Maharashtra Not to Levy Grid Support Charges on Rooftop Solar

Maharashtra Not to Levy Grid Support Charges on Rooftop Solar

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the revised retail electricity tariffs for the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for the fourth control period from FY 2020-21 ...
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Vietnam’s SkyX Solar Forms a Joint Venture to Install 50 MW of Rooftop Systems

Vietnam’s SkyX Solar Forms a Joint Venture to Install 50 MW of Rooftop Systems

Vietnam’s SkyX Solar announced that it signed a joint venture agreement with SAIGONTEL to build and operate rooftop solar projects for industrial facilities within the industrial parks affiliated with the latter in ...
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Chhattisgarh to Install 20 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems On Government Buildings

Chhattisgarh to Install 20 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems On Government Buildings

The Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for installing 20 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems for the sale of power under ...
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Andhra DISCOMs Want Net Metering Out and Gross Metering In for Rooftop Solar Systems

Andhra DISCOMs Want Net Metering Out and Gross Metering In for Rooftop Solar Systems

Andhra Pradesh’s distribution companies (DISCOMs) have requested the state’s electricity regulatory commission (APERC) to only allow gross metering for rooftop solar systems in the state. In gross metering, a consumer ...
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Kerala Gets Approval to Set Up 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Kerala Gets Approval to Set Up 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved the proposal by Kerala State Electricity Board’s (KSEB) for implementing 50 MW of grid-connected solar rooftop PV projects under the Phase ...
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Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs Set to Amend Rooftop Solar Policy

Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs Set to Amend Rooftop Solar Policy

Andhra Pradesh’s distribution companies (DISCOMs) have proposed an amendment to the existing rooftop solar policy. The proposal states that the applicable tariff for solar rooftop projects for either net or ...
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UP Announces ₹15,000-30,000 Subsidy for Residential Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 10 kW

UP Announces ₹15,000-30,000 Subsidy for Residential Rooftop Solar Systems Up to 10 kW

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has announced subsidies for solar rooftop projects under Phase II of the grid-connected solar rooftop program. According to UPNEDA, the ...
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Railways’ Plea to Let Azure Install Rooftop Solar Under RESCO Mode in Gujarat Rejected

Railways’ Plea to Let Azure Install Rooftop Solar Under RESCO Mode in Gujarat Rejected

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has dismissed an appeal filed by the Indian Railways, which had requested relaxing the state’s net metering provisions. The petition was filed by the ...
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France’s Total to Provide 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems to Thailand-based Food Company

France’s Total to Provide 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems to Thailand-based Food Company

Global energy giant Total has announced that its affiliate, Total Solar Distribution Generation, will provide 25 MW of solar rooftop systems to Betagro, a food company in Thailand. It said ...
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Bengaluru to Empanel Agencies for 30 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering

BESCOM to Empanel Agencies for 30 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has invited expression of interest (EoI) for empaneled agencies to design, supply, install, and commission 30 MW of rooftop solar grid-connected power projects ...
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Southern Railways to get Net Metering for a 4 MW Rooftop Solar Project

Southern Railways to get Net Metering for a 4 MW Rooftop Solar Project

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued an order directing the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to provide the Southern Railway with low-tension and high-tension metering ...
TERI Seeks to Empanel Rooftop Solar System Integrators

TERI Seeks to Empanel Rooftop Solar System Integrators

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to empanel rooftop solar system integrators. The EoI seeks system integrators for the Indian Solar Market Aggregation ...
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Second Phase of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Program Approved

Gujarat Reissues EoI for Empaneled Agencies to Install 600 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

The Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL) has reissued an expression of interest (EoI) for empaneled agencies to set up 600 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects in the ...
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Odisha to Install 16.6 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems Across 17 Cities

Odisha to Install 16.6 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems Across 17 Cities

The Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha Limited (GEDCOL) has floated a tender 16.65 MW of grid-connected solar rooftop projects across 17 cities. The cities include Hirakud, Rourkela, Baripada, Burla, ...
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Sembcorp Signs Deal with Singapore Airlines to Install Over 20,000 Solar Panels

Sembcorp Signs Deal with Singapore Airlines to Install Over 20,000 Solar Panels

Sembcorp Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, has signed a power purchase agreement with Singapore Airlines (SIA) and SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) to install, own, and operate over 20,000 ...
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Rooftop Solar Developers Approach APTEL Against Karnataka’s Net Metering Order

Rooftop Solar Developers Approach APTEL Against Karnataka’s Net Metering Order

Four leading solar developers in the state have petitioned the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) against the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (KERC) order, which was issued in December 2019. The ...
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Concerns Over Maharashtra’s Plan to Impose Grid Support Charges on Rooftop Solar

Concerns Over Maharashtra’s Plan to Impose Grid Support Charges on Rooftop Solar

The Maha Solar Sangathan (MSS) raising concerns over the proposed grid support charges (GSC), requested the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) to ask the state DISCOM (MSEDCL) to explain that ...
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DISCOMs Expected to Carry out Rooftop Solar Consumer Awareness and Publicity Drive

DISCOMs Expected to Carry out Rooftop Solar Consumer Awareness and Publicity Drive

Though distribution companies (DISCOMs) can take the help of state nodal agencies (SNAs) for implementing the second phase of the rooftop solar (RTS) program, they have to be at the ...
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MNRE Clarifies Lowest Tariff Provision in its Rooftop Solar Program

MNRE Clarifies Lowest Tariff Provision in its Rooftop Solar Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification for the second phase of its rooftop solar program under which distribution companies—or its authorized agencies will invite ...
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NTPC Issues 300 kW Rooftop Solar Tender for a School in Vindhyachal

NTPC Issues 300 kW Rooftop Solar Tender for a School in Vindhyachal

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has floated a tender for the development of a grid-tied interactive rooftop solar PV project in Madhya Pradesh. The rooftop system will be installed ...
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Rajasthan Asks Bidders to Match Counter-Offer for 45 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Rajasthan Asks Bidders to Match Counter-Offer for 45 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited (RRECL) has decided to issue the award of work for 45 MW of rooftop solar projects. The RRECL has issued the counter-offer to the ...
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Chhattisgarh to Empanel Vendors for Rooftop Solar Projects Under CAPEX Model

Chhattisgarh to Empanel Vendors for Rooftop Solar Projects Under CAPEX Model

The Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Limited (CSPDCL) has floated a tender for the empanelment of vendors for the installation of 1 kW to 500 kW of rooftop solar projects ...
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UPERC Allows Noida Metro to Install 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects with Net Metering

UPERC Allows Noida Metro to Install 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects with Net Metering

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has allowed the Noida Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRC) to install 10 MW of rooftop solar power projects with a net metering facility ...
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After Huge Uproar, Maharashtra Issues New Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop Solar

After Huge Uproar, Maharashtra Issues New Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop Solar

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued new regulations for net metering in the state. These regulations will come into force from the date of their publication in the ...
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Torrent Power to Pay Revised Tariff for 750 kW of Rooftop Solar to Surat’s Municipal Body

Torrent Power to Pay Revised Tariff for 750 kW of Rooftop Solar to Surat’s Municipal Body

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has directed Torrent Power Limited to pay the revised tariffs for rooftop solar projects to the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC). The new tariffs are ...
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