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Everything You Wanted To Know About India’s Biggest Rooftop Solar Scheme

Made For, Of and By India One of the biggest aspects of the PM Surya Ghar Scheme is the focus on mass markets, by limiting subsidies to systems upto 3kW in size. It is also meant to be a catalyst for India’s domestic manufacturing base for solar equipment, which has struggled to counter Chinese imports […]

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Pakistanis Take Matters In Their Own Hands With Rooftop Solar Boom

Pakistan has been facing the dual challenge of rising electricity prices and an unreliable grid power supply for some time now. With electricity prices in key cities like Lahore nudging Rs 70/kW, and that too with unreliable supply, it has become only too apparent for many middle class and richer residents that they will need […]

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“CSH In India Is Best Suited For Heating Applications”, Jaideep Malviya

Jaideep Malviya is a familiar site for all solar industry professionals and those who track the sector in India. A veteran of the solar movement who shifted his focus towards niche but critical segments like Solar Thermal heating and solar recycling, Malviya has been a passionate advocate for India to adopt these more aggressively. Here, […]

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The PM Free Solar Power Scheme- Challenges Ahead

The Pradhan Mantri Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojna (PMMBY), going by the hype around it, has achieved one of its key objectives already. Perhaps no other announcement around solar has triggered the sort of coverage and expectations  like this single announcement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to power 10 million households across India with solar […]

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Karnataka Set To Install 40,000 Solar Pumps Under PM-KUSUM

Karnataka 2024 Budget released some key initiatives to support the solar sector such as through the installation of solar pumps. The 2024 budget emphasized some key initiatives to make farmers self-sufficient. The Karnataka government will install 40,000 off-grid solar pump sets under the PM-KUSUM Component-B scheme. It plans to do so at an estimated cost […]

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National Rooftop Solar Portal Migrates To PM Surya Ghar Portal

Days after the announcement of PM Surya Ghar-Muft Bijli Yojana, the Union government has migrated the National Rooftop Solar Portal to the new website of PM Surya Ghar Yojana. The newly launched website offers the most features and options in the National Rooftop Solar Portal. The new portal, however, has offered higher subsidies for this […]

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PM Surya Ghar: Modi Announces Details For Rooftop Solar Scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today revealed details of the proposed residential rooftop solar scheme in India. This comes after Modi on January 22 announced a new scheme of extending rooftop solar to one crore households. On the other hand, Union Finance Minister Nirmal Sitharaman in her interim budget had said that the new scheme would […]

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COVER STORY: Increased Govt Thrust Set To Give Rooftop Solar Financing A Fillip

Days after the announcement of PM Suryodaya Yojana on January 22, its impact was felt in different parts of the country. Several states, ministries, energy regulators and companies seem to be in a race to enable faster adoption of rooftop solar.  Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy already announced increasing subsidies for residential rooftop […]

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