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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Tamil Nadu’s Trichy Floats Tender for 2.4 MW of Solar Projects under Smart Cities Mission

Tamil Nadu’s Trichy Floats Tender for 2.4 MW of Solar Projects under Smart Cities Mission

The Tiruchirappalli Smart City Limited has tendered 2.4 MW of ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed at sewage treatment plant (STP) Panchappur, located near Madurai By-Pass road in ...
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Tender Issued for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects at Mumbai Monorail Stations and Sites

Tender Issued for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects at Mumbai Monorail Stations

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has tendered 2 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed atop Mumbai monorail stations and sites. The bid-submission deadline is ...
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Karnataka Exempts Rooftop Solar Projects below 1 MW from CEIG Clearance

Tender Announced for 35 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

Delhi’s Indraprastha Power Generation Co. Ltd. (IPGCL) has issued a tender for 35 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects in Delhi under the Mukhyamantri Solar Power Program. Project developers, technology ...
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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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Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

Uttar Pradesh Releases New Draft Regulations for Net Metering of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued new regulations for net metering provisions for rooftop solar projects in the state. The regulations, called RSPV Regulations 2019, will come ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Higher Power Tariffs, Not Policy Support, Driving India’s Rooftop Market

Rooftop Solar Commissioning Delay Causes 36% Tariff Reduction in Karnataka

In another case involving delay in commissioning of a solar project, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has declared that the petitioner, a rooftop solar project installer, is not entitled ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Skoda Auto Commissions 1 MW of Rooftop Solar Project at its Aurangabad Facility

Skoda Auto India Goes Green, Installs Solar Carport at its Production Facility

Škoda Auto, a Czech Republic based automobile company, has installed 1 MW of rooftop solar project at its production facility in Aurangabad, in the state of Maharashtra. The project is ...
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Solar Carports: A New Source of Growth for Rooftop Solar?

Solar Carports: A New Source of Growth for Rooftop Solar?

India crossed the milestone of 25 GW of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, as of August 2018. Out of the installed capacity, rooftop solar PV accounts for over 2.5 GW ...
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Lowest Tariffs Drops to ₹1.38/kWh in Madhya Pradesh’s 8.6 MW Rooftop Solar Auction

Lowest Tariff Drops to ₹1.38/kWh in Madhya Pradesh’s 8.6 MW Rooftop Solar Auction

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has auctioned 8.6 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar under RESCO II model. The projects will be developed at more than 13 locations ...
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NREDCAP Issues Empanelment Tender for 35 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Delhi’s Group Housing Societies Can Now Install Rooftop Solar Projects Free of Cost

Delhi residents adopting rooftop solar projects and residing in co-operative group housing societies (CGHS) will not have to shell out a single penny anymore for the installation of rooftop solar ...
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SECI Scraps 300 MW Solar Capacity Awarded to Adani Green

Sri Lanka Secures $50 Million Loan Facility from ADB to Develop Rooftop Solar

The Ministry of Finance and Mass Media in Sri Lanka has announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) wherein the bank will loan ...
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India Crosses Yet Another Milestone: 25 GW of Solar Capacity Installed

India Crosses Yet Another Milestone: 25 GW of Solar Capacity Installed

India has reached yet another milestone in installed solar capacity. The country recently marked 25 GW of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, according to Mercom India Research. In the past ...
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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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MERC Rejects MSEDCL’s Proposal to Levy Surcharge on Rooftop Solar

MERC Rejects MSEDCL’s Proposal to Levy Surcharge on Rooftop Solar

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected the proposal made by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to approve the levy of additional surcharge (wheeling charges) for rooftop ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
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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In Light of Water Shortage, Solar Can be a Game-Changer in India

Solar a Solution for India’s Water Woes

India is developing rapidly and with this growth comes an increasing demand for energy. In today’s economy, reliable access to electricity is a key factor for propelling growth. Currently, the ...
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MNRE Drafts Schedule for Issue of Solar Tenders to Ensure Sustained Activity

MNRE Drafts Schedule for Issue of Solar Tenders to Ensure Sustained Activity

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has written to the central and state governments as well as public sector implementing agencies, asking them to follow a set timetable ...
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REC Group to Supply 45 MW of Panels for Rooftop Solar Projects in India

REC Group to Supply 45 MW of Panels for Rooftop Solar Projects in India

REC Group, a solar photovoltaic (PV) panels manufacturer, will supply 45 MW of solar panels for the development of rooftop solar projects in India. According to the company, it has ...
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Maharashtra Sets ₹2.72/kWh as Generic Tariff for Solar and ₹2.87/kWh for Wind

Maharashtra Sets ₹2.72/kWh as Generic Tariff for Solar and ₹2.87/kWh for Wind

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has fixed ₹2.72 (~$0.03893)/kWh as the generic tariff for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for FY 2018-19. It has also fixed ₹2.87 (~$0.04108)/kWh as the generic ...
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Tamil Nadu Floats Tender for the Installation of 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu Floats Tender for 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Authority (TEDA) has issued a tender for the selection of bidders for the installation of 50 MW of grid connected rooftop solar systems in the ...
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GAIL, Solar sector, EV charging, company charter, Rooftop solar

Gas Authority of India to Enter Solar and EV Sectors

India’s biggest natural gas transporting and marketing company, the Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), a government owned entity, is looking to diversify its portfolio. According to a PTI report, ...