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Center Should Resolve Issues Pertaining To Policy: Vikram Solar CEO

Vikram Solar had closed 2014-15 with a turnover of 623 crores, 910 crore in 2015-16 and 1,659 crores in 2016-17. This shows a compounded annual growth rate of 54 percent over the past five years. In order to boost the solar energy sector growth, the central government should step up and take valuable decisions to […]

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A State Model for Development: Inclusion of Solar in Building Bye-Laws

The inextricable connection between state policies and development is well defined. Make in India is known to have made a tremendous inroads in invigorating the manufacturing sector. The FDI inflows reached record high levels and GDP growth rate touched the 7.5% mark. In the past few months, metrics to quantify results of state policies reverberated […]

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Sikkim Solar Energy Policy

After joining the Ujwal DISCOM (distribution company) Assurance Yojana program, Sikkim became the 22nd state to join the scheme. Under the scheme Sikkim is entitled to get net benefits valued at ~Rs. 2.07 billion ($0.03101 billion) through the UD AY program by cheaper funding, reductions in Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) and transmission losses, and […]

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Goa Energy Development Agency Invites Public Suggestions on Draft Solar Power Policy

Suggestions on Draft Solar Power Policy will be compiled by GEDA and submitted to the government, which will then consider incorporating them after taking into consideration the financial implications for each. The Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has received around 10 suggestions on the draft solar policy during the 10 days to receive public comments. […]

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State Government of Goa Urges Industries to Adopt Solar Power

The Industrialists in Goa were given a detailed presentation on technical and commercial aspects of the solar power installations and maintenance. In a bid to promote solar power generation in Goa, the state government of Goa has urged industrial estates to adopt solar power technology, which would help bring down costs for industrialists. Speaking at […]

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Maharashtra Solar Energy Policy

Maharashtra Solar Energy Policy Updates 2017 As per the new proposed changes by Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in July 2017 the new regulations will be called the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (Net Metering for Roof-top Solar Photo Voltaic Systems) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2017. Some of the highlights of the proposed changes are as follows: […]

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Kerala Solar Energy Policy

OBJECTIVE Objective of the state solar policy include:- Increase the installed capacity of the solar sector in the State to 500MW by 2017 and 2500 MW by 2030. Contribute to long term energy security of the State of Kerala as well as ecological security by reduction in carbon emission. Adopt a multi-pronged approach in targeting […]

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West Bengal Solar Energy Policy

TARGET As per MNRE there is a target to harness 5336 MW of solar power through grid connected projects and through rooftop in the state. LAND ALLOTMENT Government land, if available, permission for use will be given for 30 years or the project life whichever is less. Land to be allocated and transferred to WBGEDCL, […]

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Jharkhand Solar Energy Policy

Jharkhand Solar Energy Policy Updates 2017 A 50 percent subsidy to residential consumers and a 10 percent subsidy to commercial (industrial) consumers installing rooftop solar will be provided by the Jharkhand State government, the policy was implemented in July 2017. OBJECTIVE The objectives of the Policy are as follows To encourage participation of private sector […]

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