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Open Access Banked Units Can be Adjusted If Power Sourced from Same Generator: MERC

Sunseap Group Acquires Minority Stake in Australian EPC Company Todae Solar

Sunseap Group has acquired a minority stake in Todae Solar, an Australian commercial and industrial engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solar company. According to Sunseap, a Southeast Asia-based renewable energy ...
Nigeria’s University of Benin Issues 15 MW Solar Tender with 5 MW Battery Energy Storage

Nigeria’s University of Benin Issues 15 MW Solar Tender with 5 MW Battery Energy Storage

The Federal Ministry of Education in Nigeria has issued a Request for Qualification (RfQ) for 15 MW ground-mounted solar project with a 5 MW battery energy storage system at the ...
India Launches National Clean Air Program to Fight Pollution

India Launches National Clean Air Program to Fight Pollution

India has launched a program to battle the increasing level of pollutants in the air. The National Clean Air Program (NCAP) is a time-bound national level strategy for pan India ...
Tender Announced for 7.63 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects for Mumbai Metro

Tender Announced for 7.63 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects for Mumbai Metro

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has issued a tender for 7.63 MW of rooftop solar PV projects at the site of Mumbai Metro Rail project line 7 and ...
EESL Scraps its Tender for 10,000 EVs Due to Non-Availability of Chargers for Luxury Cars

BHEL to Install Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Along Delhi-Chandigarh Highway

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has announced that it is setting up a network of solar-based electric vehicle charging stations on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway. BHEL’s scope of work in the ...

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Small Hydro Project Developer in Maharashtra Gets Relief from DISCOM's Non-Compliance

Small Hydro Power Developer in Maharashtra Wins Case Against MSEDCL

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has passed an order reprimanding the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for not paying the interest accumulated on its principle dues to a small ...
Rajasthan Sets Solar RPO for FY 2019-20 at 6%, Retroactively Revises 2018-19 Target

Rajasthan Sets Solar RPO for FY 2019-20 at 6%, Retroactively Revises 2018-19 Target

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued fifth amendment to its regulations for renewable energy obligation (RPO). In the new amended regulations, the commission has revised the renewable purchase obligation ...
Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids for 200 MW in its Private Sector Owned Solar Park

Canadian Firm AMP Solar Acquires Remaining 51% Stake in Rudra Solarfarms for $2 Million

AMP Solar, a Canadian renewable developer, has acquired the remaining 51 percent stake in Rudra Solarfarms, a special purpose vehicle built by another renewable developer Suzlon to execute the 15 ...
72 Years After Independence, Leh and Kargil Connected to National Electricity Grid

72 Years After Independence, Leh and Kargil Connected to National Electricity Grid

Leh and Kargil, two of India’s most difficult and inhospitable terrains, have finally been connected to the national electricity grid. This feat, achieved after 72 years of independence, was made ...
India’s Peak Power Supply Deficit Dipped to 0.7% in Q1 FY 2018-19

Gujarat Revises RPO Targets for FY 2013-14 Retroactively

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has revised the state renewable purchase obligation (RPO) for entities in the state for the financial year (FY) 2013-14 retroactively. The order came after ...
Goa and Union Territories to have Project Specific Solar Tariffs

Goa and Union Territories to have Project Specific Solar Tariffs

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has extended the control period of JERC’s 2015 regulations for grid-connected solar power by three years ...
BlackRock Real Assets Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund Raises $1.5 Billion

AIIM to Invest $31 Million in Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider BBOXX for a Minority Stake

BBOXX, an affordable clean energy solutions provider to off-grid communities in Africa, has announced that Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), through its AIIF3 fund, is investing $31 million for a minority stake ...
More Project Commissioning Delay Cases in Telangana Ruled in Favor of Project Developers

Delhi’s Draft RPO and REC Regulations Make Way for Stricter Implementation

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has issued draft regulations for the implementation of renewable purchase obligation (RPO) and renewable energy certificate (REC) framework. The draft is up for comments ...
Madhya Pradesh Electricity Commission Condemns Payment Delay by DISCOM to Adani Green

Madhya Pradesh Electricity Commission Condemns Payment Delay by DISCOM to Adani Green

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has dismissed a review petition filed by Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL) seeking relief against an order issued by the commission for ...
ReNew Power Fined for Project Commissioning Delay but PPA Not Terminated

Open Access Banked Units Can be Adjusted If Power Sourced from Same Generator: MERC

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in its latest order has clarified that open access consumers can avail open access throughout the year and are entitled for adjustment of the banked ...
NTPC, Karnataka, Wind-Solar Hybrid, EPC, Bid

Generic Renewable Energy Tariff to Act as Ceiling Tariff for Competitive Bidding: MERC

“The generic tariff fixed by the commission in cases where competitive bidding is also permissible should act as the ceiling tariff for guiding the competitive bidding process,” said the Maharashtra ...
Indian railways REMCL Rooftop Tenders

Indian Railways Invites Bids for 2 MW of Solar Projects Along Delhi-Ambala Line

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture of Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has invited bids for setting up of 2 MW of solar projects along the ...
BHEL to Set Up 129 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana for Singareni Collieries

BHEL to Set Up 129 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana for Singareni Collieries

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a public sector undertaking (PSU) involved in the manufacturing of electrical equipment, has won an order for setting up 129 MW of solar power projects ...
50,000 Smart Meters Installed in New Delhi Municipal Council Area

50,000 Smart Meters Installed in New Delhi Municipal Council Area

New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area has become the first municipal council in India to implement 100 percent smart metering solution in its area. This feat was achieved after the ...
Haryana Electricity Regulator Approves PPA with Deviations for a 10 MW Solar Project

Adani Green Energy Acquires Remaining 51% Stake in Karnataka’s Kodangal Solar Parks

Adani Green Energy has announced the acquisition of a 51 percent equity share capital in Kodangal Solar Parks Private Limited (KSPPL), comprising a 20 MW solar project which was incorporated ...
TEPSOL and Shapoorji Pallonji Infra to Develop 100 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

TEPSOL and Shapoorji Pallonji Infra to Develop 100 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has awarded 100 MW of grid-connected solar projects to be developed across five talukas of the state. The capacity has been awarded following a ...
CEL Issues EPC Tender for 11 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

Uttar Pradesh Announces 500 MW Solar Tender with Upper Tariff Cap of ₹3.05/kWh

Uttar Pradesh has announced a tender for 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects. The upper tariff ceiling is ₹3.05 (~$0.043)/kWh and the bid-submission deadline is February 14, 2019, according to ...
NTPC Issues Floating Solar Tender for 20 MW at its Gas Power Station in Rajasthan

NTPC Issues Floating Solar Tender for 20 MW at its Gas Power Station in Rajasthan

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids for a 20 MW of grid-connected floating solar project at its Anta gas power station in Rajasthan. Solar PV cells and ...
SECI Tenders 70MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV in Assam

Assam Calls Developers to Build 70 MW Solar Project in Amguri Solar Park

Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd (APGCL) has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) for the development of 70 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects in Amguri Solar Park in the ...
Jammu & Kashmir to get 23 GW of Solar Projects Starting With 2.5 GW in Kargil and 5 GW in Leh

Torrent Power Issues RfS for Procurement of 300 MW Solar Power from Projects in Gujarat

Torrent Power Limited (TPL) has issued Request for Selection (RfS) for the procurement of up to 300 MW of power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects in Gujarat. A bidder ...