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Solar to provide upto 7% of India’s energy requirement

August 29, 2011 by


A recent forecast shows that solar power can meet 5-7% of India’s total energy requirements in another ten years i.e. by 2021-22. Minister of New and Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah said India has good potential for solar power as it receives solar energy equivalent to over 5,000 trillion kWh per year, which is far […]

JNNSM Phase 1 Batch II guidelines released

August 27, 2011 by


MNRE has issued guidelines for selection of new grid connected solar power projects under Phase I Batch II of the JNNSM program. The new guidelines have made it attractive for developers who are serious about solar power. Highlights Maximum project capacity has been increased to 20 MW from 5 MW Min project capacity remains 5 […]

Karnataka Solar Policy – 350 MW to be installed

July 12, 2011 by


Karnataka recently released its new solar policy, targeting capacity addition in solar power projects by 350 megawatts by  2016. The composition of this number is as under 200 MW solar will be developed for sale to distribution utilities. The allotment is expected to happen at the rate of 40 MW every year until 2016. For […]

Solar power technology to get funded under National Fund

April 24, 2011 by


The 2010-11 budget had made provision for a fund to be created through a clean energy cess of Rs 50 per tonne of coal, lignite and peat. The National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) has been created under MNRE to provide financial support for development of indigenous technologies in solar power. Globally, The decrease in prices […]