Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Tenders 250 MW of Wind Projects

SECI’s 1.2 GW Wind Auction Sees Lowest Tariff of ₹2.82/kWh

Four wind project developers- Ostro Energy (300 MW), Adani Renewables (250 MW), Srijan Energy Systems (150 MW), and Powerica Limited (50.60 MW), have quoted the lowest tariff of ₹2.82 (~$0.040)/kWh ...
/ / Other, Wind
Kuwait Invites Bids for Procurement of Smart Meters for Electricity and Water Consumers

Kuwait Invites Bids for Procurement of Smart Meters for Electricity and Water Consumers

Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) has issued a request for procurement (RfP) for smart meters for electricity and water consumers with two-way communication technology. A bidder can either ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Central Power Research Institute to Soon Get a New Test Lab in Maharashtra’s Nashik District

Central Power Research Institute to Soon Get a New Test Lab in Maharashtra’s Nashik District

The Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) will soon get a regional testing laboratory at Nashik, Maharashtra. The Minister for Power, R.K. Singh, recently laid the foundation for the new center ...
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Coimbatore Smart City Issues Tender to Procure Energy Efficient LED Street Lights

Coimbatore Smart City Issues Tender to Procure Energy Efficient LED Street Lights

Coimbatore Smart City has issued a tender for the replacement of existing conventional street lights by smart LED energy efficient lamps. The scope of work of this tender also includes ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Tamil Nadu Proposes ₹6.28/kWh Tariff for Power from Municipal Solid Waste Projects

Tamil Nadu Proposes ₹6.28/kWh Tariff for Power from Municipal Solid Waste Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued a consultative paper proposing the tariff for the procurement of power from municipal solid waste projects in the state. The paper is ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Punjab Issues Deviation Settlement Regulations for Solar and Wind Generation

Contractual Agreement Mandatory for Banking of Energy by Project Developer: APTEL

Provisional interconnection approval by a state load dispatch center is not sufficient for banking of energy by any developer and it will not be responsible for pumping power without any ...
/ / Other, Wind
KERC Asks DISCOMs to Stick to Competitive Bidding Guidelines for Wind Projects

SECI’s 1.2 GW Wind Tender Garners Huge Response, Oversubscribed by 1,125 MW

The recent wind tender issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 1,200 MW of projects have been oversubscribed by 1,125 MW. These ISTS-connected wind projects were issued ...
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50,000 Smart Meters Installed in New Delhi Municipal Council Area

Uttar Pradesh’s New Smart Meter Tender for 4.5 Million Electricity Consumers

In Uttar Pradesh, the Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (MVVNL) has issued a tender to set up bi-directional smart meters. The bi-directional smart meters will be set up for each ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
ENGIE And STOA Form Joint-Venture to Develop Wind Projects in India

Siemens Gamesa and Inox Wind Bag Massive Orders in India

Since the inception of reverse bidding in India’s wind sector back in February 2017, approximately 10 GW of wind power projects have been auctioned in the country. And of late, ...
/ / Other, Wind
MNRE Extends Deadline for 1 GW of Offshore Wind Projects in Gujarat

To Boost India’s Offshore Wind Sector, MNRE Issues Draft Lease Rules

Though the government has announced big plans to utilize the country’s offshore wind potential, there has been no progress in terms of project development so far. To this end, the ...
/ / Other, Wind
Waste to Energy Projects in Delhi to be Exempt from Open Access Deviation Charges

Waste to Energy Projects in Delhi to be Exempt from Open Access Deviation Charges

In a recent order, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) stated that waste to energy generation projects in the national capital territory (NCT) of Delhi will be exempted from certain ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Maharashtra Sets ₹2.72/kWh as Generic Tariff for Solar and ₹2.87/kWh for Wind

In a Welcome Move, Gujarat Modifies its Land Laws to Set up Wind and Solar Hybrid Parks

In a positive development for the domestic renewable energy sector, the state government of Gujarat has modified its land laws relating to the development of wind and hybrid (wind and ...
/ / Other, Wind
Uttar Pradesh to Issue RfS to Procure Bagasse-Based Power at Ceiling Tariff of ₹4.81/kWh

Uttar Pradesh to Issue RfS to Procure Bagasse-Based Power at Ceiling Tariff of ₹4.81/kWh

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved amendments to the bidding documents for the procurement of bagasse-based power from generators by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
MNRE Approves Program on Energy from Urban, Industrial and Agricultural Wastes

Delhi Commission Directs DISCOM to Sign PPA for Waste to Energy Project

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has ordered the distribution companies (DISCOMs) in the national capital to enter into power purchase agreements (PPAs) for procuring power from Tehkhand Waste to ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Greenko Acquires Orange Renewables in a Billion-Dollar Deal

Uttar Pradesh to Amend Regulations for Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued a concept paper to amend its Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Projects (CRE) Regulations 2014. The UPERC wants to incorporate the benefit ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Green Climate Fund Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Climate Change in Developing Countries

UK Climate Investment and Investec Pledge 1 Billion Rand for Renewable Projects in Africa

The U.K. Climate Investments (UKCI) has announced that it will invest 500 million Rand ($36 million) in Revego Africa Energy Limited, an investment vehicle dedicated for renewable energy projects in Africa ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects under Tranche-V

Maharashtra DISCOM Ordered to Settle Outstanding Dues of Wind Power Developers

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to pay dues to three wind project developers. The state commission has issued a common order ...
/ / Other, Wind
Sembcorp Commissions 250 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects in Tamil Nadu

Power Sale Agreement Between SECI and Haryana DISCOM for 590 MW of Wind Power Approved

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued an order approving the signing of a power sale agreement (PSA) between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Haryana Power ...
/ / Other, Wind
At This Year’s Republic Day Event, Indian Air Force to Fly its Aircraft Using Biofuel

At This Year’s Republic Day Event, Indian Air Force to Fly its Aircraft Using Biofuel

At the 70th Republic Day celebrations this year, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will lead the way towards a greener future by utilizing biofuel for its aircraft during the fly-past ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Ceiling Tariff of ₹3.50/kWh to Apply for Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Projects in Maharashtra

Ceiling Tariff of ₹3.50/kWh to Apply for Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Projects in Maharashtra

The state of Maharashtra has specified an upper ceiling tariff of ₹3.50 (~$0.049)/kWh for competitive bidding to procure power from fossil fuel-based cogeneration projects in the state. Specifying the tariff ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
AP to DISCOMs_ Wind Generators Should Receive Rebates with 25% Late Payment Surcharge

Delhi Commission Approves 100 MW of Wind Power Sale Agreements

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has approved two power sale agreements (PSAs) between BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and PTC India Ltd for the procurement of 100 MW of ...
/ / Other, Wind
India Launches National Clean Air Program to Fight Pollution

India Launches National Clean Air Program to Fight Pollution

India has launched a program to battle the increasing level of pollutants in the air. The National Clean Air Program (NCAP) is a time-bound national level strategy for pan India ...
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: Wind, Reverse Auctions, PPA, SECI, ISTS

CERC Proposes Generic Tariffs for Renewable Energy Sources for FY 2019-20

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed a set of levelized generic tariffs for the purchase of electricity from a host of renewable energy generation sources during financial year (FY) 2019-20 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Small Hydro Project Developer in Maharashtra Gets Relief from DISCOM's Non-Compliance

Small Hydro Power Developer in Maharashtra Wins Case Against MSEDCL

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has passed an order reprimanding the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for not paying the interest accumulated on its principle dues to a small ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
India’s Peak Power Supply Deficit Dipped to 0.7% in Q1 FY 2018-19

Gujarat Revises RPO Targets for FY 2013-14 Retroactively

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has revised the state renewable purchase obligation (RPO) for entities in the state for the financial year (FY) 2013-14 retroactively. The order came after ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy