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Assam Reissues Tenders for 100 MW of Solar Projects

Assam Reissues Tenders for 100 MW of Solar Projects

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has reissued a request for selection (RfS) to procure a cumulative capacity of 100 MW of power from grid-connected solar projects in four ...
Himachal Pradesh Floats a Tender for 10,000 Solar Lanterns

Himachal Pradesh Floats a Tender for 10,000 Solar Lanterns

The Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (HIMURJA) has floated a tender for 10,000 solar lanterns in the state. The scope of work under the contract includes supplying the solar lanterns ...
Gujarat May Charge ₹0.5 Million_MW for Solar Projects to Build Evacuation Facility

Gujarat May Charge ₹0.5 Million/MW for Solar Projects to Build Evacuation Facility

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has invited public opinion on a draft paper discussing issues in establishing tariff for solar power procurement by distribution licensees. The last date for ...
NIWE Announces Tender to Assess Wind and Solar Resources in India

NIWE Announces Tender to Assess Wind and Solar Resources in India

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has invited tenders for sensors and data loggers with accessories to assess wind and solar resources across the country. The scope of work ...
Five Developers Win CEL’s 44 MW Solar Tender for Substations in Maharashtra

Five Developers Win CEL’s 44 MW Solar Tender for Substations in Maharashtra

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has announced the auction results for its 44 MW solar tender. In December last year, CEL had invited bids to install solar-based small projects with ...

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Odisha Floats Tender for Supply 10 Solar Cold Storage Units

Odisha Floats Tender for Supply of 10 Solar Cold Storage Units

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has invited interested bidders to install ten solar cold storage units. The quantity can be further increased depending on the agency’s requirements. The ...
Tamil Nadu Lays Out Details for Procuring Solar Power by Distribution Licensees

Tamil Nadu Lays Out Details for Procuring Solar Power by Distribution Licensees

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued a consultative paper for procuring solar power by distribution licensees and has asked all the stakeholders to submit their comments and ...
Bangalore to Add 90 Electric Buses to its EV Fleet

Bangalore to Add 90 Electric Buses to its EV Fleet

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has invited bids for the procurement and operation & maintenance (O&M) of nine-meter 90 electric buses on the gross cost contract (GCC) model. The ...
Researchers Claim Climate Costs Could be Less if Global Warming is Limited to 2°C

Researchers Claim Climate Costs Could be Less if Global Warming is Limited to 2°C

The researchers at the University of Potsdam have claimed that the climate costs are likely to be less if the temperature increase because of global warming is limited to two ...
Panasonic Claims Highest Conversion Efficiency of 16.09% for Perovskite Solar Panel

Panasonic Claims Highest Conversion Efficiency of 16.09% for Perovskite Solar Panel

Panasonic Corporation has announced that it has achieved the world’s highest energy conversion efficiency of 16.09% for a perovskite solar module by developing a lightweight technology using a glass substrate ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Greenko Seeks EPC Contractors for a 1,260 MW Pumped Hydro Storage Project in Karnataka

Greenko Seeks EPC Contractors for a 1,260 MW Pumped Hydro Storage Project in Karnataka

Greenko Solar Energy Private Limited has invited bids for the installation of electro-mechanical equipment from the main inlet valve to a 400 kV gas-insulated switchgear at one of its project ...
MNRE Opens Facilitation Center for Renewable Industry and its Investors

MNRE Opens Facilitation Center for Renewable Industry and its Investors

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has opened an Industry and Investors' Facilitation Centre, which would work as a focal point to provide all the information regarding programs ...
Sterling & Wilson Reports Lower Revenues and Profits in Nine Months of FY20

Sterling & Wilson Reports Lower Revenues and Profits in Nine Months of FY20

Sterling and Wilson, a Shapoorji Pallonji Group company, has released its consolidated and standalone financial results for the third quarter (Q3) and nine months ended on December 31, 2019. The ...
Tender Announced for 4.43 MW of Rooftop Solar at a Mumbai Metro Station

Tender Announced for 4.43 MW of Rooftop Solar at a Mumbai Metro Station

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has floated a tender for 4.43 MW of rooftop solar projects at a station site of the Mumbai Metro Rail Project. The scope ...
Telangana Issues Tender to Install ABT and SCADA Facilities for 60 MW of Solar Projects

Telangana Issues Tender to Install ABT and SCADA Facilities for 60 MW of Solar Projects

The Transmission Corporation of Telangana Limited (TSTRANSCO) has floated two tender notices to set up availability-based tariff (ABT) metering along with supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) facilities at interconnection ...
African Development Fund Offers Over $34 Million for Liberia’s Renewable Expansion

African Development Fund Offers Over $35 Million for Liberia’s Renewable Expansion

The African Development Fund has approved a $34.74 million grant to boost renewable energy access and promote investment climate in Liberia. Under the first project called Renewable Energy for Electrification ...
MNRE Asks Solar Manufacturers to List Items for Basic Customs Duty Exemption

MNRE Asks Solar Manufacturers to List Items for Basic Customs Duty Exemption

Amid ongoing confusion in the solar industry over the imposition of basic customs duty, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification asking solar PV manufacturers ...
MERC Rejects Biomass Developer’s Plea for Compensation After EPA Termination

MERC Rejects Biomass Developer’s Plea for Compensation After EPA Termination

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected Spark Green Energy Limited’s plea for relief and compensation after the termination of the energy purchase agreement (EPA) by Brihanmumbai Electric Supply ...
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Azure Power’s Revenue up 25%, Net Loss Rises Amid Higher Expenses and Curtailment in AP

Azure Power’s Revenue up 25%, Net Loss Rises Amid Higher Expenses and Curtailment in AP

Azure Global Power Limited reported revenue of ₹3.05 billion (~$42.6 million) for Q3 FY20, an increase of 25% year-over-year but the company still registered a net loss of ₹1.36 billion ...
Karnataka Electricity Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed 10 MW Solar Project

Karnataka Electricity Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed 10 MW Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has dismissed a petition by Shorapur Solar Power Limited that argued its 10 MW solar project was delayed due to force majeure (unforeseeable) events ...
BHEL Set to Procure 12 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

BHEL Set to Procure 12 Million Multicrystalline Solar Cells

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids to manufacture and supply 12 million units of 156.75 mm multicrystalline solar cells with five busbars and 4.62Wp. The cells should ...
Assam_ Solar RPO of 1% Applicable to Captive Power Projects Commissioned Before 2016

Assam: Solar RPO of 1% Applicable to Captive Power Projects Commissioned Before 2016

The Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC) has notified that for captive power projects (CPPs) which were commissioned before April 1, 2016, the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) will be 1% for ...
SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender_ Tariff Revision Allowed in Case of Duty Under Change in Law

SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender: Tariff Revision Allowed in Case of Duty Under Change in Law

The Solar Electricity Corporation of India (SECI) has amended the power purchase and sale agreement (PPA and PSA) for its 1,200 MW solar tender, adding another point to the existing ...
Indian Oil Partners with Israeli Battery Manufacturer to Produce Metal-Air Batteries

Indian Oil Partners with Israeli Battery Manufacturer to Produce Metal-Air Batteries

The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has announced that it has partnered with Phinergy, an Israeli battery manufacturer, to produce metal-air batteries which could potentially be used in electric vehicles ...
West Bengal Approves PPA for a 16 MW of Waste Gas-Based Captive Project

West Bengal Approves PPA for a 16 MW of Waste Gas-Based Captive Project

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has approved a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the purchase of surplus power from a waste gas-based generating project. The PPA was signed ...