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Ultra Mega Solar Parks in India

Solar power projects can be set up anywhere in the country, however the scattering of solar power projects leads to higher project cost per MW and higher transmission losses. Individual projects of smaller capacity incur significant expenses in site development, drawing separate transmission lines to nearest substation, procuring water and in creation of other necessary …

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Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (Grid Interactive Rooftop Renewable Energy Generating Systems) Regulations, 2019 Rooftop Grid Interactive Policy

Maharashtra issues new Net Metering Regulations 2019

On December 30th 2019, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) issued Maharashtra Net-Metering Regulations 2019 along with other grid-interactive solar energy system regulations. The same was also published in State Gazette. These regulations would apply to (a) Net Metering Arrangements; (b) Net Billing Arrangements; (c) Grid Connected Renewable Energy Generating Systems connected behind the Consumer’s meter, …

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MERC releases draft Net Billing guidelines

MERC releases draft Net Billing guidelines

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has come up with a new draft regulation on Grid Interactive Rooftop Renewable Energy Generating Systems. Among other things, the draft proposes to replace the net-metering system with gross metering or Net-billing mechanism. What is Net-Billing Mechanism ? Under the net billing system, the energy generated by a rooftop solar …

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175000 Off-grid Solar Pumps Under Kusum tender

Guidelines for Component-C of PM KUSUM Scheme

On 08 November 2019, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released Guidelines for implementation of Component-C of PM KUSUM Scheme on Solarization of Grid-connected Agricultural Pumps. Background Approval of Pradhan Mantri Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyaan (PM KUSUM) Scheme was issued on 08 March 2019. Under Component – C of the Scheme 10 …

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MNRE has formulated draft Guidelines for Decentralised Solar Power Plants

Draft Guidelines for Decentralised Solar Power Plants

With a view of promote decentralised use of solar energy and availability of affordable and reliable solar power in the rural areas, MNRE has formulated draft Guidelines for Decentralised Solar Power Plants. Draft Guidelines for Development of Decentralised Solar Power Plants: If the solar power is generated locally and fed in to the 33/11 kV …

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Residential Rooftop Solar Subsidy as per MNRE Notification

MNRE clarifies reg. Residential Rooftop Solar Subsidy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification (on September 3,2019) regarding the residential rooftop solar subsidy available by individual residential households under phase-II of grid-connected rooftop solar program. According to the MNRE notification: Rooftop solar installations up to 3 kW will qualify for a subsidy of 40%. Rooftop solar installations above 3 …

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