Tag Archives: DCR

Solar power developers flouting domestic content norms may face penal action

India plans to penalize solar power firms that are using foreign equipment in projects awarded on the basis that they would only use locally made solar panels and cells As solar panels account for nearly 60% of a solar power … Continue reading

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Maharashtra makes solar panels must for all new buildings

Nagpur: The Maharashtra government has decided to make solar water heaters compulsory for all buildings in future in an effort to promote renewable energy. The state government will direct municipal bodies to change their development control rules (DCR) for the … Continue reading

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Implementation of scheme for setting up over 2,000 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) under Batch-III of Phase II of the JNNSM. 

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for setting up of over 2,000 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects on Build, Own and Operate basis by Solar Power … Continue reading

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Nearly half of capacities recently bid under JNNSM to face the heat

Following delays in signing power purchase agreements (PPAs) under various state solar policies, developers have shifted focus to solar projects initiated under the Central Government’s National Solar Mission which received bids nearly three times the capacity on offer. However, Crisil … Continue reading

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NSEFI Letter to SECI and MNRE regarding Issues with DCR category projects under JNNSM Phase II, Batch I

Ref. No.: NSEFI/08/MNRE/2014 Date: March 24, 2014 Shri Tarun Kapoor, I. A. S., Jt. Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Block-14, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110 003, India Dear Sir, Subject: Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) … Continue reading

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