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Rajasthan: Govt announces cheaper solar power for household

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2020

Now people looking to reduce their energy bill can do by putting up solar plants on their rooftops. For a kilo watt rooftop system, which generates about 350-400 units, one can pay Rs 78,000 after availing government subsidy of 40 per cent. Without subsidy, the cost of plants...

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MYSUN raises Rs 32 crore to scale up rooftop solar business

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 30, 2020

MYSUN, a technology-backed rooftop solar solutions and services company, has raised Rs 32 crore ($4.2 million) from its existing investors in a structured equity deal as a part of its Pre-Series A round. It is looking to eventually raise Rs 250 crore ($35 million) over the...

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Subject Tags: funding , MYSUN , rooftop solar

No penalty for not installing rooftop solar plants in Chandigarh, for now

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2020

Even though March 31 had been set as the last date to install solar plants in residential houses, in the wake of lockdown, the UT administration has decided not to impose any penalty on residents for now. Debendra Dalai, CEO, Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology...

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Maharashtra: Solar sector welcomes MERC’s new tariff order

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2020

Maharashtra Solar Sangathan, an umbrella association of over 1,000 solar system manufacturers in the state, has welcomed the latest tariff order issued by Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) for rooftop solar power units. While the power regulator has...

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Tata Power expands rooftop solar service to 90 cities across India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2020

Tata Power on Thursday said it has expanded its rooftop solar service to 90 cities across the country. The big rollout from Tata Power comes at a time when consumers across all major categories including commercial, industrial, residential and public sector are adopting solar...

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Mahindra Susten to install Bangladesh’s largest solar rooftop

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2020

The renewables unit of Mumbai conglomerate Mahindra Group will carry out its first solar project in Bangladesh by providing engineering, procurement and construction services on the country’s largest solar rooftop. Mahindra Susten will construct the 3.1 MW project being...

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ZunRoof Bags $3 Mn From Godrej For IoT-Based Solar Rooftops

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 17, 2020

Gurugram-based cleantech startup ZunRoof has raised $3 Mn in its Series A funding round from real estate and consumer goods conglomerate Godrej’s investment arm — Godrej investment office. ZunRoof founder and CEO Pranesh Chaudhary told Inc42 that the funding will be used to...

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Kerala: KSEB floats tenders to install rooftop Solar PVs

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 17, 2020

Kerala State Electricity Board has started scouting for contractors competent to be empanelled for design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of grid-tied rooftop Solar PV power plants. The board has invited applications from the interested contractors who would...

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Karnataka: Bescom's subsidy push to boost solar power units

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2020

Bescom wants to lure more apartments to set up rooftop solar units. It 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 solar rooftop photovoltaic (SRTPV)...

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Rooftop solar growth too slow to meet 2022 target

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2020

The growth is rooftop solar power generation remains far too slow for the country to achieve the government’s ambitious target of 40 gigawatt of rooftop capacity by 2022, industry experts said. The country installed rooftop capacity of only 1,896 MW in 2019, according to data...

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