Uttarakhand Plans 1,000 Solar Projects of 25 kW For Unemployed Youth and Small Farmers

Uttarakhand Plans 1,000 Solar Projects of 25 kW For Unemployed Youth and Small Farmers

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has issued an order extending the control period for benchmark capital costs and generic tariffs as a one-time exception. This is for 10,000 of ...
Bihar Issues Empanelment Tender for 20 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Bihar Issues Empanelment Tender for 20 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (NBPDCL) has invited a Request for Proposal to empanel vendors to install 20 MW of residential rooftop solar systems in the state. Interested ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ JA Solar Supplies Modules for Spain's First Floating Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: JA Solar Supplies Modules for Spain’s First Floating Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: JA Solar has supplied its solar modules for Spain's first grid-connected floating solar project. The 1.1 MW ...
Puducherry to Empanel Contractors for 30 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Puducherry to Empanel Contractors for 30 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Electricity Department of Puducherry has invited bids for contractors' empanelment to install 30 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems ranging from 1 kW to 500 kW on residential buildings ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Disagreement on Trading Margin Puts Sale of 50 MW of Wind Energy in Limbo

Disagreement on Trading Margin Puts Sale of 50 MW of Wind Energy in Limbo

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has dismissed DNH Power Distribution Corporation Limited's (DNHPDCL) request seeking the approval of the power sale ...
/ / Wind
REC Subsidiary to Empanel Owner’s Engineer for Developing Solar Projects

REC Subsidiary to Empanel Owner’s Engineer for Developing Solar Projects

The REC Power Distribution Company Limited (RECPDCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of REC Limited, has invited bids for the empanelment of owner's engineer for solar power projects across India. The tender ...
Proposals Invited for Installing EV Charging Infrastructure on Highways & Expressways

Proposals Invited for Installing EV Charging Infrastructure on Highways & Expressways

The Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) inviting proposals for setting up public electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure on major highways and expressways in ...
Eden Renewable's 50 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh Gets Deadline Extension

Eden Renewable’s 50 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh Gets Deadline Extension

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) allowed an extension of the scheduled commissioning date (SCOD) of a 50 MW solar project in Chitrakoot district. The project is being developed ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Tenders Rise by 14% as Auctions Decline in Q3 2020

Solar Tenders Rise by 14% as Auctions Decline in Q3 2020

The government agencies announced about 6.3 GW of tenders in the third quarter Q3 of the calendar year (CY) 2020, an increase of 14% compared to the previous quarter, according ...
ANERT Releases Rate Contract Tender for 10 MW of Solar Projects in Kerala

ANERT Releases Rate Contract Tender for 10 MW of Solar Projects in Kerala

The Agency for New and Renewable Energy Research and Technology (ANERT) has invited bids from empanelled agencies for the rate contract of 10 MW of solar power projects. "The tender ...
At Over ₹109 Billion in August, DISCOMs' Dues to Renewable Generators Keep Rising

At Over ₹109 Billion in August, DISCOMs’ Dues to Renewable Generators Keep Rising

Distribution companies (DISCOMs) across the country owed renewable generators ₹109.08 billion (~$1.49 billion) in overdue payments (excluding dues under disputes) spread across 497 invoices at the end of August, as ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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

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