exhibitors.

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