JERC Rejects Plea of Puducherry Firm For Enhancing Net Metering Limit For Captive Solar

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the State of Goa & Union Territories has rejected the petition filed by Puducherry-based Rane Brake Lining, seeking relaxation of provision 4.4 of JERC for State of Goa and UTs (solar PV grid interactive system based on net metering) Regulations 2019. The provision imposes a cap on maximum solar […]

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Haryana Solicits Bids for Procurement of 500 MW Solar Power

Haryana Power Purchase Center, which is a joint venture between UHBVN (Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam) and DHBVN (Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam) has issued a tender and invited bids for 500 MW solar electricity from Haryana-based grid connected solar projects. The last date to submit the bids online is May 24, 2023. The bids […]

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Karnataka & Gujarat Lead in Clean Energy Transition; Odisha, Bihar, UP Laggards

A new study conducted in unison by IEEFA (Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis) and Ember to create the States’ Electricity Transition (SET) Scoring System. The report takes a look at 16 states in India. The report has analyses 16 Indian states that make up 90% of the country’s yearly power needs. The states […]

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Panchkula Village, Govt Buildings to Get Solar Power Plants

Panchkula in Haryana is moving towards fulfilling its plan of the making city completely solar powered in coming years. The administration has  plans to set up a 2 MW solar power plant on seven acres of land at Naggal village in Barwala. The plant will generate 8,000 units of electricity every day, which will be given […]

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ANERT Issues Tender for Supply of 22 Solar Power Packs for Push Carts

The ANERT (Agency For Non-conventional Energy And Rural Technology) has issued a tender for 22 standalone off-grid Solar PV power packs for push carts in Kollam and Alappuzha districts of Kerala. ANERT is the “State Nodal Agency (SNA) for the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India, to carry out the centrally […]

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Haryana (HERC) Amends Renewable Purchase Obligation Policy, Adds Wind

Haryana has made the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) system more dynamic and eased the liability of stakeholders as it has included wind energy within the ambit of RPO. In an important development, the Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has amended the policy on RPO by including wind energy and aligning solar energy to the other […]

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Importance Of Solar Rooftop Panels In Indian Market

Gautam Mohanka, Managing Director, Gautam Solar India’s ambitious target to have 450 GW of renewable energy by 2030 includes installation of 280 GW of solar power and 140 GW of wind power. For India to meet its solar energy targets, rooftop solar can play a significant role. Recently, several states across the country have been […]

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Centre Gives States A New Green Power Mandate To Encourage RPO Compliance

The Union Government has asked state governments to meet a quarter of their power demand through renewable energy sources in the current year, which can be scaled to 47 % in the following eight years. Although consistent with India’s clean energy commitments, the new trajectory of the Union Government will be difficult for the already […]

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