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New MNRE Guidelines for Solar Manufacturers to Keep Project Quality in Check

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a set of guidelines to be followed by solar manufacturers for models of modules that will be utilized in government-owned projects and those set up for the sale of electricity to … Continue reading

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SoftBank, Actis, and CDC Group Companies Win SECI’s 750 MW Solar Auction

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has auctioned 750 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity to be developed at the Kadapa Solar Park in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The capacity was tendered by SECI in January 2018 under … 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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Renewables 2016 Global Status Report

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Power loss due to soiling on solar panel: A review

The power output delivered from a photovoltaic module highly depends on the amount of irradiance, which reaches the solar cells. Many factors determine the ideal output or optimum yield in a photovoltaic module. However, the environment is one of the … Continue reading

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Rooftops – Indian Solar’s New Frontier by Ritesh Pothan

Rooftops – Indian Solar’s New Frontier Post 2009, Solar has been buzzing with medium as well as large projects and has recently crossed 6500MW at the end of March 2016, though installed capacity with rooftops currently at less than 0.25% … Continue reading

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National Solar Mission – Implementation of State-Level Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic Programs in India – Best Practise Guide

National Solar Mission Implementation of State-Level Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic Programs in India The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India has announced an ambitious solar target of 100,000 megawatts (MW) installed capacity by 2022, of which 40,000 … Continue reading

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Empanelment of Channel Partners, Channel Partners (New Entrepreneurs) and Government Agencies under Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme.

Empanelment of Channel Partners, Channel Partners (New Entrepreneurs) and Government Agencies under Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme.

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Implementation of 500 MW Grid Connected Roof Top Solar PV System Scheme in Different States of India

The bidding process under this Rooftop scheme is for 500 MWp comprising of CAPEX Model (300 MWp) & RESCO Model (200 MWp) The bidding process under this rooftop scheme is for PART-A (CAPEX Only), PART-B (RESCO Only) and Part – … Continue reading

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Commissioning Status of Grid Connected Solar Power Projects under JNNSM upto 31st March 2016

Commissioning Status of Grid Connected Solar Power Projects under JNNSM Sr. No. State/UT Total cumulative commissioned capacity till 31-03-15 (MW) Total commissioned capacity during 2015-16 (MW) Total cumulative commissioned capacity till 31-03-16 (MW) 1 Andhra Pradesh 137.852 435.114 572.966 2 Arunachal Pradesh 0.025 0.240 0.265 3 Bihar 0 5.100 … Continue reading

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