Tag Archives: Off-grid

The 2020 Global Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report

February 18, 2020 The 2020 Off-Grid Solar Market Trends is an in-depth analysis on current market dynamics, projections for the coming five years, and a blueprint for how actors in this market can compete in a swiftly evolving industry ecosystem. … Continue reading

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Guidelines to entities to become Channel Partners under Off Grid and Decentralized Solar applications

  32/69/2010-11/PVSE Ministry of New and Renewable Energy SPV Off Grid Division Sub: Guidelines to entities to become Channel Partners under Off Grid and Decentralized Solar applications Section-1 Any of the following entities can apply to become channel partner 1.1 … Continue reading

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India achieves 1.44GW cumulative capacity for Solar PV

India has plans to install a further 800MW in this fiscal year. Image: Tata Power India has achieved a total a cumulative capacity of 1,447MW for grid-connected solar PV. According to statistics from the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Access For All – Grameen’s Off-grid Solar Success in Bangladesh

In one of the poorest countries on the planet a renewable energy service company is installing one thousand solar home systems – a day. Not in its capital or busy urban centers, but where 80 percent of the population lives … Continue reading

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MNRE revises off grid benchmark PV prices

In continuation of this Ministry’s recent sanction order of even of even number dated 30th Oct. 2012 reg. additions/amendments in the above mentioned scheme , I am directed to convey the sanction of the President of India for re-fixing / revising … Continue reading

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Solar based coolers charge phones in off grid villages and increase sales by 500%. Commerce shows the way – with Coke giving away solar coolers free to off-grid villages

As the first rays of the winter sun hit the small solar panels perched on the roof of Roop Devi’s kirana store in a remote village in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, a direct current compressor motor whirrs into life. It refrigerates … Continue reading

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Bank of India to Finance Solar-Power Systems to Curb Blackouts

Bank of India plans to offer loans to homes and businesses for solar-power systems as the country seeks to avoid a repeat of the July blackout that affected half the nation’s 1.2 billion people. The state-owned bank signed a memorandum … Continue reading

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Off Grid SPV : Physical Targets and Achievements (Target: 200 MW in Phase-I) June 2012

   Year Target in MW Project Sanctioned (MW) Projects Installed(MW) 2010-11 32 40.65 10.79 2011-12 68 77.40 20.2 2012-13 100 Under progress Solar Thermal : Achievements §5.73 million square meter of solar thermal collector area installed so far cumulatively against … Continue reading

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How solar power can help the billion people without electricity

Sharan Pinto installs a solar panel on the rooftop of a house in Nada, a village near the southwest Indian port of Mangalore, India. Photograph: Rafiq Maqbool/AP After the Durban talks last month, climate realists must face the reality that … Continue reading

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Solar ATMs are helping spread banking in remote areas

In January 2010, State Bank of India was about to open a branch in Sannyasidanga village near Jangipur, West Bengal — the Lok Sabha constituency of Pranab Mukherjee, then finance minister and now president of India. It would be the … Continue reading

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