Category Archives: Ministry of Power

Govt amends solar bidding norms, developers can now pass on duty hike

The government has amended solar bidding norms, allowing developers to pass on the burden of any increase in duties on solar equipment to discoms, ending the industry’s apprehensions about likely impact of possible anti-dumping and safeguard duties on imported equipment. … Continue reading

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Benchmark Cost for “Off-grid and Decentralized Solar PV Applications Programme” for the year 2017-18

In continuation of this Ministry’s sanction order number 5/23/2009-P&C (Pt. Ill) dated 3rd November  2014 reg. additions/amendments  in the  above  mentioned  scheme,  I am  directed to convey the sanction of the President of India for the revised Benchmark Cost with … Continue reading

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Grid Parity of Solar PV Rooftop Systems for the Commercial and Industrial Sectors

  Grid Parity of Solar PV Rooftop Systems for the Commercial and Industrial Sectors: New Delhi: The Energy and Resources Institute. 172 pp. Amazing Compilation of Details and a must read Grid Parity_SolarPV Rooftop

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Commissioning Status of Grid Connected Solar Power Projects as on 31 Jan 2016

Cumulative Commissioned as on 31-01-2016  Commissioning Status of Grid Connected Solar Power Projects     Sr. No.     State/UT   Total MNRE Projects MW   State Policy MW     RPO MW   REC Scheme MW   Pvt. Initiative … Continue reading

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Free passage for green power soon

The government will allow free transmission of power from renewable sources and may also move to double the number of solar parks in the country to 50, power, coal and renewable energy minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday. “We are … Continue reading

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Draft of Indian Renewable Energy Act 2015

Request for comments/observations/feed-back on the Draft Renewable Energy Act 2015 In October 2014, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had constituted an Expert Committee to provide a draft Renewable Energy Act. The Committee met on 7 November 2014, … Continue reading

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Govt sets an ambitious target of 40GW by 2022 for Solar Rooftops and allocates 750 MWp rooftop subsidy to SECI

Allocation  of target  for 750 MWp grid connected solar rooftop projects with subsidy and 500 MWp without subsidy to Solar Energy Corporation of India Government  of India has set a target of installing  40 GW grid connected  solar rooftop systems in … Continue reading

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Joint Regulatory Commission for Goa and Union territories (JERC) has determined the solar tariff for ground-mounted and rooftop solar projects

Tariff is applicable for projects in the State of Goa and the Union Territories of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep, and Puducherry. Click Here for the Full document

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Implementation of scheme for setting up over 2,000 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) under Batch-III of Phase II of the JNNSM. 

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for setting up of over 2,000 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects on Build, Own and Operate basis by Solar Power … Continue reading

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Sunrise sector steers ahead

It is the country’s biggest initiative to make the most of sunny days. Initiated as part of the National Action Plan on Climate Change, the Solar Mission has propelled the country to new heights as far as clean energy is … Continue reading

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