Residential Rooftop Solar Systems Above 10 kW Are Eligible for Subsidy of ₹94,822

Residential Rooftop Solar Systems Above 10 kW Are Eligible for Subsidy of ₹94,822

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued new and simplified central financial assistance (CFA) calculations for rooftop solar systems installed by residential consumers. The ministry also launched ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
SECI Payouts to Solar and Wind Developers Spike to ₹9 Billion in June 2022

SECI Payouts to Solar and Wind Developers Spike to ₹9 Billion in June 2022

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) disbursed ₹9.13 billion (~$114.78 million) to solar and wind power generators for the power purchased in June 2022. The disbursed amount accounted for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Haryana Announces a Slew of Financial Incentives for EV Manufacturers

Haryana Announces a Slew of Financial Incentives for EV Manufacturers

The Haryana government has issued the State Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy, 2022, to promote clean transportation and create an ecosystem for manufacturing EV components in the state. The policy aims ...
SECI Disbursed ₹6.69 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in April

SECI Disbursed ₹6.69 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in April

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) disbursed ₹6.69 billion (~$86.03 million) to solar and wind power generators for the power purchased in April 2022. The disbursed amount accounted for ...
SECI Releases ₹5.49 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in March

SECI Releases ₹5.49 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Purchased in March

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) disbursed payments to the tune of ₹5.49 billion (~$72.67 million) to solar and wind power generators for the power purchased in March 2022 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI Payouts to Solar and Wind Developers Increased to ₹5.56 billion in February

SECI Payouts to Solar and Wind Developers Increased to ₹5.56 Billion in February

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) disbursed payments to the tune of ₹5.56 billion (~$73.60 million) to solar and wind power generators for the power purchased in February 2022 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI Releases Payments of ₹4.92 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Procured in December 2021

SECI Releases Payments of ₹4.92 Billion for Solar and Wind Power Procured in December 2021

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) disbursed ₹4.92 billion (~$65.85 million) to solar and wind power generators for the power purchased in December 2021. The disbursed amount accounted for ...
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Sikkim Floats Empanelment Tender for 2 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Sikkim Floats Empanelment Tender for 2 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Sikkim Renewable Energy Development Agency (SREDA) has issued a tender to empanel vendors to develop 2 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects in Sikkim under  Phase-II of the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Australia has Highest Solar Per Capita with 810 WPerson Report

Australia has Highest Solar Per Capita with 810 W/Person: Report

Australia leads the world in solar per capita with 810 W per person, the Australian PV Institute has said in a recent report. Germany with 650 W per person is ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Residential Rooftop Karnataka

Installing a Rooftop Solar System on Your Home in Karnataka? Here’s What You Need to Know

Residential rooftop solar installations have been growing in popularity due to the ease of installations and the savings they provide to homeowners. According to Mercom's latest report, India Rooftop Solar ...
SECI Pays ₹6.6 Billion Towards Solar and Wind Power Purchased in July

SECI Pays ₹6.6 Billion Towards Solar and Wind Power Purchased in July

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) paid ₹6.6 billion (~$89.3 million) to solar and wind developers for the power it purchased in July 2021, according to data released by ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu Plans to Install 5,000 Solar Pumps for Farmers Providing 70% Subsidy

Tamil Nadu Plans to Install 5,000 Solar Pumps for Farmers Providing 70% Subsidy

Tamil Nadu has proposed installing 5,000 solar pumps for which 70% subsidy will be provided, according to the state's first-ever 'agriculture budget' recently presented to the Legislative Assembly. Minister for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Generic Tariff of Solar PV Projects Proposed to be Reduced to ₹4.04kWh in Uttarakhand

Generic Tariff of Solar PV Projects Proposed to be Reduced to ₹4.04/kWh in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has issued a draft proposal to review the benchmark capital cost and generic tariff for solar photovoltaic (PV), solar thermal, and grid-interactive rooftop solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Provided ₹1.92 Billion to States for Biogas Projects in the Last 3 Years

MNRE Provided ₹1.92 Billion to States for Biogas Projects in the Last 3 Years

Union Minister R.K. Singh, responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha, stated that the government has provided central financial assistance of ₹1.92 billion (~$25.88 million) to states for the ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Demand Incentives of ₹2.54 Billion Provided to Deploy 85,626 Electric Vehicles

Demand Incentives of ₹2.54 Billion Provided to Deploy 85,626 Electric Vehicles

The Union Minister Krishan Pal Gurjar, responding to a question in the Lok Sabha, stated that the government has supported the deployment of 85,626 electric vehicles (EVs) through demand incentives ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Goa Issues Draft EV Policy, Proposes All Two-Wheelers to Switch to Electric After 2025

Goa Issues Draft EV Policy, Proposes All Two-Wheelers to Switch to Electric After 2025

The Goa government has issued the draft ‘Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy, 2021’. The policy would be enforced for five years, from the date of its notification in the official ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
A 1 kW Residential Rooftop Solar System With Subsidy to Cost ₹31,200 in Andhra

A 1 kW Residential Rooftop Solar System With Subsidy to Cost ₹31,200 in Andhra

Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Corporation Limited (APEPDCL) has discovered the lowest bid of ₹50,000 (~$673)/kW for residential rooftop solar systems of up to 1 kW under the capital expenditure ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Department of Heavy Industries Issues Details on PLI Program for Battery Storage

Department of Heavy Industries Issues Details on PLI Program for Battery Storage

The Department of Heavy Industry (DHI), Government of India, has issued a notification for the performance-linked incentive (PLI) program 'National program on Advanced Chemical Cell (ACC) battery storage' to implement ...
Aggressive Bids Adversely Affecting the Sector - Rooftop Solar Integrators to MNRE

Aggressive Bids Adversely Affecting the Sector – Rooftop Solar Integrators to MNRE

Solar Parivar, an Uttar Pradesh-based group connected with the solar energy sector, has requested the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to resolve issues faced by rooftop solar integrators ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
These Consumers are Cutting Power Bills By Installing Rooftop Solar on Their Homes

These Consumers are Cutting Power Bills By Installing Rooftop Solar on Their Homes

The adoption of residential solar systems is picking up in India and with greater awareness and tremendous growth potential. To get a first-hand experience, Mercom spoke to several consumers who ...
/ / Consumers, Solar
Here is the Solar Industry Wishlist for Budget 2021

Here is the Solar Industry Wishlist for Budget 2021

Riddled with a pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns, 2020 was a year everyone wants to forget. The year was also adverse for the solar industry, which saw manufacturing and installations ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
China Added Over 40 GW of Solar Capacity in 2020_ AECEA

China Added Over 40 GW of Solar Capacity in 2020: AECEA

China may have installed up to over 40 GW of solar capacity in 2020 based on preliminary data, according to a new report from the Asia Europe Clean Energy Advisory ...
/ / Markets & Policy, 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
Top Developments That Influenced the Rooftop Solar Sector in 2020

Top Developments That Influenced the Rooftop Solar Segment in 2020

Rooftop solar is still one of the easiest ways for consumers to go solar. Compared to utility-scale solar, the rooftop solar segment was especially hard hit from COVID-19 this year, ...
Rajasthan Rooftop Solar Installers Write to State Nodal Agency to Address Grievances

Rajasthan Rooftop Solar Installers Write to State Nodal Agency to Address Grievances

The Renewable Energy Association of Rajasthan (REAR) has written to the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC) to address grievances faced by installers empaneled under the Rooftop Solar Subsidy Program. REAR ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
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