SECI Increases Solar Tender Capacity from 6 to 7 GW with 2 GW of Manufacturing

SECI Increases Solar Tender Capacity from 6 to 7 GW with 2 GW of Manufacturing

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has increased the manufacturing linked solar tender, which it had initially floated in January 2019. The capacity has been increased from 6 GW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
IIT-Delhi Floats Tender for a 15 kW Solar Hybrid System in Odisha

IIT-Delhi Floats Tender for a 15 kW Solar Hybrid System in Odisha

The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has floated a 15 kW tender for a solar hybrid system with back-up provision. The system is to be installed at Bilaput, in the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CERC Rules in Favor of Solar Developer ACME, Asks PGCIL To Grant Medium-Term Open Access

CERC Rules in Favor of Solar Developer ACME, Asks PGCIL To Grant Medium-Term Open Access

In response to a petition by ACME Holding, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has asked Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) to notify ACME the date of operationalization ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra To Launch Renewable Energy Deviation Settlement Regulations from Jan 2020

Maharashtra To Launch Renewable Energy Deviation Settlement Regulations from Jan 2020

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Load Despatch Center (MSLDC) to amend its forecasting and scheduling procedure in line with the rules and principles of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Delhi Penalizes Three DISCOMs for Defaulting on Renewable Purchase Obligations

Delhi Penalizes Three DISCOMs for Defaulting on Renewable Purchase Obligations

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has imposed penalties of ₹17.2 million (~$240,000) on Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) and ₹28.8 million (~$410,000) each on BSES Yamuna Power Ltd. (BYPL) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
ADB Grants $37 Million for a 47.5 MW Floating Solar Project in Vietnam

ADB Grants $37 Million for a 47.5 MW Floating Solar Project in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $37 million loan agreement that would finance the installation of a 47.5 MW floating solar project in Vietnam. The global lender has ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Rajasthan Seeks Bidders for 150 Electric Buses

Rajasthan Seeks Bidders for 150 Electric Buses

The Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) to select bus operators for the procurement, operation, and maintenance of 50 air-conditioned electric-powered buses under ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
MNRE Clarifies Target Date for Achieving 175 GW Renewable Power

MNRE Clarifies Target Date for Achieving 175 GW Renewable Power

The Government of India (GoI) has clarified that the target date for achieving the cumulative 175 GW renewable power installed capacity is December 31, 2022. According to the letter issued ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI’s 6 GW Solar Tender with 2 GW Manufacturing Gets Another Deadline Extension

SECI’s 6 GW Solar Tender with 2 GW Manufacturing Gets Another Deadline Extension

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has once again extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for 6 GW of the interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar projects linked ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SECI Floats Tender for 500 Solar PV Home Cooking Systems in Rural Areas of 5 States

SECI Floats Tender for 500 Solar PV Home Cooking Systems in Rural Areas of 5 States

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has floated a tender for the installation of 500 solar home cooking systems in five districts spanning across the states of Meghalaya, ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bangladesh to Develop 50 MW of Solar Power Projects

Bangladesh to Develop 50 MW of Solar Power Projects

A consortium of ib vogt and AG Agro Industries have won a contract to develop a 50 MW grid-tied solar project in the Chittagong district of Bangladesh. The company is ...
Uruguay Floats Tender for 65 MW of Solar Projects

Uruguay Floats Tender for 65 MW of Solar Projects

Uruguayan state-owned power company, PTE, has issued a tender for the development of 65 MW of solar projects in the country. The scope of work in this tender includes the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Railways Announces Tender for 32.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Railways Announces Tender for 32.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture of the Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has issued a request for qualification (RfQ) to set up approximately 32.56 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Gujarat Seeks EV Manufacturers To Market and Distribute Battery-Operated School Vans

Gujarat Seeks EV Manufacturers To Market and Distribute Battery-Operated School Vans

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for the authorization of manufacturers for marketing and distribution of 100 battery-operated school vans in Gujarat. The project ...
Maharashtra Extends Bidding Deadline for its 1,350 MW Solar Tender

Maharashtra Extends Bidding Deadline for its 1,350 MW Solar Tender

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for 1,350 MW (AC) of solar projects across 30 districts under Mukhyamantri Saur ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Ordnance Factory in Uttar Pradesh Issues EoI for a 15 MW Solar Project at its Premises

Ordnance Factory in Uttar Pradesh Issues EoI for a 15 MW Solar Project at its Premises

Muradnagar Ordnance Factory has invited an expression of interest (EoI) from solar power developers for installing a solar project of 15 MW capacity at its premises in Uttar Pradesh. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NHPC Extends Bid Submission Deadline for its 2 GW Solar Tender

NHPC Extends Bid Submission Deadline for its 2 GW Solar Tender

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has extended the bid submission deadline for 2,000 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects to be set up anywhere in India. The projects are ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
REIL Invites Bids for 50 MW of Rooftop Solar for Government Buildings Across India

REIL Invites Bids for 50 MW of Rooftop Solar for Government Buildings Across India

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited bids to develop 50 MW of grid-connected and small-scale solar projects in various states and union territories under the Renewable Energy ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Punjab Renewable Policy Targets 3 GW of Solar Capacity by 2030

Punjab Renewable Policy Targets 3 GW of Solar Capacity by 2030

The Punjab Government has launched a draft version of its renewable energy policy, which aims to meet 21% of its power requirement through renewable energy by the year 2030. Punjab ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
New Guidelines Propose Charging Stations for Heavy EVs Every 100 kilometers on Highways

New Guidelines Propose Charging Stations for Heavy EVs Every 100 kilometers on Highways

To facilitate the usage of electric vehicles (EV) in the country, the Union Power Minister R.K. Singh has approved the amendments in electric vehicle charging guidelines and specifications. The revised ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Four Solar Developers Get Safeguard Duty Relief from CERC

Four Solar Developers Get Safeguard Duty Relief from CERC

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has passed an order that will give compensation relief from the safeguard duty to four developers after they petitioned the commission citing the Change ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Trump Administration Withdraws Tariff Exemption for Bifacial Solar Modules

Trump Administration Withdraws Tariff Exemption for Bifacial Solar Modules

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has withdrawn the exclusion of bifacial modules from the ambit of safeguard measures that was applicable on imported solar equipment. The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Tender Announcements dropped in September while Auction Activity Increased

Solar Tender Announcements Dropped in September While Auction Activity Increased

After a surge in the solar tender announcements in August, the tender activity dropped by almost half while auctions increased in September 2019. Nearly 3 GW of solar tenders were ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Visaka Industries and Sonam Wangchuk Launch Solar Battery House for Army in Ladakh

Visaka Industries and Sonam Wangchuk Launch Solar Battery House for Army in Ladakh

Visaka Industries Limited (VIL), which recently launched the hybrid rooftop solar product called ATUM, has collaborated with renowned innovator and education reformist, Sonam Wangchuk, for a pilot project in Ladakh ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Huawei Inks Deal with Adani Green Energy for 860 MW of Solar Projects

Huawei Inks Deal with Adani Green Energy for 860 MW of Solar Projects

Huawei, a global information and communication technology company, has signed an 860 MW contract with Adani Green Energy, the renewable energy arm of Adani Group. According to Huawei, its newly ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale