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MERC directs RPO compliance on CPP and Open Access Consumers in Maharashtra to be enforced no later than 31 March, 2014

Click here for the entire order no 49 Pursuant to the above Regulation and in view of difficulties faced owing to lack of appropriate mechanism in place for monitoring and compliance of RPO of Captive Users and Open Access Consumers, … Continue reading

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India faces short-term setback in renewable energy investment: Report

Investments in renewable energy sector will be sluggish in the short term globally, including in India, says a report. Leading consultancy firm Deloitte, in its report, today said that global investments in renewable energy sector is set to continue to decline in the … Continue reading

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The current state of Tamil Nadu with possible answers to the current power crisis – My presentation on Understanding the implications of the ‘Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Policy’ to devise cost-effective and profitable strategies

TN Current State and Devising strategies to comply with SPO My presentation in Coimbatore covered the following points below amongst others Understanding the implications of the ‘Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Policy’ to devise cost-effective and profitable strategies to comply with … Continue reading

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Solar RPO and REC Framework by MNRE – March 2013, everything you wanted to know about RPO and REC in detail

Among the various renewable energy resources, solar energy potential is the highest in the country. In most parts of India, clear sunny weather is experienced 250 to 300 days a year. The annual radiation varies from 1600 to 2200 kWh/m2, … Continue reading

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Spinning mills’ body files case against TN solar policy

The Tamilnadu Spinning Mills’ Association has filed a petition with the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity asking the Tribunal to declare Tamil Nadu Government-imposed ‘solar purchase obligation’ null and void. (Above) Houses constructed under the Chief Minister’s Solar Powered Green House … Continue reading

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TN RE agency wants permission for subsidies in line with Kerala

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), in charge of clean energy development in the State, is seeking permission from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy so that it can on its own sanction subsidies for solar photo-voltaic projects. At present, TEDA sends … Continue reading

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Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) compels state government to promote solar power generation

Gujarat accounts for close to 58 per cent of the country’s total solar power output of 1190 MW, followed by Rajasthan with nearly 17 per cent. Rest are way behind. But thanks to Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets specified by state electricity regulatory commissions, state governments … Continue reading

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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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