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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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Wind Loads on Utility Scale Solar PV Power Plants

Abstract The Solar Photovoltaic (PV) industry is experiencing phenomenal growth. Wind loads for ground-mounted PV power plants are often developed by using static pressure coefficients from wind tunnel studies in calculation methods found in ASCE 7. Structural failures of utility … Continue reading

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How will GST impact Solar Projects in India

Implications-of-GST-on-delivered-cost-of-Renewable-Energy Executive summary Multiple Indirect taxes are currently levied on transactions in India. Some of the taxes are levied and collected by the Central Government, while other taxes are collected by the State Governments. Accordingly, the current Indirect tax regime … 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Indian Budget 2017 80 IA benefit for projects now stands withdrawn from 2017 Accelerated Depreciation stands at 40% Allocated an outlay of above Rs.10,000 crore for 2016-17.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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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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Presentation at SuryaCon Oct 4th 2016, The Westin, Koregaon Park.

Click Here for the Natural Group_Presentation at SuryaCon-pune-2016 To Summarize The Future of Solar in India depends on Energy Storage Distributed Local Generation Base Load Replacement Solutions Solar Irrigation Improved Grid Efficiency Household Generation Grid Independence

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