Bihar State Power Generation Company Ltd to Procure Power for 10 MW Floating PV

Bihar State Power Generation Company Ltd (BSPGCL) has issued a tender for the procurement of power through tariff-based competitive bidding from grid-connected 10 MW (AC) floating solar PV power project to be set up under RESCO mode over the Reservoir of Phulwaria Dam at Rajauli, Nawada in the state of Bihar. The Earnest Money Deposit […]

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A 100 kW Solar Installation In Bihar Can Save Rs 2.7cr: CEEW Report

The report by the Council on Energy, Environment and water (CEEW) titled, ‘Community Solar for Advancing Power Sector Reforms and the Net-Zero Goals’, highlights the usage of rooftop solar in eastern Indian states of Bihar and Meghalaya and its corresponding benefits in terms of savings.   The study uses a framework to evaluate the impact of […]

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Need To Extend Subsidies For Below 1kW Rooftop Solar Segment: CEEW

A recent report by the Council on Energy Environment and Water (CEEW) identifies a significant growth potential in rooftop solar (RTS) subsidies, particularly in the 0–3 kW categories. This potential is attributed to the implementation of direct capital subsidies, with untapped opportunities in the 0–1 kW category. Drawing from comprehensive household data in the India […]

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Residential Solar Rooftop Potential Linked To Subsidies-CEEW Study

Over 25 crore households across India have the potential to deploy 637 GW of solar energy capacity on rooftops, according to a new report by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) report released today. The CEEW report found that deploying just one-third of this total solar technical potential could support the entire electricity […]

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DRE Finds A Footing In India, Powered By Solar

Laxmi Bhuyan is a 58-year-old woman from the Sindiba village in the Gajapati district of Odisha. This tribal village, with swatches of fertile land around the village periphery, bolstered the local farmers to grow different fruits and vegetables around the year. However, the raw fruits often yielded low prices for the producers. On the other […]

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Saur Energy-GoodWe Webinar: Industry, Policy Experts Brainstorm On Rooftop Bottlenecks 

Saur Energy International held a brainstorming session today to debate bottlenecks in India’s residential solar rooftop sector. Supported by leading inverter major GoodWe, the virtual event witnessed participation from some of India’s leading solar rooftop industry players and policy experts from the sector. The speakers deliberated upon the hurdles and recommended solutions to counter the […]

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5 Solar Energy Myths That Need To Be Buried For Good

Despite the many benefits that solar energy offers, it continues to be shrouded in myth. However, in the recent past, particularly the last five years, solar has overcome challenges, and many myths, like few heralded energy sources before it. Saur Energy deflates the most common myths around solar. We hope these have not kept you […]

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UP Has The Highest Potential For Livelihoods With DRE: CEEW Study

A latest report by the Council of Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) claimed that Uttar Pradesh has the greatest impact opportunity in livelihood by deploying Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) solutions. The report was recently released by the Minister of New and Renewable Energy RK Singh in a national event in New Delhi recently.  Following Uttar […]

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MNRE to Launch New Scheme To Boost Distributed Solar Energy: RK Singh

In his latest speech, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh announced starting a new scheme to boost distributed renewable energy (DRE). He announced this during an event on DRE organised by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and Villgro Innovations Foundation’s Powering Livelihoods. “We are developing a new DRE policy […]

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