27 May '14, 7am

Indian solar PV plants report consistently high output in April 2014 #solar

India's solar photovoltaic (PV) plants commissioned under the nation's National Solar Mission (NSM) reported consistently high performance in April 2014, according to data released by the nation's Ministry of New Renewable Energy (MNRE). While output was generally similar to both March 2014 and April 2013, there were fewer low-performing PV plants across all categories. As was the case in previous months, plants commissioned under NSM phase 1 batch 2 were the highest performing, with all but one reporting capacity utilization factors (CUFs) in the 21–28% range. The one outlier of the 21 reported a 14.17% CUF. By contrast, all of the 21 phase 1 batch 1 plants reporting came in at 20–27% CUF. The eight reporting Migration Scheme plants showed CUFs of 19–27% as well. RPSSGP plants offer lower CUFs Plants commissioned under the Rooftop PV and Small Solar Power Generation Progr...

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