India's Peak Power Deficit Fell to 0.4% During the FY 2020-21: CEA

India’s Peak Power Deficit Fell to 0.4% During the FY 2020-21: CEA

India's energy supply deficit for the financial year (FY) 2020-21 stood at 0.4%, with the peak power deficit also narrowing down to 0.4% during the year, according to the data ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Growing Demand for Rooftop Solar Expected to Offset Adverse Impact of Cap on Net Metering

Growing Demand for Rooftop Solar Expected to Offset Adverse Impact of Cap on Net Metering

Net metering, one of the vital policy drivers for rooftop solar adoption, has witnessed a series of revisions in India in the past few months. Net metering for rooftop solar ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
India to Add 20.2 GW of Wind Capacity Between 2021-2025, Wind Market to Grow by 50%

India to Add 20.2 GW of Wind Capacity Between 2021-2025, Wind Market to Grow by 50%

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and MEC Intelligence (MEC+) have jointly released the ‘India Wind Energy Market Outlook 2025’ report, which predicts that the world’s fourth-largest wind power market ...
/ / Wind
Andhra High Court Quashes the 6.4 GW Solar Project Tender by APEGCL

Andhra High Court Quashes the 6.4 GW Solar Project Tender by APEGCL

The High Court of Andhra Pradesh has upheld the petition filed by Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL) and quashed the request for selection (RfS) and the draft power purchase ...
419 MW of Open Access Solar Projects Installed in Q1 2021

419 MW of Open Access Solar Projects Installed in Q1 2021

India’s open access solar installations totaled 419 MW in the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, while the cumulative solar installations in the open access market have reached 4.3 GW as ...
EESL Subsidiary to Empanel Electric Two-Wheeler OEMs in Kerala

EESL Subsidiary to Empanel Electric Two-Wheeler OEMs in Kerala

Convergence Energy Services (CESL), a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to empanel original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to supply electric two-wheelers ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Karnataka DISCOMs Asked to Reimburse Solar Developer for Safeguard Duty Imposition

Karnataka DISCOMs Asked to Reimburse Solar Developer for Safeguard Duty Imposition

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled that Adyah Solar Energy, a subsidiary of ReNew Solar, was entitled to compensation for the additional cost incurred due ...
50 MW/500 MWh Liquid-Air Energy Storage Facility Coming to Chile

50 MW/500 MWh Liquid-Air Energy Storage Facility Coming to Chile

Highview Enlasa, a 50/50 joint venture between Highview Power, a long-duration energy storage solutions provider, and Energía Latina S.A.-Enlasa, a backup power generation provider in Chile, has announced the development ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: GE to Supply Wind Turbines to Continuum’s 148 MW Wind Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: GE to Supply Wind Turbines to Continuum’s 148 MW Wind Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Continuum Green Energy India to supply, install, and commission 55 ...
Solar Developer’s Deemed Generation Claims Due to Grid Failure Rejected

Solar Developer’s Deemed Generation Claims Due to Grid Failure Rejected

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC), in a recent order, rejected the recovery claims of a solar developer for deemed generation on account of grid failure. The Commission noted that ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
NTPC Invites Bids for a Power Project Controller for a 20 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

NTPC Invites Bids for Power Project Controller for a 20 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

NTPC Limited has invited bids for the supply, installation, and commissioning of a power project controller (PPC) system and development of project dynamic model and related grid-compliance study for the ...
UNOPS S3i, IFU Bring in Equity Investment for ACME’s 250 MW Solar Project

UNOPS S3i, IFU Bring in Equity Investment for ACME’s 250 MW Solar Project

ACME Solar has signed a shareholders' agreement with UNOPS S3i and IFU for developing a 250 MW solar project located in Rajasthan, India. In March 2019, ACME had won the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
US Solar Market Adds a Record 5 GW in Q1 2021

US Solar Market Adds a Record 5 GW in Q1 2021

According to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Q2 2021 report, released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie, the U.S. solar market has surpassed 100 GW of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat No Cross-Subsidy and Additional Surcharge for Captive Solar Projects

Gujarat: No Cross-Subsidy and Additional Surcharge for Captive Solar Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, approved the amendments sought by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to the earlier order passed by the Commission ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: KPI Global Signs PPA for 5.7 MW of Solar with Polycab India

Daily News Wrap-Up: KPI Global Signs PPA for 5.7 MW of Solar with Polycab India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: KPI Global has signed a new long-term power purchase agreement with Polycab India Limited, Vadodara, for the ...
Power Tariff Hike for Consumers in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Sops for Solar Continue

Power Tariff Hike for Consumers in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Sops for Solar Continue

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has announced the energy and fixed charges for rooftop and ground-mounted solar in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the financial year 2021-22. This ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Azure Power Registers 16.2% YoY Rise in Revenue in Q4 2021

Azure Power Registers 16.2% YoY Rise in Revenue in Q4 FY2021

Azure Power posted a 16.2% year-over-year (YoY) rise in its revenue in the fourth quarter (Q4) of the financial year (FY) 2021, driven by projects commissioned in FY 2021. Other reasons ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a 20 MW Delayed Solar Project

Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a 20 MW Delayed Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled that ACME Kudligi Solar was liable for a reduced tariff of 80% of the quoted tariff and liquidated damages ...
Battery Company Solid Power to Go Public in a $1.2 Billion SPAC Deal

Battery Company Solid Power to Go Public in a $1.2 Billion SPAC Deal

Producer of all-solid-state batteries for electric vehicles Solid Power and Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation III (DCRC), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), have announced a definitive agreement for a business ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up SJVN Pre-Books Solar Power Sale at ₹2.44kWh

Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN Pre-Books Solar Power Sale at ₹2.44/kWh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: New Delhi Municipal Corporation has approved the procurement of 150 MW solar capacity from SJVN. The cost ...
Surplus Solar Power Generated by MSMEs in Gujarat to be Compensated at ₹2.25kWh

Surplus Solar Power Generated by MSMEs in Gujarat to be Compensated at ₹2.25/kWh

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) partly allowed a petition seeking amendments in the tariff framework to procure solar power by distribution licensees (DISCOMs) and others. It passed a series ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tariff Hike Claim for Solar Projects Developed in Hilly Terrain of Uttarakhand Rejected

Tariff Hike Claim for Solar Projects Developed in Hilly Terrain of Uttarakhand Rejected

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC), in a recent ruling, dismissed the request of two solar developers for tariff based on the date of allotment of the projects. The Commission ...
Central Electronics Issues Tender for 200,000 Monocrystalline Solar Cells

Central Electronics Issues Tender for 200,000 Monocrystalline Solar Cells

Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Science and Technology, has invited bids for the supply of 200,000 monocrystalline solar cells of wattage capacity 5.1 ...
Bids Invited to Install 5 MW of Rooftop Solar on Government Buildings in Uttar Pradesh

Bids Invited to Install 5 MW of Rooftop Solar on Government Buildings in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has invited online bids for the installation of grid-connected rooftop solar projects under the capital expenditure (CAPEX) model across government ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
APTEL Clarifies Authority of DISCOMs and Regulators in Open Access Power Projects

APTEL Clarifies Authority of DISCOMs and Regulators in Open Access Power Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent ruling, stated that the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) could only be entrusted with the exercise of collecting ...