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About Rakesh Ranjan

Rakesh Ranjan is a staff reporter at Mercom India. Prior to joining Mercom, he worked in many roles as a business correspondent, assistant editor, senior content writer, and sub-editor with bcfocus.com, CIOReview/Silicon India, Verbinden Communication, and Bangalore Bias. Rakesh holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). More articles from Rakesh Ranjan.

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Sabar Dairy Invites Bids for a 1 MW Rooftop Solar System in Gujarat

Sabar Dairy Invites Bids for a 1 MW Rooftop Solar System in Gujarat

Sabarkantha District Cooperative Milk Producers' Union (Sabar Dairy) has invited bids for the design, engineering, procurement, supply, construction, and commissioning of a 1 MW grid-connected rooftop solar system at its ...
Consultancy Tender Floated to Procure 1.4 MW of Solar Power Through Open Access in Goa

Consultancy Tender Floated to Procure 1.4 MW of Solar Power Through Open Access in Goa

Mormugao Port Authority, Goa, has invited bids to provide project management consultancy services for the purchase of 1.4 MW of solar power through open access. The last date to submit ...
Telangana Sets Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Targets for FY23 to FY27

Telangana Sets Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Targets for FY23 to FY27

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has issued the 'Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Regulations, 2022.' The regulations came into force on April 1, 2022. The state regulatory body had ...
Consultancy Tender Floated for 20 MW of Solar Projects in Bhopal

Consultancy Tender Floated for 20 MW of Solar Projects in Bhopal

Municipal Corporation Bhopal has invited bids from consultants to provide consultancy services to set up 20 MW of solar projects to supply power to its high tension (HT) consumers. The ...
China Invites Bids for 11.25 GW of Offshore Solar Projects in Shandong Province

China Invites Bids for 11.25 GW of Offshore Solar Projects in Shandong Province

Shandong Provincial Energy Administration has invited bids to develop ten offshore solar photovoltaic (PV) sites with a total installed capacity of 11.25 GW. The projects will be developed in Binzhou, ...
SECI Floats Tender for a 22 MW Solar Project for Singareni Collieries

SECI Floats 22 MW Solar Project Tender for Singareni Collieries

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids for the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing, and commissioning of a 22 MW overburden (OB) dump-based solar project at the ...
Tender for 98 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program with ₹3.10 /kWh Tariff Cap

Tender for 98 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program with ₹3.10/kWh Tariff Cap

Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has invited bids to set up 98 MW of solar projects of 0.5 MW, 1 MW, 1.5 MW, and 2 MW ...
Tamil Nadu Issues Priority Order for Open Access Consumers to Procure Energy

Tamil Nadu Issues Priority Order for Open Access Consumers to Procure Energy

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued an amendment to the 'Grid-Connectivity and Intrastate open Access Regulations, 2014.' The amendment seeks to prioritize energy adjustment from different sources ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
SNS Corporation, Strolar, and ISHKON - Leading Solar Mounting Suppliers in 2021

SNS Corporation, Strolar, and ISHKON – Leading Solar Mounting Suppliers in 2021

In the calendar year (CY) 2021, SNS Corporation, Strolar, and ISHKON Industries were the top three module mounting structure suppliers in the Indian solar market. Arctech and Voltas rounded off ...
EPC Tender Floated for a 14 MW Solar Project at GETCO Substation in Gujarat

EPC Tender Floated for a 14 MW Solar Project at GETCO Substation in Gujarat

Gujarat State Electricity Corporation (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, engineering, supply & procurement, construction, erection, testing, and commissioning of a 14 MW grid-connected solar power project at the ...
Bids Invited for Rooftop Solar Systems and Solar Streetlights in Odisha

Bids Invited for Rooftop Solar Systems and Solar Streetlights in Odisha

Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has invited bids for the design, engineering, supply, installations, testing, and commissioning of 1.058 MW of rooftop solar systems and 44 solar street lighting ...
Indian Oil Floats Consultancy Tender for a 2.25 MW Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

Indian Oil Floats Consultancy Tender for a 2.25 MW Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has invited bids for providing consultancy services to set up a 2.25 MW solar project at its LPG bottling plant in Jabalpur. Consultants are required ...
MSEDCL Invites Bids for 325 MW of Wind Power; Tariff Cap of ₹2.65/kWh, 12 Year PPA

MSEDCL Invites Bids for 325 MW of Wind Power; Tariff Cap of ₹2.65/kWh, 12 Year PPA

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids to procure 325 MW of power from intrastate wind projects. The last date to submit the bids is June 9, ...
/ / Other, Wind
West Bengal Proposes New Regulations for Open Access Power Projects

West Bengal Proposes New Regulations for Open Access Power Projects

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has issued the draft ‘Open Access Regulations, 2022.’ Stakeholders can submit their suggestions and comments before June 2, 2022. The regulations will apply ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
CERC Issues New Regulations to Boost Renewable Energy Certificates Trading

CERC Issues New Regulations to Boost Renewable Energy Certificates Trading

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued ‘Terms and Conditions for Renewable Energy Certificates for Renewable Energy Generation Regulations, 2022.’ According to the new regulations, renewable energy generating stations, ...
Top EPC Companies in 2021 - Sterling and Wilson, Siemens Gamesa, and Tata Power

Top Utility-Scale Solar EPC Companies in 2021 – Sterling and Wilson, Siemens Gamesa, and Tata Power

Sterling and Wilson, Siemens Gamesa, and Tata Power Solar were the top utility-scale solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) service providing companies in the calendar year (CY) 2021, according to ...
NTPC Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in Telangana

NTPC Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in Telangana

NTPC Limited has invited bids for a biennial operation and maintenance (O&M) contract for the 10 MW solar power project at its facility in Ramagundam, Telangana. The last date to ...
/ / Uncategorized
Tender Floated for 180,000 Monocrystalline or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Tender Floated for 180,000 Monocrystalline or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments (REIL), a joint venture between the central and the Rajasthan governments, has invited bids to procure 180,000 monocrystalline or multicrystalline solar cells of 5.64 W capacity ...
Bids Invited for 75 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Bids Invited for 75 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has invited bids to develop 75 MW of projects at the UP Solar Park. The projects will be developed in Makrecha ...
Global Renewable Capacity Additions to Breach 300 GW Mark in 2022 IEA

Global Renewable Capacity Additions to Breach 300 GW Mark in 2022: IEA

Renewable capacity addition in 2022 is expected to grow by 8% and breach the 300 GW mark for the first time, according to a report published by the International Energy ...
Consultancy Tender Floated for 40 MW of Solar Projects in Chhattisgarh

Consultancy Tender Floated for 40 MW of Solar Projects in Chhattisgarh

Coal Lignite Urja Vikas, a joint venture of Coal India Limited (CIL) and NLC India, has invited bids to select a consultant to provide project management consultancy services to develop ...
Railways Floats Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh

Railways Floats Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh

REMC Limited, a joint venture of Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has invited bids to select solar project developers to set up 50 MW of ground-mounted solar projects on private ...
RUMSL Floats Consultancy Tender for 44 MW of Solar Projects

RUMSL Floats Consultancy Tender for 44 MW of Solar Projects

Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) has invited bids to select a project management consultant to conduct technical studies and develop the request for proposal (RfP). The RfP is to ...
Project Finance Brief: Cero Generation Secures Financing for a 70 MW Solar Project in Italy

MSEDCL Tenders 1,250 MW of Solar Projects, Receives Bids for 385 MW

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently approved the procurement of 385.3 MW of solar power under the 'Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana' and allowed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution ...
ReNew, Adani Green, and Azure Were Top Utility-Scale Solar Developers in 2021

ReNew, Adani Green, and Azure Were Top Utility-Scale Solar Developers in 2021

India added 10 GW of solar capacity in the calendar year (CY) 2021, making it the best year for the solar sector. The installations marked a 210% year-over-year (YoY) growth, ...