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Benchmark Cost for “Off-grid and Decentralized Solar PV Applications Programme” for the year 2017-18

In continuation of this Ministry’s sanction order number 5/23/2009-P&C (Pt. Ill) dated 3rd November  2014 reg. additions/amendments  in the  above  mentioned  scheme,  I am  directed to convey the sanction of the President of India for the revised Benchmark Cost with … Continue reading

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Benchmark Cost for “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme” for the year 2017-18

Subject: Benchmark Cost for “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar  Power Plants Programme” for the year 2017-18.  In continuation of this Ministry’s sanction order number 5/23/2009-P&C (Pt. iii) dated 3rd November 2014 reg. additions/amendments in the above mentioned scheme, I … Continue reading

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Budget 2017 – Solar / Renewable Synopsis

Indian Budget 2017 80 IA benefit for projects now stands withdrawn from 2017 Accelerated Depreciation stands at 40% Allocated an outlay of above Rs.10,000 crore for 2016-17. This outlay includes Rs.5,000 crore from the National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) with the balance … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Imposes Electricity Duty on Consumption by parties other than DISCOMS in a Body Blow

INDUSTRIES, ENERGY AND LABOUR DEPARTMENT Madam Cama Marg, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk, Mantralaya, Mumbai 400 032, dated the 21st October 2016. MAHARASHTRA ELECTRICITY DUTY ACT, 2016. NOTIFICATION No. ELD. 2016/CR. 252/Energy-1.-In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Energy Development Authority – BOQ Summary Details Tender Title: Empanelment of channel partner for availing CFA of MNRE Tender Id: 2016_MEDA_152829_1

SI.No Bidder Name Amount                     Bid Rank 1 Mis Sunshot Technologies Pvt. Ltd. 52500 .00 L1 2 Punam Energy Private Limited 61000 00 L2 3 Ujaas EnergyLimited 63300.00 L3 4 Hindustan system 64500.00 L4 5 Amitasha Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. 64800.00 L5 6 … Continue reading

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Grid Parity of Solar PV Rooftop Systems for the Commercial and Industrial Sectors

  Grid Parity of Solar PV Rooftop Systems for the Commercial and Industrial Sectors: New Delhi: The Energy and Resources Institute. 172 pp. Amazing Compilation of Details and a must read Grid Parity_SolarPV Rooftop

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Rooftops – Indian Solar’s New Frontier by Ritesh Pothan

Rooftops – Indian Solar’s New Frontier Post 2009, Solar has been buzzing with medium as well as large projects and has recently crossed 6500MW at the end of March 2016, though installed capacity with rooftops currently at less than 0.25% … Continue reading

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