Solar Developers, DISCOM Spar Over CUF to be Considered for Safeguard Duty Reimbursement

Solar Developers, DISCOM Spar Over CUF to be Considered for Safeguard Duty Reimbursement

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has said that if the generators revised the capacity utilization factor (CUF) as per the provisions of the power purchase agreement (PPA), then the ...
Electricity Duty Waiver for 15 Years Sought for Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects in Maharashtra

Electricity Duty Waiver for 15 Years Sought for Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects in Maharashtra

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written a letter to the Principal Secretary (Energy), Government of Maharashtra, listing its suggestion for the 'Unconventional Energy Generation Policy' of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI Clarifies Queries Regarding Empaneling Agencies in the Electric Mobility Space

SECI Clarifies Queries Regarding Empaneling Agencies in the Electric Mobility Space

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued clarifications on an expression of interest (EoI), it issued in October 2020 to empanel agencies to identify and implement business opportunities in ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Technical Assistance Offered for Renewable Energy Projects in Vietnam

Technical Assistance Offered for Renewable Energy Projects in Vietnam

Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI Global), a global development company has invited expressions of interest (EoI) on behalf of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Vietnam government ...
Delhi Floats Tender for the Operation of 575 Electric Buses in the City

Delhi Floats Tender for the Operation of 575 Electric Buses in the City

The Transport Department, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD), has floated a request for qualification and proposal for the operation of 575 electric buses at three clusters in the ...
Maharashtra Announces Renewable Policy, Plans for 13 GW of Solar Projects

Maharashtra Announces Renewable Policy, Plans for 13 GW of Solar Projects

The Maharashtra State Cabinet has issued its ‘Unconventional Energy Generation Policy’ to promote non-conventional source-based energy generation. The policy is divided into two parts. In the first part of the policy, the ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Adani Green Commissions a 25 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Commissions a 25 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Solar Energy Chitrakoot One, a step-down subsidiary of Adani Green Energy, has commissioned a 25 MW ...
Three More Solar Developers in Telangana to Receive GST and VAT Refunds

Three More Solar Developers in Telangana to Receive GST and VAT Refunds

The Telangana Government has approved a payment of ₹73.76 million ($1 million) to three solar developers towards refund of State Goods & Services Tax/Value Added Tax (SGST/VAT) on inputs used ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu Invites Bids for Solar Home Lighting Systems for 385 Houses in Tiruvallur

Tamil Nadu Invites Bids for Solar Home Lighting Systems for 385 Houses in Tiruvallur

The District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Government of Tamil Nadu, has invited bids for the supply, installation, and commissioning of LED-based solar-powered home lighting systems in 385 houses in Tiruvallur ...
Power Transmission Company Sterlite Raises ₹2 billion from Allianz Global Investors

Power Transmission Company Sterlite Raises ₹2 Billion from Allianz Global Investors

Sterlite Power, a power transmission infrastructure developer, has announced that it raised ₹2 billion ($27.23 million) in debt financing from leading investment managers Allianz Global Investors (Allianz GI), focusing on ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Eden Renewables, SoftBank to Build Transmission Lines For 600 MW Solar Projects in Rajasthan

Eden Renewables, SoftBank to Build Transmission Lines For 600 MW Solar Projects in Rajasthan

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has provided approval to special purpose vehicles of Eden Renewables and SoftBank Energy to construct transmission lines for 300 MW of solar projects each in ...
/ / Grid, T&D
NTPC Invites Bids for Development of 300 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Power Projects

NTPC Invites Bids for Development of 300 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Power Projects

NTPC Limited has invited bids to develop 300 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind energy projects anywhere in India. The work scope includes the engineering, design, manufacturing, supply, commissioning, ...
/ / Wind
REIL Floats Tender for 200,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

REIL Floats Tender for 200,000 Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the center and the Rajasthan government, has floated a tender for 200,000 multicrystalline silicon solar cells of 4.67W. Bidders are ...
Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2020 [Infographics]

Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2020 [Infographics]

Cumulative utility-scale solar installations in India at the end of December 2020 stood at 34 GW, according to Mercom India Research. Installations were slow for most of the year due ...
Tata Power's Power Sale Agreement With SECI for 200 MW of Solar Gets Regulatory Approval

Tata Power’s Power Sale Agreement With SECI for 200 MW of Solar Gets Regulatory Approval

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) approved the power sale agreement (PSA) signed between the Tata Power Distribution Limited (TPDDL) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for the ...
Indian Oil Corporation Invites Bids for 15 Fuel Cell Electric Buses in Faridabad

Indian Oil Corporation Invites Bids for 15 Fuel Cell Electric Buses in Faridabad

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has floated a tender for 15 hydrogen polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell electric buses to be supplied at its research and development center in ...
Funding M&A Roundup_ Gibraltar Acquires Solar Racking Company TerraSmart for $220M

Funding M&A Roundup: Gibraltar Acquires Solar Racking Company TerraSmart for $220M

Shoals Technologies Group, a U.S. provider of electrical balance of system products for solar projects, filed with SEC to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering. Backed ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Sungrow’s Cumulative Inverter Shipment to India Crosses 7 GW

Daily News Wrap-Up: Sungrow’s Cumulative Inverter Shipment to India Crosses 7 GW

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Sembcorp Energy India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, has secured a 400 MW solar project. The ...
IREDA Signs MoU to Support NHPC in Green Energy Projects for Five Years

IREDA Signs MoU to Support NHPC in Green Energy Projects for Five Years

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), which falls under the administrative control of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NHPC for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Project Finance Brief_ Duke Energy Acquires a 144 MW Solar Project From Recurrent Energy

Project Finance Brief: Duke Energy Acquires a 144 MW Solar Project From Recurrent Energy

KfW IPEX-Bank has arranged senior debt financing for the construction and operation of a 200 MW Los Escuderos solar project near the municipality of Altarejos in the Spanish province of ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Andhra High Court Stays Awarding of 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Tendered Recently

Andhra High Court Stays Awarding of 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Tendered Recently

The High Court of Andhra Pradesh has directed the Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation (APGECL) to not enter into any agreements for its tender for 6.4 GW of solar power ...
SK Group, Plug Power to Form Joint Venture to Enhance Footprint in Asian Hydrogen Market

SK Group, Plug Power to Form Joint Venture to Enhance Footprint in Asian Hydrogen Market

US-based hydrogen fuel cell provider Plug Power has announced that it is forming a strategic partnership with South Korean conglomerate SK Group to enhance its footprints in the Asian hydrogen ...
Delhi Metro Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Systems Totaling 2 MW With ₹4_kWh Tariff Cap

Delhi Metro Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Systems Totaling 2 MW With ₹4/kWh Tariff Cap

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) has invited bids for 2 MW of rooftop solar projects on staff quarters and other buildings of DMRC under the renewable energy service ...
Tata Power Receives Letter of Award to Develop a 110 MW solar project in Kerala

Tata Power Receives Letter of Award to Develop a 110 MW Solar Project in Kerala

Tata Power has received a Letter of Award (LoA) from the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) to develop a 110 MW solar project. The energy will be supplied to KSEB ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 100 MW Solar Tender with Battery Storage

SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 100 MW Solar Tender with Battery Storage

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has once again extended the bid submission deadline for the 100 MW (AC) of solar power projects along with a 40MW/120 MWh battery ...