Tags: Rooftop Solar

Implementation of GST to Hit Solar Capacity Addition in 2018

2018 will be a different story for the solar industry because of confusion over applicability of the GST on solar products, and this will affect the solar addition capacity in coming year. India has installed around 4800MW solar capacity in the in calendar year 2017, compared to 4038MW commissioned in 2016. Also, it is expected […]

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National Solar Energy Federation Seeks More Time for Solar Projects in UP

The projects of National Solar Energy Federation’s members should be eligible for extension of time as there was a default on the part of UPNEDA, UPTCCL and UPERC. The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to the Uttar Pradesh government seeking extension of timeline to commission select solar power projects claiming that […]

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Haryana Waives Wheeling Charges on Power Generated From Solar Plants

Any investor, who installs a solar power plant at any place in the state, can sell this power to any private entity within the state at mutually agreed tariff without paying these charges. The Haryana government has waived intra-state wheeling charges, cross subsidy charges, transmission and distribution charges on the electricity generated from solar power […]

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ContourGlobal Adds 20MW of Operating Solar Plants in Italy to European Solar Business

The acquisition further expands ContourGlobal’s Italian power business and leverages the company’s existing Italian thermal and renewable operating platform consisting of high efficiency QuadGeneration facilities. ContourGlobal has signed an agreement for the acquisition of a group of companies owning 20MW of operational solar photovoltaic (“PV”) plants in Italy from ErgyCapital S.p.A. The plants, located in […]

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Target set for rooftop solar by 2022 is ‘Unrealistic’: Parliamentary Panel

The panel further said the Centre should give the scheme a “serious relook”, else, it will derail the target achievement of the National Solar Mission. A Parliamentary panel on Tuesday said that 40 GW target for rooftop solar by 2022 is “unrealistic” and it needs to be “reconsidered” reports PTI. “The Committee feels that the […]

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Delhi Metro on Track to Become 100 Percent Green

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation received the green certificates for its Phase-3 stations, depots, and sub-stations said a statement, and have now become only completely ‘green’ Metro system in the world for adhering to green building norms for its residential colonies. Delhi Metro has become the only completely ‘green’ Metro system in the world for […]

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Code Green Solar Expands Commercial Installations

Code Green Solar has broadened its market from residential solar; reaching new heights in commercial solar installations. Code Green Solar has completed a solar installation for Engine Distributors Inc. (EDI). The Ford Motor Company partner was founded in 1958 and is currently a leading engine distribution company. The roof mount is of 137.46 size DC […]

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Jaipur Metro Rail’s Rooftop Solar Plant Project Hits Blockade

The approval for installation of Rooftop Solar Plant was received by the Centre, but the proposal failed to take off as permission was not received from the state government. The Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation’s (JMRC) plans to make its station energy self-sufficient by installing rooftop solar plant has hit a roadblock. Under the Central government’s […]

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SunPower to Supply 29.9MW of High Efficiency Solar Panels for Tenergie Solar Projects in France

The SunPower panels are being installed on 157 rooftop projects totaling 26.8 megawatts and two ground-mount projects totaling 3.1 megawatts. Tenergie expects to commission all of the projects before the end of next year. SunPower, a majority-owned subsidiary of Total SA, and Tenergie, an independent renewable power producer have announced that SunPower is supplying 29.9 […]

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