MNRE Increases Subsidy For New Residential Solar Rooftop Consumers

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) announced an increase in the Central Financial Assistance (CFA) under the rooftop solar scheme (Phase-II) for different categories of residential consumers. The ministry said that the new rates will be applicable for projects undertaken either through the tender mode or through applications received through the National portal […]

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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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China-Based Growatt Unveils Inverter Series, Power Solns at Intersolar Expo, Ahmedabad

China-based leading inverter brand Growatt unveiled its new series of inverters, technologies, sustainable EV charging and portable power solution for Indian customers at Intersolar India Expo 2022 held at Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad. Aside from its flagship residential inverters covering 1-15kW of power, the company also exhibited C&I inverters ranging from 20kW to 125kW. Among which, the […]

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Energy Storage Market in the US Breaks Records in Third Quarter: Report

A new report has revealed that 476  MW of energy storage capacity were  deployed in the US in the third quarter of 2020, setting a new record A new report has revealed that 476  megawatts (MW) of storage were  deployed in the US in the third quarter of 2020, an increase of  240 percent over […]

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IHS Markit Predicts a 16% YOY Drop in Solar Capacity Additions in 2020

Even as estimates and predictions on the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the renewable energy, and solar sector in particular are announced and updated with each passing week, comes a specific prediction from IHS Markit. The global research and analytics firm has predicted a degrowth of as much as 16 percent in global solar […]

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Amplus Solar Enters Residential Rooftop Solar Segment

Amplus Energy Solutions has diversified and expanded its services to offer solar solutions to residential rooftop customers C&I rooftop solar solutions provider, Amplus Energy Solutions has announced that the company has diversified and expanded its services to offer solar solutions to residential customers, backed by a 25-year warranty. The company is launching HomeScape, its residential […]

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Will Rooftop Solar Rescue India’s Faltering Solar Target – Plus: 5 States Where The Numbers Will Matter

Zero. That’s the number of fresh utility scale solar and wind projects commissioned in August 2019 through Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), India’s premier agency for executing them. While the corporation is not seeing a zero month for the first time, the fact remains that in 2016-17, when momentum was picking up sharply, not […]

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