Australian Rooftop Solar Installations Down 48% Annually in October 2020

Australian Rooftop Solar Installations Down 48% Annually in October 2020

Australia installed 110.29 MW of rooftop solar capacity in October 2020, down 102 MW or about 48% from 212 MW in October 2019, according to the country's Clean Energy Regulator ...
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Telangana Commission Amends Rooftop Solar Net Metering Regulations

Telangana Commission Amends Rooftop Solar Net Metering Regulations

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has issued an amendment to the net metering regulations for grid-connected rooftop solar systems. The Commission has invited comments and suggestions from the ...
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Net Metering Removal for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 5 kW Will Be Disastrous: Installers

Net Metering Removal for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 5 kW Will Be Disastrous: Installers

In September 2020, the Ministry of Power (MoP) released draft electricity rules 2020 to streamline power supply and distribution. One of the critical points in the draft revolves around gross ...
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Delhi DISCOMs Launch Solarization Program to Promote Rooftop Solar in Delhi

Delhi DISCOMs Launch Solarization Program to Promote Rooftop Solar in Delhi

The BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) have expanded the solar city program by launching ‘Solarize Safdarjung’ and ‘Solarize Kakardooma’ projects in Delhi, according to ...
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Industry Hopes Penalizing DISCOMs for Net Metering Connection Delays Can Drive Growth

Industry Hopes Penalizing DISCOMs for Net Metering Connection Delays Can Drive Growth

Residential rooftop solar developers welcomed the Ministry of Power’s (MoP) move to penalize distribution licensees (DISCOMs) for any delay in rooftop solar systems' connection agreement. Last month, the Ministry of ...
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At 119 MW, Australia’s Rooftop Solar Capacity Additions in September Lowest in a Year

At 119 MW, Australia’s Rooftop Solar Capacity Additions in September Lowest in a Year

Australia installed 119.47 MW of rooftop solar capacity in September this year, a decrease of 57 MW, compared to the same period last year, according to Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator ...
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China Adds 1.3 GW of Residential Rooftop Capacity in September 2020

China Adds 1.3 GW of Residential Rooftop Capacity in September 2020

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has published the latest figures for the residential rooftop solar installations. The country added 1.3 GW of residential rooftop solar capacity in September 2020. The ...
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GAIL Seeks Project Management Contract Services for 2.64 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

GAIL Seeks Project Management Contract Services for 2.64 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Gas Authority of India (GAIL) has floated a tender seeking project management contract (PMC) services to set up 2.64 MW of rooftop solar projects at its complex at Auraiya ...
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Total and Google Cloud Develop a Tool that Can Predict the Solar Potential of Rooftops

Total and Google Cloud Develop a Tool that Can Predict the Solar Potential of Rooftops

Total, a France-based oil and gas major, and Google Cloud have jointly developed Solar Mapper, a tool to predict rooftop solar energy potential. The tool aims to enhance the solar ...
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Puducherry to Empanel Contractors for 30 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Puducherry to Empanel Contractors for 30 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Electricity Department of Puducherry has invited bids for contractors' empanelment to install 30 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems ranging from 1 kW to 500 kW on residential buildings ...
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Eastern Coalfields to Install 1.4 MW of Rooftop Solar in Jharkhand and West Bengal

Eastern Coalfields to Install 1.4 MW of Rooftop Solar in Jharkhand and West Bengal

The Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) issued a notice inviting tender to set up 1,415 kW of rooftop solar systems at 11 of its premises spread across 26 locations in West ...
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Over 90% of the Rooftop Solar Installations in Goa Have Net Metering Facility

Over 90% of the Rooftop Solar Installations in Goa Have Net Metering Facility

In a piece of positive news from the country’s smallest state, more than 114 consumers have installed rooftop solar systems across Goa. Many of these connections are under the net ...
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Australia Installed Nearly 12 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity as of August 2020

Australia Installed Nearly 12 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity as of August 2020

Australia installed 107.56 MW of rooftop solar capacity in August 2020, an increase of 67 MW compared to 175 MW installed in the same month last year. In all, Australia ...
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Military Engineer Services Gets Net Metering for Solar Projects Above Ceiling Capacity

Military Engineer Services Gets Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Above Ceiling Capacity

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has allowed Military Engineer Services (MES) branches at Roorkee and Dehradun to set up a 2 MW grid-connected rooftop solar system each under net metering ...
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Uttarakhand Sets Net Generic Tariff of ₹3.48_kWh for Rooftop Solar Projects Up to 10 kW

Uttarakhand Sets Net Generic Tariff of ₹3.48/kWh for Rooftop Solar Projects Up to 10 kW

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) announced generic tariffs for rooftop and small solar projects under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) program with a subsidy ...
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Tamil Nadu to Empanel Vendors for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu to Empanel Vendors for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has issued a tender to empanel vendors for 5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects for domestic customers in the state. The projects ...
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Gross Metering Proposed for Residential Rooftop Solar Systems of Above 5 kW Capacity

Gross Metering Proposed for Residential Rooftop Solar Systems of Above 5 kW Capacity

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has come out with draft electricity rules 2020 aimed at streamlining the process of supply of electricity to consumers by distribution licensees (DISCOMs). The rules ...
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Raipur Smart City Invites Bids for 2.9 MW of Rooftop Solar Under CAPEX Model

Raipur Smart City Invites Bids for 2.9 MW of Rooftop Solar Under CAPEX Model

The Nava Raipur Atal Nagar Smart City Corporation Limited (NRANSCCL) has invited bids for the installation of 2.9 MW of rooftop solar projects at various locations under the capital expenditure ...
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IPGCL Secures Lowest Bid of ₹3.09_kWh for RESCO Bids in Residential Rooftop Solar

IPGCL Secures Lowest Bid of ₹3.09/kWh for RESCO Bids in Residential Rooftop Solar

The Indraprastha Power Generation Company Limited (IPGCL) has announced the tariff quoted by the lowest bidders (L1) for its rooftop solar projects under the RESCO model (Parts A and B) ...
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Utility Ownership of Rooftop Solar Can be a Significant Earning Opportunity_ Report

Utility Ownership of Rooftop Solar Can be a Significant Earning Opportunity: Report

The growth of the rooftop segment has changed the landscape of solar space, and it poses several questions for the financial stability of regulated electric utilities. In its latest report, ...
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Bids Invited to Set Up a 2 MW Rooftop Solar System at a University in Uttarakhand

Bids Invited to Set Up a 2 MW Rooftop Solar System at a University in Uttarakhand

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise, has issued a tender for 2.285 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems at the G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and technology in ...
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Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed 1 MW Rooftop Solar Project

Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed 1 MW Rooftop Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) issued an order in favor of the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) and asked Applied Solar Technologies Private Limited to revise its rooftop ...
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Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects Liable for Reduced Tariff, Rules Karnataka Commission

Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects Liable for Reduced Tariff, Rules Karnataka Commission

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has declared that the cancellation of a power purchase agreement (PPA) between the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) and a rooftop solar project operator ...
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Rajasthan Secretariat Buildings to Soon be Solar-Powered

Rajasthan Secretariat Buildings to Soon be Solar-Powered

The Department of Personnel (DoP), Rajasthan, has invited bids for the installation of rooftop solar systems on Rajasthan secretariat buildings. The scope of the work would include the design, supply, ...
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SECI Extends Commissioning Timelines for 97.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

SECI Extends Commissioning Timelines for 97.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the commissioning timelines for its tender for 97.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government building across the country. In ...
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