India Adds 3.2 GW of Solar in 2020 a 56% Decline as COVID Takes a Toll

India Adds 3.2 GW of Solar in 2020, a 56% Decline as COVID Takes a Toll

India installed 3,239 MW of solar capacity in the calendar year (CY) 2020, a 56% decline, compared to 7,346 MW in 2019, according to the latest 2020 Q4 & Annual ...
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Tender Floated for Setting Up 9.9 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in West Bengal

Tender Floated for Setting Up 9.9 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in West Bengal

The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has invited bids for the design, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning of 9.9 MW of rooftop solar power projects on a turnkey basis ...
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Tender Issued to Empanel Contractors for 200 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Tender Issued to Empanel Contractors for 200 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) has invited bids to empanel contractors for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of 200 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar systems in Kerala ...
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Gadkari Urges R K Singh to Reconsider Net Metering Restriction for Rooftop Solar

Gadkari Urges R K Singh to Reconsider Net Metering Restriction for Rooftop Solar

The Minister of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Nitin Gadkari, has brought the attention of the Minister of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), R K Singh, to a representation ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Jharkhand Issues Tender for 7 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings

Jharkhand Issues Tender for 7 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has invited bids for the rate contract for design, supply, installation, and commissioning of 7 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ Rooftop Solar to Meet 10% of Sunvik Steels' Power Needs in Bengaluru

Daily News Wrap-Up: Rooftop Solar to Meet 10% of Sunvik Steels’ Power Needs in Bengaluru

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Sunvik Steels has partnered with Dexler Energy to develop 13 MW of rooftop solar projects at its ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ Tata Motors to Deploy Electric Vehicles in Goa

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Motors to Deploy Electric Vehicles in Goa

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The United Kingdom added 11.8 MW of solar capacity in December 2020, according to the latest data ...
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Empanelment Tender Issued to Set Up 20 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Empanelment Tender Issued to Set Up 20 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Hubli Electricity Supply Company (HESCOM) has invited bids for empanelment of agencies for the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of 20 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects on residential ...
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Australia Added 249 MW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in November 2020

Australia Added 249 MW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in November 2020

Australia installed 249 MW of rooftop solar capacity in November 2020, a 7.32% increase compared to 232 MW in the same period last year, according to data released by the ...
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Madhya Pradesh Invites Bids for 40 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

Madhya Pradesh Invites Bids for 40 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has invited bids for the discovery of tariff and implementation of 40 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects at various locations in ...
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Punjab Proposes Net Metering Rules to Restrict Rooftop Solar Installations

Punjab Proposes Net Metering Rules to Restrict Rooftop Solar Installations

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has said that it will come up with a staff paper suggesting amendments to the net metering regulations, 2015. It said that the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
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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Daily Wrap-Up_ Total's €3 billion Hybrid Bonds to Finance Renewables, Adani Acquisition

Daily News Wrap-Up: Total’s €3 Billion Hybrid Bonds to Finance Renewables, Adani Acquisition

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi's Sustainable Environergy Research Lab at the Department of Chemical Engineering is actively ...
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Kerala Budget Proposes ₹2.5 Billion Loan for Rooftop Solar, Cuts Tax on EVs

Kerala Budget Proposes ₹2.5 Billion Loan for Rooftop Solar, Cuts Tax on EVs

Kerala’s Finance Minister Thomas Isaac announced a 50% reduction in motor vehicle tax for electric, fuel cell, and full hybrid battery electric vehicles (EV) for five years in the state’s ...
Ministry of Power To Review Net Metering Restriction for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW

Ministry of Power to Review Net Metering Restriction for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has assured stakeholders from the rooftop solar segment that the government will review its stance on gross metering for installations over 10 kW capacity. Representations ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up_ Total, 174 Power Global to Develop 1.6 GW of Solar Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: Total, 174 Power Global to Develop 1.6 GW of Solar Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Total and 174 Power Global have signed an agreement to form a 50-50 joint venture to develop ...
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Chandigarh Invites Bids for 2 MW Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

Chandigarh Invites Bids for 2 MW Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

The Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) has invited bids for setting up 2 MW (varying from 2kW to 100 kW) of grid-connected rooftop solar systems ...
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Jharkhand Commission Approves Net Metering Facility for a 2 MW Rooftop Solar Project

Jharkhand Commission Approves Net Metering Facility for a 2 MW Rooftop Solar Project

The Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) has approved the net metering connectivity requested by Shree Cement for a captive rooftop solar power project of 1.99 MW at 132 kV ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Delhi Metro Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Systems Totaling 2 MW With ₹4_kWh Tariff Cap

Delhi Metro Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Systems Totaling 2 MW With ₹4/kWh Tariff Cap

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) has invited bids for 2 MW of rooftop solar projects on staff quarters and other buildings of DMRC under the renewable energy service ...
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Medical College in Haryana Floats Tender for 1 MW of Rooftop Solar under RESCO Model

Medical College in Haryana Floats Tender for 1 MW of Rooftop Solar under RESCO Model

The Maharaja Agrasen Medical College at Agroha, Haryana, has floated a tender to enter into a power purchase agreement (PPA) for power from a 1 MW of rooftop solar system under the ...
Goa Issues Empanelment Tender for 80 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Goa Issues Empanelment Tender for 80 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) for empanelment of agencies to design, supply, install, test, and commission grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems ...
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Tender Reissued for Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Belagavi

Tender Reissued for Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Belagavi

Belagavi Smart City Limited (BSCL) has reissued the tender for the selection of a developer to install rooftop solar systems on a 'discount over retail tariff' basis on select government ...
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Tata and SIDBI to Give Collateral-Free Loans to MSMEs to Set Up Rooftop Solar Systems

Tata and SIDBI to Give Collateral-Free Loans to MSMEs to Set Up Rooftop Solar Systems

Tata Power has joined hands with the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to provide affordable financing for rooftop solar installations by the micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) ...
/ / Rooftop, 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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