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No subsidies for solar projects for time being!

Source: Bridge to India New project sanctions under the MNRE subsidy scheme unlikely this year In the past few months, the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has not sanctioned any new subsidy applications for rooftop based systems under the Central Financial Assistance (CFA) scheme. There have also been delays in the disbursement of the state level subsidies that had been sanctioned earlier. With many channel partners continuing to offer new subsidy based systems to the customers, there has been a lot of confusion with regards to the actual…

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At Ulaginoli, we are in no mood to reduce our prices

Article Source: http://www.re-solve.in/perspectives-and-insights/solar-pv-systems-can-prices-go-down-further/ The last few years have seen drastic reduction in the prices of Solar PV systems due to global industry dynamics. Are these price drops sustainable? Can investors and developers base their decisions on the assumption that PV prices will continue to fall? (Editor’s note – This article was written by RESolve at the end of October 2012 and was published in MNRE’s(Ministry of New and Renewable Energy) magazine – Akshay Urja – in December 2012(available here). In the article, we had mentioned that the PV module prices will not…

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Install Solar or Face Action – TN Elecricity Regulatory Commission

Source: The Hindu 11/3/13 TANGEDCO can now act against firms not meeting green power buy norms Chennai, March 11 – 13:   In a move that comes as a relief to solar power developers in Tamil Nadu, the State’s electricity regulator has empowered the State electricity distribution company, Tangedco, to administer the ‘solar purchase obligation’ mandated by the State Government’s solar policy. “The SPO will be administered by Tangedco,” Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), said in its recent order. The implication of this is that the decks have been cleared…

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To provide Incentives, New meters for consumers opting for rooftop solar power units – The Hindu (11/3/13)

The following report was published in The Hindu dated 11 March 2013. These meters will replace the existing ones The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) will have to install fresh meters for domestic consumers who opt for rooftop solar power units. Giving this direction, the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC), in its order a few days ago, stated that these meters would replace the existing ones used by such consumers. Their cost would be recovered from the consumers. The Corporation had been directed to submit a detailed…

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Green energy to be made mandatory for powering cell towers

Source: The Hindu Business Line Thomas K Thomas New Delhi, Dec. 8:   The Department of Telecom will make it mandatory for mobile companies to tap into renewable sources of energy for powering their towers. Under the new rules, at least 50 per cent of towers and 20 per cent of the urban towers are to be powered by hybrid energy sources (renewable +grid) by 2015. This will have to be scaled up to 75 per cent of rural towers and 33 per cent in urban areas by 2020. The move…

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Power consumers may have to pay up to 110% more

Source: The HINDUR. SRIKANTHCHENNAI, November 19, 2011 No subsidy for those consuming more than 500 units The tariff revision proposed by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) envisages a hike ranging from 74 per cent to over 110 per cent for domestic consumers. In the tariff revision application filed with the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) on Thursday, the TANGEDCO has proposed a hike of 74 per cent for people consuming up to 200 units, 94 per cent for those consuming up to 500 units and 113 per…

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Times’ article on Solar Power in TN (with inputs from Boniface of Ulaginoli Energy Solutions)

EMPOWERING THE STATE TN Govt Is Keen On Solar Power, But At Rs 18-25cr Per MW, Financial Viability Remains A Challenge M Kalyanaraman | TNN When chief minister J Jayalalithaa said on Tuesday that there would soon be some good news on the power front, many looked at solar energy as the answer. But experts caution that any new initiative should be implemented after considering all the consequences. Solar, for instance, is a pricey option, they point out. The state’s power deficit is around 3,000 MW. To bridge the deficit…

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