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Major relief for solar power developers: Projects deadline extended

The government has granted major relief to solar power developers, allowing deadlines for project development to be extended in cases where there were delays caused by circumstances beyond their control. Developers had raised an alarm over a letter from the … Continue reading

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Determination of levellised generic tariff for FY 2016-17 under Regulation 8 of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Tariff determination from Renewable Energy Sources) Regulations, 2012

Determination of levellised generic tariff for FY 2016-17 under Regulation 8 of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions for Tariff determination from Renewable Energy Sources) Regulations, 2012. The Commission has notified the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and … Continue reading

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Solar power now at grid parity! – AP receives bids for 350 MW solar PV power units at Rs 6.49 per KWhr

Thirty-four bidders have accepted the Rs 6.49 per unit price offer for solar photovoltaic power project development under the Andhra Pradesh State policy. Of the 1000 MW on offer, the aggregate bids resulted in response for about 350 MW. According … Continue reading

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AP fixes Rs 6.49/unit for solar photovoltaic projects

Andhra Pradesh is considering the possibility of a uniform tariff of about Rs 6.49 a unit for solar photovoltaic power projects. Following a detailed review of the various aspects of the bidding process, a Cabinet sub-committee on power seems to … Continue reading

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India achieves 1.44GW cumulative capacity for Solar PV

India has plans to install a further 800MW in this fiscal year. Image: Tata Power India has achieved a total a cumulative capacity of 1,447MW for grid-connected solar PV. According to statistics from the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable … Continue reading

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Govt to float tenders for solar photovoltaic power projects

NEW DELHI: The government is set to invite tenders for developing grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects with a capacity of 750 mw by May, signalling the launch of the second phase of the national solar mission. The mission will seek … Continue reading

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A conversation with Stefan Reichelstein on the economics of solar power: by Stanford

Nearly everyone thinks that generating electricity via solar power is good for the environment, but there’s much less agreement on whether it makes sense from an economic point of view. At what point will solar power be competitive with electricity … Continue reading

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