Monthly Archives: May 2015

Barriers to Solar Financing in India

By Vedant Rathi The Indian solar industry has grown about a hundredfold in the past four years, from 36 MW in March, 2010 to 2,600 MW in March, 2014. The Modi government has set an ambitious target of reaching a … Continue reading

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APPLICABILITY OF THE POLICY This solar policy shall be applicable for the following solar projects set up within the state- 1) Solar Power Projects (SPPs) a) Grid connected solar power projects based on both Photo Voltaic (PV) as well as … Continue reading

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PSERC regulations for Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) Systems based on Net Metering

Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission Notification The 7th May, 2015 No.PSERC/Secy./Regu. 101 – In exercise of powers conferred under Section 181 read with Section 61 and 86(1)(e) of the Electricity Act, 2003 (Act 36 of 2003) and all other powers … Continue reading

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Biomass Tariff for existing Plants set up to 2008 as per Government of Rajasthan and Government of India Policies

Tariff for electricity supply to the distribution licensee by Biomass power plants, for which Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) have been executed under GoR Policy of 1999 and commissioned before 30.09.2008 shall be as under: Sr. No. Renewable  Energy  Generation during … Continue reading

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Delhi discoms draw elaborate plans to promote solar power

NEW DELHI: Realising the potential of solar energy, the three private power distribution companies in the city have drawn up elaborate plans to encourage domestic consumers to set up rooftop solar panels and earn money by selling the electricity to … Continue reading

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Why Tesla’s Powerwall is a gamechanger for India

(The Tesla Powerwall is a…) Last week’s announcement by serial entrepreneur Elon Musk‘s car company Tesla to launch a home battery that charges on solar power, is in many ways a step that could result in a large scale uptake … Continue reading

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Air Pollution now a Modi Government Priority

Barely 16 miles from central Delhi, a 40-year-old coal-fired power plant run by NTPC Ltd. stands testament to the bargain struck by India’s capital city: The world’s dirtiest air for electricity. The state-owned utility is now seeking to cut emissions across its … Continue reading

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