Punjab Issues Tender for 90 KW Solar Rooftop Project

The total installed renewable energy capacity in Punjab is around 1593 MW including 920 MW in solar as on August, 2018. Punjab’s Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a tender for development of solar rooftop plant of 90 KW capacity on the premise of Patiala Urban Planning And Development Authority. The scope of […]

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Net Metering Policy

A light to shine your Today’s with power and tomorrow’s with brightening bank balances. “Bank your Electricity, Bank your Money Adopt Roof Top Net Metering” Information Guide: FOR INSTALLATION OF ROOF TOP SOLAR PV POWER PLANTS UNDER NET METERING POLICY IN PUNJAB WHAT IS NET METERING ? Net metering is the process through which you […]

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Renew Power Partners with CII in its ‘Clean Air Better Life’ Initiative for Punjab

Under this program, the company has committed to support 500 farmers from Ludhiana district and provide them access to climate smart technological solutions for farm residue management. India’s one of the leading renewable energy IPP, ReNew Power has collaborated with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in its ‘Clean Air Better Life’ initiative to help Punjab farmers; with alternative stubble […]

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Punjab Policy on Net Metering for Grid Interactive Roof-Top Solar PV Power Plants

Scope and Application:- (1) This Policy shall apply to the distribution licensee and consumers of distribution licensee of the State of Punjab. (2) The eligible consumer may install the rooftop solar system under net metering arrangement which; (a) shall be within the permissible rated capacity as defined under this Policy. (b) shall be located in […]

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Punjab Solar Energy Policy

1. OBJECTIVES Objective of the state solar policy include:- 1.1 Punjab has considerable potential in NRSE sector which is being harnessed. With a view to maximize the utilization of these resources; this policy aims to achieve the following objectives: To maximise and improve the share of new and renewable sources of energy to 10% of […]

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Punjab Solar Capacity Soars to 920 MW in August 2018

The State was having installed capacity of only 9 MW in February, 2012 which has escalated to 920 MW as on August 2018. The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) during 2nd Global Re-Invest 2018 said in a statement that, across government, we are talking about what is the defining issue of our generation – Climate […]

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Non-Payment of Subsidy Backs Punjab’s Solar Rooftop Fall

Around 300 applications of subsidy totaling to Rs 6 crore are pending for more than six months as per the incentive of Rs 17,000 per KW power. The delay in disbursements to the residents by the government has led to slow development of Punjab’s solar rooftop power systems. Around 300 applications of subsidy totaling to […]

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Punjab Lags in Installation of Solar Rooftop Power Plants

Punjab has seven buildings each fitted with a solar power plant of certain generating capacity across the districts of Mohali, Bathinda and Ludhiana. As the country sees a surge in the solar energy development, Punjab state government is said to have a blind eye towards India’s aggressive approach towards solar power development. Punjab government is […]

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Amritsar’s Khalsa College to use Solar Energy  

The solar power plant installed on the dining room, primary school and the library of Khalsa College is said to produce three times the electricity that the college consumes. In a bid to switch to green energy for its power consumption, historic educational institution of Amritsar, Khalsa College has inaugurated a 775 KW solar power […]

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