Solar Policy

Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy

Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy Updates 2017 The new fixed tariff of Rs. 3.93 (~$0.06)/kWh as the generic tariff levelised for 25 years for solar PV projects excluding accelerated depreciation (AD) has been announced by the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) in October 2017. The fixed AD component is fixed at Rs. 0.27 (~$0.004)/kWh making the […]

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Madhya Pradesh Solar Energy Policy

Madhya Pradesh Solar Energy Policy Updates 2017 The payment guarantee to be provided to solar project developers in the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar (RUMS) park approved the state cabinet of the Government of Madhya Pradesh in September 2017. OBJECTIVE  The objectives of the Madhya Pradesh Solar Energy Policy are as follows: To encourage participation of […]

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Gujarat Solar Energy Policy

Gujarat Solar Energy Policy Updates 2017 The 50 percent cap of the approved load or contracted demand by small residential rooftop owners has been removed by the government of Gujarat enabling the residential consumers to install rooftop solar systems of any capacity of their own. The order came in effect from April 13, 2017. The […]

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TSERC Approves Net Metering Policy for Solar Rooftop Systems

Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved net metering policy for solar rooftop customers in the state. This regulation comes into force from the date of its notification in the Official Gazette and extends to the entire state of Telangana. It is applicable to distribution licensees (DISCOMs), eligible consumers and third-party owners of rooftop solar […]

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Telangana Solar Energy Policy

Telangana Solar Energy Policy Updates 2017 In order meet the state’s rooftop solar target of 2,000 MW by 2022, the state government of Telangana will allow equated monthly instalments (EMI) base rooftop installation program for individual consumers prior being served to government employees in the state. Telangana has a vast solar potential with average insolation […]

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Delhi Solar Policy

Delhi Solar Policy Updates 2017 Delhi Solar Policy 2016 released by the Delhi state government applicable for the period, 2016-2020. Promotion for investment climate enabling multiple financial models is the primary focus of the policy. With the major focus on self-owned Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) to third-party owned Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) models applied to […]

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KERC issues an order revising tariff payable for solar rooftop and small photovoltaic power plants

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued an Order revising the tariff payable for Solar Rooftop and small photovoltaic power generation. The revised tariff is applicable for PPA signed on or after 2ndMay 2016 and upto 31st March, 2018 with plants being commissioned during this period. The Commission introduced gross metering for Domestic, Hospital and […]

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People in Himachal Pradesh can now access solar energy at 70% subsidy

People in Himachal Pradesh can now access solar energy at 70 per cent subsidy. As per the guidelines of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) people opting for grid connected rooftop solar panels/power plant will be given 70 per cent subsidy. The surplus power produced by rooftop solar panels/power plant can be sold […]

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