About Saurabh Mahapatra

Saurabh Mahapatra A young solar enthusiast from India keeping an eye on all regulatory, policy and market updates from one of the fastest emerging solar power markets in the world.

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India Extends Transmission Charge Exemption For Solar Projects

June 23rd, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

In a bid to push solar power tariffs even lower and incentivize as many states as possible to procure electricity from large-scale solar power projects through long-term agreements, the Indian government has extended a crucial incentive linked to interstate transmission of electricity

Indian Railways Will Install Rooftop Solar Panels On 250 Trains

June 22nd, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

Indian Railways is going all out to reduce its fuel costs and adopt solar power in a major way. Apart from planning large-scale solar power projects and rooftop solar power systems, the world’s fourth-largest railway network is planning to install solar panels on top of coaches.

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