Ministry of Power Proposes Allowing Net Metering for Rooftop Solar up to 500 kW

Ministry of Power Proposes Allowing Net Metering for Rooftop Solar up to 500 kW

The Ministry of Power has issued a draft amendment to Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020, which allows net metering for rooftop solar systems of loads up to 500 kW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Mercom India Solar Awards 2021 Winners Announced

Mercom India Solar Awards 2021 Winners Announced

Mercom India, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Mercom Capital Group and leading clean energy communications and consulting firm, announced the winners of the Solar Awards 2021 on the second day of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
PLI Program_ Higher the Efficiency of Solar Modules, Higher the Incentive

PLI Program: Higher the Efficiency of Solar Modules, Higher the Incentive

The Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent nationwide lockdown capped off a turbulent 2020 for the Indian solar sector. The pandemic affected the solar supply chain and brought the solar industry ...
Deferring New Solar Bids Until Backlog of Unsigned PSAs is Cleared the Way Forward

Deferring New Solar Bids Until Backlog of Unsigned PSAs is Cleared the Way Forward

Deferring new bids until the backlog of unsigned power sale agreements (PSAs) with the distribution companies (DISCOMs) is cleared by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) may be the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Over 260 GW of Renewables Added Globally in 2020, Beating the Previous Record by 50%

Over 260 GW of Renewables Added Globally in 2020, Beating the Previous Record by 50%

According to data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the world added more than 260 GW of renewable energy capacity in 2020, according to data released by the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
L&T Construction Bags EPC Order to Set Up 1.5 GW Solar PV Project in Saudi Arabia

L&T Construction Bags EPC Order to Set Up 1.5 GW Solar PV Project in Saudi Arabia

The renewables arm of Larsen & Toubro’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business has secured a turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract from the consortium of ACWA Power and the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Gujarat Issues EPC Tender for 112 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Gujarat Issues EPC Tender for 112 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, engineering, supply, procurement, and construction of 112 MW grid-connected solar power projects ranging from 10 MW to ...
Solar Will Lead All Power Generation in the Coming Decades

Solar Will Lead All Power Generation in the Coming Decades

The Mercom India Solar Summit 2021 kicked off on April 8, 2021, with the session 'Keynote-State of Indian Solar market,' led by Priya Sanjay, Managing Director, Mercom India, and Raj ...
Daily News Wrap-up_ ReNew Power Commissions a 110 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Daily News Wrap-up: ReNew Power Commissions a 110 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Nebras Power has taken a controlling stake in six companies operating Ukraine’s solar power projects through UDP ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
ReNew Power Pledges to Achieve Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

ReNew Power Pledges to Achieve Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

ReNew Power, India-based renewable energy company, has announced its commitment towards attaining net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The company aims to help address the global climate crisis and lead ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Gujarat Floats Tender for 200 MW of Solar Projects at Dholera Solar Park

Gujarat Floats Tender for 200 MW of Solar Projects at Dholera Solar Park

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, supply, procurement, and construction of 4 X 50 MW grid-connected MW solar power projects at the Dholera ...
IEX's Green Term-Ahead Market Trades Over 21 MU of Solar Power in March 2021

IEX’s Green Term-Ahead Market Trades Over 21 MU of Solar Power in March 2021

Driven by an increasing electricity demand across Indian states, the electricity market at the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) witnessed an all-time high volume of 8,249 million units (MU) in March ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Hydrogen Market Revenue Is Expected to Surpass $300 Billion by 2027

Daily News Wrap-Up: Hydrogen Market Revenue Is Expected to Surpass $300 Billion by 2027

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The global hydrogen market revenue is expected to surpass $300 billion by 2027, as reported in the latest study ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Adani Electricity Gives Mumbai Consumers Guilty of Dirty Coal to Switch to Green Energy

Adani Electricity Gives Mumbai Consumers Guilty of Dirty Coal Option to Switch to Green Energy

In a bid to transition Mumbai towards green energy, Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML), the city’s largest electricity distributor, is launching a program to give consumers the flexibility to set ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Production-Linked Incentive Program for Solar Cells and Modules Approved

Production-Linked Incentive Program for Solar Cells and Modules Approved

The Union Cabinet has approved the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy's (MNRE) proposal for the implementation of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) program for the 'National Program on High-Efficiency ...
/ / Modules, Solar
Tata Power Solar Doubles Cells, Modules Manufacturing Capacity to 1,100 MW

Tata Power Solar Doubles Cells, Modules Manufacturing Capacity to 1,100 MW

Tata Power Solar has announced the expansion of its manufacturing unit in Bengaluru, taking the total production capacity of cells and modules to 1,100 MW. The latest expansion move has ...
/ / Manufacturing, Modules, Solar
Maharashtra Sets Generic Tariff of ₹2.90/kWh for Rooftop Solar Projects

Maharashtra Sets Generic Tariff of ₹2.90/kWh for Rooftop Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has set ₹2.90 (~$0.039)/kWh as the generic tariff for surplus power procured at the end of the financial year from rooftop solar projects for ...
Madhya Pradesh Floats Tender for 41 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

Madhya Pradesh Floats Tender for 41 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has invited bids to select solar developers to implement 41 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects at various locations in the state ...
United States Initiates Probe to Impose Countervailing Duty on Indian Wind Energy OEMs

US Calls for Countervailing Duty on Indian Wind Energy OEMs

The International Trade Administration (ITA), under the United States Department of Commerce, has recommended the imposition of countervailing duty (CVD) against wind energy equipment manufacturers from India and Malaysia. The ...
/ / Wind
The Role of DISCOMs in India's Transition to a Clean Energy Regime

The Role of DISCOMs in India’s Transition to a Clean Energy Regime

Distribution companies (DISCOMs) should ideally be at the forefront of fulfilling the country's clean energy commitments. However, DISCOMs have remained the weakest link in India's power system. The poor financial ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Access to Solar Project Finance is Key to Achieving India's Ambitious Targets

Access to Solar Project Finance is Key to Achieving India’s Ambitious Targets

India has taken significant strides towards transitioning to clean energy by tapping renewable sources. However, the mobilization of funds to meet India's clean energy commitments presents a formidable challenge. India ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Flipkart Ties Up with Mahindra Logistics to Accelerate EV Deployment

Daily News Wrap-Up: Flipkart Ties Up with Mahindra Logistics to Accelerate EV Deployment

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Flipkart announced that it has partnered with Mahindra Logistics Limited, one of its key logistics partners, to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Where is the Solar Market Headed: Changing Face of the Indian Solar Sector

Where is the Solar Market Headed: Changing Face of the Indian Solar Sector

The Covid-19 pandemic and the resultant nationwide lockdown capped off a turbulent 2020 for the Indian solar sector. The pandemic affected the solar supply chain and brought the solar industry ...
'Change in Law' Clause in PPAs Signed by Small Scale Distributed Solar Projects Approved

‘Change in Law’ Clause in PPAs Signed by Small Scale Distributed Solar Projects Approved

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved the incorporation of 'change of law' in the proposed power purchase agreements (PPAs) by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam. These PPAs are ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Smoothening the Rough Ride from Tenders and Auctions to Signing Power Sale Agreements

Smoothening the Rough Ride from Tenders and Auctions to Signing Power Sale Agreements

According to the Q4 & Annual, 2020 India Solar Market Quarterly Update, in 2020, about 32.5 GW of tenders were announced by various agencies, and over 22 GW of projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar