solar rooftops

Airports A Better Option Than Households for Rooftop Solar- RMIT University Study

According to a recent study by RMIT University (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) , if Australian government-owned airports had large-scale rooftop solar systems installed, they could produce enough electricity to power 136,000 homes. That makes airports a far more attractive and effective prospects for rooftop solar, than a campaign targeting households. Researchers at RMIT […]

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Growing Opportunities for Hybrid AC-DC Infrastructure in India: Report

A new report by GOGLA attempts to deep dive into the relevance of hybrid AC-DC (HAD) energy infrastructure in India A new report by GOGLA attempts to deep dive into the relevance of hybrid AC-DC (HAD) energy infrastructure in India with the objective of providing insights into how energy-efficient appliances can be integrated with the electricity […]

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NABARD Inks USD 100 Million Pact with Green Climate Fund for Solar Rooftops

The USD 250 million project, to be executed by Tata Cleantech Capital Ltd, will receive the GCF support through NABARD, which is the National Implementing Entity (NIE). Pushing for rooftop solar in India, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has signed an agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse $100 […]

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Unregistered Solar Rooftops in Capetown to Face Penalty

The city administration has taken this decision after witnessing a huge spike in solar rooftops installed in Cape Town posing a safety and a legal risk. Residents of Cape Two who are using rooftop solar installations will have to pay a hefty fine if they fail to get their solar installation registered by February next […]

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Delhi Municipal Buildings to Install Rooftop Solar Power Projects

SDMC has become the first municipal corporation in the country to generate solar energy by installing solar panels on the rooftops of its buildings and earn revenue in three months. A project of 5MW solar rooftop on the municipal buildings has been approved by the South Corporation in its standing committee meeting. “This additional capacity […]

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Six UP Cities Alone Have Potential to Generate 11.4 GW, Says Report

Solar rooftop has a game-changing potential to completely revitalize the development landscape with improved power supply, massive capital infusion and a significant rise in job creation In a report released by the Centre for Environment and Energy Development, the six UP cities alone have been identified that can generate 11.4 GW of solar energy using […]

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Budget 2018: Smart Cities Mission Gets Hike of 50 Percent

99 smart cities have been selected with an outlay of Rs 2.04 lakh crore. These cities have started implementing the smart cities mission and about Rs 2,350 crore worth of projects have already been completed. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Budget 2018 has proposed an over 50 percent increase in the allocation for smart cities […]

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Azure Roof Power to Electrify 152 Schools under MHRD Across Six States

Azure Power will sign the power purchase agreement with Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, an autonomous body under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Azure Power has announced it has won a 11.35 megawatts (MWs) solar rooftop power project. This is the largest allocation for this auction, 60% of the total. Azure Power will sign […]

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Indian Army’s College of Military Engineering (CME) to tap solar power: Report

The solar power project of Rs100 crore was sanctioned by the government in the last financial year. The Indian Army’s College of Military Engineering (CME) is reportedly planning to install solar power plant on its Dapodi campus in a bid to reduce its electricity bill — around Rs9 crore annually. CME authorities speaking to TOI […]

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