Monthly Archives: April 2015

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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AP boosts Solar Power by applying Cross Subsidy Surcharge (CSS) on all other sources including Renewables

AP has made Solar Power the preferred Open Access medium of choice by applying huge CSS on all other types of generation including wind, this is a validation of the need for Solar Power. Cross Subsidy Surcharge for FY2015-16*   … Continue reading

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ROOFTOP SOLAR GRID INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS BASED ON NET METERING REGULATIONS,2015

Bihar is now on its way to promoting solar as a rooftop power solution finally, The eligible consumer may install the rooftop solar system under net metering arrangement which, a) shall be within the permissible rated capacity as defined under these … Continue reading

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Electric Car Batteries Just Hit A Key Price Point

U.S. plug-in electric vehicle cumulative sales have soared in the past few years, thanks in part to rapidly falling battery prices. Via Wikipedia. Electric vehicle demand in the past five years has soared in this country. The same is true … Continue reading

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Implementation of 73 MW Grid Connected Roof Top Solar PV Power Scheme in Warehouses in Selected States in India

The bidding process is under Rooftop Warehouse Scheme (RWS) – Phase-I for aggregate capacity of 73 MW. The projects shall be implemented on Build Own Operate basis which include sale of the Solar Power to the concerned state DISCOMs. Bidder … Continue reading

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Indian minister promises to tackle country’s acute air pollution problem, yes, its even worse than China

WHO survey finds Delhi is the most polluted city in the world, with dangerous PM2.5 levels 10 times the upper recommended limit Smog covers buildings in the Indian capital, Delhi. According to an air quality index the concentration of airborne … Continue reading

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Telangana issues RFS for procuring 2000 MW Through Solar Power Plants

Request for Selection (RFS) document for selection of Solar PV developers in the State of Telangana for procuring 2000 MW through tariff based competitive bidding process RFS (Bid) No. TSSPDCL/01/LTSPP/2015 dated 01 April 2015 Group 1 Bids Bidders injecting into … Continue reading

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