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PSERC regulations for Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) Systems based on Net Metering

Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission Notification The 7th May, 2015 No.PSERC/Secy./Regu. 101 – In exercise of powers conferred under Section 181 read with Section 61 and 86(1)(e) of the Electricity Act, 2003 (Act 36 of 2003) and all other powers … Continue reading

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Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Renewable Energy) Regulations, 2015 – Solar Levelised Tariff Set at 6.86

Renewable Energy Purchase Obligation of the obligated entity.- (1) Every obligated entity shall purchase from the renewable energy generating units, not less than 4.5 percentage of the total consumption of energy within its area of licence, during the financial years … Continue reading

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IRENA Demystifies Renewable Energy Costs

On the occasion of the sixth meeting of its Council in Abu Dhabi, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched a unique web portal dedicated to renewable energy cost analysis (www.irena.org/costs). The portal provides access to IRENA’s data and analysis … Continue reading

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India’s Off-grid Renewables Initiative Changing Lives in Ladakh

Ladakh, a remote district of India’s northernmost state, is currently benefiting from the largest off-grid renewable energy project in the world. The Ministry for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is spending INR473 billion (US$88.8 million) on decentralized solar and hydro … Continue reading

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Doubling the Global Share of Renewable Energy: A Roadmap to 2030

IRENA’s working paper, Doubling the Global Share of Renewable Energy: A Roadmap to 2030, outlines the proposed process, and progress to date, of REMAP 2030 – IRENA’s global roadmap for policies and actions to double the share of renewable energy … Continue reading

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IRENA publishes the most comprehensive Global Atlas for Solar and Wind incorporating all the information from multiple data platforms

The Global Atlas is the comprehensive information platform on the potential of renewable energy. It provides resource maps from leading technical institutes worldwide and tools for evaluating the technical potential of renewable energies. It can function as a catalyst for … Continue reading

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Azure Power (Gujarat), Millennium Synergy and ESP Urja, Solar power developers in legal tangle over shareholding pattern changes with Gujarat Govt

Three solar power companies are in a legal tangle with the Gujarat Government over the issue of ownership of the companies that are putting up the projects. All the three – Azure Power (Gujarat), Millennium Synergy and ESP Urja – … Continue reading

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