Azure Power Govt Building Rooftop Solar

Azure Power to Develop 50 MW of Rooftop Solar to Electrify Government Buildings

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has awarded Azure Power with a contract to develop 50 MW of rooftop solar in India. Azure Power will be developing rooftop projects ...
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Rooftop Solar in India

Ujaas Energy Wins Contracts to Develop Over 22 MW of Rooftop Solar in India

Ujaas Energy has won contracts to develop a total of 22.03 MW of grid-connected solar across India through three different tenders. The company received a letter of award (LOA) from ...
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Solar Projects in India

Punjab National Bank to Provide $500 Million to Finance Rooftop Solar Projects in India

The Punjab National Bank (PNB) will finance rooftop solar projects in India through a customized program and will provide up to $500 million (~₹32 billion) in term loans to developers ...
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MNRE De-empanels Rooftop Partners

MNRE De-Empanels 26 Rooftop Installers for One Year

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has de-empaneled 26 firms and agencies active in the rooftop solar sector in India. The MNRE re-instated 45 rooftop installers that were ...
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NDB China Solar Project

Construction of BRICS Bank Funded 100 MW Rooftop Solar Project Begins in Shanghai

The construction of the 100 MW Shanghai Lingang Distributed Solar Power project has begun in Shanghai, China. The project is being funded by BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) and will ...
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Rooftop Solar

MNRE Gives De-Empaneled Solar Rooftop Installers a Two-Day Lifeline

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has provided a two-day window for de-empaneled rooftop solar installers to upload data pertaining to project progress on the SPIN portal and ...
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Solar rooftop

UPERC Proposes Allowing Aggregator Model to Develop Solar Rooftop with Net Metering

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has proposed the use of aggregator model for installation of rooftop solar for a group of consumers under net-metering. The UPERC has proposed, ...
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Andhra Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Agency Sets Empanelment Rates for 1-5 kW Rooftop Solar

Andhra Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Agency Sets Empanelment Rates for 1-5 kW Rooftop Solar

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has set the rates for empanelment to supply, install and commission 1 kW to 5 kW solar rooftop projects ...
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Rooftop Solar Residential and Commercial Consumers to Receive Subsidy in Jharkhand

Rooftop Solar Residential and Commercial Consumers to Receive Subsidy in Jharkhand

In Jharkhand, the state government will provide a 50 percent subsidy to residential consumers installing rooftop solar and a 10 percent subsidy to commercial (industrial) consumers installing rooftop solar. A ...
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commercial rooftop solar

WBSEDCL Tenders 5.285 MW of Rooftop Solar in West Bengal

The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) tendered 5.285 MW of rooftop solar. The bid-submission deadline is June 30, 2017. The estimated project cost is Rs.369.95 million (~$5.69 ...
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Rooftop and Small Solar PowerROOFTOP AND SMALL SOLAR POWER

MNRE De-Empanels 71 Channel Partners of the Grid-Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Projects Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) de-empaneled 71 channel partners of its grid-connected rooftop and small solar power projects program. The de-empaneled entities will not get a chance ...
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hitachi

Hitachi Enters Indian Solar Market with CleanMax Solar

Hitachi, a Japanese electronics conglomerate, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) announcing its plans to enter the Indian solar market in collaboration with CleanMax Solar. The partnership aims to ...
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rooftop

Surana Solar Wins Bid to Develop 5 MW of Rooftop Solar in Andhra Pradesh

Surana Solar, a solar project developer and module manufacturer, has announced that it has won bids to develop 5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar in Kakinada City, Andhra Pradesh. Bids ...
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Under-Construction Rooftop Solar Project

NVVN Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 13.5 MW of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Under RESCO Model

The NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), has tendered 13.5 MW of grid connected rooftop solar under RESCO model in ...
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rooftop - india

Here Are the Top Solar Rooftop Installers in India as of Q1 2017

In India, the rooftop solar sector is still in its early stages but with a lot of room to grow. Within the past two years, cumulative installations have reached around ...
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small residential rooftop owners

Gujarat Removes Upper Cap on Rooftop System Capacity Being Installed by Consumers

The state government of Gujarat has removed the capacity restriction of 50 percent of the approved load or contracted demand by small residential rooftop owners. Now, residential consumers can install ...
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rooftop

MNRE Exempts Solar Rooftop Materials and Equipment from Customs and Excise Duty

Solar rooftop materials and equipment utilized for rooftop solar projects (grid-connected) is now exempt from customs and excise duty. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released new ...
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Rays Power Delhi Metro

Rays Power Experts Commissions 5.5 MW of Rooftop Solar for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

Rays Power Experts commissioned a 5.5 MW solar rooftop project for the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The entire 5.5 MW is spread across various locations and stations owned by ...
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rooftop

Achievement-Linked Incentives and Awards Program Approved for Grid Connected Rooftop Solar

The government has approved the proposed amendments to the Achievement-linked Incentives and Awards program for grid connected rooftop and small solar power projects. These amendments will come into effect on ...
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Rooftop Tender

Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel and BHEL Sign Agreement to Develop a 2 MW Solar Rooftop Project

The Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF), an Indian Railways entity, and Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) entered into an agreement to develop a 2 MW solar rooftop project in ...
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Azure Bids

Azure Power Wins Bids to Develop 46 MW of Rooftop Solar for Indian Railways

Azure Power, a solar project developer, has won bids to develop 46 MW of rooftop solar for the Indian Railways. The projects will be spread across 11 Indian states. Out ...
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Rooftop Solar

New Benchmark Costs Set for Rooftop and Small-Scale Solar In India

New benchmark costs have been set for small-scale and rooftop solar projects in India, according to a government release and will come into effect on March 20, 2017. These new ...
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Railway Station

Vivaan Solar to Develop 1.5 MW Solar Rooftop Project at Jhansi Railway Station

Vivaan Solar will develop the 1.5 MW solar rooftop system at the Jhansi Railway Station. The company quoted a tariff of Rs.5.64 (~$0.0844)/kWh and the project is expected to be ...
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Rooftop

Telangana to Announce Equated Monthly Installment (EMI)-Based Rooftop Installation Program

An Equated Monthly Installment (EMI)-based rooftop installation program for individual consumers is on the charts in Telangana. The state government of Telangana held discussions with banks to tie up for ...
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Mercom Exclusive Rooftop

Mercom Exclusive: Elimination of Key Subsidies Adds to Challenges Faced by Rooftop Solar in India

The government of India in 2014 revised the national solar installation target from 22 GW to an aggressive 100 GW by 2022. The target was split between large-scale solar (60 ...
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