KERC Mulls Setting Generic Rooftop Solar Tariff Under RESCO model

Himachal Pradesh Issues Draft Order on Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued a draft order for rooftop solar grid-interactive systems based on net metering. The Order is called the Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission ...
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ADB to Provide $11.5 Million for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Kazakhstan

10 MW Rooftop Solar Tender Announced in Bihar

The Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) to install 10 MW of rooftop solar projects for sale of power under RESCO model. The ...
Second Phase of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Program Approved

Second Phase of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Program Approved

The President of India has approved the launch of the second phase of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) program in India. The program aims to help achieve the target of ...
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West Bengal Invites Developers to Install 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

West Bengal Invites Developers to Install 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has issued a tender for setting up 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects under residential, institutional and social sectors in the ...
Rajasthan Amends Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop and Small Solar Systems

Rajasthan Amends Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop and Small Solar Systems

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has amended its net metering regulations passed in the year 2015 for rooftop and small solar grid interactive systems. The new regulations will come ...
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Salem Smart City Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Projects

Maharashtra to Consult Public on Proposed Amendments to Net-Metering Regulations

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued an order saying that it will initiate a public consultative process to amend the net-metering regulations and frame new ones for dealing ...
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Tamil Nadu Floats Tender for the Installation of 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

SECI Issues RfS for 97.5 MW of Grid-connected Rooftop Solar PV Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued Request for Selection (RfS)  for the implementation of 97.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects for government buildings in ...
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Aligarh Muslim University Adds New Solar Rooftop; Total Capacity Reaches 6.5 MW

Aligarh Muslim University Adds New Solar Rooftop; Total Capacity Reaches 6.5 MW

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has added a new grid-connected solar power project on its premises, taking the total installed solar capacity in the university to 6.5 MW. The rooftop project ...
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10 MW Hybrid Rooftop and Floating Solar Project to be Developed in Cambodia

10 MW Hybrid Rooftop and Floating Solar Project to be Developed in Cambodia

Cleantech Solar will develop a 10 MW of hybrid floating and rooftop solar power project for Chip Mong Insee Cement Corporation (CMIC) facility at Kampo, Cambodia. Out of 10 MW ...
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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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IPGCL Issues Tender for 21.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

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 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
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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Madhya Pradesh Increases Rooftop Solar Tender Capacity from 25 MW to 32 MW

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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