This policy brief aims to bridge the asymmetries in information on the modalities of installing a grid-connected rooftop solar (RTS) system or a small solar power plant in Indian states. It provides an easy-to-use guide for consumers, developers, and investors in the RTS sector.

The Rajasthan government has released a draft of new hybrid policy titled, ‘Rajasthan Wind and Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy, 2019’. The largest state in the country, Rajasthan has come up with a draft of the solar-wind hybrid policy that aims to achieve 2000 MW Wind Power capacity.

The Rajasthan State Government has decided to review the existing Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy, 2014. Accordingly, the draft Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy 2019 has been released by RRECL on 22.08.2019 and up for any comments or suggestions by stake-holders till up to 20.09.2019 11:59 PM.

More than 12 EPC players in the rooftop solar segment have either closed or are on the verge of closing their rooftop solar divisions due to tough financial conditions.

Globally India stands 4th in wind power, 5th in solar power and 5th in overall renewable power installed capacity.

The state discoms have dues of Rs 20,000 crore

ACME, a firm sitting on the largest solar projects, faces fund crunch

Power sector experts Thursday stressed the need for announcing a 100 GW grid-connected storage programme that will help India attract investments in battery technology space.

The new tender seeks to set up 6 GW of solar plants, against 2 GW of manufacturing units.

Beating countries like China, which usually is the cheapest manufacturer of everything, India has also left behind the US, UK, Canada and France among others.

The newly elected Modi government can address the issues in the energy and power sector and bring about structural reforms quite early in its term.

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