COVID -19 and its effect on Marketing of Solar Water Heater


  • V. Vardhini Research Scholar, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
  • Dr. P. Raja Director, SIVET College, Gowrivakkam, Chennai, India



Solare water heater, Covid-19, solar water heater market, Integrated Collector Storage


Science, Technology, Inventions, innovations – these are some words which defines the progress and the development of human race. Energy sources like oil, coal and natural gas which humans are using for past many decades are economically feasible but their direct and indirect environmental consequences cannot be unseen. A new thing has emerged 2019 – 20 that we are not able to understand and not able to find the 100% cure is COVID -19. The whole world is in lockdown mode for last one year. Even though the activities have started post lockdown period, the installation and maintenance activities are not back to the track mainly because of the high dependency on exports from China for solar cells and solar modules. The ban on export activities have impacted the world. Researchers are predicting that SARS-CoV-2 can spread by water and aerosols also after taking reference from Amoy Garden case during SARS-CoV in 2003 and some of them have found the water samples positive for COVID-19 tests. As it is evident from the literature that some viruses are susceptible to high temperature, the same behavior was observed for corona virus so the Integrated Collector Storage (ICS) present in solar water heater system can be used for water heating. It is significant that by increasing the water temperature could reduce the disinfection time.



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DOI: 10.53724/ambition/v5n4.05
Published: 05-08-2021

How to Cite

V. Vardhini, & Dr. P. Raja. (2021). COVID -19 and its effect on Marketing of Solar Water Heater. Research Ambition an International Multidisciplinary E-Journal, 5(IV), 15–22.