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 ...
Bids Invited for 200 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Jammu

Bids Invited for 200 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) has invited bids to empanel firms to install and commission 200 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar systems of various capacities (1-10 kW) ...
Bids Invited for 1 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Manipur

Bids Invited for 1 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Manipur

Manipur State Power Distribution Company (MSPDCL) has invited bids to empanel vendors to install 1 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems of various capacities on residential buildings under Phase-II of ...
US Installed 3.9 GW Solar Capacity in Q1 2022, a 24% YoY Slump

US Installed 3.9 GW Solar Capacity in Q1 2022, a 24% YoY Slump

The United States solar sector installed 3.9 GW of solar capacity in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, a 24% year-over-year (YoY) decrease compared to 5 GW installed in the ...
Bids Invited for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Puducherry

Bids Invited for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Puducherry

Electricity Department, Puducherry, has invited bids to empanel vendors to install 5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on residential buildings under Phase II of the grid-connected rooftop solar program ...
Tender to Empanel Installers for 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Jharkhand

Tender to Empanel Installers for 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has invited bids to empanel agencies to identify rooftops, design, install, and commission 5 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar systems of various capacities ...
Empanelment Tender Issued for Rooftop Systems of 1 kW to 500 KW Capacity in Haryana

Empanelment Tender Issued for Rooftop Systems of 1 kW to 500 KW Capacity in Haryana

Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has invited bids for the empanelment of agencies for the design, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of grid-connected rooftop solar systems of 1 kW ...
Empanelment Tender for 300 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects in Rural Gujarat

Empanelment Tender for 300 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects in Rural Gujarat

Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Limited (MGVCL) has invited bids to empanel vendors for the design, supply, erection, testing, and commissioning of 300 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects under Phase-II ...
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New York’s Distributed Solar Roadmap Aims at an Additional 4 GW by 2030

New York’s Distributed Solar Roadmap Aims at an Additional 4 GW by 2030

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) have submitted a comprehensive roadmap to expand the state’s successful ...
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U.S. Installs 3.51 GWh of New Energy Storage Capacity in Q3 2021 Report

U.S. Installs 3.51 GWh of New Energy Storage Capacity in Q3 2021: Report

The United States installed a record 3.51 GWh of new energy storage capacity in the third quarter (Q3) of 2021, Wood Mackenzie said in a report. In Q3 2021, the utility-scale front-of-the-meter ...
US Adds 5.7 GW of Solar Capacity in Q2 2021

US Adds 5.7 GW of Solar Capacity in Q2 2021

According to the latest US Solar Market Insight Report, released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie, the US solar market has installed a record 5.7 GW of ...
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US Installs 345 MW of New Energy Storage Systems in Q2 2021 Report

US Installs 345 MW of New Energy Storage Systems in Q2 2021: Report

According to Wood Mackenzie’s latest report, the United States installed 345 MW of new energy storage systems in the second quarter (Q2) of 2021 – a year-over-year (YoY) increase of ...
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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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US Solar Market Adds a Record 5 GW in Q1 2021

US Solar Market Adds a Record 5 GW in Q1 2021

According to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Q2 2021 report, released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie, the U.S. solar market has surpassed 100 GW of ...
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Residential Solar Company Sunrun’s Total Revenue Up 59% YoY in Q1 2021

Residential Solar Company Sunrun’s Total Revenue Up 59% YoY in Q1 2021

Sunrun, one of the leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services companies in the United States, has announced financial results for the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year ...
Jharkhand Issues Empanelment Tender for 25 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Jharkhand Issues Empanelment Tender for 25 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) has invited bids to empanel agencies to develop 25 MW of residential rooftop solar power projects under the renewable energy service company (RESCO) ...
Can Rooftop Solar Come out of Ground-Mount's Shadow and Be the Next Big Thing_

Can Rooftop Solar Come out of Ground-Mount’s Shadow and Be the Next Big Thing?

Cumulative rooftop solar installations crossed the 5 GW mark at the end of 2020 but still make up a small portion of the 40 GW of solar installed in the ...
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Bids Invited to Install 10 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering

Bids Invited to Install 10 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering

The Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company (GESCOM) has invited bids for the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of 10 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems under net metering on residential buildings ...
Kerala Regulator Allows Net Metering for a 100 kW Solar System at a Housing Society

Kerala Regulator Allows Net Metering for a 100 kW Solar System at a Housing Society

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC), in a recent ruling, has ruled that distribution licensees should allow group housing societies to avail supply at low tension (LT) voltage levels ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Residential Welfare Association in Bengaluru Floats Tender for 165 kW Rooftop Solar System

Residential Welfare Association in Bengaluru Floats Tender for 165 kW Rooftop Solar System

The Westend Heights Condominium Apartment Owners’ Welfare Association has floated a proposal for a 165 kW rooftop solar system in Bengaluru. This tender is among the few publicly floated rooftop solar tenders ...
There is a Lot of Pent-Up Demand for Rooftop Solar: Interview

There is a Lot of Pent-Up Demand for Rooftop Solar: Interview

Rooftop solar systems remain one of the cheapest ways to go solar. The global COVID-19 pandemic helped commercial and industrial (C&I) businesses realize that going solar is one of the best ...
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Designing an Effective Lightning Protection for Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Designing Effective Lightning Protection for Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Residential photovoltaic (PV) systems are generally installed on the rooftop of residential buildings. However, the large metal surface area, height from the ground, and exposed location increase rooftop solar systems' ...
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China Added Over 40 GW of Solar Capacity in 2020_ AECEA

China Added Over 40 GW of Solar Capacity in 2020: AECEA

China may have installed up to over 40 GW of solar capacity in 2020 based on preliminary data, according to a new report from the Asia Europe Clean Energy Advisory ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Telangana Releases Final Cost of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems With Net Metering

Telangana Releases Final Cost of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems With Net Metering

The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation (TSREDCO) has finalized the pricing for 1-500 kW grid-connected rooftop solar systems with net metering. It also released the list of 65 suppliers ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
US Non-Residential Rooftop Solar System Installation Prices Fell 4% in 2019

US Non-Residential Rooftop Solar System Installation Prices Fell 4% in 2019

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has released the 'Tracking the Sun' report 2019, which summarizes installation prices and other trends among grid-connected, distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the ...
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