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India Plans Rent a Roof Policy to Boost Solar Power Generation

Under this policy developer will take rooftops on rent and will offer lease to each household, and then feed the power to the grid, says MNRE secretary. To achieve the ambitious target of adding 100GW of solar energy by 2022, the Government is planningon a “rent a roof” policy, said Anand Kumar, secretary in the […]

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OERC Introduces Net Metering System in Rooftop Solar Power Project

Net metering allows consumers to power their homes with solar energy, and they will only have to pay for the units of electricity they have taken from the grid. The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC), which has launched a grid-connected rooftop solar programme in August this year, has now introduced net metering system in the […]

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Solar Panels, Worth Rs 500 Crore Left Stranded At Chennai Port

The  customs department is firm on its statement that panels can be used to produce the electricity directly. The three to four months old dispute between the customs department and the importers incepted at Nhava Sheva port making impactful affects at Chennai. The dispute has left the Solar Power producers berserk as over 1,000 containers […]

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Tender for a 200MW Solar Plant are Now Open by Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL)

The company winning the tender will also provide operation and maintenance (O&M) services for a period of 10-years. The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has started inviting tenders for a 200 MW of solar plant to be developed at Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park. The agency responsible for implementing renewable energy will accept  the bids […]

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Azure Power to Electrify 320 Rural Homes With the Launch of Mini and Micro Grids

The development of Mini and micro grid is being considered as the core objective to achieve the stipulated targets under the scheme launched by the Government of India. India’s leading independent solar power producer Azure Power in a bid to electrify 320 households across 11 villages through development of mini and micro grids has recently […]

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Jabalpur’s Rickshaw Owners will Pay 30% Less Solar Electric Charging

Jabalpur currently has 5,000 petrol/ diesel rickshaws which emit 46 tonnes of carbon dioxide per day. ABB India today said it has installed solar electric charging stations making the cost 30 percent cheaper than grid-connected power to cater to 400 e-rickshaws at Jabalpur. “ABB India is providing critical technology through its solar inverters for solar-powered […]

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India to Invite Bids for World’s Largest Solar Tender of 20GW Capacity

The MNRE plans to award the contracts to developers who will quote the lowest price at which they will sell electricity in the auction process for the grid-linked capacity. In order to boost the manufacturing of solar power equipments at domestic stage, India is planning to invite the bids for the world’s largest solar tender […]

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EESL and UK Firm Collaborate on New Renewable Energy Pact

EESL EnergyPro Assets Limited (EPAL) launched the new partnership at India House in London for the investment in an advanced battery storage project. A joint venture of Indian PSU Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and UK-based EnergyPro Limited (EP) will invest USD 12 million in a new partnership with leading battery storage solutions provider Leclanché. […]

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