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Horizons-April 2014

May 3, 2014 by

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The April Edition of the Breakfast Club Rendezvous was organized at Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture, Pune on 11th April 2014. Focus of the session was on benefits of installation of onsite solar power plant.  The aim was to create awareness on how industrial and commercial consumers can benefit from solar energy. The event was organized by Agneya under the aegis of MCCIA. The […]

Horizons-February 2014

March 25, 2014 by

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India now has sufficient experience with  Solar PV for Governments as well as large Consumers to accept that it is cost  competitive with grid power. Consumers  are gradually accepting the possibility of  regular rise in electricity tariffs. Solar  power provides a good source of electricity  with zero risk of input / raw material  availability.  The […]

Horizons- November 2013

December 12, 2013 by


It is easy to appreciate the benefits of solar power conceptually. Sunshine is unlimited and free. Power from the sun is clean and reasonably predictable. Costs are now affordable and it makes great business sense to invest in on-site solar. However, there are a number of steps from concept to commissioning – how diligently these […]

Horizons- April 2013

May 20, 2013 by

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The financial year gone by brought mixed fortunes for renewable energy in India. Difficult market conditions in general affected renewable energy. At the same time, the sector witnessed significant shifts foremost being the change in government focus from wind to solar. Renewable energy capacity in India grew 12% in FY12-13 over the previous financial year […]

Renewable energy newsletter -August 2012

September 1, 2012 by


August Highlights Off-grid Power: Off-grid renewable power projects using wind energy, biomass energy, hydro power and hybrid systems are being established in the country to meet the energy requirements of remote locations which are not likely to be electrified in the near future. The need for off-grid Power: According to the International Energy Agency, about […]

Bidding Strategy for JNNSM Phase 1 Batch 2

August 29, 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 […]

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 […]