Gujarat's Residential Rooftop Solar Program Extended to 750 MW from 600 MW

Gujarat’s Residential Rooftop Solar Program Extended to 750 MW from 600 MW

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has said it has decided to allow registration of residential rooftop solar applications for up to 750 MW capacity from empaneled vendors for ...
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Delhi Metro Invites Bids for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

Delhi Metro Invites Bids for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has issued a request for selection (RFS) to set up 2 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems under the renewable energy service company (RESCO) ...
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Rooftop Solar Installations Could Exceed 2,000 GW by 2050 Globally: Report

Rooftop Solar Installations Could Exceed 2,000 GW by 2050 Globally: Report

Rooftop solar installations could exceed 2,000 GW globally with more than 1,000 GWh of energy storage capacity by 2050, BloombergNEF and Schneider Electric have said in a recent report. The report ‘Realizing the Potential ...
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Rooftop Solar Systems Installed at Government Industrial Training Institutes

Rooftop Solar Systems Installed at Government Industrial Training Institutes

The Uttar Pradesh government has installed rooftop solar systems with 40 kW capacity at 60 state Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) in the state. Similarly, solar systems with the same capacity ...
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Hindustan Aeronautics Secures Net Metering for a 2.4 MW Rooftop Solar Project

Hindustan Aeronautics Secures Net Metering for a 2.4 MW Rooftop Solar Project

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved net metering facility for a 2.4 MW grid-connected rooftop solar project at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) premises in Lucknow. Background ...
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Benchmark Costs for Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Power Projects for the Year 2021-22

MNRE Hikes Benchmark Costs for Rooftop Solar Projects in FY 2022

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued benchmark costs for grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for the financial year (FY) 2021-22. The benchmark cost for FY ...
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Empanelment Tender Issued for Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Haryana

Empanelment Tender Issued for Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Haryana

The Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVNL) has invited expression of interest for empanelment of agencies to set up grid-connected residential rooftop solar systems of capacities ranging from 1 kW ...
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Karnataka Proposes Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems up to 500 kW

Karnataka Proposes Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 500 kW

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has proposed net metering for rooftop solar installations up to 500 kW from the earlier suggested cap of 10 kW. Earlier in February this ...
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Rate Contract Tender Issued for 1.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Jharkhand

Rate Contract Tender Issued for 1.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Jharkhand

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has issued a tender for the rate contract including design, supply, installation, and commissioning of 1.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on ...
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SECI Floats O&M Tender for 1 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Port Blair

SECI Floats O&M Tender for 1 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Port Blair

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of 1 MW grid-connected rooftop solar projects at Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar ...
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Rate Contract Tender Floated for 2.5 MW Rooftop Solar Projects in Kerala

Rate Contract Tender Floated for 2.5 MW Rooftop Solar Projects in Kerala

The Agency for New and Renewable Energy Research and Technology (ANERT) has issued a tender for the rate contract of 2.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems. The capacity of ...
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'Soura Subsidy Program'

Residential Rooftop Solar Systems of 1 kW to Cost ₹53,651 in Kerala

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has discovered the lowest bid of ₹53,651 (~$721)/kW for residential rooftop solar systems of up to 1 kW. The bids were in response to ...
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Punjab Issues Draft Regulations for Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar and Net Metering

Punjab Issues Draft Regulations for Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar and Net Metering

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has issued the draft Grid-Interactive Rooftop Solar Regulations, 2021. The regulations will come into force from the date of publication in the official ...
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A 1 kW Residential Rooftop Solar System With Subsidy to Cost ₹31,200 in Andhra

A 1 kW Residential Rooftop Solar System With Subsidy to Cost ₹31,200 in Andhra

Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Corporation Limited (APEPDCL) has discovered the lowest bid of ₹50,000 (~$673)/kW for residential rooftop solar systems of up to 1 kW under the capital expenditure ...
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Rajasthan Extends Net Metering Facility for Rooftop Projects Until September 15, 2021

Rajasthan Extends Net Metering Facility for Rooftop Solar Projects Until September 15, 2021

Taking cognizance of the disruptions caused by the second surge of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a notification, stating that rooftop and small solar ...
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India Becomes New Benchmark for Low-Cost Residential Rooftop Solar IRENA

India Becomes New Benchmark for Low-Cost Residential Rooftop Solar: IRENA

The latest report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that the trend of falling cost of solar and wind power continued despite the impact of the pandemic globally ...
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Haryana Invites Bids for 10.4 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

Haryana Invites Bids for 10.4 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) has invited bids to install 10.4 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects both with and without battery storage at various locations across the ...
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Rooftop Solar Installations in Australia Inch to 256 MW in March 2021

Rooftop Solar Installations in Australia Inch to 256 MW in March 2021

In March 2021, Australian rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installations came to 256 MW, a 1.2% increase compared to 253 MW in February 2021. Australia now has 2,783,948 rooftop systems, representing ...
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Inflating Prices, Policy Bottlenecks Stall Rooftop Solar Progress Amid COVID Outbreak

Inflating Prices, Policy Bottlenecks Stall Rooftop Solar Progress Amid COVID Outbreak

The Renewable Energy Association of Rajasthan (REAR) has written to the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC), requesting a deadline extension for rooftop solar projects to allow the stakeholders to cope ...
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Huge Employment Opportunity in Rooftop Solar

Huge Employment Opportunity in Rooftop Solar

In an interesting finding, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has learned that for every million dollars the state’s utility proposed on spending on rooftop solar, it would create 30 times ...
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Off-Grid Project of the Year_ Orb Energy's Rooftop Solar Project in Karnataka

C&I Project (Rooftop) of the Year: Orb Energy’s Rooftop Solar Project in Karnataka

Orb Energy, a solar energy solutions company, won the award for the 'Best C&I Project (Rooftop)' at the recently-held Mercom India Solar Summit 2021. There were seven award categories in ...
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Rooftop Solar Cannot Thrive in a Restrictive Policy Environment

Rooftop Solar Cannot Thrive in a Restrictive Policy Environment

Rooftop solar has immense growth potential in India. However, the rooftop segment has been slow to get off the ground, thanks to inconsistent and restrictive government policy. A total of ...
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Australia Added 2.8 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 2020

Australia Added 2.8 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 2020

Australia installed 2.8 GW of rooftop solar capacity in 2020, a 33% increase compared to 2.1 GW in 2019, according to data released by the country’s Clean Energy Regulator (CER) ...
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Rajasthan Extends Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Until June 30, 2021

Rajasthan Extends Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Until June 30, 2021

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has clarified that the net metering facilities for rooftop and small grid-connected solar systems will be valid up to June 30, 2021. Under the ...
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USAID, DFC to Provide $41 Million Loan for Financing Rooftop Solar By SMEs

USAID, DFC to Provide $41 Million Loan for Financing Rooftop Solar By SMEs

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) announced a $41 million loan guarantee program to finance investment in renewable energy solutions, ...
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