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Limit on ‘rooftop solar power’ output scrapped in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Thursday announced a key change in the ‘Rooftop Solar Project Policy for Homes’ — the condition that the solar plant’s capacity should be within 50% of the sanctioned load has been removed. He announced … Continue reading

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US challenges India’s solar program restrictions at WTO

The United States on Wednesday filed a challenge with the World Trade Organisation over elements of India’s national solar program, which it said discriminates against foreign solar products in violation of a core global trade rule. The case comes as … Continue reading

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A Step Back in Time: REPORT ON BARRIERS FOR SOLAR POWER DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA by the World Bank – 2010

The World Bank released this report in 2010 citing the various barriers to Solar in India and now would be a good time to see whether they were on the money. The full report The World Bank-Barriers for Solar Power Development … Continue reading

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NREL: India Solar Resource Maps

India Solar Resource Maps This page contains high-resolution solar resource maps and data for India. The high-resolution (10-km) solar resource data were developed using weather satellite data incorporated into a site-time specific solar mapping approach developed at the U.S. State … Continue reading

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Solar Struggle: A Rise Of Poorly Made PV Modules?

California, USA — Has the pressure to compete in a world market beset by an equipment glut and plummeting prices over the past two years led to an increase in poor quality solar panels? The answer is “yes” say some … Continue reading

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Current status of JNNSM Phase-I – IREDA

Scheme / Technology Projects allotted (no.) Capacity (MW) Projects commissioned (no.) Capacity (MW) Batch I Large scale PV 28* 140.00 25 125.00 Migration scheme (PV) 13 54.00 11 48.00 Migration Scheme (Thermal) 3 30.00 1** 2.50 RPSSGP 78 98.05 65 … Continue reading

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Gujarat planning world’s largest solar power plant with funding from IFC

With renewable energy the in thing nowadays, the state government is exploring the possibility of setting up a 1,000 MW solar power project. The government has initiated talks with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank arm, seeking its support … Continue reading

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