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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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Renewable Energy Vs Conventional Power – The Debate Resolved by Ritesh Pothan

This decade has re-defined the energy paradigm with renewables surging to all time high installations. Globally renewables contribute a significant amount to the energy mix in developed countries. Continents like the America’s, Europe and Asia have installed more renewables in … 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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Tamil Nadu Solar Consultation Meeting On 23.11.12 2 4.30 pm With Solar Power Developers / Bidders Points Discussed

tamil-nadu-consultation-meeting-on-23-11-12-2-4-30-pm.pdf It is proposed by TANGEDCO to procure 1000 MW of solar power from the solar power developers / bidders through competitive bidding route. • Capacity requirement is 1 MW and above. • EMD is Rs.7 lakhs per MW in … Continue reading

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Current status of JNNSM Phase-I – IREDA

Scheme / Technology Projects allotted (no.) Capacity (MW) Projects commissioned (no.) Capacity (MW) Batch I Large scale PV 28* 140.00 25 125.00 Migration scheme (PV) 13 54.00 11 48.00 Migration Scheme (Thermal) 3 30.00 1** 2.50 RPSSGP 78 98.05 65 … Continue reading

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Solar PV installations cross 1 GW / 1000 MW Mark

Solar photovoltaic installations in India have crossed the 1,000 MW or 1 gigawatt (GW) mark, data made available by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, show. As at the end of June, India had grid interactive solar PV installed … Continue reading

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Off-grid subsidy details for Solar PV

For all those who are looking to deploy Solar in residential and commercial areas, here is the breakup of what you can avail off from MNRE Capital Subsidy: 30% of benchmark cost of photovoltaic systems with battery back-up support and … Continue reading

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Solar power shines on photo voltaic panel price crash

Riding on the crash in photo voltaic (PV) panel prices, the solar power sector in India had a dream run last year with capacity ballooning to 940MW in 2011-12 from a paltry 20MW in 2010-11. That’s just statistics. What’s significant and not … Continue reading

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Solar Power bids below Rs. 9 per unit risky says Crisil Research

KOLKATA: CRISIL Research, believes that the pace of reduction in capital costs in solar power is expected to moderate in 2012. This will exert pressure on the margins of players, who have bid below Rs 9 per unit under batch 2 of Jawaharlal … Continue reading

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India Banks Face Solar Setback As Projects Delayed, Fined

Banks may restrict loans to Indian solar projects after the government fined 13 projects for delays, including one owned by Indian Oil Corp. (IOCL) An inquiry found 13 of 20 projects in northwestern Rajasthan state missed their deadline, according to … Continue reading

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