CAPEX or OPEX – Ways To Finance Rooftop Solar Systems and Realize Huge Savings

CAPEX or OPEX – Ways to Finance Rooftop Solar Systems and Realize Huge Savings

Rooftop solar systems empower consumers with two distinct benefits – savings on power costs and contribution to the environment by going green. The two most popular models are- OPEX and ...
/ / Consumers, Solar
Sri Lanka Seeks Consultants to Study Feasibility of Rooftop Solar on Government Buildings

Sri Lanka Seeks Consultants to Study Feasibility of Rooftop Solar on Government Buildings

Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA) has issued a tender notice for hiring consultants to carry out a pre-feasibility study to implement rooftop solar systems on government buildings. The last ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Cost of Large-Scale and Rooftop Solar Projects Rose Slightly in Q3 2020

Cost of Large-Scale and Rooftop Solar Projects Rose Slightly in Q3 2020

The average cost of large-scale solar projects stood at about ₹34.5 million (~$466,468)/MW as of the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 2020), according to Mercom’s recently released Q3 2020 India Solar ...
Solar Plus Storage Solutions Provider, Yotta Energy, Raises $5 Million in Seed Funding

Solar Plus Storage Solutions Provider, Yotta Energy, Raises $5 Million in Seed Funding

Yotta Energy, a U.S.-based solar storage solutions provider, announced that it raised $5 million in a seed funding round. Fiftysix Investments, Skyview Ventures, EDP Ventures, and other undisclosed investors participated ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Why Rooftop Solar Makes Sense for C&I Businesses During COVID-19

Why Rooftop Solar Makes Sense for C&I Businesses During COVID-19

The global Coronavirus pandemic has made commercial and industrial customers realize that going solar is one of the best ways to cut down operational costs. Energy costs account for around ...
Meghalaya to Empanel Developers for 10 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Meghalaya to Empanel Developers for 10 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Limited (MePDCL) has floated a tender to empanel developers for 10 MW of residential grid-connected solar rooftop projects in the state under the second phase ...
Telangana Issues Empanelment Tenders for Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Telangana Issues Empanelment Tender for Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Limited (TSREDCO) has floated an empanelment tender for 1-10 kW capacity of residential rooftop solar projects. The rooftop solar systems will be installed ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tata, Fourth Partner, and CleanMax Emerge as Leading Rooftop Solar Installers in 1H 2020

Tata, Fourth Partner, and CleanMax Emerge as Leading Rooftop Solar Installers in 1H 2020

Tata Power Solar, Fourth Partner Energy, and CleanMax emerged as the top rooftop solar installers in India in the first half (1H) of the calendar year (CY) 2020, according to ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
ITI Limited Invites Bids for a 1.5 MW Solar Power Project in Raebareli

ITI Limited Invites Bids for a 1.5 MW Solar Power Project in Raebareli

ITI Limited, a public sector undertaking under the Department of Telecommunication, has invited bids to develop a 1.5 MW grid-connected solar power project at its manufacturing facility in Raebareli district ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
REIL Floats Two Tenders for Supply of Solar Module Mounting Structures

REIL Floats Two Tenders for Supply of Solar Module Mounting Structures

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has floated two tenders for the supply of solar photovoltaic (PV) ...
Madhya Pradesh Floats Tender for 30 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects Under RESCO Model

Madhya Pradesh Floats Tender for 30 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects Under RESCO Model

Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has floated a request for proposal (RfS) for 30 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects under the Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model ...
GAIL Seeks Project Management Contract Services for 2.64 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

GAIL Seeks Project Management Contract Services for 2.64 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Gas Authority of India (GAIL) has floated a tender seeking project management contract (PMC) services to set up 2.64 MW of rooftop solar projects at its complex at Auraiya ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Tender Issued to Install 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Bus Depots and Terminals in Pune

Tender Issued to Install 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Bus Depots and Terminals in Pune

The Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML), a public transport service provider, has floated an expression of interest (EoI) for 10 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects under the Renewable ...
Tender Announced for 12 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Gujarat

Tender Announced for 12 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Gujarat

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has issued a tender for 12 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government buildings in the state. The rooftop systems will range from ...
Apple, Amazon, Walmart Lead Corporate Solar Installations in the US

Apple, Amazon, Walmart Lead Corporate Solar Installations in the US

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has come out with its latest report, ‘Solar Means Business,’ which tracks U.S. solar installations that support commercial activities. The eighth annual edition of ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Australia Installed Nearly 12 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity as of August 2020

Australia Installed Nearly 12 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity as of August 2020

Australia installed 107.56 MW of rooftop solar capacity in August 2020, an increase of 67 MW compared to 175 MW installed in the same month last year. In all, Australia ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Blackstone Sets Up a $250 Million Fund for Distributed Renewable Projects

Blackstone Sets Up a $250 Million Fund for Distributed Renewable Projects

The United States-based global investment firm, Blackstone, has announced a $250 million fund for distributed and sustainable energy infrastructure assets to ride on the renewable energy wave that’s sweeping energy ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tamil Nadu to Empanel Vendors for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu to Empanel Vendors for 5 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has issued a tender to empanel vendors for 5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects for domestic customers in the state. The projects ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
SECI Announces Yet Another Deadline Extension for 97.5 MW Rooftop Solar Tender

SECI Announces Yet Another Deadline Extension for 97.5 MW Rooftop Solar Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has yet again extended the timeline for its tender for 97.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government building across the country ...
IPGCL Secures Lowest Bid of ₹3.09_kWh for RESCO Bids in Residential Rooftop Solar

IPGCL Secures Lowest Bid of ₹3.09/kWh for RESCO Bids in Residential Rooftop Solar

The Indraprastha Power Generation Company Limited (IPGCL) has announced the tariff quoted by the lowest bidders (L1) for its rooftop solar projects under the RESCO model (Parts A and B) ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Bids Invited to Set Up a 2 MW Rooftop Solar System at a University in Uttarakhand

Bids Invited to Set Up a 2 MW Rooftop Solar System at a University in Uttarakhand

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise, has issued a tender for 2.285 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems at the G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and technology in ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects Liable for Reduced Tariff, Rules Karnataka Commission

Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects Liable for Reduced Tariff, Rules Karnataka Commission

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has declared that the cancellation of a power purchase agreement (PPA) between the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) and a rooftop solar project operator ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Assam Issues Tender for 2 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Assam Issues Tender for 2 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) issued a tender for 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar power projects. The solar systems will be set up in the residential sector ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Noida Floats Tender for 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects on its Buildings

NOIDA Floats Tender for 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects on its Buildings

The New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) has issued a request for proposal for 10 MW (AC) of rooftop solar projects on its buildings under the RESCO model. The scope ...
Madhya Pradesh Seeks Interested Parties to Purchase Solar from RESCO Rooftop Systems

Madhya Pradesh Seeks Interested Parties to Purchase Solar from RESCO Rooftop Systems

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to purchase power from solar rooftop projects installed with ‘zero upfront investment’ through the RESCO ...