India commissions only 1/3rd of projected Solar Capacity at the end of 2011

Owing to various factors like difficulty in arranging Finance, lack of experience in developers and to some extent delays in arranging clearances, India lagged behind its Solar targets set by Central and State agencies. But it is not to say … Continue reading

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Solar Power bidding in Madhya Pradesh for 200 MW projects

The State of Madhya Pradesh has recently announced setting up of 200 MW of Solar Power Project. Pre-Bid meeting will be held on 16th January2012 and the last date of bidding is 31st January 2012. Madhya Pradesh Power Trading Company … Continue reading

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Headway Solar releases guide to investment in new Indian Solar PV projects under Gujarat Phase III allocations 2012

New Delhi, December 28, 2011 – India is one of the fastest growing Solar PV Projects market in the world. A large number of projects were allocated under the PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) mechanism in 2010-2011. A lot of projects … Continue reading

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Indian Minister for Renewable Energy calls for expanding roof top solar power systems

Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr.Farooq Abdullah inaugurated a national consultation in New Delhi on net metering in grid solar projects. The consultation has been organized by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in association with GIZ, … Continue reading

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Indian Government rules out the imposition of a customs duty on imported solar modules

A senior official of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has said that the Government is bound by international agreements in which it has committed not to impose customs duty on products used in solar power generation. The … Continue reading

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