India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has nearly finished approving all sanctions for rooftop solar subsidies and the sanctioning process will be reviewed in November, according to Hiren Borah, who heads Solar City, Green Building, grid-connected roof top programmes at MNRE.
Indian rooftop solar specialist CleanMax Solar and technology engineering institute IIT (BHU), Varanasi, have commissioned a 1.5MW rooftop PV project across multiple building rooftops the IIT campus in Uttar Pradesh.
The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) has awarded 67MW of solar capacity for Indian Railways across India, and ABB India has been chosen by Azure Power to provide inverters to 750 train stations in North India.
Residential solar, storage and energy services provider Sunrun announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement with global media and technology company Comcast designed to spur the adoption of solar energy through the installation of Sunrun’s rooftop PV products.
The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), responsible for regulating the energy market, has dropped a proposal to let power network companies charge rooftop solar owners for feeding their electricity to the grid in a form of ‘solar tax’, after facing resistance from communities.
A reverse solar auction is to be run for London homeowners under plans outlined by the mayor Sadiq Khan today, which place community energy schemes at the centre of the city authority’s plans while shutting the door once and for all on a rumoured London feed-in tariff.
Leading PV microinverter manufacturer Enphase Energy has expanded in India by adding Sun-AP Ecopower and Redington as two new distribution partners and establishing a presence in Chennai by appointing a strategic account manager.