Move after appeal by state govt-run GUVNL seeking a cut in rate of power

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (Aptel) has issued notices to 80 Gujarat-based solar project developers on an appeal filed by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL), the state government-run utility. GUVNL is seeking a cut in the rate of power it will buy from the solar players on the grounds that the actual cost incurred by developers of these projects was 40 per cent less than initially assumed.

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 specific objective of the study is to assess the potential of India’s industries to set up a manufacturing base for production of Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) technology components and equipment. The study assesses competitive positioning and potential of Indian companies in the manufacturing of key CSP components.

Off-grid scenario and outlook in India perspective - a presentation by Dr. Ahmar Raza, Director-solar, Union ministry of New and Renewable Energy at CSE Annual South Asian Media Briefing Workshop on Climate Change, 2013 being held in New Delhi from September 18-19, 2013.

Renewable energy developments in India - a presentation by Alok Srivastava, Joint Secretary (Wind Projects), Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy at CSE Annual South Asian Media Briefing Workshop on Climate Change, 2013 being held in New Delhi from September 18-19, 2013.

Solar and wind continue to dominate investment in new renewable capacity. Global use of solar and wind energy grew significantly in 2012.

The policy aims to utilize the existing roof space of buildings for the roof-top SPV systems to replace DG gensets installed for minimum load requirement for operation during load shedding.

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.

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.

The Uttarakhand Solar Energy Policy – 2013 aims to provide comprehensive policy for promotion of solar energy in the state of Uttarakhand.

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