Solar News

RERC Invites CSR Funding to Energise Schools in Rajasthan With Solar

In a follow up to its draft order issued on February 10, regarding provision of solar plants at schools that are off grid or have very poor grid connectivity, the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in an order on March 25, has responded to suggestions as well as queries from stakeholders. The order has followed […]

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DGTR Initiates Anti-Dumping Investigation on Fluoro Backsheets for PV Modules

DGTR has initiated an anti-dumping investigation on Fluoro Backsheets used in the manufacturing of solar modules exported from China The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has notified that upon successful application by Renewsys India, it has initiated an investigation to determine the existence, degree and effect of any alleged dumping of Fluoro Backsheets used […]

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Rooftop Solar + Storage From Batteries and EVs in India’s near-future: IEEFA

Policymakers must build the framework required for combining rooftop solar with battery storage and EVs to meet India’s 2030 targets Policymakers and regulators must build the framework required for combining rooftop solar with battery storage and electric vehicles (EVs) to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for a sustainable, energy-secure future, according to a new […]

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KERC Approves a Late Solar Project with a Tariff of Rs 8.40/kWh

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has approved a tariff of Rs 8.40/kWh for a 3 MW solar power project of Cambria Solar Private Limited. As per the Solar Policy 2014-21, the project was given allotment under SRTPV Scheme by Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) on March 17, 2015.  A power purchase agreement (PPA) […]

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DTE Electric Company Completes Third Green Bond Offering

$1 billion in green bonds to finance carbon-free investments DTE Energy’s subsidiary, DTE Electric company, completed its third offering of green bonds on Monday, March 29. The $1 billion bond offering will finance green, or clean, energy investments, including renewables and energy efficiency programs. In its initial green bond offering in May 2018, DTE became the […]

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SolRiver Capital Acquires 45 MW Solar Portfolio in Carolinas From Birdseye Renewable Energy

SolRiver Capital LLC, a national solar investment fund, has announced the acquisition of a 45 megawatt solar portfolio located throughout the Carolinas from Birdseye Renewable Energy (“Birdseye“), a leading developer of solar energy projects in the Southeastern United States. This is the second acquisition between SolRiver and Birdseye. The first project, located in North Carolina, was successfully […]

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SolarWindow Sets new Record by Doubling its Power Conversion Efficiency

SolarWindow Technologies, a developer of transparent liquid coatings and processes for generating electricity on glass and plastics, has announced that it has more than doubled its prior certified performance, also achieving the highest independently-certified power conversion efficiency of previous organic photovoltaic devices fabricated at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, […]

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US Solar PV Project Order Worth Rs 890 Crore for Sterling and Wilson

Sterling and Wilson Solar Solutions, the US subsidiary of SWSL has signed a solar project order worth ~ Rs 890 crore in the US Sterling and Wilson Solar Solutions (SWSS), the US subsidiary of Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (SWSL) has announced that it has signed an order worth USD 121.7 million (~ Rs 890 […]

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