Sri Lanka Receives $100 Million Loan from India for Installing Rooftop Solar Systems

Sri Lanka Receives $100 Million Loan from India for Installing Rooftop Solar Systems

Sri Lanka announced that it had received a $100 million (~₹7.56 billion) loan from the Government of India for installing solar rooftop systems on government buildings. These funds will also ...
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Chhattisgarh to Empanel Installers of Rooftop Solar Systems

Chhattisgarh to Empanel Installers of Rooftop Solar Systems

The Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has issued a tender to empanel rooftop solar installers. The deadline for the submission of bids is July 1, 2020, while the ...
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands_ Energy Charges for Residential Rooftop Solar Cut by 59%

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Energy Charges for Residential Rooftop Solar Cut by 59%

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has announced the energy and fixed charges for rooftop and ground-mounted solar in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the financial year 2020-21. This ...
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Residential Rooftop Solar in Delhi to Cost Consumers Only ₹32,400 for a 1 kW System

Residential Rooftop Solar in Delhi to Cost Consumers Only ₹32,400 for a 1 kW System

The Indraprastha Power Generation Company (IPGCL) has revealed the lowest (L1) bidders and the quoted project costs for residential rooftop solar systems under the capital expenditure (CAPEX) model of B ...
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Rajasthan Announces Winning Bidders for 45 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Rajasthan Announces Winning Bidders for 45 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited (RRECL) has announced that 119 companies have been selected to develop 45 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems across the state. The project was ...
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Haryana Issues Single-Point Supply Regulations for Rooftop and Open Access Solar

Haryana Issues Single-Point Supply Regulations for Rooftop and Open Access Solar

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued new regulations for single-point supply through rooftop solar and open access projects for residential and commercial consumer categories in the state. The ...
KELTRON Issues Expressions of Interest for Hybrid Rooftop Solar Projects in Karnataka

KELTRON Issues Expressions of Interest for Hybrid Rooftop Solar Projects in Karnataka

The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (KELTRON) has floated a short-term expression of interest (EoI) for the empanelment of agencies and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to install ...
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Experts Shed Light on Technologies That Can Turn Rooftop Solar into Appreciating Assets

Experts Shed Light on Technologies That Can Turn Rooftop Solar into Appreciating Assets

The rooftop segment with nearly 4 GW of installations, is way off the target of 40 GW set by the government for December 2022. The rooftop market saw a steep ...
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Advanced PV Technologies Turn Rooftop Solar Systems into Profitable, Long-lasting Assets

Advanced PV Technologies Turn Rooftop Solar Systems into Profitable, Long-lasting Assets

Rooftop solar installations are slowly making inroads in India lately as compared to many developed nations where the deployments are far larger in scale. Rooftop solar’s potential has been marred ...
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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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