NTPC Subsidiary Floats Tender to Procure Land for Solar Projects in Maharashtra

NTPC Subsidiary Floats Tender to Procure Land for Solar Projects in Maharashtra

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC, has invited bids to purchase land for setting solar power projects under the Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana in ...
MSEDCL Asked Not to Levy Additional Surcharge for a Captive Open Access Solar Project

MSEDCL Asked Not to Levy Additional Surcharge for a Captive Open Access Solar Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, asked Exide Industries not to pay any additional surcharge for captive power consumption and directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution ...
Generic Tariff of ₹7.08kWh for Waste-to-Energy Projects Until March 2022

Generic Tariff of ₹7.08/kWh for Waste-to-Energy Projects Until March 2022

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has retained the tariff for waste-to-energy projects at ₹7.08 (~$0.097)/kWh from April 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022. The Commission had determined the tariff ...
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Power Grid Acquires Two Transmission Projects to Evacuate Solar Power in Rajasthan

Power Grid Acquires Two Transmission Projects to Evacuate Solar Power in Rajasthan

State-owned power transmission company Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) has acquired two transmission projects - Fatehgarh Bhadla Transco Limited and Sikar New Transmission Limited under Phase II, Part-B, and ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Railways Tenders for 740 MW of Solar Projects

Railways Tenders for 740 MW of Solar Projects

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture of the Indian Railways and RITES, has invited bids for setting up a 740 MW ground-mount solar project on vacant ...
West Bengal Plans to Roll Out 1 Million Electric Vehicles in the Next Five Years

West Bengal Plans to Roll Out 1 Million Electric Vehicles in the Next Five Years

The Power Department of West Bengal has announced the Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2021, aiming to position the state as a sustainable transportation infrastructure hub. Through the move, the state ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: SGH2 Signs Green Hydrogen Deals to Decarbonize California

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: SGH2 Energy has signed a green hydrogen contract with two California-based operators of hydrogen refueling stations. The ...
Funding and M&A Roundup NEXT Energy Technologies Closes $13.4 Million Series C Funding

Funding and M&A Roundup: NEXT Energy Technologies Closes $13.4 Million Series C Funding

NEXT Energy Technologies, makers of a proprietary transparent photovoltaic coating that transforms commercial windows into energy-producing solar panels, announced that it had raised $13.4 million in a Series C round ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Project Finance Brief bp to Acquire 9 GW of Solar Project Pipeline in the US from 7X Energy

Project Finance Brief: bp to Acquire 9 GW of Solar Project Pipeline in the US from 7X Energy

bp, a multinational oil, and gas company reached an agreement to purchase 9 GW of solar development projects in the U.S. from independent solar developer 7X Energy. The deal will ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Bharat Petroleum Invites Bids for Open Access Renewable Power

Bharat Petroleum Invites Bids for 15 MW of Open Access Renewable Power

Bharat Petroleum has invited bids to procure 15 MW of solar and non-solar renewable power on a short-term open access basis for its refinery in Mahul, Mumbai. The successful bidder's ...
Haryana Floats Tender for LED-Based Solar Home Systems

Haryana Floats Tender for LED-Based Solar Home Systems

The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) has invited bids for the supply, installation, and commissioning of 11,241 solar home systems for Anganwadi centers in Haryana and 4,300 solar home ...
Bids Invited from Project Consultants for a 2,375 MW Renewable Energy Park in Gujarat

Bids Invited from Project Consultants for a 2,375 MW Renewable Energy Park in Gujarat

The Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited (GIPCL) has invited bids from project consultants to develop a 2,375 MW solar, wind, and hybrid renewable energy park at the Great Rann of ...
Haryana Invites Bids for 10.4 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

Haryana Invites Bids for 10.4 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects

The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) has invited bids to install 10.4 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects both with and without battery storage at various locations across the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
New Inverter Technologies Reducing the LCOE of Large-Scale Solar Projects

New Inverter Technologies Reducing the LCOE of Large-Scale Solar Projects

The second wave of the pandemic has been negatively impacting the cost of large-scale solar project development and management. There is also a surge in component prices, adding to the ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Tata Power Solar to Build a 210 MW Solar Project for NTPC

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Solar to Build a 210 MW Solar Project for NTPC

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Power Solar has received a Letter of Award from NTPC to build a 210 MW solar ...
Bank Guarantee of a 300 MW Wind Project Stuck Under Regulatory Procedures

Bank Guarantee of a 300 MW Wind Project Stuck Under Regulatory Procedures

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has reserved its judgment, in reply to a petition filed by ReNew Power and its three subsidiaries on submitting a fresh bank guarantee to ...
/ / Other, Wind
How to Precisely Install AC Circuit Breakers in a Solar PV System

How to Precisely Install AC Circuit Breakers in a Solar PV System

Background String inverter specialist Solis has analyzed in detail why a fuse box circuit breaker of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system must not be reversed (power line enters the load ...
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MNRE Increases Time Allowed for Commissioning CPSU Solar Projects to 30 Months

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the commissioning for solar projects under Tranche-III of the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) program Phase-II to 30 months from ...
CERC Approves Tariff for 2 GW of ISTS Solar Projects

CERC Approves Tariff for 2 GW of ISTS Solar Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, has adopted tariffs of ₹2.55 (~$0.034)/kWh and ₹2.56 (~$0.035)/kWh through competitive bidding by NHPC for 2 GW solar projects. The ...
Month in a Minute Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in May 2021

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in May 2021

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from May 2021: In the first quarter (Q1) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, India generated about 17.5 BU ...
Half a Million Workforce in the Wind Sector Need Dedicated Training by 2025 - GWEC

Half a Million Workforce in the Wind Sector Need Dedicated Training by 2025 – GWEC

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released a report focusing on the job market and workforce needs in the wind energy sector. The Global Wind Workforce Outlook 2021-2025 highlights ...
/ / Wind
Germany Installed 619 MW of New Solar Capacity in April 2021

Germany Installed 619 MW of New Solar Capacity in April 2021

According to the latest numbers announced by the German Federal Network Agency Agency Bundesnetzagentur, the country's solar PV installations in April 2021 totaled 619.5 MW, an increase of 59 MW (10.5%) compared to ...
Uttar Pradesh Scraps 500 MW Solar Auction, Plans to Re-Auction Hoping for Lower Bids

Uttar Pradesh Scraps 500 MW Solar Auction, Plans to Re-Auction Hoping for Lower Bids

In a new development, the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has canceled its 500 MW solar auction. An official statement from UPNEDA stated that the auction ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Electric Vehicles Exempt From Registration Renewal Fee

Daily News Wrap-Up: Electric Vehicles Exempt from Registration Renewal Fee

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways under the Government of India has proposed to exempt battery-operated ...
Suzlon to Develop a 252 MW Wind Project for CLP India

Suzlon to Develop a 252 MW Wind Project for CLP India

Renewable energy solutions providers Suzlon Group has announced that it has won an order from CLP India to develop a 252 MW wind power project. The project is in Sidhpur, ...
/ / Wind