RERC Extends Implementation of New Rooftop Solar Rules Till Mid Sept

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulator Commission (RERC) has extended the the implementation date of new net metering norms for solar rooftop projects, which benefit only household consumers and bars commercial projects with over 10 kilowatt capacity, from July 1, 2021, to September 15, 2021. Under net metering, the consumer uses cheaper rooftop solar power instead of the […]

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ACME Signs Deal With Brookfield Renewable for 450MW Solar Project

One of the largest solar power developers in India, ACME Solar Holdings Ltd. has announced signing a deal with Brookfield Renewable,  an owner and operator of renewable assets, for a 450 MW solar power project in Rajasthan, India.  Brookfield Renewable is one of the world’s largest investors in renewable power, with approximately 21,000 megawatts of […]

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UNOPS S3i, IFU & ACME Co-invest in 250 MW Solar Park in Rajasthan

An announcement revealed yesterday that Denmark’s state-owned fund IFU and United Nations Office for Project Services’ S3i have acquired 39% and 10% stake respectively in Acme Solar Holdings Ltd’s 250 MW solar project in Rajasthan. Acme Solar, a leading Solar IPP in India, holds the majority 51% stake in the project, which has a total […]

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HOP Electric Mobility Launches Two New E-Scooters

A Rajasthan-based HOP Electric Mobility has announced the launch of its two brand new (electric) e-scooters HOP LEO and HOP LYF priced at Rs. 72,500 and Rs. 62,000 onwards, respectively. The electric automobile startup has also announced that soon it will be launching an e-motorbike too.  HOP Electric has taken this step while aiming to provide a sustainable and […]

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Scatec Partners With ACME For 900 MW Solar Plant in India

Norway headquartered renewable power producer and supplier, Scatec has today announced its partnership with an Indian solar developer ACME, to develop a 900 MW solar power plant in Rajasthan, India. This solar power project includes a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) secured in a tender in 2018. Scatec […]

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Gautam Solar Installs Solar Pumps at 1000 Different Locations for Farmers in Haryana

To reduce farmers’ reliance on diesel-based generators and make it easier for them to access electricity, Gautam Solar, one of India’s leading solar manufacturers, has installed solar pumps of 10 HP capacity at 1000 different locations in Haryana under the Pradhan Mantri Kusum Yojana. The government has set a target of installing 15,000 standalone solar […]

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ReNew Power to use Robotic Cleaning Solutions From Airtouch Solar

Airtouch Solar will supply its water-free robotic cleaning systems for three of ReNew Power’s new solar plants in Rajasthan, India. Israel-based clean solutions providers for solar systems Airtouch Solar (Airtouch) has announced that it has signed contracts for the supply of its water-free robotic cleaning systems for application on three of ReNew Power’s new solar […]

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RERC Invites CSR Funding to Energise Schools in Rajasthan With Solar

In a follow up to its draft order issued on February 10, regarding provision of solar plants at schools that are off grid or have very poor grid connectivity, the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in an order on March 25, has responded to suggestions as well as queries from stakeholders. The order has followed […]

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Adani Green Raises $1.35 Bn for 1.69 GW of Solar, Wind Assets in Rajasthan

Adani Green Energy has successfully raised USD 1.35 billion to initially finance a 1.69 GW portfolio of solar and wind projects in Rajasthan. Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has announced that it has successfully raised a USD 1.35 billion debt package for its under-construction renewable asset portfolio through definitive agreements signed with a group of […]

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