These guidelines by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy are to provide necessary policy framework and mechanism for selection and implementation of 750 MW Grid-connected solar PV power projects with Viability Gap Funding under Batch-1 Phase-II of JNNSM.

The scope of these guidelines is to select 750 MW grid connected solar power projects and provide the necessary policy framework for development of projects under the “Viability Gap Funding scheme for 750 MW of Phase II Batch-I of the JNNSM”.

The Government of Tamil Nadu has launched the Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Policy 2012 to promote harnessing of this renewable source to the maximum extent in order to ease the power situation in the State. It has been envisioned to add about 3000MW by the year 2015 under the Policy.

The anti-dumping case against solar cell imports has split the domestic clean-technology industry into two with solar power producers and domestic solar cell manufacturers at loggerheads.

Local producers have alleged dumping of cheap solar equipment from US, China, Malaysia and Taiwan

India might impose anti-dumping duty on four major importers of solar cells and modules in the country after listening to the grievances of domestic manufacturers.

This is draft of Odisha Solar Policy, 2013 which aims to promote use of solar energy in the state to support development and address the problem of energy security.

This is an in-depth assessment of the opportunities and challenges for the effective adoption of rooftop solar in Delhi, published by Greenpeace India.

In a bid to make renewable energy technology deployment strategies politically acceptable, many countries are linking them to socio-economic goals, such as job creation, economic development and building competitiveness. A controversial industrial policy tool that is becoming increasingly popular is the use of local content requirements (LCRs).

This documents is prepared based on draft guide lines issued by MNRE for selection of 750 MW New grid connected Solar Power projects Under JNNSM Phase-II, Batch-I and may undergo changes.

In February 2011, the Australian government established an independent body, the Climate Commission, to provide unbiased scientific information to the public about climate change.