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Cleantech Secures ₹6.25 Billion Loan for Open Access Renewable Energy Projects

Cleantech Solar, a provider of solar energy for commercial & industrial customers in India and Southeast Asia, has secured a long-term senior secured loan of ₹6.25...

January 31, 2024

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Solar
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Gensol Secures ₹1.39 Billion Solar EPC Contract from Sarda Energy

Engineering and consulting firm Gensol Engineering has secured an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for a 33 MWac (50 MWdc) captive solar power...

January 17, 2024

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Consumers

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Corporates’ Decarbonization Efforts Driven by Favorable Regulations: Interview

The recent policy tweaks enacted by the government, mainly the exemption on fees for wheeling electricity across state borders and General Network Access rules, have...

May 19, 2023

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Sumit Jha

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Renewable Energy
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Maharashtra Regulator Approves 18% Hike in C&I Consumer Tariff for FY24

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved raising the tariff for commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers for the current financial year...

April 3, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Utilities
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Spain Installs 2.6 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 2022

Over 2,649 MW of rooftop solar capacity was installed in Spain in 2022, according to the annual report published by the Spain’s Association of Renewable Energy...

March 7, 2023

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Arjun Joshi

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Solar
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India Installed 1.7 GW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in 2021, the Highest-Ever in a Year

In calendar year (CY) 2021, India added 1.7 GW of rooftop solar, the highest-ever recorded in a calendar year. Installations were up 138% compared to 2020, according to...

March 9, 2022

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Mercom Research Focus

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Other
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Better Tariff Structures and Policies are Driving the Growth of Solar Open Access

India installed 307 MW of open access solar capacity in the third quarter (Q3) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, registering a 47% increase compared to 209 MW installed in...

January 21, 2022

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Rakesh Ranjan

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Mercom Research Focus

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Other
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COVID-19 Relief: Delhi Reduces Fixed Power Charges for C&I Consumers by 50%

In a huge respite for the electricity consumers in the national capital, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has reduced fixed charges by 50% for...

September 15, 2020

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Rahul Nair

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Grid

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Market & Policy
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Gujarat Relaxes its Solar Policy to Benefit MSMEs

In a welcome move, the Gujarat government has relaxed the state’s solar policy to allow micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) to install solar projects that are...

September 20, 2019

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Shaurya Bajaj

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Solar

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