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Determination of tariff for Grid Interactive Megawatt scale Solar Power Plants – KARNATAKA ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION

On the basis of the approved parameters, the Commission hereby approves the following tariff: Type of Solar Plant Approved Tariff in Rs/Unit Solar PV Power Plants 6.51 Solar Thermal Power Plants 10.85 This Order is signed and issued by Karnataka … Continue reading

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PUNJAB STATE ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION (PSERC) Determination of generic levellised generation tariff for Renewable Energy Power Projects for FY 2015-16

Levellised Fixed Cost (₹/kWh) Variable Cost (FY 2015-16) (₹/kWh) Applicable Tariff Rate (₹/kWh) Benefit of Accelerated Depreciation, if availed (₹/kWh) Net Applicable Tariff Rate upon adjusting for Accelerated Depreciation benefit (3-4) (₹/kWh) 1 2 3 4 5 Biomass Power Projects(other … Continue reading

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Determination of Generic Levelised Generation Tariff for FY 2014-15 for Power Generated from Solar Power PV Projects including Rooftop Solar PV and Small Power Projects and Solar Thermal Power Projects

Based on the MVR notified by the Government of Bihar for ekfasla / un-irrigated type of land in different parts of the State, the Commission has considered Rs. 5 Lakhs / Acre as cost of land for the Solar PV … Continue reading

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Tamil Nadu TNERC announces new tariff for Solar at ₹ 7.01 per KWh PV and ₹ 11.03 per KWh Thermal

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has announced new tariff for solar power producers who put up plants in the state. They would be paid Rs 7.01 per unit of power generated from a solar photovoltaic plant, and Rs … Continue reading

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  The newly released Renewables 2014 Global Status Report is now available. Find out what made 2013 another record year for renewables. Read about: > expansion of supporting policies in developing economies > additions to electricity generating capacity > progress … Continue reading

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Karnataka KREDL Issues RFP and Draft PPA for bidding of 500MW Solar PV Projects

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd. (“Authority”/ “KREDL”) incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 is a nodal agency of the Government of Karnataka to facilitate the development of renewable energy in the State of Karnataka. KREDL processes all applications received for setting up of … Continue reading

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Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (“KERC”), GoK intends to undertake development of 50 (Fifty) MW of solar thermal and/or solar PV power plants in the State of Karnataka

GoK intends to undertake development of 50 (Fifty) MW of solar thermal and/or solar PV power plants in the State of and collectively reGoK has, through KREDL, decided to carry out the bidding process for  selection of the Bidders to … Continue reading

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Solar power: ‘Mandatory local content may lead to trade row’

India’s decision to make the use of domestic contents mandatory in generating solar power under its national solar programme may lead to trade disputes instead of helping domestic manufacturers, according to US-based clean energy consultancy Mercom Capital Group. The first … Continue reading

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World’s largest 280 MW solar thermal parabolic plant with storage comes on-line

Concentrated solar thermal is again making the news, with the world’s largest parabolic trough array with thermal storage – opening for business in Arizona. The 280MW Solana Solana Generating Station constructed by Spanish group Abengoa has six hours of molten storage capacity … Continue reading

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Delhi drops subsidy on Solar

In a move that may discourage residents to opt for solar energy, the Delhi government has discontinued the subsidy it used to offer on the installation of solar panels from April 1. The new move comes at a time when the … Continue reading

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