Tags: solar rooftop

Suntuity Group dives into Indian renewable energy market

US-based solar solutions provider Suntuity Group Tuesday announced its foray into the Indian renewable energy sector with the commissioning of its maiden project in Maharashtra. “The company, part of Suntuity Group, is proud to announce its maiden roof-top project. This 103-kW (kilowatt) rooftop solar project is at an educational institution in South Mumbai. The project […]

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JREDA has set 5MW rooftop solar power target this year: Report

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has set an ambitious target of generating 5MW renewable energy through its Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Programme. JREDA director Niranjan Kumar speaking to TOI said that they could barely produce two mega-watt solar energy through this scheme in the last one year because of various issues. Kumar talking on […]

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CSE helps Gurugram chart a course to a cleaner, pollution-free, solar future

“Gurugram has a vision – that of being a ‘solar pioneer’, and a modern, truly ‘smart’ city. But it will never be able to realize this vision unless it ensures that its residential sector – its homes – adopt solar power. Solar rooftop (SRT) could be an excellent non-polluting, cost-effective alternative to replace the smoke-spewing diesel […]

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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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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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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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MNRE with World Bank, ADB developing unified web portal to help consumers set up rooftop solar

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in association with the World Bank and Asian Development Bank is developing a unified web portal, which will facilitate as a single-window clearance system for the consumers looking to install rooftop solar panels. Besides, the portal will also help in promoting and creating awareness regarding usage of […]

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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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