Tags: rooftop solar

BSNL Floats tender for Solar Power Equipment with VRLA Batteries

BSNL has floated a tender inviting bids to supply solar power equipment with valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries, Giga Passive Optical Network (GPON) equipment and Energy Monitoring System (EMS). As per the tender document the Equipments should have a year warranty and seven years of annual maintenance contract. Last date for the submission of bids is […]

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SolarSquare commissions India’s one of the largest Industrial Solar Rooftop Plant

Mumbai based leading EPC company SolarSquare has installed country’s one of the largest Industrial rooftop plant. The company in a statement said that “This 6,500 KWp plant produces over 8 Million units of electricity and saves close to a million dollars per year in electricity bills for our client.” The solar rooftop plant has been […]

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COVID 19 Effect: SunPower shuts factories as pandemic hits solar demand

One of the biggest solar panel maker SunPower Corp recently said it had temporarily stopped production at all of its factories in five countries as the coronavirus outbreak ravages demand for its products. The company in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission said that it have idled facilities in France, Malaysia, Mexico, […]

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COVID 19: Chandigarh not to impose penalty for not installing rooftop solar

Chandigarh Administration had earlier set March 31 as the deadline for rooftop solar installation in residential houses in UT, however, in the wake of lockdown the administration has decided not to impose any penalty on residents for now. The administration would hold a meeting once the lockdown is over to decide the future course of […]

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Bescom launches campaign offering huge subsidy to push rooftop solar installation in Karnataka

In a bid to make the apartments go green, Bescom in Karnataka has launched a campaign, offering 20%-40% of the project cost as subsidy to individual houses, group housing communities and resident welfare associations to install rooftop solar units. According to reports-Bescom’s new campaign is part of Soura Gruha Yojane Phase 2 or grid-connected solar […]

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Patna University to install rooftop solar on all its buildings

In a bid to minimize its dependence on the use of conventional sources of energy, Patna University (PU) is planning tap solar power installing rooftop solar panels on all of its buildings. PU vice-chancellor (VC) Rash Bihari Prasad Singh announced about the installation of solar panel while initiating a discussion on the ‘Utility of Solar […]

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Price for 1 kW rooftop solar installation drops to Rs 22,000

In what could hasten adoption of renewable energy sources by households, the price of a 1 kW rooftop solar power installation has dropped to just about Rs 22,000 making it far more competitive and affordable than conventional sources of energy, particularly from polluting coal-fired plants. In the recent tenders floated by the the Punjab State […]

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Adani Solar achieves solar module production of 1 GW in FY 19-20

Home grown solar module manufacturer and EPC player -Adani Solar has announced that it has achieved module production of 1 GW in FY 19-20. Gautam Adani, Chairman, Adani Group took on social media platform to announce the achievement and congratulate the team. He said “Solar manufacturing is not just one of the sunshine sectors at […]

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India needs to prioritise solar rooftop among residential, industrial users: WRI

India needs to prioritise solar rooftop among residential and industrial users for achieving its 100GW solar energy target by 2022, a report said. Demand aggregation mechanism’ could help accelerate energy efficiency and scale up the deployment of solar power in residential apartment complexes and MSMEs, according to the World Resource Institute (WRI) India. “For India […]

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Skoda India goes green with 8.5 MW rooftop solar power plant

Skoda India goes green installing 8.5 MWp rooftop solar power plant at the company’s Chakan facility near Pune. Last year, the company had inaugurated its first major 980 KV solar PV installation at its Aurangabad manufacturing plant. It currently produces up to 1.5 million kWh and contributes to the reduction of upto 922 tonne of […]

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