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Historic Solar Prices till May 2017, now at Rs. 2.44 per KWh

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The WTO Just Ruled Against India’s Booming Solar Program

Cartoon by Courtenay Lewis On the heels of the recent global summit in Paris to tackle climate disruption, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled against an important piece of the climate solution puzzle: India’s ambitious program to create homegrown … Continue reading

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Solar tariff trend in India from 2010-2016

Trend of Solar Tariff Previous bid results     Year Capacity on Offer (MW)   Highest Bid (Rs./KWh)   Lowest (Rs./KWh)   Weighted Avg. Price (Rs./KWh) NSM Batch 1 Dec’10 150 12.76 10.95 12.16 NSM Batch2 Dec’11 350 9.39 7.49 … Continue reading

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Sunrise sector steers ahead

It is the country’s biggest initiative to make the most of sunny days. Initiated as part of the National Action Plan on Climate Change, the Solar Mission has propelled the country to new heights as far as clean energy is … Continue reading

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Implementation of Project for setting up of 15,000 MW of Grid-connected Solar PV Power plants through NTPC Ltd. / NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) under National Solar Mission

The scheme will be implemented through the NTPC / NVVN (the power trading arm of NTPC Limited) under Ministry of Power. The scheme envisages setting up of Grid-connected solar PV power plants of 15,000 MW aggregate capacity in three tranches: … Continue reading

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India’s solar dream fuelled by global trends

The country plans to install 100 GW capacity of solar-generated electricity by 2022, a five-time increase from a previous target. India’s plan to install 100 GW capacity of solar-generated electricity by 2022, a five-time increase from a previous target, only … Continue reading

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Reliance Power, Lanco and others, are seeking higher CSP tariffs saying that the data on solar radiation DNI provided by the government was faulty

Solar power plants of Reliance Power, Lanco and others, are seeking higher tariffs saying that the data on solar radiation provided by the government was faulty which has led to lower generation. Several companies have filed petitions before the central … Continue reading

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