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Karnataka Exempts Rooftop Solar Projects below 1 MW from CEIG Clearance

Delhi’s IPGCL Attracts Lowest Tariffs for RESCO Bids in Residential Rooftop Solar

Renewable Energy Service Companies (RESCO) bids have been finalized for the tender issued by Indraprastha Power Generation Co. Ltd. (IPGCL) for 35 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
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 country’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 ...

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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MSEDCL Retenders 1 GW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to Meet its RPO

SECI’s New 1,200 MW ISTS-Connected Solar Tender Comes with Tariff Ceiling of ₹2.65/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for 1,200 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the country. The ...
BEE to Launch Energy Conservation Building Code for the Residential Sector

BEE Inks Pact with CPWD to Promote Energy Efficiency in Buildings

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) kickstarting their cooperation to promote energy efficiency in buildings. The ...
MNRE Extends Project Commissioning Timeline for NREDCAP’s 30 MW Rooftop Solar Projects

Tender Floated for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Maharashtra’s Amravati

The Public Works Department (PWD) of Amravati division in the state of Maharashtra has issued a tender to install 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV systems. The project will ...
Hero Future, Vikram Solar and ACME go to Court Opposing Safeguard Duty Imposed by DGTR

Sterling and Wilson Moves Delhi High Court Against Non-Payment from Skypower Solar

Two renewable project developers Skypower and Sterling and Wilson have been embroiled in a financial tussle with the latter alleging non-payment of dues for two solar projects.  After the matter ...
Maharashtra’s Saibaba Trust Issues Tender for 10 MW of Solar Project

Odisha Cancels 125 MW from its 200 MW Solar Auction as Bidders Refuse to Match Lowest Tariff

The Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) recently canceled 125 MW out of its recent auction conducted for 200 MW of grid-connected solar projects. The GRIDCO has now signed a 25-year ...
MNRE Creates an RPO Compliance Cell to Meet India’s Solar and Wind Energy Targets

Most States Fail to Meet RPO Targets with 27 Achieving Less Than 60%

As many as twenty seven Indian states and union territories in the country have achieved less than 60 percent of their renewable purchase obligations (RPO), according to a statement made ...
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Kerala to Float Tenders for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under SOURA Program

Joining the other states in achieving 100 GW of solar capacity together by 2022, the state of Kerala is now planning to develop 1,000 MW of solar projects under the ...
Tata Power and HPCL Sign MoU for Setting Up EV Charging Stations Across India

Ministry of Finance Gets 15 EVs, 28 Charging Stations Installed in Delhi’s North Block

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has signed an agreement to deliver 15 electric vehicles (EVs) to the Department of Economic Affairs that comes under the Ministry of Finance. With ...
Solar Developers Complain They Have to Pay GST on Safeguard Duty, Request Reimbursement

Bids Invited for 2 MW of Solar Power Projects in Bihar Sharif Smart City

Bihar Sharif Smart City Limited has invited bids for 2 MW of solar projects to be developed on turnkey basis. Bihar Sharif is a town located in Nalanda district of ...