Category Archives: India

Maharashtra Exempts Agencies from Scheduling and Forecasting Charges for Solar and Wind

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has exempted renewable energy qualified coordinating agencies (QCAs) for meter reading, data collection, and communication from paying scheduling and forecasting charges. However, the initial corpus that QCAs must deposit remains unchanged. According to the … Continue reading

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Tamil Nadu Solar Policy 2019

  Tami Nadu SOLAR POLICY 2019 Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency announced the final Tamil Nadu solar energy policy 2019. The policy intends to include solar energy in demand side management, energy conservation, energy efficiency, smart grids etc.the policy also … Continue reading

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Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems Gross & Net Metering Regulations January 2019

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BIS for Inverters extended to June 2019

MINISTRY OF NEW AND RENEWABLE ENERGY NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 4th January, 2019 S.O. 46(E).—whereas the Central Government had issued “Solar Photovoltaics, Systems, Devices and Components Goods (Requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2017“ vide S.O. 2920(E) dated 5th September, 2017 … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh Solar Policy 2019

GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH ABSTRACT ENERGY, INFRASTRUCTURE & INVESTMENT DEPARTMENT – Development of Solar Power in Andhra Pradesh – Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Policy-2018 – Orders – Issued. ENERGY, INFRASTRUCTURE & INVESTMENT (PR.II) DEPARTMENT G.O.MS.No. 1 ORDER: Dated: 03-01-2019 Read … Continue reading

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Fresh blow for Indian PV with 18% GST rate verdict

The decision to tax the ‘service’ provided to solar developers at the full rate comes days after India’s Supreme Court upheld the federal government’s imposition of a 25% safeguarding duty on Chinese and Malaysian panels. Hot on the heels of … Continue reading

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Drivers and Challenges for Rooftop Solar Loans toSmall and Medium Enterprises in India

Drivers-and-Challenges-for-Rooftop-Solar-Loans-to-Small-and-Medium-Enterprises-in-India Executive Summary India needs to accelerate the growth of its rooftop solar sector. Of the 40 GW of rooftop solar installations targeted by 2022, the country has only achieved 2 GW to-date. This slow progress may hinder the country’s … Continue reading

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