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Rooftop Solar

Amplus acquires rooftop solar projects from Sterling and Wilson

The Gurugram-headquartered distributed solar energy company has acquired Sterling and Wilson’s 7.2 MWp of on-site rooftop solar projects across seven Indian states.

New report says India nearing 7 GW of rooftop solar

Bridge To India’s latest report shows India installed a cumulative rooftop solar capacity of 6,792 MW as of December 31, 2020. Capital expenditure (capex) model, wherein consumers own the system, accounted for a majority of this capacity (72%). 


Madhya Pradesh tenders 41 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar

Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd has issued a tender to develop an aggregate 41 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar capacity in Madhya Pradesh. The RESCO mode capacity shall come upon the buildings of different government departments and private institutions. The ceiling tariff is fixed at INR 4/ kWh. Bidding closes on May 5.

Technique Solaire commissions its first rooftop solar power plant in India

The French developer’s Indian arm has commissioned part of its 675 kW AC rooftop solar PV plant at the Goa Institute of Management (GIM) campus in Goa.

Azure Power sells 152 MW solar rooftop portfolio to Radiance Renewables

The New Delhi-based developer has agreed to sell its 152 MW of solar rooftop portfolio for INR 536.5 crore (US$ 73.5 million) as it focuses on capital discipline and improving shareholder returns.

IIT Jodhpur to get a 1 MW rooftop solar plant

Domestic bids are invited to install and commission a 1 MW captive rooftop solar plant at the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur. Operation and maintenance of the plant for ten years also falls under the bidder’s scope. Bidding closes on April 26.

India’s case for linking rooftop solar with storage and EVs

A new report says that combining rooftop solar with storage presents an enormous opportunity for India as the combination becomes economically viable soon. It highlights the best practices from Australia—a nation with the world’s highest rooftop solar capacity per person—to serve as a guide in planning for this integration.


India’s rooftop solar installation still dismal at 3.9 GW 

Rooftop solar, at 3.9 GW, accounts for only around 10% of the cumulative grid-connected solar capacity installed by the nation as of February end this year.


India reaches 39,104 MW of grid-connected solar

Karnataka leads with 7355 MW of installed solar capacity. It is followed by Rajasthan (5473 MW) and Tamil Nadu (4404 MW).


GoodWe is the biggest rooftop solar inverter supplier in India

The Chinese manufacturer commanded a 17% share of the total 3268 MW of rooftop PV inverter shipments in India in the January-December 2020 period.

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