Tag Archives: Photovoltaic

Benchmark Cost for “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme” for the year 2017-18

Subject: Benchmark Cost for “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar  Power Plants Programme” for the year 2017-18.  In continuation of this Ministry’s sanction order number 5/23/2009-P&C (Pt. iii) dated 3rd November 2014 reg. additions/amendments in the above mentioned scheme, I … Continue reading

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Wind Loads on Utility Scale Solar PV Power Plants

Abstract The Solar Photovoltaic (PV) industry is experiencing phenomenal growth. Wind loads for ground-mounted PV power plants are often developed by using static pressure coefficients from wind tunnel studies in calculation methods found in ASCE 7. Structural failures of utility … Continue reading

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How will GST impact Solar Projects in India

Implications-of-GST-on-delivered-cost-of-Renewable-Energy Executive summary Multiple Indirect taxes are currently levied on transactions in India. Some of the taxes are levied and collected by the Central Government, while other taxes are collected by the State Governments. Accordingly, the current Indirect tax regime … Continue reading

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Power loss due to soiling on solar panel: A review

The power output delivered from a photovoltaic module highly depends on the amount of irradiance, which reaches the solar cells. Many factors determine the ideal output or optimum yield in a photovoltaic module. However, the environment is one of the … Continue reading

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Policy for Net-Metering based Solar Rooftop Applications, Madhya Pradesh, 20

MP finally comes up with a draft for rooftop solar albeit lacklustre, just the few provisions below are barely adequate as a plan INCENTIVES Installation of SRPs under the policy shall be exempted from banking, wheeling and cross- subsidy surcharges … Continue reading

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(REC) Renewable energy certificates, battling declining demand, could be scrapped

Renewable energy certificates, battling declining demand, could be scrapped, officials said. The industry, however, sees a turnaround by 2017-18 and does not want the certificates to meet the fate of carbon credits The market for these certificates, launched in 2010, … Continue reading

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Draft Guidelines for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process for Grid Connected Solar PV Power Projects – 2016

Objectives of the Guidelines Promotion of competition in the electricity industry in India is one of the key objectives of the Electricity Act, 2003. Power purchase costs constitute the largest cost element for distribution licensees. Competitive procurement of electricity by … Continue reading

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