Some Module Suppliers are Backing Away from Supply Agreements

Interview: Some Module Suppliers are Backing Away from Supply Agreements

Unless there is a policy course correction, the solar rooftop installation goal of 40 GW by 2022 has been viewed as a challenge to achieve by many in the industry, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Indian Railways Rooftop Solar Contracts

Indian Railways Awards Contracts to Develop 30 MW of Rooftop Solar

Indian Railways has awarded a total of 30 MW of rooftop solar contracts to two firms, with Azure Power set to develop 20 MW and Fourth Partner Energy developing the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Rooftop Solar in Sri Lanka

ADB to Provide $50 Million Loan to Develop 50 MW of Rooftop Solar in Sri Lanka

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $50 million as loan to develop 50 MW of rooftop solar projects in Sri Lanka. This will help diversify the Sri Lankan energy ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Azure Power Govt Building Rooftop Solar

Azure Power to Develop 50 MW of Rooftop Solar to Electrify Government Buildings

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has awarded Azure Power with a contract to develop 50 MW of rooftop solar in India. Azure Power will be developing rooftop projects ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Rooftop Solar in India

Ujaas Energy Wins Contracts to Develop Over 22 MW of Rooftop Solar in India

Ujaas Energy has won contracts to develop a total of 22.03 MW of grid-connected solar across India through three different tenders. The company received a letter of award (LOA) from ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Solar Tenders for the week

36.4 MW of Small Solar Tenders Announced in India Last Week

More than 36.4 MW of solar tenders were announced in India during the week ending September 1, 2017, up from just 5 MW of solar tenders unveiled a week earlier ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NDB China Solar Project

Construction of BRICS Bank Funded 100 MW Rooftop Solar Project Begins in Shanghai

The construction of the 100 MW Shanghai Lingang Distributed Solar Power project has begun in Shanghai, China. The project is being funded by BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) and will ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Rooftop Solar

MNRE Gives De-Empaneled Solar Rooftop Installers a Two-Day Lifeline

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has provided a two-day window for de-empaneled rooftop solar installers to upload data pertaining to project progress on the SPIN portal and ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Small Solar Tenders

5 MW of Small Solar Tenders Announced Last Week in India

A total of 5 MW of small solar tenders were announced by Indian government agencies last week, with large‑scale projects accounting for 2 MW and rooftop projects totaling 3 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Enphase Energy

Enphase Energy Expands into India

Enphase Energy, a microinverter supplier for solar rooftop systems, has expanded into India and established offices in Chennai. The company appointed Venkata Mukundarajan in Chennai as its strategic account manager ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
Mercom India Solar Market Update

India Installs 4.8 GW of Solar in the First Half of 2017, Eclipsing All of 2016

1.9 GW installed in Q2 2017, over 10 GW projected in 2017 The Indian solar market added 1,869 megawatts (MW) in the second quarter of 2017, bringing installations in the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
IFC to Invest $125 Million in Hero Future Energies

CleanMax Solar Raises $100 Million in Funding from Warburg Pincus

CleanMax Solar, an Indian rooftop solar developer, has raised $100 million (Rs.6.5 billion) in equity financing from Warburg Pincus, a New York-based private equity firm. CleanMax Solar will utilize the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Solar Rooftop

TSREDCO Issues Empanelment Tender for Solar Rooftop Projects Between 1 kW and 1,000 kW

The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation (TSREDCO) has issued a tender for empanelment for supply, installation, and commissioning of 1 kW to 1,000 kW capacity grid-connected solar rooftop projects ...
azure rooftop solar

Azure Power Secures $10.5 Million from State Bank of India for Rooftop Solar

The State Bank of India (SBI), has issued a loan Rs.68.3 million (~$10.5 million) to Azure Power, an Indian solar power producer. The loan has been provided under the State ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar

Indian Oil Corporation to Tender 15 MW of Solar Rooftop

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) is expected to tender 15 MW of rooftop solar soon. “We have submitted proposal to management and are awaiting approval, once approved IOCL will tender ...
Mercom Exclusive Rooftop

Mercom Exclusive: Elimination of Key Subsidies Adds to Challenges Faced by Rooftop Solar in India

The government of India in 2014 revised the national solar installation target from 22 GW to an aggressive 100 GW by 2022. The target was split between large-scale solar (60 ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
rooftop installer

Top Rooftop Installers in India

In India, the rooftop solar sector is beginning to show some growth. Within the past two years, cumulative rooftop solar installations have reached 605 MW, according to Mercom’s Solar India Quarterly Update ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Rooftop Solar

Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission Approves Net Metering Policy for Solar Rooftop Systems

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has approved net metering for solar rooftop customers in the state with systems ranging from 1 kW to 1 MW. This policy will ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India Renewable Energy Policy Roundup: September 2016

India Renewable Energy Policy Roundup: September 2016

Here is a policy roundup from central, state and government agencies from the month of September covering renewable energy in India. HERC Quadruples Incentives Provided to Rooftop Solar in Haryana ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
HERC Quadruples Incentives Provided for Rooftop Solar in Haryana

HERC Quadruples Incentives Provided for Rooftop Solar in Haryana

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has raised the incentive offered by the state government for rooftop solar systems. Starting August 2016 through the end of the current financial year, ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar