Odisha Regulator Allows GRIDCO to Purchase 200 MW of Solar Power to Fulfil its RPO

Odisha Regulator Allows GRIDCO to Purchase 200 MW of Solar Power to Fulfil its RPO

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has approved the power sale agreement (PSA) to be executed between the Grid Corporation of Orissa (GRIDCO) and NTPC for 200 MW of inter-state ...
Regulator Allows DISCOMs to Buy Green Power from Exchange-Linked Contracts

Regulator Allows DISCOMs to Buy Green Power from Exchange-Linked Contracts

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently directed three distribution companies (DISCOMs) to tie up the medium-term and short-term power for their base load at the earliest. It also allowed ...
Agri Solutions Company UPL and CleanMax to Develop 61 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project

Agri Solutions Company UPL and CleanMax to Develop 61 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project

UPL, a company providing solutions for sustainable agriculture, announced a joint venture (JV) with Mumbai-based renewable energy company CleanMax Enviro Energy Solutions (CleanMax) to establish a 61.05 MW wind-solar hybrid ...
Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to a Wind Developer

Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Pay Late Payment Surcharge to a Wind Developer

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently ruled in favor of a wind power developer and said that it was eligible for a late payment surcharge for January 2017 and ...
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NTPC Invites Bids for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at its Facility in Korba

NTPC Invites Bids for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at its Facility in Korba

NTPC has invited bids to develop 1.1 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on buildings at its facility in Korba, Chhattisgarh. The scope of work includes the supply, erection, testing, ...
Linking Wind Tariff to Commodity Price Indices Could Mitigate Market Volatility GWEC

Linking Wind Tariff to Commodity Price Indices Could Mitigate Market Volatility: GWEC

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has suggested linking the tariff discovered in reverse auctions to commodity price indices to mitigate any volatility arising from an increase in the price ...
/ / Wind
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power to Set Up Solar Projects Worth ₹12 Billion for SJVN and NHDC

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power to Set Up Solar Projects Worth ₹12 Billion for SJVN and NHDC

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Power Solar Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power Renewable Energy, received the letter of award ...
Domestic Battery Manufacturing Crucial to Achieving India's Non-Fossil Fuel Goals

Domestic Battery Manufacturing Crucial to Achieving India’s Non-Fossil Fuel Goals

Developing a localized advanced cell supply-chain ecosystem will help India create a competitive advantage in mobility, grid energy storage, and consumer electronics, according to a report. NITI Aayog and Rocky ...
SECI Invites R&D Proposals to Set Up Pilot Energy Storage Systems

SECI Invites R&D Proposals to Set Up Pilot Energy Storage Systems

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited research and development (R&D) proposals to set up pilot energy storage systems (ESS) and other renewable energy projects and products. The tender ...
Project Finance Brief: Terra-Gen Raises $959 Million for Solar Storage Projects

EV Charging Infrastructure Company TeraWatt Raises $1 Billion

California-based electric vehicle charging infrastructure company TeraWatt has secured over $1 billion of institutional capital to support the buildout of its fleet-focused charging centers and operations. Funds managed by Vision ...
Husk Power Secures $6 Million Debt Facility to Implement Solar Microgrids

Husk Power Secures $6 Million Debt Facility to Implement Solar Microgrids

Husk Power Systems, which operates solar-hybrid microgrids across rural Asia and Africa, has signed a debt facility of $6 million from the EU- funded Electrification Financing Initiative (EDFI ElectriFI). The ...
EPC Tender Issued for 60 MW Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

EPC Tender Issued for 60 MW Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has invited bids to select an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor for the design, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of a 60 MW solar power ...
Solar photovoltaic panels and substations in the evening

Tamil Nadu Issues Multi-Year Electricity Tariff Order, Introduces a Green Tariff of 10%

Retail electricity tariffs for high tension (HT) consumers have gone up by 6% to 18% in the recently announced order by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) for the ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE Allows Part Commissioning of ISTS Solar Projects in lots of 10 MW

Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE Allows Part Commissioning of ISTS Solar Projects in lots of 10 MW

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently approved part commissioning of inter-state transmission (ISTS) connected ...
Tata Power Signs PPA to Develop a 4 MW Solar Project at Tata Motors Facility in Pune

Tata Power Signs PPA to Develop a 4 MW Solar Project at Tata Motors Facility in Pune

Tata Power entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Tata Motors to develop a 4 MW onsite solar power project at Tata Motors' commercial vehicle manufacturing facility in Pune ...
BIS Certification Must be Updated and Expedited to Keep Pace with Solar Technologies

BIS Certification Must be Updated and Expedited to Keep Pace with Solar Technologies

Solar module manufacturers have urged the government to update the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for photovoltaic systems and other related -equipment to align with international norms revised last year ...
A Smarter Grid Imperative for Efficient Clean Energy Transition GE Interview

A Smarter Grid Imperative for Efficient Clean Energy Transition: GE Interview

Maintaining grid stability is critical to transmitting the required power to consumers with increasing energy demands. Due to their intermittency, renewable assets require greater flexibility to incorporate distributed energy resources ...
West Bengal Issues Open Access Regulations Including Green Energy

West Bengal Issues Open Access Regulations Including Green Energy

Consumers who have contracted demand or sanctioned load of 100 kW will be eligible to procure green energy through open access in West Bengal, according to the Open Access Regulations, ...
/ / Market & Policy, Solar
Bids Invited for 41 MW of Solar Projects at Three GETCO Substations in Gujarat

Bids Invited for 41 MW of Solar Projects at Three GETCO Substations in Gujarat

Gujarat State Electricity Corporation (GSECL) has floated three tenders to set up a total of 41 MW of grid-connected solar power projects at the Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation (GETCO) substations ...
Solar Monitoring and Analytics Company Prescinto Raises $6.5 Million in Financing

Solar Monitoring and Analytics Company Prescinto Raises $6.5 Million in Financing

Indian solar monitoring and analytics platform Prescinto Technologies has raised $6.5 million in financing and forayed into the U.S. market. The company is partnering with a major international energy storage ...
Tender Issued to Solarize 25,000 Agricultural Pumps in Punjab

Tender Issued to Solarize 25,000 Agricultural Pumps in Punjab

Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has invited bids to commission 29 solar projects with a cumulative capacity of 53.69 MW and associated transmission lines in the Renewable Energy Service Company ...
Yulu Raises $82 Million Equity Funding to Ramp Up Mobility, Battery Swapping Businesses

Yulu Raises $82 Million Equity Funding to Ramp Up Mobility, Battery Swapping Businesses

Yulu, a Bengaluru-based shared electric mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) and battery-as-a-service (BaaS) provider, has secured equity funding of ₹6.5 billion ($82 million) in a Series-B funding round led by U.S.-based mobility technology ...
Funding and M&A Roundup: Tesseract Raises $78 Million in Funding

Funding and M&A Roundup: Tesseract Raises $78 Million in Funding

From: Mercom Capital Group Tesseract, a vertically integrated company that purchases energy from generators at fixed prices and then offers it to consumers, raised $78 million to buy and build selected renewable energy ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Project Finance Brief: Atrato Onsite Energy Acquires Solar Projects for $37 Million

Project Finance Brief: Atrato Onsite Energy Acquires Solar Projects for $37 Million

From: Mercom Capital Group Atrato Onsite Energy, an investment company, has acquired 33 MW of installed solar projects across 32 the UK from Macquarie’s Green Investment Group for £31 million ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Ravicab Cables Acquires Leoni India, Enters Renewable Sector

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ravicab Cables Acquires Leoni India, Enters Renewable Sector

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Ravicab Cables, a Bengaluru-based electric cable manufacturer, announced the acquisition of Leoni Cable Solution India (LCSI), a ...

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