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India's clean energy capacity touches 70 GW: MNRE

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2018

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy today said India's installed clean energy capacity has already touched 70 GW and 38 GW is under implementation as per the data compiled till March 31....

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NTPC solar auction tariffs hover at Rs. 2.8

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2018

Tariffs hovered at Rs 2.79-2.80 per unit at NTPC’s latest auction for 750 MW at Ananthapuram Solar Park in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, with bidding continuing at the time of going to press. ...

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Subject Tags: NTPC , SECI , Solar Tariffs

No GST concession for solar contractors

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2018

Though solar panels and related equipment attract goods and services tax (GST) at a concessional rate of only 5%, solar developers who employ contractors to supply the panels and set up their...

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Solar power developers to gain from change in bidding norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 5, 2018

 Solar power developers will benefit from the latest amendment in bidding norms for solar power projects that allows them to pass on the burden of any increase in duties on equipment to discoms...

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Solar power tariffs rise in Gujarat reverse auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 29, 2018

Winning tariffs in Gujarat’s latest solar reverse auction showed significant increase over those in its last auction in September last year, lending further credence to the view that solar...

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Subject Tags: GUVNL , India , Solar Tariffs

ISMA withdraws anti-dumping plea on solar imports, to file fresh petition

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 6, 2018

Indian solar developers have been vocal about the repercussions of anti-dumping and safeguard duties, which will shoot up project costs and ultimately lead to higher solar tariffs. The Indian...

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Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport and Metro plan switch to solar power

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2018

Faced with annual upward revisions in electricity tariffs, Bengaluru’s transport utilities Namma Metro (BMRCL) and BMTC are in talks with private developers in their pursuit of cheaper power...

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IL&FS Energy looks to buy 150 MW solar assets

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 14, 2018

IL&FS Energy Development Company, involved in setting up of solar parks in public private partnership (PPP) with state governments, is looking at acquiring close to 150 MW of solar assets,...

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Solar tariffs perk up in latest Karnataka auction

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 5, 2018

Solar tariffs rose sharply from their lowest level in the latest solar auction of 860 MW conducted by Karnataka's...

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Renewable generation costs continue to fall: IRENA

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

For new projects commissioned in 2017, electricity costs from renewable power generation have continued to fall significantly compared to the fossil fuels, according to a new report from the...

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