solar policy

Government of Goa Reveals Amended Solar Energy Policy

The policy, which was notified last week, came into force with immediate effect.  The Goa government has notified the Solar Energy Policy to promote unconventional electricity generation in the coastal state.  The policy, which was notified last week, came into force with immediate effect.  As per the policy, the consumer and the producer of solar […]

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Tamil Nadu Sets Target for 9 GW with New Solar Policy

Tamil Nadu will need to add 1,700 MW of solar capacity per annum for the next 4 years to attain the new target. Tamil Nadu has issued its latest state solar policy the “Vision Tamil Nadu 2023”,  a revision from its 2012 policy which had a target of 3 GW of installed capacity by 2015. The […]

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Tamil Nadu Working To Revise its Solar Policy : CM

A revised state solar policy is going to be released soon, Tamil Nadu CM L. Palaniswami has confirmed. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister L. Palaniswami, speaking at the inauguration ceremony of float glass major Saint-Gobain India’s third manufacturing plant, said that the state government will soon come out with a revised solar energy policy. The floating […]

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Goa Amends Solar Policy to Grant Solar Prosumers 50% Subsidy

Small and large prosumers will now receive a 50 percent subsidy instead of the earlier proposed interest-free loan. To further incentivise the generation and adoption of solar power in the state, the Goa government has approved the amendments to the Goa State Solar Policy 2017. The solar policy with proposed amendments was issued last month […]

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Goa’s New Solar Policy to be Notified in 15 Days

The commission at the public hearing stated that the department should, in fact, encourage consumers to switch over to non-renewable energy resources. The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has instructed the electricity department of Goa to help out consumers who are interested in setting up solar systems. The judgment was passed after consumers and solar […]

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Andhra Pradesh Launches New Solar Policy

The policy aims to target a minimum total solar power capacity addition of 5,000 MW in the next five years in the state of Andhra Pradesh. With an objective of providing a framework for promotion of large grid connected solar PV systems in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the state government has released ‘Andhra Pradesh […]

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Chennai Corporation Buildings to Run on Solar Energy

The earlier plan which included the installation on 1,000 buildings has been tweaked down to 662 Chennai corporation buildings such as schools, primary health centers, offices, public halls, and dispensaries. The Tamil Nadu state government has approved its long-awaited plan to install rooftop solar panels at Greater Chennai Corporation buildings in order to reduce dependency […]

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China’s – New Solar Policies & Change in Markets

In the first week of June, the china dropped bombshell solar policy change that sent ripples across the board. The country rolled back the subsidies solar developers would enjoy from the government. The change in the Chinese solar policy will also mean the halting of approvals for new solar projects across the country in 2018. […]

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Parrikar Held Meeting with Goa Power Dept. Over Solar Policy Implementation

For the generation of grid-connected solar power a power purchase agreement has to be signed between consumers and the electricity department. In order to streamline the implementations of a solar policy in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar held a meeting with officials of the electricity department and Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA). Manohar Parrikar was instrumental in […]

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