Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

Government Approves Financial Support Worth ₹118 Billion for Rooftop Solar Program

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval for the second phase of grid-connected rooftop solar program with central financial support to the tune of ₹118.14 billion ...
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CEL Invites Tenders for 11 MW of RESCO Rooftop Solar Projects Across 35 CSIR Labs

CEL Invites Tenders for 11 MW of RESCO Rooftop Solar Projects Across 35 CSIR Labs

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has invited bids for the implementation of 11.12 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects at 35 sites of the Council of Scientific and Industrial ...
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Karnataka Sets New Generic Tariff at ₹4.15/kWh for 1-10 kW Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka Mulls Revision of Generic Tariff for Large-Scale and Rooftop Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued a discussion paper to set tariff for solar power projects, including solar rooftop projects for the financial year 2020. Earlier, Mercom reported ...
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Can Solar Kits Propel the Growth of Residential Rooftop Market in India?

NHPC’s New Tender Calls for 1,082 kW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Himachal Pradesh

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has issued a tender for 1,082.16 kW  of rooftop and small solar power projects at various power stations of NHPC in Himachal Pradesh. These ...
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Tender Announced for 7.63 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects for Mumbai Metro

Tender Announced for 7.63 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects for Mumbai Metro

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has issued a tender for 7.63 MW of rooftop solar PV projects at the site of Mumbai Metro Rail project line 7 and ...
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West Bengal Floats EPC Tender for 600 kW of Rooftop Solar Installations

Chhattisgarh DISCOMs to Procure Excess Energy from Distributed Solar Projects at ₹1/kWh

The Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) has issued terms and conditions for distributed solar projects in the state. These regulations will come into force from April 1, 2019. The ...
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Uttar Pradesh Raises Upper Cap for Net-Metered Rooftop Solar Installations from 1 to 2 MW

Uttar Pradesh Raises Upper Cap for Net-Metered Rooftop Solar Installations from 1 to 2 MW

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has finalized the proposed regulations related to net-metering provisions for rooftop solar projects in the state. The commission had proposed the draft RSPV ...
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Cleantech Solar to Develop 27 MW Rooftop Solar PV Projects in Asia

Oakridge Energy Secures Line of Credit to Finance Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Oakridge Energy, an Indian rooftop solar installer, has raised a line of credit from Maanaveeya Development & Finance Private Limited (Maanaveeya), Oikocredit’s financing arm in India. Oikocredit is a cooperative ...
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Tender Announced to Set Up 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in J&K

Tender Announced to Set Up 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) has issued a tender to install 5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects under Central Financial Assistance (CFA) scheme of the Ministry ...
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Can Solar Kits Propel the Growth of Residential Rooftop Market in India?

India’s Rooftop Solar Market – Where is it Now and Where is it Going?

India’s rooftop solar installations have been growing at a healthy pace so far but could slow down  in the short-term, following the imposition of the safeguard duty earlier this year ...
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Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

SMC’s Plea to Enter New PPA for Rooftop Solar with Torrent Power at ₹11.33/kWh Rejected

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has declined a plea filed by the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) requesting the commission to direct project developer Torrent Power to enter into a ...
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NABARD Inks Pact with GCF to Infuse $100 Million for the Growth of Rooftop Solar in India

NABARD Inks Pact with GCF to Infuse $100 Million for the Growth of Rooftop Solar in India

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has signed an agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse $100 million into a project designed to unlock private ...
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Tata Power Signs PPA with GE for Installation of Rooftop Solar Projects

West Bengal Issues Tender for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has tendered 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects to be developed on customers’ premises in residential, institutional, and social sectors. WBREDA ...
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Stakeholders Urge Government to Provide Clarity on Applicable GST Rates on Solar Projects

Stakeholders Urge Government to Provide Clarity on Applicable GST Rates on Solar Projects

The Solar Association recently organised a conference in the national capital to discuss issues related to the Indian solar sector. The discussion ranged from the current trends and common pain ...
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Power Grid Corporation to Install 5 MWp Rooftop Solar across 50 of its Premises

Goa to Launch Single Window Portal for Seamless Installation of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has prepared a user manual for an online single window clearance portal that would facilitate the seamless implementation of rooftop solar projects in the ...
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Uttar Pradesh Allows Net-Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

Uttar Pradesh Allows Net Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

In a landmark order, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has allowed net metering for a 3.34 MW rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Greater NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh. The ...
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Himachal Pradesh Issues Draft Amendment to Rooftop Solar Regulations

Himachal Pradesh Issues Draft Amendment to Rooftop Solar Regulations

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued Draft (Rooftop Solar photovoltaic (PV) Grid Interactive System based on Net Metering) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2018. The draft is open for ...
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Uttarakhand’s G. B. Pant University Tenders 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Madhya Pradesh Introduces Innovative Decentralized Solar Policy

In order to leverage the full potential of solar, the Madhya Pradesh government has come up with a decentralized solar policy. On the sidelines of the Renewable Energy India (REI) ...
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Tamil Nadu Issues Draft Solar Policy: Targets 8.9 GW of Solar Installations by 2022

Tamil Nadu Issues Draft Solar Policy; Targets 8.9 GW of Solar Installations by 2022

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has issued the Draft Solar Energy Policy for the year 2018. The policy aims to establish an ecosystem that translates the country’s solar ...
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Lowest Tariff of 2.79 cents/kWh Quoted in Egypt’s 200 MW Solar Auction

Why MPUVNL’s 35 MW Rooftop Solar Tender Saw Steep Dip in Tariffs

The rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) auction for the development of 35 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar under RESCO model by Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) yielded unexpectedly low ...
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Jharkhand Announces Additional 20 Percent Subsidy for Schools Opting for Rooftop Solar

Residential Segment Made Up 60% of the 1,000 Solar Rooftop Installations by BSES Delhi

BSES, Delhi’s major distribution company (DISCOM), announced that it has installed more than 1,000 solar rooftop connections with a sanctioned solar load of over 40 MW. According to BSES, the ...
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MNRE Asks Implementing Agencies to Adhere to Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Guidelines

Thailand’s Independent Solar Power Producers Brace for Levy of Extra Charges

Soon, small independent solar power producers will have to pay extra charges in Thailand to help minimize the impact of blockchain-enabled competition with the state-owned utility, reported the Nikkei Asian ...
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Karnataka Exempts Rooftop Solar Projects below 1 MW from CEIG Clearance

TCIL Issues Tender for Engineering Consultancy Services for Rooftop Solar in Assam

The Telecommunications Consultant India Limited (TCIL) has issued a tender for providing engineering consultancy services for the setting up of rooftop solar power project in Bodoland Territorial Council Area in ...
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Tata Power Solar Installs Rooftop Solar at Mumbai’s Cricket Club of India

Tata Power Solar Installs Rooftop Solar at Mumbai’s Cricket Club of India

Tata Power Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned 820.8kWp solar rooftop at Cricket Club of India (CCI), located in Mumbai. This is the world’s largest rooftop installation ...
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31 Companies Submit Bids for 35 MW Solar Rooftop Tender by Madhya Pradesh

31 Companies Submit Bids for 35 MW Solar Rooftop Tender by Madhya Pradesh

The recent tender floated by Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) for the development of 35 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar under RESCO model witnessed the participation of 31 ...
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