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Arjun Joshi is a staff reporter at Mercom India. Before joining Mercom, he worked as a technical writer for enterprise resource software companies based in India and abroad. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Psychology, and Optional English from Garden City University, Bangalore. More articles from Arjun Joshi.

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Nepal Invites Bids to Procure 100 MW of Solar Power

Nepal Invites Bids to Procure 100 MW of Solar Power

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has invited bids to develop 100 MW solar projects in Nepal. The last day to submit the bids is February 26, 2023. The bids will be ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SJVN Green Invites Bids for 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

SJVN Green Invites Bids for 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

SJVN Green Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJVN, has invited bids to commission a 100 MW grid-connected solar power project in Goliwada, Gujarat. The selected developer must complete the project ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up Over 766,478 EVs Supported Under Phase II of FAME Program

Daily News Wrap-Up: Over 766,478 EVs Supported Under Phase II of FAME Program

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME India) program has provided ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Germany’s 604 MW Wind and 202 MW Solar Tenders Undersubscribed

Germany’s 604 MW Wind and 202 MW Solar Tenders Undersubscribed

Germany’s recent offshore wind energy auction for 604 MW has received interest for only a third (203 MW) of the capacity on offer, amounting to 16 bids in total, according ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions, Wind
Delhi High Court Suspends Renewable Energy Certificate Trading for Six Weeks

Delhi High Court Suspends Renewable Energy Certificate Trading for Six Weeks

The Delhi High Court has suspended the trading of renewable energy certificates (RECs) issued before October 31, 2022, for six weeks. The order came in response to Indian Wind Power ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up CATL to Supply 7.5 GWh Battery Storage System to Gresham House

Daily News Wrap-Up: CATL to Supply 7.5 GWh Battery Storage System to Gresham House

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) and Gresham House Energy Storage Holdings entered into a long-term agreement for supplying ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
MNRE Asks State Agencies to Implement Rules for Faster Rooftop Solar Adoption

MNRE Asks State Agencies to Implement Rules for Faster Rooftop Solar Adoption

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has written to State Electricity Regulatory Authorities (SERCs) and power distribution companies (DISCOMs) across the country reiterating that they must expedite the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Rooftop, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Unveils India’s First Large Monocrystalline Silicon Ingot

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Unveils India’s First Large Monocrystalline Silicon Ingot

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Solar has introduced India's first large monocrystalline silicon ingot at its Mundra facility. These ingots will ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Uttar Pradesh Open Access Market is Attracting New Interest

Uttar Pradesh Open Access Market is Attracting New Interest

Uttar Pradesh has begun to witness an increased interest from solar open access developers and consumers due to the wide-ranging and attractive concessions proposed for the sector in the solar ...
SJVN Green Invites Bids for 125 MW Solar Project in Bihar

SJVN Green Invites Bids for 125 MW Solar Project in Bihar

SJVN Green Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJVN, has invited bids to commission a 125 MW grid-connected solar power project in Jamui, Bihar. The selected developer must complete the project ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Major Events that Impacted the Solar Sector in 2022

Major Events that Impacted the Solar Sector in 2022

India installed a record 10 GW of new solar capacity during the first nine months of 2022, an increase of 35% year-over-year, according to Mercom India Research's Q3 2022 India ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Waaree to Expand its Solar Module Production Line to 12 GW

Daily News Wrap-Up: Waaree to Expand its Solar Module Production Line to 12 GW

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Solar module manufacturer Waaree Energies plans to ramp up its module production line to 12 GW by ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up KEC International Bags Order for 500 MW Solar Project in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: KEC International Bags Order for 500 MW Solar Project in India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Global infrastructure engineering, procurement, and construction company KEC International secured a large order for a 500 MW ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
UK Proposes Hydrogen-Ready Domestic Boilers from 2026 to Cut Emissions

UK Proposes Hydrogen-Ready Domestic Boilers from 2026 to Cut Emissions

The United Kingdom government has proposed to phase out the installation of natural gas-only boilers from 2035 to ensure that almost all domestic heating systems in use by 2050 are ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Maharashtra DISCOM Invites Bids to Procure 550 MW of Solar Power

Maharashtra DISCOM Invites Bids to Procure 550 MW of Solar Power

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has issued bids to procure 550 MW of solar power from projects to be developed in Maharashtra. The last day to submit the bids ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CleanMax and Meta to Invest in 33.8 MW Renewable Energy Projects in India

CleanMax and Meta to Invest in 33.8 MW Renewable Energy Projects in India

Mumbai-based renewable energy company CleanMax Enviro Energy Solutions (CleanMax) has partnered with global internet giant Meta to invest in 33.8 MW of new renewable energy projects in India. The projects ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Follow CERC's Deviation Settlement Mechanism Rules West Bengal Commission to SLDC

Follow CERC’s Deviation Settlement Mechanism Rules: West Bengal Commission to SLDC

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has directed the state load dispatch center (SLDC) to follow certain provisions of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission's (CERC) deviation settlement mechanism rules, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Other
Project Finance Brief: Lightsource bp Closes Financing for 515 MW Solar Farms in Australia

Jharkhand Invites Bids for 1.6 MW Solar Carport at Ranchi High Court

Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has invited bids for commissioning a 1.6 MW grid-connected solar carport in the parking areas of New Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi, on a turnkey ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tamil Nadu Could Add 25 GW of Wind Power Capacity by 2030 GWEC Report

Tamil Nadu Could Add 25 GW of Wind Power Capacity by 2030: GWEC Report

Tamil Nadu could add 25 GW of new wind power capacity by 2030, according to a new roadmap released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). Tamil Nadu has an ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
India's Solar Module Exports to the US Surge With Ban on Chinese Imports

India’s Solar Module Exports to US Surge With Ban on Chinese Imports

India recorded a massive jump in solar module exports to the United States in the last quarter, which is attributable primarily to the latter's sanctions on Chinese imports. It has ...
Germany Issues €360 Million Tender for Green Ammonia Imports from Outside EU

Germany Issues €360 Million Tender for Green Ammonia Imports from Outside EU

HINT.CO, a subsidiary of the H2Global Foundation, has launched the first tender for green ammonia imports from outside the European Union. Green ammonia is the main input for producing green ...
/ / Other, Tenders and Auctions
CERC Upholds Solar Developer’s Compensation Claims Under Change in Law Due to GST

CERC Upholds Solar Developer’s Compensation Claims Under Change in Law Due to GST

Ruling in favor of a solar developer, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) directed the Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company (MPPMCL) and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to settle the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Greenko Wins NTPC’s Tender for 3,000 MWh Energy Storage Project

Greenko Wins NTPC’s Tender for 3,000 MWh Energy Storage Project

Greenko Energies won the NTPC Renewable Energy’s auction to set up interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected energy storage systems of 3,000 MWh capacity with a minimum of 500 MW capacity to ...
WBPDCL Invites Bids for 5 MW Floating Solar Project at Thermal Power Station

WBPDCL Invites Bids for 5 MW Floating Solar Project at Thermal Power Station

West Bengal Power Development Corporation (WBPDCL) has invited bids for e-tender and reverse auction to commission a 5 MW grid-connected floating solar project on a raw water pond at Sagardighi ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Germany’s 890 MW Solar Tender Undersubscribed Due to Module Price Volatility

Germany’s 890 MW Solar Tender Undersubscribed Due to Module Price Volatility

For the second time since June this year, Germany’s tenders for ground-mounted solar projects have received a lukewarm response. The total submitted bids stood at 677 MW, nearly 24% less ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions