Solar Power

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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Various Stakeholders of Zero Investment Solar Power Plant

Stakeholders of Zero Investment Solar Power Plant

A commercially successful Solar PV plant is a product of multiple stages of intense effort by several stakeholders and collaborators. Additionally, with useful life of solar plant being more than 25 years, it requires long-term dedicated commitment of multiple teams for successful operation throughout the life. Before, going through the various stakeholders of zero investment …

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Get Solar Power Plant at Zero Investment

Stakeholders of Zero Investment Solar Power Plant

In the last decade, concentration of greenhouse gasses has increased considerably in the atmosphere causing damage to the environment and adversely affecting the health of living organisms. Majority of these gases are produced during electricity generation by thermal plants. Switching to cleaner technologies like Solar is no more an option. However, cost of switching to solar …

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Maharashtra issues new Net Metering Regulations 2019

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

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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MNRE clarifies reg. Residential Rooftop Solar Subsidy

Residential Rooftop Solar Subsidy as per MNRE Notification

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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