Top Rooftop Solar Companies in 1H 2022: Tata Power Solar, Amplus, Fourth Partner Energy

Top Rooftop Solar Companies in 1H 2022: Tata Power Solar, Amplus, Fourth Partner Energy

Tata Power Solar, Amplus Solar, Fourth Partner Energy, Roofsol Energy, and Havells India were the top solar rooftop companies in India in the first half (1H) of the calendar year ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Solar
Sungrow, Sineng, FIMER, Solis Top Solar Inverter Companies in 1H 2022

Sungrow, Sineng, FIMER, Solis Top Solar Inverter Companies in 1H 2022

Sungrow, Sineng Electric, FIMER India, Ginlong (Solis) Technologies, and SOFARSOLAR were the leading solar inverter suppliers in India in the first half (1H) of the calendar year (CY) 2022, according ...
Webinar to Shed Light on How Battery Storage Enhance Solar Systems’ Performance

Webinar to Shed Light on How Battery Storage Enhance Solar Systems’ Performance

Battery energy storage technologies globally are transforming how companies utilize, control, and dispatch electricity and facilitating a smoother transition to clean energy. The Indian market is also realizing how battery ...
Industries in Coimbatore Meet Clean Energy Experts for Solutions to Cut Power Costs

Industries in Coimbatore to Meet Clean Energy Experts for Solutions to Cut Power Costs

In pursuit of clean energy sources to meet their energy needs, Commercial & Industrial (C&I) entities have resorted to rooftop solar because of its easy availability and the savings on ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Meeting Renewable Targets and Saving Costs Through Solar Adoption in C&I Segment (1)

Meeting Renewable Targets and Saving Costs Through Solar Adoption in C&I Segment

Companies in the commercial and Industrial (C&I) segment have significantly turned to renewable energy to meet their energy needs and save money on electricity costs. In many states currently, the ...
/ / C&I, Solar
Mercom India Solar Awards 2022 Announced for Ten Categories

Mercom India Solar Awards 2022 Announced for Ten Categories

Mercom India announced the awards under ten categories at the Mercom India Solar Summit 2022, held on July 28 and 29, 2022. The awards were presented for outstanding work in ...
Investments are Imperative to Achieve India's Ambitions Solar Target

Investments are Imperative to Achieve India’s Ambitious Solar Target

Foreign investors have been teaming up with local independent power producers to tap into India's booming solar market.  Riding on the heels of a growing economy and strong support from ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Emerging Solar Technologies Can Improve Power Generation and Revenues

Emerging Solar Technologies Can Improve Power Generation and Revenues

Solar energy has emerged as a clean, sustainable, and powerful alternative to fossil fuels. Sunlight can meet the world's energy demands with various technologies to harvest solar energy. The first ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Vertical Scaling of Solar Manufacturing Vital to India Meeting its Ambitious Targets

Vertical Scaling of Solar Manufacturing Vital to India Meeting its Ambitious Targets

In November 2020, the central government approved the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) program for ten critical sectors to enhance India's manufacturing capabilities and exports under the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative. Solar has ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
C&I Customers Moving Toward Solar to Meet their Power Demands

C&I Customers Moving Toward Solar to Meet their Power Demands

The commercial and industrial (C&I) segment encompasses a large variety of customers, solar systems, and project sizes. In the last few years, the C&I segment has driven the growth of ...
Webinar to Discuss Solar Module-Inverter Combination to Maximize Power Generation

Webinar to Discuss Solar Module-Inverter Combination to Maximize Power Generation

Solar modules are critical to any solar power project. Manufacturers have been trying to deliver higher efficiency modules to reduce the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) and enhance the value ...
Second Edition of Mercom India Solar Awards Open for Nominations

Second Edition of Mercom India Solar Awards Open for Nominations

Mercom India has announced the second edition of the 'Mercom India Awards,' the flagship awards for the Indian solar industry. The awards recognize companies making a significant contribution to the ...
Mercom India to Host First-of-its-Kind Clean Energy Event in Bengaluru

Mercom India to Host First-of-its-Kind Clean Energy Event in Bengaluru

Mercom India is hosting its first event in the series, “C&I Clean Energy Meet 2022,” on June 3, 2022, in Bengaluru. The first-of-its-kind event will bring together commercial and industrial ...
NTPC Invites Bids to Procure 16,000 Solar Modules for Bhadla Solar Project 1139540579

NTPC Invites Bids to Procure 16,000 Solar Modules for Bhadla Solar Project

NTPC Limited has issued a notice inviting a tender (NIT) to procure 15,000 and 1,000 solar modules of 300W for the Bhadla solar project. Only modules enlisted under the Ministry ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Cost is the Greatest Hurdle for Energy Storage Adoption Among Resi and C&I Consumers

Cost is the Greatest Hurdle for Energy Storage Adoption Among Resi and C&I Consumers

Battery storage systems are critical to effectively integrate increasing solar and wind energy into the grid, given the intermittent nature of renewable energy sources. Energy storage is the ideal solution ...
Tender Issued to Set Up a Temporary Office for BHEL at a 50 MW Solar Project Site

Tender Issued to Set Up a Temporary Office for BHEL at a 50 MW Solar Project Site

The solar business division of Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has issued a tender to set up a temporary office at the 50 MW Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENO) solar project ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Corporate Funding for Battery Storage Firms Jumps to $9.6 Billion in 1H 2021

Corporate Funding for Battery Storage Firms Jumps to $9.6 Billion in 1H 2021

Global corporate funding, including venture capital (VC) funding, public market, and debt financing for battery storage, smart grid, and efficiency companies in the first half (1H) of 2021, was up ...
Ministry of Power gives its nod to net metering for rooftop solar systems up to 500 kW capacity

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in June 2021

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from June 2021: The Ministry of Power (MoP) has finally issued the rules concerning net metering for rooftop solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Policy Certainty and Stability Crucial for New Investments in the Solar Sector

Policy Certainty and Stability Crucial for New Investments in the Solar Sector

On June 30, 2021, Mercom hosted a webinar on the 'State of the Indian Solar Market – Addressing Major Shifts in the Industry and the Path Forward'. The focus of the discussion ...
New Inverter Technologies Critical to Reduce LCOE of Solar Projects

New Inverter Technologies Critical to Reduce LCOE of Solar Projects

On Thursday, June 17, Mercom held a webinar on ‘Redefining Global PV Project Standards - Huawei FusionSolar 8.0 Gemini’ to discuss the latest trends and technologies in the Indian photovoltaic ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rooftop Solar - Saving Operating Cost for Businesses Hit by the Pandemic

Rooftop Solar – Saving Operating Cost for Businesses Hit by the Pandemic

Rooftop solar is among the cheapest sources of power, with nearly 50% lower tariffs than grid charges in many states. The segment's cost benefits make it an attractive energy option ...
Solar Developers Desperately Need Access to Project Financing, Cheaper Funds

Solar Developers Desperately Need Access to Project Financing, Cheaper Funds

What lies ahead for the renewable energy sector in India? Will investments dry up, or will 2021 bring out the best for the sector? A discussion on these vital issues ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
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 ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
DISCOMs Need Distribution System Operators To Forecast Renewables and Manage Load (1)

DISCOMs Need Distribution System Operators To Forecast Renewables and Manage Load

India is an attractive solar market with tremendous, long-term potential. The installation targets are aggressive; however, the investments in the sector have stymied due to counterparty credit risks from distribution ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
Solar Will Lead All Power Generation in the Coming Decades

Solar Will Lead All Power Generation in the Coming Decades

The Mercom India Solar Summit 2021 kicked off on April 8, 2021, with the session 'Keynote-State of Indian Solar market,' led by Priya Sanjay, Managing Director, Mercom India, and Raj ...