More and more Industries opting for Solar

Commercial establishments such as warehouses, stand-alone production units, small-scale industries, hotels and petrol pumps are increasingly using solar power even as majority of the Indian states do not have Net Metering Policy. Net-metering can potentially drive widespread implementation of distributed … Continue reading

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Solar Energy Installations Reach 4.1 GW in India- MNRE

Total solar energy installations in India have reached 4.1GW (till July 2015), according to data released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). A total of 358MW of grid-connected solar energy capacity has been installed in the first … Continue reading

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MNRE Pushes Rooftop Solar Adoption

India’s central government ministries, state government departments and institutions such as schools have been requested to take up rooftop solar by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). After 2-3 years of falling prices, it is now economical to … Continue reading

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100GW by 2022- Approved by Indian Cabinet, PSBs Commit Rs. 60,000 crore

Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian Cabinet approved increasing the country’s solar target five times to a goal of reaching 100 GW, up from 20 GW, by 2022. The new solar capacity will be nearly split between residential and … Continue reading

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MNRE ministry eyes rooftop solar plants

The government is set to replace the existing capital subsidy programme for roof­top solar power projects with an interest subvention sch­eme to help accelerate the development of solar power projects in the country.The new and renewable energy ministry has set … Continue reading

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