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GUVNL, Gujarat Discoms want to avail RECs For Solar Power Purchased by them from the Gujarat Solar Park Developers…

The Gujarat Discoms have filed an petition with CERC to grant Renewable Energy Certificates for the amount of solar power purchased by them from the Gujarat Solar Park Developers in excess of the Renewable Purchase Obligations; however the CERC has … Continue reading

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Kerala Cabinet approves Solar Energy Policy

Ritesh – Finally! The Kerala Cabinet has approved a Solar Energy Policy that seeks to raise installed capacity of the solar sector to 500 MW by 2017 and 1,500 MW by 2030. The mission is to contribute to long-term energy … Continue reading

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Final Guidelines for Selection of 750 MW Grid Connected Solar Power Projects Under Batch-I of JNNSM Phase-II

MNRE finally releases the final guidelines for the next phase of 750 MW, click here for the entire document and some important excerpts below RFS_Documents For Selection of SPD under JNNSM Phase II Batch I Domestic Content Requirement Out of … Continue reading

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Biomass power plants cut output in Tamil Nadu

Demand comes down due to State’s power restrictions on HT consumers The relaxation of power cut restrictions on high tension (HT) consumers can also lead to problems for some. Since the middle of August when the State government lifted the … Continue reading

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Study on the sustainability of Biomass based power generation in Karnataka TERI – 2013

Biomass is a renewable resource and estimated to be surplus across the country. It has been identified as a potential source for power generation. Biomass is derived from the by-products of various resources like agricultural crops such as paddy, corn and sugarcane, wood … Continue reading

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Next steps for the Indian Power Industry – The need to evolve

This article written by Ritesh Pothan was published in the July / August edition of Infraline Magazine Our nation has the good fortune of coming into its own at the time when solar is gaining increasing acceptability both as a … Continue reading

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APTRANSCO makes open offer to Solar Developers for Rs. 6.49 per unit for 20 years valid upto 30th Sept 2013

Click Below for the documents APTRANSCO guidelines APTRANSCO format for processing security APTRANSCO list-of-substations APTRANSCO power-purchase-agreement APTRANSCO format-for-performance-guarantee Guidelines for Solar Power developers to apply Under Open Offer i.        The  Prospective  Solar  developers  are  requested  to  submit  their Application to Chief Engineer/IPC/APPCC/Vidyut Soudha/Hyderabad along with the … Continue reading

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Uttarakhand comes up with innovative rooftop solar policy – Rs. 9.2 per KWhr injected into the grid is quite attractive

With power demand growing 10-15 percent annually, and the hydropower sector taking a beating in Uttarakhand, the government has come out with a new policy to harness solar energy using unutilised space on rooftops and wasteland around buildings. “Uttarakhand has … Continue reading

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Global microinverter market to quadruple by 2017

Sales of microinverters will increase by a factor of four in the next four years in view of growing demand in foreign markets, according to a new report by market research firm IHS. Commercial systems are expected to account for … Continue reading

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Karnataka Approves 135 MW of Solar Farms with Bids from Rs. 5.51 per KWh to Rs. 8.05 per KWh

Opening of Financial Bids of 130 MWs Solar RFP on 19th August 2013 Capacity to be allotted (MW) 130 Technology SPV KERC  approved Tariff for SPV (Rs./Unit) 14.50 Results of Financial bid Sl.No Name Capacity (MW) Proposed Capacity  for allotment(Mw) … Continue reading

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