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Oct 24, 2019, 02.20 AM IST
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Solar PV cells manufactured using ‘blue wafers’ no longer to be classified as domestically manufactured cells: MNRE

A solar PV cell shall be considered to be domestically manufactured only if the same has been manufactured in India using un-diffused silicon wafers (generally called black wafers).

How much subsidy can individual residential households avail for installing rooftop solar systems under the phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme

To aid the adoption of rooftop solar systems, the government has declared central financial assistance (CFA) of Rs 11,814 crore for phase-II of the programme.

Here's what's in for the residential sector in the implementation of phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme

At the time of roll-out, MNRE had proposed central financial assistance (CFA) of Rs 6,600 crore for the implementation of phase-II of the programme in the residential sector.

Global renewable power capacity to rise by 50% in five years: IEA

Falling technology costs and more effective government policies have helped to drive the higher forecasts for renewable capacity deployment since last year's report, the IEA said.

Solar policies, subsidies and other incentives for the installation of rooftop solar systems in Tripura

Some of TREDA's schemes include the creation of solar cities, providing solar energy to 52,000 tribal families, electrification of rural areas of Tripura under Remote Village Electrification Programme (RVEP) and development of solar plants.

India to build 30 gigawatts of renewable plants along western border

India plans to build 30 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity along a desert on its western border.

Madhya Pradesh government plans floating solar power plant on Indira Sagar Dam

The power plant will be set up at a floating platform on the reservoir, reducing the cost of acquiring land for it, an official from the public relations department said.

India on track to achieve 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022: Government

Power minister R K Singh said that India has a huge potential because the energy demand is here. The energy demand will grow at the rate of 7, 8 or 9 per cent.

Solar policies, subsidies and other incentives for the installation of rooftop solar systems in Manipur

In terms of geographical conditions, the state is quite adept of harnessing solar energy and sees around 280 to 300 sunny days in a year with 8 to 10 hours of sunlight each day.

Renewable energy capacity by 2022 to exceed 175 GW target: MNRE

The New and Renewable Energy Ministry on Thursday denounced a Crisil report that stated the ministry may miss the renewable energy target by 42 per cent.

Average spot power price falls to two-year low of Rs 2.77/unit in September: IEX

Average spot power price falls to two-year low of Rs 2.77/unit in September: IEX

The reduction in prices was mainly on account of low demand, improved coal supply, extended monsoon and improved hydro power generation.

Solar policies, subsidies and other incentives for the installation of solar rooftop systems in Lakshadweep

Solar policies, subsidies and other incentives for the installation of solar rooftop systems in Lakshadweep

The per capita annual energy consumption in Lakshadweep is expected to rise from 657 units to around 962 units by FY19.

US cautions against lure of cheap Chinese solar imports

US cautions against lure of cheap Chinese solar imports

US assistant secretary of state for energy Francis Fannon says Indian solar developers should put quality, service and diplomacy above one-time expenditure.

NTPC yet to get nod for 800MW auctioned wind power projects

NTPC yet to get nod for 800MW auctioned wind power projects

The state regulator’s approval for adoption of tariff is required within two months after signing the power purchase agreement (PPA) or the power sale agreement (PSA), whichever is first.

Policy flip-flops will have renewable energy target missing by over 42%: Report

Policy flip-flops will have renewable energy target missing by over 42%: Report

According to a weekend report by Crisil, this target is set to be missed by a full 42% as the industry has been witnessing fast waning interest from developers since the past fiscal.

Delhi's power discoms penalised by DERC for defaulting on green power obligations

Delhi's power discoms penalised by DERC for defaulting on green power obligations

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission(DERC) in its order last month found default on the part of the three power discoms in meeting their RPO.

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