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November 14, 2022
An energy consultant updates PV Tech Premium on how the south Indian state, driven by supportive policy changes, is now swiftly installing rooftop solar and EV infrastructure while concentrating on large-scale floating solar to side-step land scarcity.
September 28, 2022
Rajasthan’s electricity regulator has proposed new rules that would make solar installations in the state which supply power to other states provide 10% of their generation to Rajasthan’s state distribution company (Discom) free of charge.
August 11, 2022
The financial adversity of India’s struggling distribution companies (Discoms) has been reflected in a significant downgrading in the latest rankings by the Ministry of Power, giving yet more concern for renewable energy players
August 3, 2022
Tata Power subsidiary Tata Power Green Energy has commissioned a 225MW hybrid wind and solar project in the Indian solar hotbed state of Rajasthan.
June 8, 2022
India has relaxed its rules surrounding the purchase of renewable power, with commercial and industrial consumers allowed to purchase clean power on voluntarily basis, while state distribution company (Discom) customers can demand to be supplied with renewable electricity.
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March 18, 2022
A high court in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has ruled that state distribution companies (Discoms) must honour the power purchase agreements (PPA) they signed with electricity producers and settle any debts within six weeks in a move with potentially huge significance for the country’s solar sector.
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April 8, 2021
After a challenging year, India’s solar sector stands primed for something of a rebound. But a host of familiar issues, from the perilous state of DISCOMs to regulatory uncertainty, run the risk of stymying future growth. Vinay Rustagi, managing director at consultancy Bridge to India, talks to PV Tech about the future prospects for Indian solar.
April 2, 2020
Discom finance woes could raise C&I grid tariffs boosting business case for installing solar but contract reneging a concern for wider PV industry, SunSource exec tells PV Tech.
April 1, 2020
Power demand plunge under India's lockdown raises PV curtailment threats while under-construction projects face ominous delays, ACME exec tells PV Tech.
February 3, 2020
Union Budget revealed in recent days earmarks US$3 billion for the power and renewables sector and outlines plan to give tax breaks to foreign sovereign wealth funds and domestic IPPs.

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