Ultratech To Not Pay Unnecessary Charges For Captive Solar Plant: RERC

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) in its latest judgement exempted Ultratech and its Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)-Amplus Dakshin Private Limited (ADPL) against payment of cross subsidy, water cess and other charges for a captive solar plant based in Rajasthan.  As per the petition of Ultratech Cement Limited (UTCL), ADPL was incorporated as a SPV […]

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“700+ Wp Modules Increase Generation By Around 20% Compared To Existing 580-585 Wp Range”: Sarthak Sengupta, Amplus

Sarthak Sengupta, Vice President, Procurement, Amplus, has 17 years of experience in materials management, strategic sourcing, and procurement consulting. During his extensive professional journey, Sarthak has worked for organizations like Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and Blue Star Limited, demonstrating expertise across diverse industries such as electric vehicles, renewable energy (solar, wind, battery storage, EPC), new […]

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Corporate Renewable Procurement of 7 GW Sets New Record in Asia Pacific

A study authored by Kyeongho (Ken) Lee, Principal Analyst, Asia Pacific Power & Renewables at Wood Mackenzie reveals that Corporations in Asia Pacific are set to contract a record 7 GW of renewable capacity in 2022. This is an 80% increase on 2021 as markets emerge from pandemic-related disruptions. Demand is largely driven by ambitious […]

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Sungrow Inaugurates 10 GW Solar Inverter Manufacturing Facility in India

Leading solar inverter maker Sungrow held a formal ceremony in New Delhi to inaugurate the expanded 10 GW annual manufacturing capacity of its plant in India. The company claims that the inauguration is a response to “Make in India” Initiative of Government of India and demonstrates Sungrow’s commitment to “Atmanirbhar Bharat”. The company believes that […]

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Coming Up Soon, The Problem OF Managing Solar Waste

As large-scale installation of PV solar modules increases in India, the volume of modules that reach the end of their life is also expected to grow manifold. By the end of 2040, the country will represent 30% of the world’s installed solar capacity, a recent IEA report has found. India, which currently doesn’t categorise PV […]

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‘Surge ‘in Residential Rooftop Solar in NCR: The Alternative Reality Of Delhi Discoms

Discoms in Delhi claim they are witnessing a ‘surge’ in the residential rooftop solar segment, with more than ‘1900 net metering’ connections installed in recent years. Irony just found a new supporter. The Delhi discoms. According to them, barely 1900 solar rooftop connections in the past three years count as a ‘surge’ in solar rooftop […]

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Rooftop Solar in Delhi Breaks Free of Height Constraints

The two metre  height regulation in Delhi, which was seen as a constraint by many owners, owing to the impact it would have on other uses for rooftops, has been removed. The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has relaxed norms governing the height of the panels, making it easier for many to consider solar rooftop […]

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High Financing Cost Biggest Part of Renewable tariffs-CEEW

New Delhi based Council on Energy Environment and Water (CEEW) a Delhi based think tank focused on the energy transition among other issues, has identified a very high share of financing as one of the biggest components of renewable energy tariffs in India The findings from CEEW,  a respected organisation in the space, serves to […]

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