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NSEFI, SolarPower Europe partner, unveils new solar deployment guidelines for India

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The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) and SolarPower Europe have collectively published the most effective method standards for Engineering, Procurement, and Building And Construction (EPC) of solar energy jobs in India. The effort is sustained by the 'EU-India Clean Energy as well as Environment Collaboration.'

The released product-- 'EPC Best Method Guidelines: India Edition'-- is a product of the joint Indian-European EPC Taskforce that was established last year, constructing 31 leading solar experts from both regions.

The guidelines are largely based upon the first edition of SolarPower Europe's 'EPC Ideal Method Guidelines: Europe Version.' The referrals have been adapted to show the market and also organization problems in India by taking the special elements of the nation right into account.

This India Edition of EPC Ideal Technique Guidelines consists of key national regulations on work health, making certain EPC companies are aware of their obligations towards their personnel. The guidelines additionally provide information on where to get the relevant environmental consent for solar PV jobs.

The EPC standards have a special focus on financing. It highlights the essential aspects of the finance design in India, describing what bonds, as well as bank guarantees EPC service providers, need to provide. Likewise, the standards have been adjusted to consist of the relevant Indian requirements governing part high quality, and much more thorough finest technique recommendations on the handover of monitoring software program to O&M company.

Walburga Hemetsberger, CEO of SolarPower Europe, states, "India is the fifth biggest solar market worldwide, with 45 GW of solar ability. As SolarPower Europe is pleased to deal with our partners at NSEFI and the EU-India CECP to support the high-grade deployment of India's solar fleet."

Subrahmanyam Pulipaka, CEO of NSEFI, includes, "As India shifts from Federal government Driven Demand to Market Driven Demand it is necessary to develop sector approved criteria and finest methods to make the certain proliferation of top-quality solar installations."

The EU-India Clean Power, as well as Climate Collaboration, wants to reinforce cooperation between the EU as well as India on clean power and environment modification. NSEFI is an umbrella organization of all solar power stakeholders of India and it operates in the location of policy campaigning in a complementary manner with the Central and State Governments for accomplishing India's national solar target of 100 GW by 2022 & eco-friendly target of 450 GW by 2030. 

Read the guidelines document here:

Author : Moulin Oza
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