Utilities As Facilitators/Investors/Demand Aggregators Can Help India Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption, Says Asian Development Bank
Monday, 09 Jan 2023
Taking a deep dive into the challenges faced by India’s laggard rooftop solar segment, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has come out with a series of helpful guidelines for the country to increase rooftop PV deployment, centered mainly around active engagement of utilities.
New Research Forecasts India’s Cumulative Residential Rooftop Solar Capacity To Grow Nearly 60 Percent YoY By FY 2023
Friday, 07 Oct 2022
India’s cumulative installed residential rooftop solar PV capacity as on March 31, 2022 was only 2.01 GW, and it is likely to reach 3.214 GW by the end of FY 2023, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) and JMK Research & Analytics.
Wednesday, 10 Aug 2022
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in India has invited feedback on draft standard operating procedure (SOP) document for the implementation of virtual net metering (VNM) and group net metering (GNM) mechanisms to encourage use of rooftop solar among rural households.
Friday, 05 Aug 2022
Tata Power has energized its 225 MW hybrid project & signed MoU with JLL India; MSEDCL’s phase VII auction concludes; MNRE extends PM-KUSUM Scheme till March 31, 2026; Adani enters MoU with Israel Innovation Authority.
Friday, 01 Jul 2022
The World Bank is lending $165 million to support residential rooftop solar in India; Biocon is picking up 26% stake in AMPYR’s 30 MW solar plant; ReNew, UNEP & SEWA to train women workers as solar technicians; Skyfri bags Kerala floating solar project from BHEL.
Monday, 13 Jun 2022
200 MW rooftop solar plan for Jammu; NLC planning 1 GW solar in Assam; Ayana signs EOI for 2 GW RE in Karnataka; Rooftop solar company SolarSquare raises $4 million; GUVNL 500 MW phase XIV auction results.
Thursday, 02 Jun 2022
India’s total installed rooftop solar capacity at the end of March 2022 increased to around 7.6 GW with the addition of 456 MW in Q1 of calendar year (CY) 2022, according to Mercom India Research’s new report Mercom India Rooftop Solar Market Report Q1 2022.
Bridge To India’s Solar Rooftop Map Shows Till December 2020, Country’s Total Installed Rooftop PV Capacity Reached Over 6.8 GW
Wednesday, 14 Apr 2021
The BTI analysts believe it is the industrial segment that is increasingly adopting rooftop solar among all market segments in India as the capex business model become popular in the space.
Airports Authority Of India To Get Solar Power Through NTPC Subsidiary; SECI & OREDA To Develop Grid Connected Agrivoltaic Projects; AGEL Subsidiary Commissions 50 MW PV Project; BSES Launches Rooftop Solar Programs At Hyperlocal Level
Saturday, 07 Nov 2020
Pictured is Rupsi Airport in Assam that’s ready to start commercial operations and is part of more than 100 airports that AAI has under its management. The authority now wants solar power for its airports and has signed a MoU with NVVN for the same.
Indian Cabinet Committee On Economic Affairs Approves INR 118 Billion ($1.66 Billion) For Phase-II Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Program To Be Helmed By Electricity Distribution Companies, Exclusively For Residential Segment
Sunday, 24 Feb 2019
Indian rooftop solar power uptake until December 31, 2018 has resulted in a total capacity addition of only around 1.44 GW, according to official MNRE numbers.
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