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CEEW – Demystifying India’s rooftop solar policies – A state-level analysis Issue Brief | November 2019

Glossary Sanctioned load/contracted load – Sanctioned load is the maximum demand which is to be supplied by the discom to the consumer as indicated in the agreement between them. It is denoted in kW, kVA, or HP. Distribution transformer (DT) capacity – … Continue reading

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Study stresses on renewable energy to manage TN power crisis

Tamil Nadu has a solar policy, but no notified policy on renewable energy. Hit by acute power shortage, Tamil Nadu would be able to overcome the situation only with a change in “mindset” of policy makers and industry leaders regarding … Continue reading

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Why Tamil Nadu’s solar tender failed to attract more bidders

Concerns regarding payment security and availability of grid seem to have deterred developers from bidding in large numbers for Tamil Nadu’s power purchase tender for 1,000 MW of solar capacity. That the Tamil Nadu solar tender attracted bids for about … Continue reading

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Tamil Nadu releases solar policy 2012; focus on commercial consumers consuming 6% of solar

A 6 per cent ‘solar purchase obligation’ and a tapering generation-based incentive (GBI) are the cornerstones of Tamil Nadu government’s solar policy, unveiled on 20th October 2012. In pushing investors towards the target of 3,000 MW in three years, the … Continue reading

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Highrises will have to meet 2% of needs from solar energy

With the ever increasing power deficit taking a toll on the economy, the Tamil Nadu government is planning to make it mandatory for major industries, high-rise apartment complexes, major institutions and hotels to meet 2% of their energy needs from … Continue reading

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