Tags: Delhi

Tata Power Solar Commissions India’s First Rooftop Solar Carport

Inaugurated by Satyender Jain, Minister of Power, the unique rooftop solar carport is estimated to set off 438 Tons of carbon emission annually. Tata Power Solar, an integrated solar company has commissioned India’s first rooftop solar carport at Unity One mall in Rohini, in association with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), to offer provide 300KW […]

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Delhi Metro to Set Up Solar Panels on Pedestrian Bridges to Generate Power

The first solar panel installation will be taken up on a 250-metre over bridge at Kalkaji station on the soon-to-start Botanical Garden-Janakpuri West line. Delhi Metro will be installing solar panels on the roof of pedestrian over-bridges to generate clean and cheaper energy for use at stations. The first project will be taken up on […]

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Indian Railways to Add 5MWp of Solar Power Plant

The 5MWp solar power system will generate 76.5 lakh units of solar power cumulatively per year. The Railway’s first set of solar plants with a total capacity of 5MWp will be launched by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. The plants on the roof tops of Hazrat Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Anand Vihar and Delhi railway stations will […]

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Delhiites Wants to Set up Rooftop Solar Panel: Greenpeace

During the campaign, a unique solar house on wheels (Bus), named “Solar Comet”, toured the length and breadth of the city, interacting with Delhiites (mostly resident welfare associations) and demonstrated how solar panels can run an entire household. According to a month-long campaign to create awareness by  Greenpeace India, over 1000 Delhi residents have shown […]

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Delhi government opens registration process for installation of rooftop solar in the city: Report

“The registration process has been opened for residents of Delhi in the residential, institutional and social sector categories under the city government’s solar policy of 2016 and Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (Net Metering for Renewable Energy) Regulations 2014.” The Delhi government has recently opened registration process for installation of rooftop solar power plants in the […]

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Azure power raises 470 million dollars financing for its solar projects

Azure Power, a leading independent power producer in the solar power sector in India, announces it has tied-up approximately US$ 470 million financing for its projects to be commissioned in 2017. This is one of the largest financing done till date in the Indian solar sector. With this tie-up Azure Power’s cumulative financial commitment to […]

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Poor implementation of net-metering policies poses a major challenge for rooftop solar

India’s rooftop solar market has been growing rapidly with the country adding more capacity in the past 12 months than all previous years put together. However, grid interconnection regulations and processes remain challenging in most parts of the country despite almost all states announcing net- and/or gross-metering policies for rooftop solar. According to survey of […]

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