Kerala Invites Bids for 1.08 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

Kerala Invites Bids for 1.08 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

The Agency for New & Renewable Energy Research and Technology (ANERT) has invited bids for the installation and commissioning of 1.076 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on eight public ...
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Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 50 MW Solar Projects Across India

Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 50 MW Solar Projects Across India

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments (REIL), a joint venture between the Union government and the Rajasthan government, has invited bids to commission 50 MW grid-connected rooftop and small ground mounted solar ...
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Asian Development Bank Proposes Business Models for Rooftop Solar in India

Asian Development Bank Proposes Business Models for Rooftop Solar in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has suggested various business models for the deployment of rooftop solar systems in India on a larger scale with utilities as the primary stakeholders. It ...
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Tamil Nadu Invites Bids for 20 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

Tamil Nadu Invites Bids for 20 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has invited bids for the installation and commissioning of 20 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government buildings, state-run industrial units, and ...
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Railways Issues Tender for 1.9 MW Rooftop Solar Projects in West Bengal

Railways Issues Tender for 1.9 MW Rooftop Solar Projects in West Bengal

The Eastern Railway has invited bids to install 1.9 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems across multiple sites in the Sealdah Division of West Bengal. The project’s estimated cost is ...
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Renewable Energy Can Boost Bottom Lines of Small Businesses

Renewable Energy Can Boost Bottom Lines of Small Businesses

Businesses in the commercial and industrial (C&I) segment often pay a heavy price by delaying the adoption of renewable energy as an alternative energy source. Although the economics of installing ...
How to Convince India’s MSMEs to Go Solar

How to Convince India’s MSMEs to Go Solar

India has millions of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), which are the growth engine of its economy and represent the nation's entrepreneurial spirit. Power is one of the largest ...
Mercom India’s Most Read News Stories from 2022

Mercom India’s Most Read News Stories from 2022

Here is a collection of the most-read news stories and in-depth articles of 2022. Most of the top stories this year were from the rooftop solar segment. Other popular themes among ...
Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations in 2022

Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations in 2022 [Infographics]

India’s cumulative rooftop solar installations reached ~8.3 GW at the end of the January-September period (9M), according to Mercom India Research’s latest available data. The full-year numbers for 2022 will ...
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Seeks Bids for 2 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Seeks Bids for 2 MW Rooftop Solar Systems

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has invited bids to commission 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems with remote monitoring systems atop its buildings. The project's estimated cost is ₹116.02 million ...
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Troop Comforts Invites Bids for 1.21 MW Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Troop Comforts Invites Bids for 1.21 MW Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Public sector undertaking Troop Comforts (TCL) has invited bids for the implementation of 1.21 MW grid-connected rooftop and ground-mounted solar projects at various locations of Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) in Uttar ...
MNRE Asks State Agencies to Implement Rules for Faster Rooftop Solar Adoption

MNRE Asks State Agencies to Implement Rules for Faster Rooftop Solar Adoption

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has written to State Electricity Regulatory Authorities (SERCs) and power distribution companies (DISCOMs) across the country reiterating that they must expedite the ...
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Punjab Invites Bids for 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings

Punjab Invites Bids for 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has invited bids to install and commission 10 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems with the net metering facility on government buildings across the ...
Major Events that Impacted the Solar Sector in 2022

Major Events that Impacted the Solar Sector in 2022

India installed a record 10 GW of new solar capacity during the first nine months of 2022, an increase of 35% year-over-year, according to Mercom India Research's Q3 2022 India ...
Telangana Invites Bids for 50 MW of Mono PERC Solar Modules

Telangana Invites Bids for 50 MW of Mono PERC Solar Modules

The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation (TSREDCO) has invited bids to procure 50 MW of monocrystalline passivated emitter and rear contact (PERC) solar modules under the domestic content requirement ...
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Kerala Invites Bids to Develop 1.2 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

Kerala Invites Bids to Develop 1.2 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

The Agency for New and Renewable Energy Research Technology (ANERT) has invited bids for the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of 1.232 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on 71 ...
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Coal India Invites Bids for 2.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Odisha

Coal India Invites Bids for 2.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Odisha

Mahanadi Coalfields, a subsidiary of Coal India, has invited bids for the installation and commissioning of 2.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems with net metering arrangements on residential and ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: TotalEnergies Installs Rooftop Solar System for a Textile Company

Daily News Wrap-Up: TotalEnergies Installs Rooftop Solar System for a Textile Company

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: TotalEnergies ENEOS installed a 1 MW rooftop solar photovoltaic system for a textile company, Sri Kannapiran Mills, ...
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BHEL Floats O&M Tender for 2 MW Rooftop Solar Project in Gujarat

BHEL Floats O&M Tender for 2 MW Rooftop Solar Project in Gujarat

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has invited bids for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of 2.015 MW rooftop solar systems for 54 months. The systems are installed at eight sites of ...
SECI’s Payment to Solar and Wind Developers Down 10% to ₹8.04 Billion in October

SECI’s Payment to Solar and Wind Developers Down 10% to ₹8.04 Billion in October

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) released ₹8.04 billion (~$98.6 million) in payments to solar and wind power generators for the power purchased in October 2022. The amount is ...
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Maharashtra Regulator Rejects Petition Seeking Changes to Open Access Policy

Maharashtra Regulator Rejects Petition Seeking Changes to Open Access Policy

A recent petition by an individual consumer to Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) highlighted certain crucial amendments required to rooftop solar and green energy open access regulations. These changes included ...
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Coal India Invites Bids for 4 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

Coal India Invites Bids for 4 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

South Eastern Coalfields (SECL), the largest coal-producing subsidiary of Coal India, has invited bids for installing and commissioning 4 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems at 14 different locations under ...
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Month in a Minute Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in November 2022

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in November 2022

Here is a recap of important headlines from November 2022: India generated around 70.24 billion units (BU) of solar power in the first nine months (9M) of the calendar year ...
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India Adds Over 1.2 GW of Rooftop Solar in 9M 2022

India Adds Over 1.2 GW of Rooftop Solar in 9M 2022

India installed over 1.2 GW of rooftop solar capacity in the first nine months (9M) of the calendar year (CY) 2022, a decline of 11% year-over-year (YoY), according to Mercom ...
Kerala Issues Rate Contract Tender for 15 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Rate Contract Tender for 15 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects Issued in Kerala

Kerala government’s Agency for New and Renewable Energy Research and Technology (ANERT)  has invited bids from empaneled agencies for the rate contract to develop 15 MW of rooftop solar projects ...
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