Author Archives: Ritesh Pothan

About Ritesh Pothan

Ritesh Pothan, is an accomplished speaker and visionary in the Solar Energy space in India. Ritesh is from an Engineering Background with a Master’s Degree in Technology and had spent more than a decade as the Infrastructure Head for a public limited company with the last 9 years dedicated to Solar and Renewable Energy. He also runs the 2 largest India focused renewable energy groups on LinkedIn - Solar - India and Renewables - India

Revision in Electricity Tariff with effect from 1 April, 2018 and Implementation thereof.

Comm_Cir Tariff 18-19_302 Revision in Electricity Tariff with effect from 1 April, 2018 and Implementation thereof. Subject: Revision in Electricity Tariff with effect from 1 April, 2018 and Implementation thereof. MAHAVITARAN Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. Maharashtra State Electricity … Continue reading

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Govt amends solar bidding norms, developers can now pass on duty hike

The government has amended solar bidding norms, allowing developers to pass on the burden of any increase in duties on solar equipment to discoms, ending the industry’s apprehensions about likely impact of possible anti-dumping and safeguard duties on imported equipment. … Continue reading

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MNRE revises BIS Quality Control (Requirement for Compulsory Registration under BIS Act) Order 2017

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had notified the above mentioned Quality Control (Requirement for Compulsory Registration under BIS Act) Order 2017 vide Government of India Gazette notification No. 2561 dated 5th September 2017. As per this notification … Continue reading

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Use of Mislabeled Imported Solar Panels in DCR Projects to be Penalized

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an order stating that project developers will be penalized for the utilization of imported solar modules to develop projects under the Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) category. In its order, the … Continue reading

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RE100 Progress and Insights Report, January 2018

APPROACHING A TIPPING POINT: how corporate users are redefining global electricity markets SIGNIFICANT RE100 GROWTH – 122leadingcompanieshavecommittedtosourcing 100% renewable electricity. – Their collective electricity demand is over 159 terawatt hours per year (TWh/yr) – this is more than enough to power … Continue reading

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Global Market Outlook For Solar Power / 2017 – 2021

FOREWORD Welcome to SolarPower Europe’s Global Market Outlook 2017 – 2021. This Global Market Outlook is special for various reasons: in response to the rapid developments in the solar sector it contains much more information than last year’s edition. It … Continue reading

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Global Market Outlook For Solar Power / 2017 – 2021

Welcome to SolarPower Europe’s Global Market Outlook 2017 – 2021. This Global Market Outlook is special for various reasons: in response to the rapid developments in the solar sector it contains much more information than last year’s edition. It was … Continue reading

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