Mizoram Extends Deadline for Short-Term Supply of Non-Solar Renewable Power

Mizoram Extends Deadline for Short-Term Supply of Non-Solar Renewable Power

The Power and Electricity Department of Mizoram (PEDM) has extended the date to submit bids for the short-term sale of surplus non-solar renewable power. The deadline has been extended to ...
US-Based Fenice Group to Invest $2.5 Million in SunEdison’s Rooftop Solar Subsidiary

US-Based Fenice Group to Invest $2.5 Million in SunEdison’s Rooftop Solar Subsidiary

The Chennai-based renewable energy company, SunEdison Infrastructure Limited, has announced that it has entered into a share subscription and shareholders’ agreement with U.S.-based Fenice Investment Group LLC. Under this deal, ...
Ginlong Solis Set to Double its Solar Inverter Production Capacity

Ginlong Solis Set to Double its Solar Inverter Production Capacity

Ginlong Technologies, one of the leading manufacturers of solar inverters, has laid out its plans to raise over $100 million (₹7.48 billion) through a non-public offering. The company aims to ...
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Tata Power Registers 3% Revenue Dip in FY 2020 As Demand Drops Due to COVID-19

Tata Power Registers 3% Revenue Dip in FY 2020 As Demand Drops Due to COVID-19

Tata Power has announced its annual results for the financial year (FY) 2019-20. The company’s income statement said that in the FY 2020, its revenue declined by 3% and stood ...
NVVN Extends Bid Submission Deadline for a 50 MW Solar Project in Jharkhand

NVVN Extends Bid Submission Deadline for a 50 MW Solar Project in Jharkhand

The NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NTPC Limited, has extended the bid submission deadline of its tender for a 50 MW (AC) of grid-connected ...
Karnataka’s Hubballi Smart City Invites Bids for 340 kW of Rooftop Solar Systems (1)

Karnataka’s Hubballi Smart City Invites Bids for 340 kW of Rooftop Solar Systems

The Hubballi-Dharwad Smart City Limited (HDSCL) has invited bids for the development of nearly 340 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects for selected buildings in different locations owned by ...
Tata Power’s Subsidiary Acquires 10% Stake in Netherland’s Hydro Developer ABV

Tata Power’s Subsidiary Acquires 10% Stake in Netherland’s Hydro Developer ABV

Tata Power International Pte Ltd (TPIPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power Company Limited, has acquired a 10% equity stake in Adjaristqali Netherlands B.V. (ABV) from International Finance Corporation (IFC), ...
Government Notifies Eligibility Criteria for EV Components Under FAME Program

Government Notifies Eligibility Criteria for EV Components Under FAME Program

The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises (MHIPE)  has issued a notification to all the testing agencies under the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric ...
CERC Rejects Solar Developer’s Petition for Exemption of Relinquishment Charges

CERC Rejects Solar Developer’s Petition for Exemption of Relinquishment Charges

In a recent order, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has dismissed the petition filed by ReNew Solar Power Private Limited for the exemption of relinquishment charges. The Commission said ...
Researchers Develop Technology to Map Renewable Projects Across the Globe

Researchers Develop Technology to Map Renewable Projects Across the Globe

Researchers at the University of Southampton have come up with a technology that can map the locations of renewable energy projects across the globe and provide valuable insights into the ...
Zimbabwe Announces Tender for the Development of 500 MW of Solar Projects

Zimbabwe Announces Tender for the Development of 500 MW of Solar Projects

The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has issued a notice inviting tender for the procurement of 500 MW of solar power from projects at various locations in the ...
Cracking in Solar Backsheets Not Correlated with Climatic Conditions_ Report

Cracking in Solar Backsheets Not Correlated with Climatic Conditions: Report

DuPont has released its ‘Global Photovoltaic Reliability Report’ with findings from studies conducted on solar modules across the globe to track material degradation and how it affects module performance. The ...
ACME Solar Decides to Terminate its Lowest Tariff Project, SECI and PGCIL Oppose

ACME Solar Decides to Terminate its Lowest Tariff Project Citing Force Majeure

ACME Solar has filed a petition before the Central Energy Regulatory Commission (CERC), asking it to direct the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and the Power Grid Corporation of ...
COVID-19 Disrupts India’s Solar Growth, Installations Decline to 1.1 GW in Q1 2020

COVID-19 Disrupts India’s Solar Growth, Installations Decline to 1.1 GW in Q1 2020

India installed 1,080 MW of solar capacity in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020, a 43% decline quarter-over-quarter (QoQ), compared to 1,897 MW installed in Q4 2019. The findings were ...
SECI Extends Deadlines for North Andaman Floating Solar Project

SECI Extends Bidding Deadline for Andaman Floating Solar Project with Energy Storage

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for its floating solar project tender with battery energy storage systems (BESS) to be developed at Kalpong ...
MERC Approves Tariff for 283 MW of Solar Projects Under Agricultural Feeder Program

MERC Approves Tariff for 283 MW of Solar Projects Under Agricultural Feeder Program

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved tariff ranging between ₹3.28 (~$0.0436)/kWh to ₹3.30 (~$0.0439)/kWh for the procurement of power from 283 MW of solar projects by the Maharashtra ...
Myanmar Announces Tender to Develop Over 1 GW of Solar Projects

Myanmar Announces Tender to Develop Over 1 GW of Solar Projects

Myanmar’s Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) has invited bids for the implementation of 1.06 GW of ground-mounted solar power projects from independent power producers (IPP) on a build-operate-own (BOO) ...
REC Releases Details for Bailing Out Distribution Companies Amid Coronavirus Crisis

REC Releases Details for Bailing Out Power Distribution Companies Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) has announced an opportunity for the distribution companies (DISCOMs) to avail loans to clear their dues. The loans under this program will be co-funded ...
MNRE Prepares New Guidelines for Off-Grid Solar Power Projects

MNRE Prepares New Guidelines for Off-Grid Solar Power Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued draft guidelines for the implementation of off-grid solar power projects under RESCO (renewable energy service company) mode. RESCO model is ...
IPGCL’s Rooftop Solar Empanelment Tender Receives Lowest Bid of ₹37,000_kW

IPGCL’s Rooftop Solar Empanelment Tender Receives Lowest Bid of ₹37,000/kW

The Indraprastha Power Generation Company Limited (IPGCL) has announced the lowest bidder (L1) and the quoted price for rooftop solar projects under the capital expenditure (CAPEX) model of Part A, ...
MNRE Asks State Electricity Regulators to Hear Petitions Online Amid COVID-19

MNRE Asks State Electricity Regulators to Hear Petitions Online Amid COVID-19

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has requested all the State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (SERCs) to allow the online listing of petitions and hear urgent matters through video ...
Bidding Deadline for Balance of System Package in Rajasthan’s Solar Park Extended Again

Bidding Deadline for Balance of System Package in Rajasthan’s Solar Park Extended Again

The NTPC has, for the third time, extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for a balance of system (BoS) package for the 735 (3×245) MW Nokh solar project ...
Punjab Announces Tender for 19,000 LED Solar Streetlights

Punjab Announces Tender for 19,000 LED Solar Streetlights

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has floated a tender for 19,000 solar streetlights in the state under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s (MNRE) off-grid and decentralized solar ...
Government Asks PGCIL to Offer 20-25% Rebate to DISCOMs on ISTS Charges

Government Asks PGCIL to Offer 20-25% Rebate to DISCOMs on ISTS Charges

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a state-owned power transmission company, recently received a letter from the Ministry of Power to consider offering a rebate of about 20-25% ...
Kerala Commission Asks DISCOM to Modify PSA for 100 MW of Wind Power with SECI

Kerala Commission Asks DISCOM to Modify PSA for 100 MW of Wind Power with SECI

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has ordered the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) to file a petition incorporating all the recommended changes for the approval of the ...
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