OREDA Issues Bid For Rooftop Solar, Allows Virtual Net-Metering

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) issued a tender seeking solar energy generators for installing rooftop solar systems under RESCO model. Under the model, the solar energy generator will install the rooftop solar systems in government buildings on and will charge the government rentals for their services.  As per the tender documents, the interested […]

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MERC Increases Net-Metering Benefits For Rooftop Consumer Upto 5MW

In its latest notification, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) allowed net-metering benefits for solar rooftop consumers up to 5 MW in Maharashtra. The state commission brought these changes with an amendment to the existing solar rooftop regulation of 2019.  The notification amended several provisions of the MERC (Grid Interactive Rooftop Renewable Energy Generating Systems) […]

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Gujarat Tops In Residential Rooftop Programme: Govt Data    

A recent data from the Lok Sabha on Residential Rooftop Solar Systems indicated that India had garnered a total of 2.1 GW of solar power through the residential rooftop solar scheme of the Union government in Phase II of the programme. MNRE Minister RK Singh shared the data during his written reply before the House. […]

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Haryana Issues Tender To Solarise Its Govt Buildings With RTS

The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HREDA) has now issued a tender to solarise its government buildings with solar rooftops for a period of 25 years. The tender mandated the bidders to supply solar power by commissioning grid-connected rooftop solar power plants on the rooftops of government buildings across the state.  HREDA, through the tender, asked the […]

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JREDA Issues Tender For 12-MW Grid-Connected Solar Rooftop Project

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has now issued a tender for developing 12 Megawatt (MW) of grid-connected rooftop solar projects. These projects are said to be installed in Giridih, one of the identified solar cities of Jharkhand. As per the details of the tender documents, the bidding process for the rooftop scheme for […]

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Odisha Issues Tender For Rooftop Solar Projects At Multiple Locations

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has issued a tender for rooftop solar projects and solar lighting at multiple locations across the state. It included developing solar rooftop projects of different capacities at hospitals, government buildings in Puri, and other locations.  As per the tender document, the state agency wanted to develop rooftop solar (RTS) systems […]

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Saur Energy-GoodWe Webinar: Industry, Policy Experts Brainstorm On Rooftop Bottlenecks 

Saur Energy International held a brainstorming session today to debate bottlenecks in India’s residential solar rooftop sector. Supported by leading inverter major GoodWe, the virtual event witnessed participation from some of India’s leading solar rooftop industry players and policy experts from the sector. The speakers deliberated upon the hurdles and recommended solutions to counter the […]

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MCD Plans Rooftop Solar at Public Spaces in Delhi Including EV Charging Stations

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation to set up solar power panels on all buildings of MCD that are suitable for the purpose.  The local body has already added more than 11 MW of […]

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Tender issued for 1MW Rooftop Solar for Sun Temple and Modhera in Gujarat

A tender for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) has been issued by the Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL) for the installment of a minimum of 1 megawatt (MW) rooftop for India’s rich heritage hubs of the Sun Temple and the historical township of Modhera in Gujarat. The heritage site lies in the Mehsana district of […]

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