Options for financing solar power projects

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Solar PV has seen a significant growth in recent years, the major reason was government offering good tariff and availability of profitable incentives, accelerated depreciation and tax holidays. There are various agencies which have been active in financing solar projects as balance sheet financing, some of these agencies include the government agencies such as Indian […]

Higher tariff to wind power producers in Karnataka

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Wind power producers in Karnataka who prefer to sell their electricity to the State’s distribution companies at a non-preferential tariff and avail themselves of ‘renewable energy certificates’ (REC), are to be paid a higher tariff. This is because of the decision of the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission to hike the ‘average pooled purchase cost (APPC)’ […]

Large Scale Deployment of Wind Farms- Issues and Concerns

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India has installed capacity about 16 GW of wind power and about 1.3 GW of solar power. It is expected that we reach to about 20% of total requirement through renewable energy sources contributed predominantly by wind and solar power, the major constraint in large scale deployment of renewables is its variable in nature, which […]

Tamil Nadu Embracing Solar power schemes:

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Tamil Nadu which is facing  serious power crisis,is now entirely focusing on renewable energy. A mass movement have been stirred pushing the rooftop scheme.Likewise the solar policy of the state created a huge interest among investors, aiming towards making the state a world leader in solar power generation.Solar lighting has been installed in three lakh […]

Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Policy-2012

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The aim of this policy is to project Tamil Nadu as a Solar Hub, thereby establishing 3000 M.W by 2015.The policy led by the chief minister of Tamil Nadu envisages towards making Tamil Nadu a world leader in solar energy. It focuses on reducing carbon emissions and promoting Research and development in the solar energy […]

Sun Edison to offer ready-built solar project

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Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation, a State Government utility, estimates the 6 per cent obligation will mean a demand for about 1,000 MW of solar power generation. Sun Edison India is planning a novel approach to setting up a 10 MW solar power project in Tamil Nadu. In the context of the keen interest […]