Agri Renewables Can Double Farmer Income, Help RE Targets: NSEFI-IGEF Roundtable

The ‘National Roundtable on Agri-Renewables in India: A Double Engine Growth Strategy’ was jointly organized by National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) and Indo German Energy Forum (IGEF -SO) at Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Pranav R Mehta, Chairman, NSEFI, spoke about the “Government of India’s target to become Energy Independent by 2047” and […]

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NSEFI Partners with SolarPower Europe For India Specific ‘solar deployment guidelines’

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) and SolarPower Europe have jointly published the best practice guidelines for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of solar power projects in India. The effort is supported by the ‘EU-India Clean Energy and Climate Partnership.’ The published material – ‘EPC Best Practice Guidelines: India Edition’ – is a […]

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With A Vision of 100 GW Solar Rooftop Potential, NSEFI launches Awareness Campaign Across India

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), one of the leading industry bodies for the sector with a high developer presence, has launched the “Ghar Ke Upar Solar is Super” Pan-India Rooftop Solar Awareness Campaign. Starting with Bidar in Karnataka, the campaign was launched by Union Minister of State, MNRE Bhagwant Khuba along with […]

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In Relief For Developers, TNERC Revises Order On Solar Tariff By Changing Accounting Norms

In a relief to the developers involved, Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has revised solar tariff for FY 2017-18 on an Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) remand matter filed by National Solar Energy Federation of India Limited (NSEFI), the latter has reported. In its latest order, TNERC has revised tariff from Rs 5.10 to 5.68/kWh, […]

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NSEFI Writes To Fin Min For GST Concessions On Green Technologies

Leading solar body NSEFI (National Solar Energy Federation of India) has pitched to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, asking for concessional GST and custom duties on emerging technologies and goods essential to encouraging the green transition. “As emerging technologies require time and scale to reach price parity with existing carbon-based energy systems, concessional GST & Custom […]

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CERC Deviation Settlement Mechanism To Hurt Renewable Players, Says NSEFI

In a letter to Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi, Secretary, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), a key developer body of renewable players has flagged major industry concerns on the Deviation Settlement Mechanism for renewable energy as notified by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). The new rules […]

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15 GW Solar Projects risk impact from BCD on April 2022, Says NSEFI

With barely six weeks to go before the the Basic Customs Duties (BCD) on solar module imports(40%) and solar cells (25%) kick in, the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written to the MNRE to make a case for grandfathering of these projects. By grandfathering, these projects would, in effect be exempt from […]

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