Solar tariff tumble stirs coal concerns

Solar tariff tumble stirs coal concerns

Recent developments in the renewable energy space saw a record drop in solar power tariffs and technological improvement in the energy storage solutions. This has put a question mark on the future of coal as a dominant yet polluting, depleting and costly source of energy for which citizens continue to pay a premium pri

Solar Tariffs Perk Up In Latest Karnataka Auction

Solar Tariffs Perk Up In Latest Karnataka Auction

Solar tariffs rose sharply from their lowest level in the latest solar auction of 860 MW conducted by Karnataka’s Renewable Energy Development Ltd (KREDL). The lowest price was Rs 2.94 per unit, way above the winning tariffs of Rs 2.47 and Rs 2.44 per unit at the last two auctions in Rajasthan in December and May last year respectively.

Fine Print In Trump Solar Tariff Holds Some Good News For Tesla

Fine Print In Trump Solar Tariff Holds Some Good News For Tesla

Electric vehicle maker and solar installer Tesla Inc. said on Tuesday that it does not expect President Donald Trump’s solar tariff to have much impact on its high-tech solar manufacturing ambitions, thanks to a clause exempting a vast amount of solar panel components from the levies.

Officials Wrongfully Charging Duty On Solar Panels: Rk Singh

Officials Wrongfully Charging Duty On Solar Panels: Rk Singh

Renewable energy minister Raj Kumar Singh has complained to finance minister Arun Jaitley that customs officials are demanding duty on imported solar equipment, which has led to ports getting jammed with shipments and jeopardised the prime minister’s flagship programme of accelerating renewable energy projects.

Low Solar Tariffs In India Are Here To Stay

Cold facts show solar naysayers are wron

Low Solar Tariffs In India Are Here To Stay

Naysayers may have doubted the sustainability of the dramatic reduction in solar tariff in India in recent years but an analysis of comparative date shows that low solar tariff is here to stay.