Category Archives: Commercial

Solar nearly level with wind and out-competing fossil fuels in developing countries – BNEF

Average capital expenditure (capex) for PV projects in developing countries during 2015 stood at US$2.15 million/MW, rapidly approaching average wind capex of US$2.02 million/MW. Credit: BNEF Driven by steep cost declines in PV equipment, solar is now on a par … 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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MNRE brings back 30% subsidy for Solar Rooftops but excludes Commercial and Industrial establishments

In a surprising move, MNRE has brought back the 30% subsidy on Solar Rooftops but has excluded Industrial and Commercial Establishments. CFA Notice Grid Connected Rooftop Notice 19/11/2015 Subject: Installation  of  Grid  Connected          Solar  Rooftop  Power  Plants  – Central Financial … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Renewable Energy Policy 2015

Maharashtra Government has finalized its final Renewable Energy Policy. The policy will be known as Maharashtra Renewable Energy Policy 2015. Regional committee will be established to monitor the overall progress of the policy and will be headed by the principal … Continue reading

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Telangana solar power: SkyPower offers lowest bid; ACME Group bags 446 MW

SkyPower South East Asia has come up with the lowest bid for supplying solar power to Telangana, with an offer of ₹5.17 per unit for one project of 50 MW and ₹5.26 for three projects of 50 MW each.The ACME … Continue reading

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PUNJAB STATE ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION (PSERC) Determination of generic levellised generation tariff for Renewable Energy Power Projects for FY 2015-16

Levellised Fixed Cost (₹/kWh) Variable Cost (FY 2015-16) (₹/kWh) Applicable Tariff Rate (₹/kWh) Benefit of Accelerated Depreciation, if availed (₹/kWh) Net Applicable Tariff Rate upon adjusting for Accelerated Depreciation benefit (3-4) (₹/kWh) 1 2 3 4 5 Biomass Power Projects(other … Continue reading

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Draft of Indian Renewable Energy Act 2015

Request for comments/observations/feed-back on the Draft Renewable Energy Act 2015 In October 2014, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had constituted an Expert Committee to provide a draft Renewable Energy Act. The Committee met on 7 November 2014, … Continue reading

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