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Rooftop solar must for India to meet 175 GW renewable energy target: IEEFA

India needs faster implementation of rooftop solar projects to meet the 175 gigawatts of renewable energy target by 2022, a report has said. The country has set an ambitious target of installing 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by the year 2022, which includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from […]

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Hartek India to supply electrical low-tension panels for 20 jails in Punjab

Hartek India -the manufacturing arm of the Hartek Group– will supply electrical low-tension (LT) switchboard panels for a rooftop solar project coming up in about 20 jails spread across 15 districts of Punjab. The low-voltage electrical panels to be supplied for installations to the tune of 5 megawatt (MW) would help in optimum distribution of […]

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ZunRoof raises Rs 8 crore from Godrej to fund its expansion plans and strengthen product portfolio

Rooftop solar solutions provider ZunRoof has raised USD 1.2 million (around Rs 8 crore) from Godrej family office to fund expansion plans and strengthen product portfolio. The funding comes at an integral time for the company, which is working towards fulfilling the government’s target of achieving 40 GW of rooftop solar by 2022, said the […]

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SDMC to develop over 50 EV charging stations, install rooftop solar: Report

South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) is reportedly targeting to develop over 50 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations by the end of this FY in a bid to encourage more people to use green vehicles. The corporation is also planning to install rooftop solar panels at all schools and municipal buildings by 2019-end reports ET. Puneet […]

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Do solar panels and home batteries save energy?

The energy produced over the lifetime of typical rooftop solar panels more than makes up for the energy it takes to make, mount and then eventually recycle them. But adding a home battery usually lowers those dividends, according to new research from Stanford University. Previous studies estimated the energy output to be about nine times […]

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Madhya Pradesh floats tender for 25 MW rooftop solar projects

Madhya Pradesh government has floated tender inviting bids for 25 MegaWatt (MW) rooftop solar projects for industrial units in the state. The tenders have been floated by Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) and the last day for the submission of the bids is May 10, 2019. “Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) […]

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Chennai Metro Rail installs rooftop solar at two more stations

Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has installed and commissioned 428 KWp rooftop solar at Nanganallur Road metro station and Meenambakkam station. According to reports the installed rooftop solar power plants has power generation capacity of around 57,780 units per month and is expected to save around Rs 26.34 lakh per year for the metro. Chennai […]

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SMEs in India are hesitant to install rooftop solar panels: Deloitte survey

In India several power-consuming small and medium enterprises (SMEs) hesitate to install rooftop solar panels due to perceived performance risks says a survey carried out by Deloitte in collaboration with the CIF. The survey, titled ‘Scaling Up Rooftop Solar in SME Sector in India’, was conducted by across 150 MSMEs in six industrial clusters — […]

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Azure Roof Power Surpasses 100 MWs of Operating Solar Rooftop Capacity

Azure Power announced that it has surpassed 100 MWs of operating solar rooftop capacity, making the operating portfolio of Azure Roof Power one of the largest in the country. This milestone was achieved with the company’s recent rooftop project commissioning of various capacities under Delhi Jal Board, Indian Railways and Solar Energy Corporation of India […]

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NABARD, Tata Cleantech signs Agreement for Rooftop Solar Units

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has signed an agreement with Tata Cleantech Capital Limited (TCCL), which will develop solar rooftop units for clients in the commercial, industrial and residential housing segments. As Direct Access Accredited Entity of Green Climate Fund (GCF), NABARD has supported the proposal of TCCL to generate more […]

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