Tags: solar rooftop

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: 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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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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SmartCity Kochi commissions a 564-kWp rooftop solar power plant

SmartCity Kochi has commissioned a 564-kWp rooftop solar power plant, it was inaugurated by Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) Chairman Preman Dinaraj. The newly installed solar power plant which is also one of the largest among the IT parks in Kerala can generate around 8.20 lakh units of electricity annually. The commissioned solar power […]

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Solar roof tiles may replace clay tiles in Goa homes: Minister

Clay roof tiles, colloquially referred to as Mangalorean tiles, that typically adorn roofs of traditional Goan homes, may soon make way for more modern and solar energy-generating tiles, if Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral has his way. Cabral on Wednesday said his Ministry would soon implement the Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model of solar power generation, […]

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Tesla introduces third-gen Solar Roof

Tesla has introduced its third-generation Solar Roof which uses a new kind of tile made of textured black glass. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the third version of the solar roof is ‘finally ready’ for the masses and can be installed in less than 8 hours, Mashable reports. The Solar roof is available for […]

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Freyr Energy to scale up solar operations

Punjab and Haryana have a huge potential for solar power generation where the company aims to scale up its operations, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Hyderabad-based rooftop solar company Freyr Energy Service Saurabh Marda said on Wednesday. “We have completed 1,800 kw of installations in Punjab and Haryana,” he told reporters. “Residential rooftops account for […]

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