Rooftop Solar Net Metering Only Available for Projects Under 1 MW in Maharashtra

Rooftop Solar Net Metering Only Available for Projects Under 1 MW in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has passed a ruling stating that the benefits of net metering are limited to rooftop solar installations of up to 1 MW. MERC was responding ...
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India’s Rooftop Solar in Dire Need of Innovative Financing Solutions

India’s Rooftop Solar in Dire Need of Innovative Financing Solutions

Four years ago, under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi, India set a target to install 175 GW of renewable capacity by the year 2022. Of the targeted capacity, 100 ...
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Amazon to Install Rooftop Solar Projects at Seven Facilities in India

Amazon to Install Rooftop Solar Projects at Seven Facilities in India

Amazon India, a global e-commerce giant, will set up 8,000 kW of rooftop solar installations by the end of this year at its fulfilment centres and sorting facilities across the ...
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Tata Power and CGPL Join Hands to Install Rooftop Solar in all Households of Tunda, Gujarat

Tata Power and CGPL Join Hands to Install Rooftop Solar in all Households of Tunda, Gujarat

Tata Power Community Development Trust (TPCDT) has partnered with Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (CGPL) for a project called Suryoday. The program aims to power all the households in Tunda village ...
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Quality of Rooftop Solar Projects Suffer Due to Lack of Standards and Intense Competition

Quality of Rooftop Solar Projects Suffer Due to Lack of Standards and Intense Competition

The rooftop is the Achilles' heel of India’s solar story. The lack of regulations for product quality certification, intense competition, and absence of requisite awareness have only emboldened the problem ...
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MNRE Invites Suggestions on Standards for Rooftop and Off-grid Solar Projects

MNRE Invites Suggestions on Setting Standards for Rooftop and Off-Grid Solar Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited suggestions on construction standards for civil, mechanical, and electrical works for rooftop solar and off-grid solar PV systems. The ministry ...
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Tata Power and CleanMax Emerged as Top Rooftoop Solar Installers in India in 2017

Tata Power and CleanMax Emerged as Top Rooftoop Solar Installers in India in 2017

With increasing demand from government, commercial and industrial sectors, the rooftop solar sector is witnessing steady growth despite a lack of policy support and incentives. The growth trajectory of the ...
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SDMC Earns ₹0.96 Million by Selling Surplus Rooftop Solar Power

SDMC Earns ₹0.96 Million by Selling Surplus Rooftop Solar Power

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has announced that it has become country’s first civic body to generate solar power through rooftop solar installations atop 55 of its buildings, earning ...
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RRECL Issues Counter Offer to Develop 18 MW of Rooftop Solar PV

RRECL Issues Counter Offer to Develop 18 MW of Rooftop Solar PV

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd. (RRECL) has issued a counter offer order for the installation of 18 MW of grid‑connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects across the state. The ...
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Karnataka Smart Cities Issue Rooftop Solar Tenders for Government Buildings

Karnataka Smart Cities Issue Rooftop Solar Tenders for Government Buildings

Karnataka’s Mangaluru Smart City Limited (MSCL) has issued a tender that calls for the installation of 1,288 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects on the city’s government buildings ...
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Interview: Commercial and Residential Rooftop Will Thrive Over the Next 5 Years in India

Interview: Commercial and Residential Rooftop Will Thrive Over the Next 5 Years in India

The pace of rooftop solar adoption in India has gathered speed in recent years, particularly during the fourth quarter of 2017. To date, over 1.6 GW of rooftop solar projects ...
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Waaree Energies Launches Rooftop Solar Kits for India

Waaree Energies Launches Rooftop Solar Kits for India

Indian solar module manufacturer and Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) services provider, Waaree Energies, has come up with a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) rooftop solar kit for India. The launch of the rooftop ...
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Jawahar Navoday Vidyalas to Get 18.78 MW of Rooftop Solar PV Systems

Jawahar Navoday Vidyalaya Schools to Get 18.78 MW of Rooftop Solar PV Systems

The union government has announced that all of the Jawahar Navoday Vidyalaya schools across the country will soon have rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems with a total installed capacity of ...
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Jharkhand Announces Additional 20 Percent Subsidy for Schools Opting for Rooftop Solar

Jharkhand Announces Additional 20 Percent Subsidy for Schools Opting for Rooftop Solar

Getting a rooftop solar system installed will now get cheaper for a few schools in the state of Jharkhand. The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has announced that it ...
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Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

Although India has so far installed nearly 1.6 GW of rooftop solar capacity, it needs to add another 38.4 GW more if it is going to achieve its targeted goal of ...
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Assam to Provide 70% Central Financial Assistance for 14 MW Rooftop Solar Projects

Assam to Provide 70% Central Financial Assistance for 14 MW Rooftop Solar Projects

The Assam Energy Development Agency (AEDA) will provide Central Financial Assistance (CFA) of 70 percent for the development of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects across the state. The AEDA ...
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New Delhi Gurudwaras Turn to Solar Energy

New Delhi Gurdwaras Turn to Solar Energy

Amid growing concerns about the national capital’s deteriorating air quality, the gurdwaras in the city have decided to turn to solar energy. The gurdwaras in New Delhi have planned to ...
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HAL to Develop 4 MW Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Project in Lucknow

HAL to Develop 4 MW Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Project in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has given its go-ahead to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to begin the development of a 4 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) ...
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MNRE Has Released Funds for Solar Cities Program

MNRE Has Released ₹259.2 Million (~$4.07 Million) in Funds for Solar Cities Program

The solar cities program is being implemented in 60 cities across 26 Indian states The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released ₹259.2 million (~$4.07 million) as funds ...
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ISA Invites Proposals from Member Countries to Develop Pilot Rooftop Solar Projects

ISA Invites Proposals from Member Countries to Develop Pilot Rooftop Solar Projects

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has invited proposals from the governmental organizations of its member countries to develop rooftop solar projects at select buildings in their respective countries. These rooftop ...
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Delhi's BSES Launches Solar City Initiative to Boost Rooftop Installations

Delhi’s BSES Launches Solar City Initiative to Boost Rooftop Installations

In line with the union government’s endeavor to expand the use of green energy, Delhi’s major distribution company (DISCOM), BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL), has launched an initiative called Solar ...
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Rooftop Solar Projects to be Heavily Subsidized in Uttar Pradesh

Rooftop Solar Projects to be Heavily Subsidized in Uttar Pradesh

The government of Uttar Pradesh is preparing to launch generous new subsidies for rooftop solar projects in an effort to promote new installations in the state. A source in the ...
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GAIL Commissions 5.76 MW DCR Category Rooftop Solar

GAIL Commissions 5.76 MW DCR Category Rooftop Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

The Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) has commissioned a 5.76 MW grid-connected rooftop solar project developed under the Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) category. The project has been developed on ...
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Haryana Issues Financial Assistance Guidelines for Rooftops

Haryana Issues Financial Assistance Guidelines for Rooftop Solar Projects

The Renewable Energy Department of Haryana has issued new guidelines for the installation of rooftop solar projects in the state. The guidelines will apply to all rooftop solar projects with ...
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Development Banks Loaned to Indian Solar Rooftops in 2017

Development Banks Loaned $1.4 Billion to Indian Solar Rooftops in 2017

Various development banks made substantial concessional loans to assist the Indian government in its plans to expand solar rooftop installations in 2017. According to a new report by the Ministry ...
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