Tender Issued to Install 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Bus Depots and Terminals in Pune

Tender Issued to Install 10 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Bus Depots and Terminals in Pune

The Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML), a public transport service provider, has floated an expression of interest (EoI) for 10 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects under the Renewable ...
Tender Announced for 12 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Gujarat

Tender Announced for 12 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Gujarat

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has issued a tender for 12 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government buildings in the state. The rooftop systems will range from ...
Trump's Move to Remove Duty Exemption for Bifacial Solar Modules Challenged

Trump’s Move to Remove Duty Exemption for Bifacial Solar Modules Challenged

The United States President Donald Trump's attempts to revoke the exclusion of imported bifacial solar panels from safeguard duty imposition may have failed. President Trump had earlier asserted to raise ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Released Over ₹4.5 Billion to Clear Dues of Solar and Wind Developers in September

SECI Released Over ₹4.5 Billion to Clear Dues of Solar and Wind Developers in September

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) paid out nearly ₹4.53 billion (~$61.6 million) for solar and wind power purchases in September 2020, according to the latest data. This amounted ...
Haryana DISCOM’s Move to Procure Open Access Solar Power Lands in Court, Treated as PIL (1)

Haryana DISCOM’s Move to Procure Open Access Solar Power Lands in Court, Treated as PIL

A petition has been filed to quash the decision taken by the Haryana Power Purchase Centre (HPPC) to procure power from a 50 MW solar project of Amplus Sun Solutions ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Warner Bros Theme Park to be Abu Dhabi's Largest Rooftop Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Warner Bros Theme Park to be Abu Dhabi’s Largest Rooftop Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Duke Energy, a U.S.-based power holding company, has unveiled its plans to double its renewable energy portfolio ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
President Trump Goes After Duty Exemption for Bifacial Solar Modules, Wants 18% Duty

President Trump Goes After Duty Exemption for Bifacial Solar Modules, Wants 18% Duty

President of the United States, Donald Trump, has signed a proclamation emphasizing his support to revoke the exclusion of several imported bifacial solar panels from safeguard duty imposition. The President ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Grid Failure Brings Mumbai to a Halt, Power Supply Now Restored in Most Parts

Grid Failure Brings Mumbai to a Halt, Power Supply Now Restored in Most Parts

Mumbaikars were in for a rude shock on Monday, October 12, 2020, as the city and its suburbs and a few neighboring districts faced a power cut due to grid ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
BHEL Floats Two Operation & Maintenance Tenders for 40 MW of Solar Projects

BHEL Floats Two Operation & Maintenance Tenders for 40 MW of Solar Projects

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated operation and maintenance (O&M) tenders for two solar projects. The first tender is for the operation and maintenance of a 10 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
No Road Tax for Electric Vehicles in Delhi

No Road Tax for Electric Vehicles in Delhi

The Delhi Government has exempted road tax on all battery electric vehicles (EVs). The transport department issued a notification saying that the Delhi government has exempted the tax on all ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Joint Electricity Regulator Approves ₹2.83_kWh for 40 MW of Wind Energy in Chandigarh

Joint Electricity Regulator Approves ₹2.83/kWh for 40 MW of Wind Energy in Chandigarh

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.83 (~$0.039)/kWh and a trading margin of ₹0.07 (~$0.0009)/kWh for the procurement of 40 MW of wind power between ...
/ / Wind
Wealthy Households in Jharkhand Receive More Power Subsidy Than Poor Homes_ Report

Wealthy Households in Jharkhand Receive More Power Subsidy Than Poor Homes: Report

A report by the independent think tank - International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)- claims that Jharkhand's wealthier homes enjoy more than twice the amount of power subsidies than poor ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Project Finance Brief_ Hellenic Petroleum Acquires a 204 MW Solar Portfolio

Project Finance Brief: Hellenic Petroleum Acquires a 204 MW Solar Portfolio

Hellenic Petroleum, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, ELPE Renewables, completed the acquisition of a portfolio of solar PV projects at the final permitting stage in the wider Kozani region, Greece, from ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Funding and M&A Wrap-up_ Array Technologies Plans to Raise $675 Million in IPO

Funding and M&A Wrap-up: Array Technologies Plans to Raise $675 Million in IPO

Array Technologies, a manufacturer of ground-mounting systems used in solar PV projects, has filed to raise $675 million in an IPO of its common stock, according to an S-1 registration statement ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Project Acquisition Activity Up 52% YoY in First Nine Months of 2020

Solar Project Acquisition Activity Up 52% YoY in First Nine Months of 2020

Mercom Capital Group's latest 9M and Q3 2020 Solar Funding and M&A Report showed that total corporate funding – including venture capital (VC) funding, public market, and debt financing jumped 43% ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ NTPC Incorporates a Subsidiary for Renewable Energy Business (1)

Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC Incorporates a Subsidiary for Renewable Energy Business

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Fastned, Tesla, and Seed & Greet opened  Ladepark Kreuz Hilden, Germany's largest fast-charging facility. At the charging ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Researchers Develop a Process to Enhance Efficiency of Hot-Carrier Solar Cells

Researchers Develop a Process to Enhance Efficiency of Hot-Carrier Solar Cells

A team of researchers from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the University of Tennessee claimed that they had developed a process to slow phonos - the waves that ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Researchers Develop a Sustainable Redox Flow Battery with Vanillin

Researchers Develop a Sustainable Redox Flow Battery with Vanillin

Researchers at TU Graz University claimed that they had developed a redox flow battery that utilizes conventional vanillin instead of liquid electrolyte, which could make the battery more environment friendly ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
This New Dispensing Technology Promises Higher Electricity Yield from Silicon Solar Cells

This New Dispensing Technology Promises Higher Electricity Yield from Silicon Solar Cells

HighLine Technology GmbH, a spin-off of Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System ISE, claimed that it has developed a new dispensing technology, which enhances the electricity yield of silicon solar ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Researchers Develop a Polymer to Enhance Efficiency of Redox Flow Batteries

Researchers Develop a Polymer to Enhance Efficiency of Redox Flow Batteries

Researchers at the Friedrich Schiller University claimed that they have developed a new polymer electrolyte for redox flow batteries that enhances its efficiency and heat-resistance capacity. Redox flow batteries are ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
Odisha Announces 10 MW Solar Tender for Konark Town

Odisha Announces 10 MW Solar Tender for Konark Town

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has invited bids for a 10 MW solar power project.  The project will be located in the Junagarh block of Kalahandi district. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
72% YoY Rise in Registrations for Electric Two-Wheelers in September 2020

72% YoY Rise in Registrations for Electric Two-Wheelers in September 2020

India's electric two-wheeler industry is showing signs of revival, the latest report by the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) suggests. The registration of high-speed electric two-wheelers (E-2W) stood ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Power Ministry Decides to Check Erratic Late Payment Surcharges, Proposes Rules

Power Ministry Decides to Check High Late Payment Surcharges, Proposes Rules

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has proposed Late Payment Surcharge Rules 2020. The government has noticed the extremely high rate of late payment surcharges prevailing in the sector. It has ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Tamil Nadu’s New Guidelines for Procurement of Wind Power

Tamil Nadu’s New Guidelines for Procurement of Wind Power

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued an order with detailed guidelines for wind power procurement. The order provides details on mode of power procurement, energy banking, transmission, ...
/ / Wind
NHPC Issues EPC Tender for 65 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

NHPC Issues EPC Tender for 65 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

NHPC Limited has floated a tender for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of 65 MW of solar projects at the Parasan village in the Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh. Interested ...
Want to Install a Rooftop Solar System on Your Home_ Here's What You Should Know

Want to Install a Rooftop Solar System on Your Home? Here’s What You Should Know

Solar energy is the most flexible form of renewable energy and has become affordable enough for most households. As solar costs keep dropping, the process of installing solar, what to ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Novus Green Wins a 15 MW Floating Solar Project in Telangana

Daily News Wrap-Up: Novus Green Wins a 15 MW Floating Solar Project in Telangana

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Novus Green, a Telangana-based renewable energy company, has been awarded a 15 MW (19.5 MW DC) floating ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Gujarat Seeks Consultants for a 3.3 GW Wind and Solar Hybrid Park at Rann of Kutch

Gujarat Seeks Consultants for a 3.3 GW Wind and Solar Hybrid Park at Rann of Kutch

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids to appoint a consultant for a 3.3 GW wind, solar, and hybrid park at Rann of Kutch area in Gujarat ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Gujarat Invites Application for Setting Up Small-Scale Solar Projects

Gujarat Invites Application for Setting Up Small-Scale Solar Projects

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has invited applications for setting up small-scale solar projects ranging between 0.5 MW and 4 MW. The tender is open for individuals, companies, ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Gujarat’s Sabar Dairy Plans to Install 2 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat’s Sabar Dairy Plans to Install 2 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat’s Sabar Dairy has invited bids for 2 MW of solar power projects at its chilling centers in Idar (1 MW) and Dhansura (1 MW). Along with the design, engineering, ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions