Author(s): Joel Kumar

Government receives applications for more than 65 per cent of its installation capacity target for the year within 15 days of start of programme

Sun Pharma bags solar project by quoting Rs 5.51 per unit; previous lowest bid was for Rs 7 in Odisha

Power producers demand higher benchmark prices for cost components. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently went public with its proposed terms and conditions for determining electricity tariffs to be paid to renewable energy power producers. A public hearing on the draft regulations was held in December last where stakeholders submitted their objections and suggestions. The regulations, which will replace the regulations that expire this year, will be valid for the next five years, starting April 1.

Uttarakhand is situated on the southern slope of the Himalayan range, and the climate and vegetation vary greatly with elevation, from glaciers at the highest elevations to subtropical forests at the lower elevations.

This document presents the description of visit to Sirsa District of Haryana, where solar energy project commissioned on April 15th 2011 under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (Off-grid Solar Photo voltaic applications),