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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Empanelment Tenders Floated for 18 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects on Government Buildings (1)

Empanelment Tenders Floated for 18 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects on Government Buildings

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has floated tenders to empanel agencies for 18 MW of captive grid-interactive rooftop solar projects to be set up at government ...
Five Haryana Universities Sign PPA for 3.75 MW of Rooftop Solar at ₹3.33/kWh

Five Haryana Universities Sign PPA for 3.75 MW of Rooftop Solar at ₹3.33/kWh

The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA), has facilitated power purchase agreements (PPA) for 3.75 MW of rooftop solar projects with five universities in Haryana at a tariff of ₹3.33 ...
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Malaysian Utility to Acquire 39% Stake in Sunseap's Rooftop Solar Projects in Vietnam

Malaysian Utility to Acquire 39% Stake in Sunseap’s Rooftop Solar Projects in Vietnam

TNB Renewables, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysian utility company Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), will buy a 39% stake in five rooftop solar projects developed by Singapore-based Sunseap Group in Vietnam ...
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Residential Welfare Association Takes Auction Route to Select Rooftop Solar Installer

Residential Welfare Association Takes Auction Route to Select Rooftop Solar Installer

Solar developer and EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) service provider, U-Solar, emerged as the winner in the auction held by the Westend Heights Condominium Apartment Owners' Welfare Association (WHCAOWA) in ...
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Cost of Large-Scale, Rooftop Solar Systems Rise Slightly in Q4 2020

Cost of Large-Scale, Rooftop Solar Systems Rise Slightly in Q4 2020

The average cost of large-scale solar projects stood at about ₹35.3 million (~$488,255)/MW as of the fourth quarter of 2020 (Q4 2020), according to Mercom's recently released 2020 Q4 & Annual ...
MNRE Incentives Restricted to Rooftop Solar Systems Connected to the Grid

MNRE Incentives Restricted to Rooftop Solar Systems Connected to the Grid

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued amendments to the guidelines for the Phase II of the rooftop solar program. In the new guidelines, the Ministry has ...
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Over 3,000 Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering Totaling 106 MW Installed in Delhi

Over 3,000 Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering Totaling 106 MW Installed in Delhi

Distribution companies (DISCOMs) in Delhi have installed 3,140 rooftop solar installations with a connected load of 106 MW in the national capital. These systems are saving ₹680 million ($9.35 million) ...
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