Solar Energy

RERC increases Net-Metering to 500 KWp Capacity for Solar Projects in Rajasthan

RERC Net-metering 500 KW

Ending the nine-month long confusion period, Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) in a recent order has increased net metering capacity up to 500 kilowatt (KWp) from earlier provision of 10kWp. In June 2021, the central government had approved Net Metering Up to 500 kW Capacity for Rooftop Solar Power Systems. However, this Ministry of Power (MOP) …

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NTPC to set up India’s single largest Solar Park at Rann of Kutch

NTPC India Largest Solar Plant

NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd , a 100% subsidiary of National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), has received the go-ahead from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to set up 4750 MW renewable energy park at Rann of Kutch in Khavada, Gujarat. This will be India’s largest solar park to be built by the largest …

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RERC extends Net-Metering deadline in Rajasthan to 15th September 2021

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30 June 2021: Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued an extension to Net-Metering deadline in Rajasthan till 15th September 2021. Hence, Rooftop and Small Solar Grid Interactive Systems commissioned under Net Metering agreements upto 15th September, 2021, shall continue to operate under the Net Metering arrangement till the period of Connection Agreement. RERC had …

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Government allows Net Metering Up to 500 kW for Rooftop Solar Power System

Net Metering Up to 500 kW Capacity for Rooftop Solar Power Systems

29 June 2021: Union Ministry of Power has finally notified the much-awaited amendment to the Electricity (Rights of Consumers) 2020 Rules. In a gazette notification, the central government has approved Net Metering Up to 500 kW Capacity for Rooftop Solar Power Systems. Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Amendment Rules, 2021 The notification also defines the terms …

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PM Modi Lays Foundation Stone for World’s Largest Renewable Energy Park at Kutch

PM Modi foundation Khavda Kutch Solar Park (1)

On 15th December 2020, prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid foundation of of the world’s largest Renewable Energy park in Gujarat’s Kutch. The Renewable Energy project will account for a large chunk of India’s ambitious target of generating 175 GW in renewable energy by 2022 and 450 GW by 2030.  In march 2020, India’s Ministry …

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Renewable Energy to light up India-Pak border areas in Rajasthan

Renewable Power competes with Thermal Power in Spot Energy Market

As per a recent news, the state government of Rajasthan is going to sign a an MoU with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to establish Ultra Mega Renewal Energy Power Park. As a result, India’s border areas with Pakistan in Rajasthan would soon be illuminated with renewable energy. …

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CSIR-CMERI develops World’s Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI develops World's Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI has developed the World’s Largest Solar Tree, which is installed at CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony, Durgapur. Prof.(Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, while elaborating about the technology stated that, “The installed capacity of the Solar Tree is above 11.5 kWp. It has the annual capacity to generate 12,000-14,000 units of Clean and Green Power”. The Solar …

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Classification of Solar Thermal Energy Systems

Classification of Solar Thermal Energy Systems based on different criteria

For many years now, solar thermal technologies have been used for domestic hot water, and in colder climates, for space heating etc. Solar thermal energy systems convert solar radiation into usable heat. However, like any other field, different technologies have evolved with time, which has led to different classification of Solar Thermal Energy Systems. Classification …

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