Monthly Archives: January 2014

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has invited suggestions and feedback from stakeholders on a proposal to introduce net metering for rooftop solar power generation

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has invited suggestions and feedback from stakeholders on a proposal to introduce net metering for rooftop solar power generation as per guidelines laid down by the ministry of new and renewable energy. The commission claims that, … Continue reading

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Ineligible items to be excluded from the Total Bill of Material to be submitted to MNRE by Solar Power Developers for issue of Excise Duty Exemption Certificate and Concessional Custom Duty Certificate.

 No. 22/09/2009-10/St./NSM Government of India Ministry of New and Renewable Energy *** 14, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 dated 08-1-Jan. 2014 Office Memorandum Subject:-         Ineligible items to be excluded from the Total Bill of Material to be submitted to … Continue reading

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Solar is the future for India

My article on Business Insider http://www.businessinsider.in/Solar-Is-The-Future-Of-Renewable-Energy-In-India/articleshow/29543253.cms

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Snapshot of Bid opening of 750 MW SOLAR PV Projects under JNNSM Phase-II, Batch-I

  Solar Energy Corporation of India New Delhi Ref: SECI/JNNSM PHASE-II B-I/RfS                                                                     21.01.2014 Snapshot of  Bid opening of 750 MW SOLAR PV Projects under JNNSM Phase-II, Batch-I Subsequent to issue of RfS (Request for selection) document by Solar energy Corporation … Continue reading

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MIT device uses heat store to crank up solar panel output

US researchers have found a way to use heat to improve the efficiency of solar panels. Photovoltaic (PV) cells typically produce less electricity the hotter they get, but the engineers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a solar-powered … Continue reading

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Maharashtra distributor’s ‘subsidized’ power tariff already on par with BEST’s

Power consumers in the island city-from Colaba / Cuffe Parade to Mahim / Sion-already receive electricity at a 20% lower price than the rest of Maharashtra. In fact, after the state government announcement on power subsidy for MSEDCL consumers on … Continue reading

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APTEL drops Tamil Nadu’s solar rider

Ritesh: Another large nail in the coffin for Solar in India. Business interests taking pre-eminence over actual solutions. Wind power is no guarantee of power and TN will continue to suffer power cuts those months of the year that wind … Continue reading

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