Daily Archives: September 23, 2012

Renewable energy trade picks up speed in India

Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) trade —  a mechanism to trade renewable energy including solar, wind, biomass and small hydro projects on platforms similar to stock exchanges — is slowly gaining ground in India. REC trade, which began in India in … Continue reading

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Gujarat Solar RPO (Renewable Purchase Obligation) Compliance – Torrent Power & GUVNL

  Torrent Power Ltd. Total Consumption including T & D losses, 9565.81 Mus Source RPO % MUs Required to fulfill RPO MUs purchased % MUs purchased against required % RPO fulfilled   Wind 5 478.29 103.45 21.63 1.08   Solar 0.5 … Continue reading

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West Bengal to get its first solar power plant under (REC) ‘renewable energy certificate Mechanism’

Vikram Solar, a Kolkata based leading solar module manufacturing company has been entrusted with the installation and commissioning of 1 MW roof top grid Connected Captive Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant at Auckland Jute Mills in West Bengal. “Aradhana Investments Ltd” … Continue reading

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Gujarat Solar Park, Charanka – Costs

Land : 2024 ha ( 1080 ha GoG, 944 ha Pvt ) Approx. Capacity: 500 MW Land Allotment:      Solar Thermal       :  3 ha / MW Fees / Charges : Processing Fee:  Rs. 25000 / MW Deposit           :     Rs. … Continue reading

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The salient features of the solar tariff order No. 1 of 2012

The control period for the proposed tariff is from 29th January, 2012 to 31st March, 2015. The separate tariff determined and proposed by the Commission for (i) Solar PV MW based power projects (ii) Solar PV KW based rooftop power … Continue reading

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Key standards to follow when setting up a solar power plant – IEC/EVS EN 62446

IEC/EVS EN 62446 – Grid connected photovoltaic systems – Minimum requirements for system documentation, commissioning tests and inspection 1 ) System Documentation 2)  Verification as per IEC 60364-6 -Normative references for the above standard: IEC 60364 (all parts) – Low-voltage … Continue reading

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