Tripura University Installs 500 kW Rooftop Solar System

Tripura University Installs 500 kW Rooftop Solar System

Tripura University, established under the central government of India, has announced that it has installed rooftop solar systems totaling 500 kW at its premises, spread over multiple buildings at the ...
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Small Rooftop Solar Companies in India Struggle to Find Viable Financing Options

Small Rooftop Solar Companies in India Struggle to Find Viable Financing Options

After winning the general elections in 2014, the Modi administration set a target of installing 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022, out of which rooftop solar capacity was slated ...
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New Delhi

Delhi Legislative Assembly Goes Green with a 100 kW Rooftop Solar Installation

The Delhi Legislative Assembly building has gone green with the recent installation of a 100 kW rooftop solar system. The cost of the solar project installation is estimated to be ...
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Karnataka Exempts Rooftop Solar Projects below 1 MW from CEIG Clearance

Delhi Unveils Draft Policy for Group and Virtual Net Metering for Rooftop Solar

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has issued Draft Guidelines to implement a group net-metering and a virtual net-metering framework under the Delhi Solar Policy 2016. The draft is up ...
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Mumbai Metro Commissions 612 kW Rooftop Solar at its Andheri West Depot

Mumbai Metro Commissions 612 kW Rooftop Solar at its Andheri West Depot

Mumbai Metro One, promoted by Reliance Infrastructure, has commissioned a 612 kW rooftop solar power installation at its D.N. Nagar depot, located in Andheri West. According to IANS, the installation, ...
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IIT Indore Campus to be Powered Through a 422 kW Rooftop Solar System

IIT Indore Campus to be Powered By a 422 kW Rooftop Solar System

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Indore has joined the league of green campuses in the country by installing 422 kW solar rooftop power system in its premises. The ...
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Mumbai’s St Xavier’s High School Turns to Solar, Installs 35 kW Rooftop Solar System

Mumbai’s St Xavier’s High School Turns to Solar, Installs 35 kW Rooftop Solar System

Taking a cue from an increasing number of schools and colleges in the country that are turning to solar power, St Xavier’s High School in Mumbai has installed a 35 ...
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JNU Installs 500 kW Rooftop Solar System to Light up its Classrooms

JNU Installs 500 kW Rooftop Solar System to Light up its Classrooms

India’s premier educational institution, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), is going to be powered by solar energy, courtesy a 500 kW rooftop project commissioned by Fourth Partner Energy. The project has ...
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Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

SMC’s Plea to Enter New PPA for Rooftop Solar with Torrent Power at ₹11.33/kWh Rejected

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has declined a plea filed by the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) requesting the commission to direct project developer Torrent Power to enter into a ...
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NABARD Inks Pact with GCF to Infuse $100 Million for the Growth of Rooftop Solar in India

NABARD Inks Pact with GCF to Infuse $100 Million for the Growth of Rooftop Solar in India

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has signed an agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse $100 million into a project designed to unlock private ...
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Germany and India Sign a €200 Million Loan Agreement to Fund Renewable Projects

Delhi’s Residential Solar Program Offers Guaranteed Payment Security to Installers

The Delhi government recently approved the Mukhyamantri Solar Power Program to give the necessary and required impetus to solar power and its adoption in Delhi. This program will apply to ...
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Madhya Pradesh’s 35 MW Solar Rooftop Tender Sets Historic Lowest Tariff of ₹1.58/kWh

Greater Chennai Corporation’s 662 Buildings to Get Solar Panels Under Smart City Program

The Greater Chennai Corporation has planned to install solar panels on 662 of its buildings. These buildings would include government offices, schools, and hospitals and these together are expected to ...
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Can Solar Kits Propel the Growth of Residential Rooftop Market in India?

Philippines Government Working on Rooftop Solar Policy Proposal

The Senate of The Philippines has announced that a proposal to reduce the cost of electricity for households and businesses through the adoption of rooftop solar, is currently under scrutiny ...
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Power Grid Corporation to Install 5 MWp Rooftop Solar across 50 of its Premises

Himachal Pradesh Gives Out Consent Letters to 150 Prospective Rooftop Solar Installers

In an effort to expand the reach of rooftop solar in the state, Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPREC) has issued a notification that allows consumers to install rooftop ...
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SunSource Energy developed the project and will sell the power at a tariff of ₹3.39/kWh

Delhi’s Jamia Milia Islamia University Installs a 2.25 MW Rooftop Solar Project

Jamia Millia Islamia University has joined the long list of educational institutes that have turned to solar power to light up their classrooms. Recently, the university commissioned a 2.25 MW ...
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Power Grid Corporation to Install 5 MWp Rooftop Solar across 50 of its Premises

Goa to Launch Single Window Portal for Seamless Installation of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has prepared a user manual for an online single window clearance portal that would facilitate the seamless implementation of rooftop solar projects in the ...
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Schools and Colleges are Going Solar and Leading India’s Energy Transformation

Schools and Colleges are Going Solar and Leading India’s Energy Transformation

Solar – not black coal – is beginning to power classrooms, dormitories and canteens of multitudes of educational institutions across the country. Solar power is heating water, helping run laboratories, ...
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Uttar Pradesh Allows Net-Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

Uttar Pradesh Allows Net Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

In a landmark order, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has allowed net metering for a 3.34 MW rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Greater NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh. The ...
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Can Solar Kits Propel the Growth of Residential Rooftop Market in India?

Can Solar Kits Propel the Growth of Residential Rooftop Market in India?

India has installed over 25 GW  of solar to date. Out of the installed capacity, rooftop solar accounts for just over 2.5 GW. The residential segment accounts for just one ...
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World Bank Launches Solar Revolving Fund for Expansion of Rooftop Solar in Gaza

World Bank Launches Solar Revolving Fund for Expansion of Rooftop Solar in Gaza

On October 10th, the World Bank officially launched Gaza Solar Revolving Fund, a pilot project with the Palestinian Energy Authority to install rooftop solar in Gaza for residential consumers, businesses, and ...
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Jharkhand Announces Additional 20 Percent Subsidy for Schools Opting for Rooftop Solar

Residential Segment Made Up 60% of the 1,000 Solar Rooftop Installations by BSES Delhi

BSES, Delhi’s major distribution company (DISCOM), announced that it has installed more than 1,000 solar rooftop connections with a sanctioned solar load of over 40 MW. According to BSES, the ...
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Madhya Pradesh Announces First of its Kind Tender for 33 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Net Metering Policy Continues to be a Drag on India’s Rooftop Solar Sector

Net metering was introduced in India as a measure to make distributed renewable energy more accessible and economical for electricity consumers across the country. Net metering works by calculating the ...
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Tata Power Signs PPA with GE for Installation of Rooftop Solar Projects

Savitribai Phule Pune University Turns to Solar Power

Adding to a long list of educational institutes that have turned to solar, Savitribai Phule Pune University recently announced that it will now use solar to cut down power costs ...
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REIL Retenders 50 MW of Rooftop Solar to be installed on Government Buildings

AMP Solar Quotes Lowest Tariff in Madhya Pradesh’s 35 MW Solar Rooftop Auction

AMP Solar India quoted the lowest tariff (L1) of ₹1.58 (~$ 0.022)/kWh at the recently concluded auction held by Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) for the development of ...
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Karnataka Exempts Rooftop Solar Projects below 1 MW from CEIG Clearance

Karnataka Exempts Rooftop Solar Projects below 1 MW from CEIG Clearance

In a notification issued by the Karnataka Government, it has been clarified that solar rooftop installations below 1 MW are not mandated to be inspected by the electrical inspector. Previously, ...
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