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Updates on policies and regulations related to solar energy in India

27 February 2018

Ministry of Power (MoP) had waived off the inter-state transmission charges and losses on the electricity generated by wind and solar sources of energy

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With an attempt to further encourage solar and wind  energy in the country, the Ministry of Power (MoP) had waived off the inter-state transmission charges and losses on the electricity generated by wind and solar sources of energy.  MoP  came out with the new notification and transmission […]

27 February 2018

Guidelines for installation of grid connected rooftop solar power plants in the states.

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12 March 2015

Guidelines for Selection of 3000 MW Grid – Connected Solar PV Power Projects under Batch-II

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Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released the final draft of the draft guidelines for selection of 3000 MW capacity solar projects under the National Solar Mission Phase 2, Batch 2, Tranche 1.

Link to the document released on 4th March 2015 is  source link here. The salient points of the document are as follows:

  1. MNRE has […]
12 March 2015

Maharashtra bets big on Solar Power; New Policy to be unveiled soon

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The Bharatiya Janata Party led Maharashtra government is set to give a major push to green energy with a target of an additional 11,110 megawatts of renewable energy by 2019, over 180 per cent more than the state’s current installed capacity. Sixty-seven per cent (or 7,500 MW) of the ambitious target will be met through […]

11 March 2015

MERC Issues Draft Guidelines for Rooftop Net Metering

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Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission has released draft guidelines for Rooftop Net Metering arrangement. Link to the official document is here: follow url  Draft MERC Regulations,2015.

The salient points of the document are as follows:

  1. Net Metering arrangement shall be permitted by the Distribution Licensee on a non-discriminatory and ‘first come, first serve’ basis to the Eligible Consumer who intends to install […]
10 March 2015

Govt mulls cutting Subsidy by Half for Rooftop Solar Projects

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With limited funds at disposal and price of solar panels going down, the government has officially proposed to reduce the subsidy on rooftop projects by half.

“The ministry has proposed to reduce the subsidy on rooftop solar power plants to 15 per cent from the present level of 30 per cent due to decline in the […]

6 March 2015

Maharashtra Solar Policy; Land acquisition bill row delays announcement

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The solar policy of Maharashtra which was due to be released on 24th February is almost ready. It is aimed at generating 7,500 MW power through solar energy.

The hurdles in the passage of the land acquisition bill in Lok Sabha has delayed the announcement of the government’s […]

4 March 2015

RBI moots priority sector tag for renewable energy

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A Reserve Bank of India working group has proposed new guidelines for lending to the priority sector with loans to medium enterprises, sanitation and renewable energy sectors coming under the umbrella of the priority sector.

The panel which submitted the report to the RBI on March 1, has said the target for lending to the redefined […]

19 February 2015

NITI Aayog’s First Initiative-Renewable Electricity Roadmap 2030

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A report on India’s Renewable Electricity Roadmap 2030 Toward Accelerated Renewable Electricity Deployment was released by NITI Aayog with support of CII, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation and RAP (Regulatory Assistance Project), a global non-profit group. It talks about the current scenario of renewable energy in India and what needs to be done for its accelerated […]

16 February 2015

Andhra Pradesh release Solar and Wind power policies at Re-Invest 2015

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Shri Piyush Goyal, the Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Shri N. Chandrababu Naidujointly released Andhra Pradesh Solar and Wind Power Policies for 2015. Here’s the link for the can you buy lexapro over the counter solar policy.

The Chief Minister showcased the objectives and policies put forth […]