Featured
thumbnail
Solar Open Access Developers Fear Higher Module Prices After ALMM Reimposition

The recent reimposition of the Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM) regulation has surprised industry stakeholders as the government withdrew exemptions for open access and unsubsidized rooftop solar projects. The init...

April 8, 2024

Mercom Research Focus

Top 5 States for Solar Open Access Installations in CY 2023

India added 3.2 GW of new solar open access capacity in 2023, the most in any calendar year to date, with the top five states accounting for 84.2% of the new installed capacity. The installations surged 5.7% YoY from 3 GW in 2022,...

April 8, 2024

Manufacturing

MNRE Adds 4.1 GW of New Solar Module Capacity to ALMM

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has expanded the Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM) by adding 4,104 MW of new solar module capacity. The cumulative module manufacturing capacity under ALMM now stands ...

April 11, 2024

Consumers

Bengaluru’s Cricket Stadium Saves ₹7.2 Million Annually with Rooftop Solar

Indian cricket’s prestigious event of the year, the Indian Premier League (IPL), is underway, and the league’s fan-favorite team, the Royal Challengers Bengaluru‘s home stadium, is quietly championing renewable e...

April 5, 2024

Latest News

thumbnail
Daily News Wrap-Up: REIL Invites Bids for 200,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the state of Rajasthan, has invited bids for the supply of 200,000 Mono PERC solar cells with 5.50Wp power output. The last date for submitting...

April 15, 2024

thumbnail
Solar, Storage, Wind Drive 95% of US Interconnection Queues as Backlog Rises

Nearly 12,000 power projects, an overwhelming majority based on renewable sources, representing a combined capacity of 1,570 GW and 1,030 GW for storage, are in interconnection queues in the U.S. Renewable sources constitute 95% of the total...

April 15, 2024

thumbnail
Ahasolar Wins Consultancy Contract for 52 MW Solar Project from BPCL

Ahasolar Technologies was awarded the consultancy contract for setting up a 52 MW solar power project at Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, by Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL). The company quoted ₹5.1 million (~$61,168) to win the ten-month contract. BPCL...

April 12, 2024

thumbnail
REIL Invites Bids for 200,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the state of Rajasthan, has invited bids for the supply of 200,000 Mono PERC solar cells with 5.50Wp power output. The last date for submitting...

April 12, 2024

thumbnail
Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE Adds 4.1 GW of New Solar Module Capacity to ALMM

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has expanded the Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM) by adding 4,104 MW of new solar module capacity. The cumulative module manufacturing capacity under ALMM now stands at 41,333 MW....

April 12, 2024

thumbnail
AutoNxt Secures Pre-Series A Funding to Finance Electric Tractor Launch

AutoNxt Automation, a Maharashtra-based e-mobility tech startup, has raised funds in a Pre-Series A funding round to finance the launch of its first electric tractor with self-driving options. The funding round was led by Saama, an India-based...

April 11, 2024

thumbnail
Daily News Wrap-Up: REC Records Highest-Ever Loan Approvals in FY24

Public infrastructure finance company REC Limited recorded its highest-ever loan approvals totaling ₹3.58 trillion (~$43.02 billion) in the financial year 2023-24, a year-over-year (YoY) increase of 33.66%, and disbursements reaching ₹1.61 trillion...

April 11, 2024

thumbnail
EU to Probe Chinese Wind Turbine Suppliers for Unfair Trade Practices

Days after announcing an investigation into Chinese solar firms allegedly benefiting from state subsidies to win contracts in Europe, the European Commission is launching a probe into Chinese suppliers of wind turbines. As in the case of two solar...

April 11, 2024

thumbnail
REC Records Six-Fold Jump in Renewable Energy Loan Approvals in FY24

Public infrastructure finance company REC Limited recorded its highest-ever loan approvals totaling ₹3.58 trillion (~$43.02 billion) in the financial year (FY) 2023-24, a year-over-year (YoY) increase of 33.66%, and disbursements reaching ₹1.61...

April 10, 2024

MORE NEWS