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India Was the Largest Cash Market for Off-Grid Solar Products in Second Half of 2018_ GOGLA

India Was the Largest Cash Market for Off-Grid Solar Products in Second Half of 2018: GOGLA

The total number of people accessing solar power has increased drastically with a better market penetration of solar off-grid products, according to the latest Global Off-grid Solar Market Report. The ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Renewables to be the Primary Source of Energy by 2040 Surpassing Coal_ BP Energy Outlook

Renewables to be the Primary Source of Energy by 2040 Surpassing Coal: BP Energy Outlook

Renewable energy is the fastest growing source of energy, accounting for around half of the increase in energy and is set to penetrate the global energy system more quickly than ...
BESCOM Readies Blueprint to Set Up 678 EV Charging Stations in Karnataka

BESCOM Readies Blueprint to Set Up 678 EV Charging Stations in Karnataka

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) has drawn a plan for setting up 678 electric vehicles (EV) charging stations across the state of Karnataka. The proposed plan has 100 charging ...
India Remained the Third Largest Solar Market After China and the US in Q1 2019

India Remained the Third Largest Solar Market After China and the US in Q1 2019

India remained the third largest solar photovoltaic (PV) market in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019. For the second quarter in a row, the United States was the second largest ...
Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Tender Receives Bids from Only Two Developers Totaling 90 MW

Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Tender Receives Bids from Only Two Developers Totaling 90 MW

Just three bids submitted by two bidders totaling 90 MW capacity have been received by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) in response to its tender ...

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Uttar Pradesh Modifies Clauses in the 500 MW Solar Tender

Uttar Pradesh Modifies Clauses in the 500 MW Solar Tender

Paving the way for the development of 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has accepted the changes proposed by Uttar ...
MNRE Modifies Fee Structure for Compulsory Registration of Solar Cells and Modules

MNRE Modifies Fee Structure for Compulsory Registration of Solar Cells and Modules

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended its regulation on compulsory registration of approved models and manufacturers of solar modules and cells in the country. Previously, if ...
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ISA and Commonwealth Join Hands to Promote Solar Power in Member Countries

The Commonwealth of Nations and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand solar power in the Commonwealth member countries. The agreement was signed ...
NTPC and East Delhi Municipal Corporation Form JV to Start Waste to Energy Project

NTPC and East Delhi Municipal Corporation Form JV to Start Waste to Energy Project

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) have come together to sign a joint venture company (JVC) to harness municipal waste into green energy. As ...
Bombay Stock Exchange Launches Exclusive Trading Platform for Green Bonds

Bombay Stock Exchange Launches Exclusive Trading Platform for Green Bonds

India now has its own green bond trading platform. The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)’s international arm, India International Exchange (India INX), recently announced its exclusive green listing and trading platform ...
Uttar Pradesh Releases Blueprint for Open Access Regulations

Uttar Pradesh Releases Blueprint for Open Access Power Regulations

As the share of renewable energy in the generation mix is increasing in the Indian states, an increasing number of state regulatory commissions are now either coming up with new open access regulations ...
IPGCL Issues Tender for 21.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

IPGCL Issues Tender for 21.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

The Indraprastha Power Generation Company (IPGCL) has invited bids for the development of rooftop solar projects in Delhi, totaling 21.5 MW. Out of this capacity, 1.5 MW will be developed ...
Chhattisgarh Issues Draft Copy of Regulations for Distributed Solar

Chhattisgarh Issues Draft Copy of Regulations for Distributed Solar

To facilitate the growth of distributed renewable energy generation systems in the state, the Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) has issued draft regulations for grid-interactive distributed renewable sources. The ...
Uttar Pradesh Proposes Solar RPO at 2% for 2019-20

Uttar Pradesh Proposes Solar RPO at 2% for 2019-20

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has proposed amendments to its Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) Regulations. The regulations were issued in 2010 to facilitate the growth of renewable energy ...
The United States Exempts Bifacial Solar Modules from Safeguard Duty of 25%

The United States Exempts Bifacial Solar Modules from Safeguard Duty of 25%

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has issued an order exempting bifacial and a few other types of solar panels from the levy of newly-imposed safeguard duty ...
NTPC Invites Bids for a 160 MW Solar Project to be Developed in Rajasthan

NTPC Invites Bids for a 160 MW Solar Project to be Developed in Rajasthan

The National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) has invited bids for a 160 MW solar project in Jetsar, Rajasthan. The scope of work includes the design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, packing ...
Industrial and Commercial Consumers to Pay for Solar Pumps for Farmers in Maharashtra

Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider Oorja Wins $100,000 for Installing Solar Pumps

Oorja Development Solutions has won the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge for its community solar pumping systems implemented in rural India through the pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) business models. The cash prize ...
Andhra Pradesh Announces Tender for 10 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

Andhra Pradesh Announces Tender for 10 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

The Andhra Pradesh Generation Corporation Limited (APGENCO) has invited bids for 10 MW of grid-connected solar-wind hybrid power projects at Ramagiri, located in Anantipuramu district of Andhra Pradesh. The PPA ...
Delhi Metro Tenders Grid-Connected Rooftop and Ground-Mounted Solar PV

Delhi Metro to Utilize Power Generated from a Waste to Energy Project

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has started utilizing power from a 12 MW waste to energy project set up by the East Delhi Waste Processing Company Limited (EDWPCL) in ...
Uttar Pradesh DISCOM Gets Approval to Call for Bids to Procure 400 MW of Hydropower

Uttar Pradesh DISCOM Gets Approval to Call for Bids to Procure 400 MW of Hydropower

In a recent petition, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) had asked the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) to allow some modifications in the power purchase agreements (PPA) ...
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Startup Skilancer Solar Receives Funding from Alfa Ventures to Scale its Operations

Startup Skilancer Solar Receives Funding from Alfa Ventures to Scale its Operations

Alfa Ventures, a venture capital fund, along with serial entrepreneur Dhianu Das, has announced an investment of an undisclosed amount in Skilancer Solar, a startup that manufactures robotic cleaning equipment ...
CERC Agrees to Extend Retrofitting Timeframe for Suzlon’s 7.4 GW of Wind Projects

CERC Agrees to Extend Retrofitting Timeframe for Suzlon’s 7.4 GW of Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued an order providing relief to Suzlon which is operating 7,400 MW of wind energy projects which needed retrofitting. Suzlon Energy Limited had ...
/ / Other, Wind
CERC Dismisses Adani Green’s Petition Against Power Grid Corporation

CERC Dismisses Adani Green’s Petition Against Power Grid Corporation

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission has announced its ruling in a case that involved Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) and Power Grid Corporation Limited (PGCIL). The case was about three ...
South Africa’s Kingdom of Eswatini Seeks Developers for 40 MW of Solar Projects

South Africa’s Kingdom of Eswatini Seeks Developers for 40 MW of Solar Projects

The Kingdom of Eswatini in southern Africa has issued a request for qualification (RfQ) for 40 MW of ground-mounted solar projects. The tender has been floated by the Eswatini Energy ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Oberoi and Trident Hotels in Gurgaon to Run on Solar Power

Oberoi and Trident Hotels in Gurgaon to Run on Solar Power

In a move reflective of the nation’s shift towards renewable energy sources, Oberoi and Trident hotels in Gurgaon have switched to solar power to fulfill their energy demands. This will ...