Tag Archives: solar blog

US challenges India’s solar program restrictions at WTO

The United States on Wednesday filed a challenge with the World Trade Organisation over elements of India’s national solar program, which it said discriminates against foreign solar products in violation of a core global trade rule. The case comes as … Continue reading

Posted in Crystalline, JNNSM, Phase II, PV, Renewables, Solar, Solar Policy, Thin Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A Step Back in Time: REPORT ON BARRIERS FOR SOLAR POWER DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA by the World Bank – 2010

The World Bank released this report in 2010 citing the various barriers to Solar in India and now would be a good time to see whether they were on the money. The full report The World Bank-Barriers for Solar Power Development … Continue reading

Posted in JNNSM, PV, Renewables, Solar, Solar Thermal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

NREL: India Solar Resource Maps

India Solar Resource Maps This page contains high-resolution solar resource maps and data for India. The high-resolution (10-km) solar resource data were developed using weather satellite data incorporated into a site-time specific solar mapping approach developed at the U.S. State … Continue reading

Posted in PV, Renewables, Rooftop, Solar, Solar Thermal | Tagged , , , , , ,

Solar Struggle: A Rise Of Poorly Made PV Modules?

California, USA — Has the pressure to compete in a world market beset by an equipment glut and plummeting prices over the past two years led to an increase in poor quality solar panels? The answer is “yes” say some … Continue reading

Posted in PV, Renewables, Solar | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Current status of JNNSM Phase-I – IREDA

Scheme / Technology Projects allotted (no.) Capacity (MW) Projects commissioned (no.) Capacity (MW) Batch I Large scale PV 28* 140.00 25 125.00 Migration scheme (PV) 13 54.00 11 48.00 Migration Scheme (Thermal) 3 30.00 1** 2.50 RPSSGP 78 98.05 65 … Continue reading

Posted in JNNSM, PV, Solar, Solar Thermal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Gujarat planning world’s largest solar power plant with funding from IFC

With renewable energy the in thing nowadays, the state government is exploring the possibility of setting up a 1,000 MW solar power project. The government has initiated talks with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank arm, seeking its support … Continue reading

Posted in Gujarat, Renewables, Solar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Andhra Pradesh Government has agreed to permit state-owned power utility Generation Corporation of Andhra Pradesh to set up 100 MW solar power plants

The Andhra Pradesh Government has agreed to permit state-owned power utility Generation Corporation of Andhra Pradesh to set up 100 MW solar power plants close to the existing thermal and hydel power plants. This move is part of the State … Continue reading

Posted in Solar | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,