Updates of JNNSM PH-II, B-I bidding

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Today, 21 February 2014 is a momentous day for solar in India. The financial bids for Batch I, Phase II of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) was opened today at Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). It may be noted that the bids by the developers were submitted on January 20, 2014. The submitted […]

National Offshore Wind Energy Policy Draft – India 2013

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Recently MNRE has released a draft on National offshore wind energy policy to promote deployment of offshore wind energy.The very first idea of introducing this policy is to attract investments in energy sector,with a view of reducing carbon emissions and building research and development in energy sector. Globally About 5 GW of offshore wind generation capacity […]

MNRE unveils National offshore Wind Energy Policy

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Although, we have seen on-shore wind energy technology has a reached a point of mass production and has almost become at par with fossil fuel generated electricity , the offshore wind energy is yet reach at that level. Objective The intent is to develop a policy which will assist to harness the maximum offshore wind […]

New scheme by SECI with 30% capital subsidy

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Recently solar energy corporation of india (SECI) has announced,the second round of biddings for large scale grid connected roof top pv ranging from 100 kwp to 500 kw. and the total allocation to be 11.1 MW.This will be spread across in the following stated cities: Cities Units Bhubaneswar/Cuttack 1 MW Jaipur 3.1 MW Raipur/Naya Raipur […]

Analysis of State RPO Regulations

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RPO’s have played a pivotal role in the growth of Solar Industry in India. Solar Energy Regulatory Commission (SERC) have laid out their respective RPO regulations which might be beneficial to some and not so to others. Here is the document highlighting the analysis: analysis-of-state-RPO-regulations Source: MNRE

Issues in connecting the rooftop systems with the grid

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It is important to regulators to specify the guidelines which easily facilitate the connection of grid so that large scale deployment of solar PV systems takes place as roof top systems. Recently Tata Power Company (TPC) installed a 60.48 kWp Rooftop Solar Power Project at Tata Power’s Carnac Receiving Station. The Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission […]