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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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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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Solar power tariffs close to sub Rs 3 per unit mark

Final Rewa Bidders List: 1. Acme Solar- Rs 2.97 (winner- Unit2) 2. Solenergi Power- Rs 2.974 (winner- Unit3) 3. Mahindra Renewable- Rs 2.979 (winner -Unit1) 4. SBG cleantech- Rs 2.98 5. Enel Green- Rs 2.993 6. Aditya Birla- Rs 3.089 … 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Indian Budget 2017 80 IA benefit for projects now stands withdrawn from 2017 Accelerated Depreciation stands at 40% Allocated an outlay of above Rs.10,000 crore for 2016-17.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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Power loss due to soiling on solar panel: A review

The power output delivered from a photovoltaic module highly depends on the amount of irradiance, which reaches the solar cells. Many factors determine the ideal output or optimum yield in a photovoltaic module. However, the environment is one of the … Continue reading

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Fraunhofer ISE develops software to analyse c-Si solar cell-to-module power losses

The software tool assists in analyzing potential yields, thus enabling PV manufacturers to determine how new materials or concepts would affect module efficiency. Image: Fraunhofer ISE Fraunhofer ISE has developed a new software tool that determines the cell-to-module (CTM) effects that occur … Continue reading

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THE TELANGANA STATE ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION Regulations for connectivity with the Grid and sale of electricity from the Roof- top Solar Photovoltaic – Draft

4.1  The distribution licensee shall permit the net metering arrangement to an eligible consumer who has installed or intends to install the grid connected Rooftop Solar PV System in its area of supply on a non-discriminatory and first come first … Continue reading

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