In the Largest Rooftop Solar Acquisition, Sunrun to Acquire Vivint Solar for $3.2 Billion

In the Largest Rooftop Solar Acquisition, Sunrun to Acquire Vivint Solar for $3.2 Billion

In the largest rooftop solar acquisition to date, Sunrun has entered into an agreement to acquire Vivint Solar in an all-stock transaction for $3.2 billion. Vivint Solar serves as a ...
Odisha Invites Bids for 1.47 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems and 2,045 Solar Streetlights

Odisha Invites Bids for 1.47 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems and 2,045 Solar Streetlights

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has invited bids for the installation of 1.47 MW of rooftop solar projects and 2,045 solar street lighting systems at 115 panchayat samiti ...
Goa to Empanel Installers for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Goa to Empanel Installers for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to empanel Installers to design and install 5 MW of grid-connected solar rooftop power projects under CAPEX (capital ...
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Installers Rally for Net Metering in Andhra’s Rooftop Solar Policy

Installers Rally for Net Metering in Andhra’s Rooftop Solar Policy

Andhra Pradesh’s solar development has not had a smooth run since the past year. In a recent development, renewable developers and stakeholders in the state are now up in arms ...
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Tender Issued to Empanel Agencies to Install 1 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Tender Issued to Empanel Agencies to Install 1 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited bids for the empanelment of bidders to install approximately 1 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects in the residential sector across ...
Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations [Infographics]

Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations [Infographics]

Cumulative rooftop solar installations in India reached 4.6 GW as of Q1 2020. In the first quarter of 2020, India installed 194 MW of rooftop solar projects, a decline of ...
Haryana Invites Bids for 30 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings

Haryana Invites Bids for 30 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings

The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) has invited bids for 30 MW of rooftop solar systems on government buildings in the state. The capital investment for the project will ...
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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Madhya Pradesh Reduces Rooftop Solar Tender Capacity from 25 MW to 15 MW

Madhya Pradesh Lowers Rooftop Solar Tender Capacity from 25 MW to 15 MW, Removes DCR Clause

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has reduced the capacity of its earlier tender floated for the installation of 25 MW of grid-connected and off-grid rooftop solar projects ...
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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Karnataka Extends Existing Tariff Structure for Solar Projects Until March 31, 2021

Karnataka Extends Existing Tariff Structure for Solar Projects Until March 31, 2021

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has extended the validity of the existing tariff structure determined by the Commission in August 2019. The earlier regulation had expired in April 2020 ...
Cochin Port Trust Invites Bids for 1.5 MW of Floating Solar Projects

Cochin Port Trust Invites Bids for 1.5 MW of Floating Solar Projects

The Cochin Port Trust (CPT) has invited bids for setting up 1.5 MW (two projects of 0.75 MW) of grid-connected floating solar power projects at the port’s walkway avenue between ...
US-Based Fenice Group to Invest $2.5 Million in SunEdison’s Rooftop Solar Subsidiary

US-Based Fenice Group to Invest $2.5 Million in SunEdison’s Rooftop Solar Subsidiary

The Chennai-based renewable energy company, SunEdison Infrastructure Limited, has announced that it has entered into a share subscription and shareholders’ agreement with U.S.-based Fenice Investment Group LLC. Under this deal, ...
Tata Power Registers 3% Revenue Dip in FY 2020 As Demand Drops Due to COVID-19

Tata Power Registers 3% Revenue Dip in FY 2020 As Demand Drops Due to COVID-19

Tata Power has announced its annual results for the financial year (FY) 2019-20. The company’s income statement said that in the FY 2020, its revenue declined by 3% and stood ...
Karnataka’s Hubballi Smart City Invites Bids for 340 kW of Rooftop Solar Systems (1)

Karnataka’s Hubballi Smart City Invites Bids for 340 kW of Rooftop Solar Systems

The Hubballi-Dharwad Smart City Limited (HDSCL) has invited bids for the development of nearly 340 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects for selected buildings in different locations owned by ...
COVID-19 Disrupts India’s Solar Growth, Installations Decline to 1.1 GW in Q1 2020

COVID-19 Disrupts India’s Solar Growth, Installations Decline to 1.1 GW in Q1 2020

India installed 1,080 MW of solar capacity in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020, a 43% decline quarter-over-quarter (QoQ), compared to 1,897 MW installed in Q4 2019. The findings were ...
IPGCL’s Rooftop Solar Empanelment Tender Receives Lowest Bid of ₹37,000_kW

IPGCL’s Rooftop Solar Empanelment Tender Receives Lowest Bid of ₹37,000/kW

The Indraprastha Power Generation Company Limited (IPGCL) has announced the lowest bidder (L1) and the quoted price for rooftop solar projects under the capital expenditure (CAPEX) model of Part A, ...
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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Rooftop Market Needs SBI World Bank Funds to be Disbursed Quickly in Tough Times

Rooftop Solar Market Needs SBI World Bank Funds to be Disbursed Quickly in Tough Times

The rooftop solar has struggled to catch on in India with just over 4 GW installed compared to the government goal of developing 40 GW by 2022. The market declined ...
Technology and Financing Could Unlock Underserved SMEs in Rooftop Solar_ Interview

Technology and Financing Could Unlock Underserved SMEs in Rooftop Solar: Interview

After five consecutive years of growth, the rooftop solar market in India had a rough year in 2019 with installations totaling 1.1 GW, which was a 33% decline year-over-year. Now ...
Tender Floated for a 1 MW Canal Top Solar Project in Kolkata

Tender Floated for a 1 MW Canal Top Solar Project in Kolkata

The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has floated a tender for the installation of a 1 MW (2X500 kW) canal top solar project at Bagjola Canal located in New ...
Northeast Frontier Railways to Install Rooftop Solar Systems at 8 Stations

Northeast Frontier Railways to Install Rooftop Solar Systems at 8 Stations

The Alipurduar Division of the Northeast Frontier Railways has issued a tender for the installation of grid-connected rooftop solar projects at eight railway stations in the region. The cumulative capacity ...
Mizoram Issues Empanelment Tender for 500 kW of Rooftop Solar in Residential Segment (1)

Mizoram Issues Empanelment Tender for 500 kW of Rooftop Solar in Residential Segment

The Power and Electricity Department, Government of Mizoram, has issued an empanelment tender for 500 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV power projects. The scope of work will include the ...