Centre for Solar Energy (CSE)

The Centre for Solar Energy (CSE) is a dedicated and specialized Centre, striving towards the advancement of the solar energy sector in India. It is involved in myriad functions such as techno-economic and resource assessment, preparation of solar roadmaps, incentive structures, model tariff, etc. The Centre is actively engaged in guiding both the corporate and government sectors through various stages of project development for different solar technologies, right from the conception stage upto post-installation certification. Proactive consultancy provided to various solar power projects has made the Centre a strong advisory force to reckon with.

A Solar Consultant, Solar Energy Consultancy



  Name of Project/Assignment Client/Funding Agency

  Year 2013-2014

1 Lender’s engineer for KEVPL’s solar thermal power project in Rajasthan - 100 MW Power Finance Corporation Ltd, New Delhi (India)
2 Preparation of Detailed Project Report to establish 50 MW Solar PV power Project at Umm-al-Quwain, UAE Deccan Water Treatment Pvt. Ltd. Pune (India)
3 Lender’s engineer for Responsive (SUTIP) Pvt. Ltd. solar PV power project in Gujarat - 25 MW Power Finance Corporation Ltd, New Delhi (India)
4 Technical validation of bid document of 1 MW solar PV project at Erode, Tamil Nadu (India) Metropolitan Equipments & Consultants Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai (India)
5 Assessment of commercial viability for setting up of polycrystalline based grid connected solar PV power project of 10 MW capacity in Bihar SABR Controls Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai (India)

  Year 2012-2013

1 Lender’s Engineer for DSPL’s solar thermal power project in Rajasthan - 100 MW Power Finance Corporation Ltd, New Delhi (India)
2 Comparative Assessment of Crystalline and Thin-Film PV Technologies in India - A Guide for Policy & Business Decisions WISE Initiative
3 Consultancy for ‘Effective Implementation of GOs/ Building by-laws in States/ Municipal Corporations for mandatory installation of solar water heating systems in functional buildings for Southern & Western Regions of the country (India).’ Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India
4 Consultancy for “Market Development of Concentrator Solar Technologies (CSTs) for community cooking/ cooling/ laundry applications in Hospital & Hospitality Sectors” Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India
5 Consultancy services for preparation of DPR for PV based grid connected solar power plants around the existing hydro power stations of HHEP Burla, RHEP Rengali, UIHEP Mukhiguda in Odisha (Orissa) Odisha Hydro Power Corporation Ltd (OHPC), Odisha State, India

  Year 2011-2012

1 Preparation of bid document, undertaking bid evaluation, identifying equipment supplier, preparing purchase order and monitoring/ supervision of establishing solar resource measuring stations in Maharashtra (India) Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA), Pune, Maharashtra State (India)
2 Preparation of solar road map for Karnataka (India) Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd, Bangalore (India)
3 Preparation of DPR for 5 MW solar PV grid interactive power plant at Rampurva, West Champaran, Bihar Beltron Telecommunication Ltd (BELTRON) Patna, Bihar State, India

  Year 2010-2011

1 Preparation of DPR, financial model, EoI / tender document and analysis thereof for setting up of 5 MW grid connected demonstration solar power project at Sautada, Tal. Patoda, Dist. Beed in Maharashtra Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA), Pune, Maharashtra State, India
2 Preparation of DPR for 10 MW Solar Farm, Motisindhodi, Dist: Kutch, Gujarat (India) Suzlon Infrastructure Services Ltd, Pune, Maharashtra (India)
3 Preparation of roadmap for solar energy development in Tamil Nadu (India) Tamil Nadu Electricity Development Agency & CII (India)
4 Preparation of feasibility studies/ DPR for development of 50 MW solar thermal power project at Morwada in Banaskantha District, Gujarat (India) NTPC Ltd, New Delhi (India)

  Year 2009-2010

1 Feasibility studies for development of 25 MW solar thermal power plant at Singrauli & Rihand in Madhya Pradesh (India) NTPC Ltd, New Delhi (India)
2 Feasibility studies for 5/10 MW solar power project in Rajasthan (India) PDCORE Limited, Jaipur, Rajasthan State (India)
3 Technology & resource assessment and development of framework for grid interfaced solar power projects in Maharashtra, India Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA), Pune, Maharashtra State, India

  Year 2008-2009

1 Techno economic evaluation of solar power generation technologies in India and preparation of DPR GVK Power & Infrastructure Ltd, India
2 Techno-economic assessment of solar energy technologies Suzlon Infrastructure Services Ltd, India

  Year 2007-2008

1 Determination of model tariffs for grid connected solar power projects in India Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India
2 Preparation of policy map for accelerated solar power development in India Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, New Delhi (India)