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Government planning ‘rent a roof’ policy in solar power push

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2017

The Union government is working on a “rent a roof” policy to support its ambitious plan to generate 40 gigawatts (GW) of power from solar rooftop projects by 2022, said Anand Kumar, secretary in...

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SBI sanctions credit facilities worth Rs 2,317 crore for rooftop solar projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest commercial bank, announced today the sanction of credit facilities amounting to Rs 2,317 crore with aggregate capacity of 575 MW to corporates...

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South Mumbai college opts for 150-panel solar setup to cut its power bill by Rs 64,000 per month

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 23, 2017

A south Mumbai college has adopted solar energy on such a large scale that it will help them wipe out their carbon footprint over the next 25 years. Last week, the Maharashtra College of Arts...

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Azure Power wins 20 MW solar rooftop contract for Indian Railways

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2017

Indian renewable energy developer Azure Power has announced this week that it has won a contract to deliver 20 MW of solar rooftop installations for Indian Railways.


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India to review rooftop solar subsidies in November

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 25, 2017

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has nearly finished approving all sanctions for rooftop solar subsidies and the sanctioning process will be reviewed in November, according to...

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CleanMax Solar commissions 1.5 MW rooftop solar project at IIT (BHU)

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

Solar power developer CleanMax Solar has commissioned a 1.5 Mega Watt roof-top solar project at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Varanasi, the company said in a release on Wednesday. The...

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China’s GCL and Mysun partner for India’s rooftop solar retail play

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 19, 2017

Attracted by India’s solar rooftop market potential, GCL System Integration Technology Co. Ltd, one of China’s largest solar equipment maker, will partner with India’s MYSUN to tap the retail...

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NDMC areas to get 65,000 systems to tap sun’s power

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2017

Central Delhi could soon be generating up to 20 MW of power on the rooftops. The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd, a union ministry of power venture, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the New Delhi Municipal Council to install 65,000 solar modules on major buildings...

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Solar units on rooftops brighten 12,000 properties

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 7, 2017

There has been a steady rise in the installation of solar units by households, residential societies and commercial establishments across the city.


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Income from rooftop solar panels may fall in Tamil Nadu

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 2, 2017

While the number of people opting for solar-net metering of the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) has increased from 320 in 2015 to 480 in 2016, income from roof-top...

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