Rooftop Solar

C&I Rooftop to Add 1875 MW Solar Capacity in India in 2021: IEEFA, JMK

India’s commercial and industrial (C&I) segment in calendar year 2021 is estimated to grow by 47% on a year-over-year basis to add 1,875 MW of new capacity, shows a new report published by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and JMK Research. The report titled “Emerging technology trends in the C&I rooftop solar market in […]

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Residential Rooftop Solar To Cost Rs 31,200/Kw In Andhra Pradesh after Subsidy

The Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Corporation Limited (APEPDCL) has discovered the lowest bid of Rs. 50,000/kW for up to 1 kW of residential rooftop solar systems. That means, after central subsidies, it would cost only Rs. 31,200 to consumers. Interestingly, for larger 100Kw to 500Kw sizes, the discovered price is Rs 36,000/Kw , though […]

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Tirupati to Adopt Energy-efficient Practices, Installing 2 MW Rooftop Solar

The nation’s richest temple trust, which manages the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple in Andhra Pradesh, has taken more steps to go green. The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is going to green with efficient energy practices along with a water management system. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has given acquiescence to AP State Energy Conservation Mission […]

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Potential for 600 ‘Shovel-ready’ Projects in Clean Energy, 1.5 M New Jobs- EY Report

Multinational professional services network Ernst & Young Global Limited, in collaboration with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), has released a report entitled “Accelerating post-pandemic economic recovery with clean energy infrastructure and jobs in India”, which highlights concrete policy recommendations for balancing economic recovery and climate neutrality goals in the post COVID […]

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Keventer Agro Claims Strong Performance For Its Rooftop Solar Plant

Kolkata based food and dairy major, Keventer Agro, which retails premium dairy products, reports a strong performance from its rooftop solar plant, one of the largest in East India. The 2.15 MW plant was built over an area of over 2 lakh square feet at the firm’s plant in Barasat. The plant EPC was done […]

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PGVCL Issues Tender for Bidirectional Meters for Rooftop Solar

Paschim Gujrat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL) has issued an e-tender for the purchase of single-phased, 5-30 ampere, solar bidirectional static meters having LED display and facility for data downloading from the rooftop solar. The tender has been issued only for the GST-registered manufacturers who work in India for the purchase of a total of 68245 […]

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In a Tumultuous Year, Utility-Scale Solar Installations Decline 39% in FY21

According to a new report by JMK Research, about 3.5 GW of new utility-scale solar capacity was added in India in the fiscal year 2021 (April 2020-March 2021). Compared to the previous year (FY20), installations were about 39% lesser. While the wind capacity of the country increased by 1.5 GW in FY2021, it was found […]

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