To achieve the solar power generation target, set up by the ministry of new and renewable energy, the Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest), has now planned to install solar plants on cycle
Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) consumers will soon be able to identify the most suited rooftops to install solar panels on, ET Energy reports.
Solar rooftop installations in India continue to set a scorching pace, growing at 75% on-year in the year ended 30 September 2018, but Indian households do not yet seem to be sold on the idea of this cheap and effective renewable
India witnessed record installation of 1,538 MW of solar rooftop in the year ended September 30, taking the total capacity in the category to 3,399 MW, according to a report.
The Delhi government recently approved the Mukhyamantri Solar Power Program to give the necessary and required impetus to solar power and its adoption in Delhi. This program will apply to domestic (residential) sector consumers in Delhi.
A tender floated by Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) for 35 MW of solar rooftop power attracted 31 bidders, and received the country’s lowest tariff quote of Rs 1.58 per unit.
Four years from deadline, India met only 6% of solar rooftop installation target; domestic users unimpressed by subsidy
With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed just about 2,538 MW as of March 2018, a full 94 percent short of the target.
The growth in the solar rooftop segment has not been significant, and the government may find it difficult to achieve the target of installing 40 gigawatt (GW) of capacity by 2022, say experts.
Solar rooftop system manufacturers, who pass on subsidy benefits to customers and later recover the amount from governments in the state and Centre, have not been paid their subsidy dues by the central government since September last.
The International Institute of Diamond Grading and Research (IIDGR), a part of the world’s leading De Beers Group, has become the first international company in the Diamond City to install a 34.8 kilowatt solar roof at its grading and inscription facility.