NISE Writes to Concentrated Solar Thermal Manufacturers for Mandatory Testing

NISE Writes to Concentrated Solar Thermal Manufacturers for Mandatory Testing

The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) has written a letter to domestic manufacturers, state nodal agencies, and concerned stakeholders regarding the mandatory testing of concentrated solar thermal (CST) products ...
Dubai’s 900 MW Solar Auction Sees Record Low Tariffs

Dubai’s 900 MW Solar Auction Sees Record Low Tariffs

The International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power) has quoted the lowest tariff bid at less than ~$ 0.017/kWh for 900 MW of solar projects. The tender was ...
MNRE’s New Guidelines Shed Light on Bidding Process for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

MNRE’s New Guidelines Shed Light on Bidding Process for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued its draft guidelines for the tariff-based competitive bidding process for the procurement of power from grid-connected wind-solar hybrid projects. The ...
Rajasthan RE Generators to Pay 50% of Deviation Settlement Charges from Oct ‘19-March 2020

Rajasthan RE Generators to Pay 50% of Deviation Settlement Charges from Oct ‘19-March 2020

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued its amended regulations for Forecasting, Scheduling, Deviation Settlement of Solar and Wind Generation Sources Regulations, 2017. The commission was responding to a ...
GERC Rejects Petition from Wind Developers for Refund of Delayed Payment Charge

GERC Rejects Petition from Wind Developers for Refund of Delayed Payment Charge

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has passed an order rejecting the payment claims from wind power generators Sitac RE Private Limited and Jasdan Energy Private Limited. The respondents, in ...
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Delhi Metro Issues Tenders to Procure 100 Electric Buses

Delhi Metro Issues Tenders to Procure 100 Electric Buses

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has issued two tenders to procure 100 air-conditioned (AC) electric buses for its north and east clusters. The buses are expected to be deployed ...
Uttarakhand DISCOM Allowed to Use Surplus Non-Solar RPO to Meet its Solar RPO Deficits

Uttarakhand DISCOM Allowed to Use Surplus Non-Solar RPO to Meet its Solar RPO Deficits

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has allowed Uttarakhand Power Corporation Limited (UPCL) to carry forward the surplus non-solar renewable purchase obligations (RPO) of the financial year (FY) 2019-20 to ...
Uttar Pradesh and SECI Finalize PSA for 750 MW of Solar at a Tariff of ₹2.55_kWh

Uttar Pradesh and SECI Finalize PSA for 750 MW of Solar at a Tariff of ₹2.55/kWh

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) recently approved the power sale agreements (PSA) between Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) at a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...