Haryana Waives Wheeling Charges on Power Generated From Solar Plants

Any investor, who installs a solar power plant at any place in the state, can sell this power to any private entity within the state at mutually agreed tariff without paying these charges. The Haryana government has waived intra-state wheeling charges, cross subsidy charges, transmission and distribution charges on the electricity generated from solar power […]

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Centre to Notify Guidelines for Renewable Power Procurement

Until the guidelines are drafted, the till then projects will be set up under existing provisions of the Electricity Act, 2003 under section 62 wherein the State Regulatory Commission is to be approached for fixation of tariff. The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clarified that a guideline for procurement of renewable power […]

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Haryana to Grant Additional FAR for Projects with Solar Power, Waste Plant

The state government has made a provision in the Haryana Building Code 2017 to grant of benefit of additional FAR in case the applicant proposes to install solar photovoltaic power plant (SPPP) and solid waste management plant (SWMP). The Haryana government will grant additional floor area ratio (FAR) to builders who install solar units and […]

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Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency Tenders 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar

The Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency 1.1 MW rooftop solar power project will consist of 50 rooftop solar systems installed on different buildings of HRTC. The Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency tendered 1.1 MW of rooftop solar in Himachal Pradesh. The bid-submission deadline is May 12, 2017. The entire capacity will consist of 50 rooftop […]

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Haryana Solar Energy Policy

Haryana Solar Energy Policy Updates 2017 A discussion paper was released by the Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) in July 2017, stating Terms and Conditions for Determination of Tariff from Renewable Energy Sources, Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) and Renewable Energy Certificate (REC)) Regulations, 2017. The draft mentioned the useful life for solar power projects determined […]

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Haryana Renewable Energy Minister Appealed To The People To Adopt Clean Energy To Protect The Environment

Hundreds of school children participated in a walk to spread the message of ‘clean energy-green energy’, political leaders, administrators and experts also appealed to the people to adopt clean energy. Haryana Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy Banwari Lal  appealed to the people to adopt clean energy to protect the environment. The minister […]

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Haryana Chief Minister Khattar Calls for Promotion of Solar Energy

Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar has inaugurated 1 MW rooftop solar power plant and mentioned that solar play a vital role in maintaining ecological and environmental balance. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said that the use of solar energy should be promoted as it is “economical” and can help maintain ecological […]

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Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura join UDAY

Further, the States of Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura also joined the scheme for operational improvement of the States’ Power Distribution Departments. With this the total count of States/UTs under UDAY reaches 26. State of Kerala and Kerala State Electricity Board Limited exchanged the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the Scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) […]

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