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National Solar Mission – Implementation of State-Level Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic Programs in India – Best Practise Guide

National Solar Mission Implementation of State-Level Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic Programs in India The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India has announced an ambitious solar target of 100,000 megawatts (MW) installed capacity by 2022, of which 40,000 … Continue reading

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Final Draft Guidelines for Selection of 3000 MW Grid – Connected Solar PV Power Projects under Batch-II Tranche-I “State Specific Bundling Scheme”

Final-draft-3000-MW-Tranche-1-Draft-Guidelines-State-Specific-Bundling-Scheme-2015_29012015 Phase-II, Batch-II, Tranche-I : State Specific Bundling Scheme These guidelines are for 3000 MW. MNRE will indicate the total quantity for various States based on response received from the States. NVVN may then procure that quantity through one or … Continue reading

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MNRE reduces Solar Rooftop Subsidy from 30% to 15% and discourages Industrial and Commercial Customers who are currently at parity with grid

No. 5/34/2013-14/RT Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (Grid Connected SPV Rooftop, Solar Cities & Green Buildings Division) INFORMATION NOTICE Installation of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Power Projects- Limitations for Subsidy of MNRE. The Ministry is implementing a ‘Grid Connected … Continue reading

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Tata Power gets approval to postpone solar target until 2016

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission allows Tata Power to postpone solar targets till 2016 Tata Power has been unable since 2010 to source enough solar power to meet government renewable mandates because of a shortage of sun-based generation in the country. … Continue reading

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Revised Draft Guidelines for setting up of 750 MW Grid Solar PV power projects with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), Phase-II, Batch-I.

No. 29/5/2012-13/JNNSNM Government of India Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Solar Power Division Dated: 4/10/2013 Subject: Revised Draft Guidelines for setting up of 750 MW Grid Solar PV power projects with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) under Jawaharlal Nehru National … Continue reading

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Where the sun shines brighter for rural hamlets in India

One may rue the fact that things have slowed down a lot in the country’s solar programme — what with there being no dawn for the National Solar Mission’s Phase II and several State programmes being in a limbo — … Continue reading

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Uttarakhand comes up with innovative rooftop solar policy – Rs. 9.2 per KWhr injected into the grid is quite attractive

With power demand growing 10-15 percent annually, and the hydropower sector taking a beating in Uttarakhand, the government has come out with a new policy to harness solar energy using unutilised space on rooftops and wasteland around buildings. “Uttarakhand has … Continue reading

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First floating solar power station in India

A floating solar power station is due to be tested in Kolkata, India. An expert team is currently working on the prototype which is funded by the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The project is scheduled to be … Continue reading

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Subsidies hold rooftop solar projects – Lack of funds and no clarity hampering adoption

With the government aggressively promoting installation of rooftop solar systems, the key factor that is driving adoption – subsidies – are running dry, subsequently hampering installations. Several solar power companies say that subsidies promised by the government in the National Solar … Continue reading

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Amendment in the Bench mark cost of Solar Water Heating – MNRE

No. 5/23/2009-P&C भारत सरकार/ Government of India नवीन और नवीकरणीय ऊर्ाामंत्रालय /  Ministry of New & Renewable Energy *** To The Pay & Accounts Officer Block No.14, C.G.O. Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, dated the 28th May, 2013 Ministry of … Continue reading

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