Month: January 2019

Indian Railways to set-up 4 GW Solar Power Plants along tracks

Indian Railways Solar Power Tender, 4 GW, 4000 MW

To reduce the purchased cost of electricity and migrate from conventional to renewable energy sources, Indian Railways is planning to come up with 4 GW of solar PV power projects along the railways tracks. The railway board is examining a project bid document prepared by SECI which is linked with setting up of 1,200 MW …

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Ladakh will soon have world’s largest solar power plant

Ladakh Solar Power Plant India

Ladakh, known for its breathtaking natural beauty, colourful mountains is soon going to be famous in sustainable energy field as well. Known as the “roof of the world,” the scenic Ladakh region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir can soon host the world’s largest single-location PV plant. SECI (Solar Energy Corporation of India) …

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Delhi releases draft Regulations for Group and Virtual Net-Metering for Rooftop Solar

DERC Group and Virtual Net-Metering in Delhi

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has recently issued Draft Guidelines to implement a group net-metering and virtual net-metering for Rooftop Solar Power Projects in NCT region under the Delhi Solar Policy 2016. The draft is up for comments, suggestions and objections up to January 10, 2019. The Delhi Solar Policy, 2016 issued by the …

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What is Renewable Purchase Obligation – RPO and Renewable Energy Certificate – REC

RPO REC Green Energy Certificate Renewable Purchase Obligation

The concept of Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) seeks to address mismatch between availability of renewable energy and the requirement of the obligated entities to meet their renewable purchase obligation (RPO) by purchasing green attributes of renewable energy remotely located in the form of RECs. The REC mechanism is a market based instrument, to promote renewable …

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UPERC Releases RSVP Regulations 2019 for Net Metering of Rooftop Solar Projects

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The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has recently issued new regulations for net metering for rooftop solar projects in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The Rooftop Solar PV Grid Interactive Systems Gross / Net Metering) Regulations, 2019 also called as RSPV Regulations, 2019 will come into effect from the date of their notification in …

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Rajasthan Solar Net Metering Policy: 2019

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The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued regulations for connectivity and net metering of rooftop and small solar grid interactive systems in the state. The commission has framed the Draft Regulations and has invited suggestions/comments from the interested persons before finalizing them before 21 January 2019. Suggested Important Amendments in Net-Metering Policy Suggested Key Amendments to Energy …

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