solar policy

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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Telangana Unveils Electric Vehicle Policy

There will be several incentives for vehicle manufacturers, and also sops for setting up charging stations and other infrastructure. Becoming India’s fourth state to declare its own solar policy, Telangana has unveiled electric vehicle policy which would help in the smooth transition to electric vehicles. The policy will help the state in rolling out a new […]

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Solar Power Policy for Farms in Gujarat Soon

Soon the MoUs will be made with farmers and the government will start working on multiple projects and the policy will be implemented thereafter. A new solar power policy for farms is in offing in Gujarat as the Government of the state is taking lands from farmers on lease to install solar panels while at […]

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GEDA Identifies 13 Offices of Goa Power Dept to Run on Solar Energy

Six in South Goa and seven in North Goa will have grid connected rooftop solar plants. The Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has identified 13 sub-division offices of the Goa electricity department that will be solar powered. Out of the thirteen sub-division offices, six in South Goa and seven in North Goa will have grid connected rooftop solar plants. GEDA has floated […]

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Center Should Resolve Issues Pertaining To Policy: Vikram Solar CEO

Vikram Solar had closed 2014-15 with a turnover of 623 crores, 910 crore in 2015-16 and 1,659 crores in 2016-17. This shows a compounded annual growth rate of 54 percent over the past five years. In order to boost the solar energy sector growth, the central government should step up and take valuable decisions to […]

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A State Model for Development: Inclusion of Solar in Building Bye-Laws

The inextricable connection between state policies and development is well defined. Make in India is known to have made a tremendous inroads in invigorating the manufacturing sector. The FDI inflows reached record high levels and GDP growth rate touched the 7.5% mark. In the past few months, metrics to quantify results of state policies reverberated […]

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Sikkim Solar Energy Policy

After joining the Ujwal DISCOM (distribution company) Assurance Yojana program, Sikkim became the 22nd state to join the scheme. Under the scheme Sikkim is entitled to get net benefits valued at ~Rs. 2.07 billion ($0.03101 billion) through the UD AY program by cheaper funding, reductions in Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) and transmission losses, and […]

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Goa Energy Development Agency Invites Public Suggestions on Draft Solar Power Policy

Suggestions on Draft Solar Power Policy will be compiled by GEDA and submitted to the government, which will then consider incorporating them after taking into consideration the financial implications for each. The Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has received around 10 suggestions on the draft solar policy during the 10 days to receive public comments. […]

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State Government of Goa Urges Industries to Adopt Solar Power

The Industrialists in Goa were given a detailed presentation on technical and commercial aspects of the solar power installations and maintenance. In a bid to promote solar power generation in Goa, the state government of Goa has urged industrial estates to adopt solar power technology, which would help bring down costs for industrialists. Speaking at […]

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