Madhya Pradesh Increases Rooftop Solar Tender Capacity from 25 MW to 32 MW

Madhya Pradesh Increases Rooftop Solar Tender Capacity from 25 MW to 32 MW

Madhya Pradesh’s earlier tender for the installation of 25 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects has now been increased to 32 MW. The projects, tendered by the Madhya ...
Power Purchase Agreements for 1 GW of Solar Projects Approved in Gujarat

Power Purchase Agreements for 1 GW of Solar Projects Approved in Gujarat

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects which were tendered and auctioned by the Gujarat Urja ...
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With No Buyers, Moser Baer Solar Heads Towards Liquidation Process

With No Buyers, Moser Baer Solar Heads Towards Liquidation

The process for liquidation of assets of Moser Baer Solar has been initiated, and the stakeholders of the company have been asked by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Kolkata-Based Srei Equipment to Get $30 Million from FMO to Refinance its Renewable Business

Kolkata-Based Srei Equipment to Get $30 Million from FMO to Refinance its Renewable Business

Kolkata-based Srei Equipment Finance has announced that it has received a credit approval of $30 million from FMO, the Netherlands’ development finance company. According to Srei Equipment Finance Limited, the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Tariff Caps are Slowing Solar Auction Activity

Tariff Caps are Slowing Down Solar Auction Activity

The solar market in India is extremely competitive. Reverse auctions have driven tariffs lower and lower, and developers are fighting for every penny to make a decent return on their ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Total Solar Module Defects Up By 34% YoY Globally in 2018: DuPont Survey

Total Solar Module Defects Up By 34% YoY Globally in 2018: DuPont Survey

A recent report based on a survey by DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions has found that the overall rate of module defects globally has increased by 34% in 2018. The report points ...
After Tamil Nadu, NSEFI Writes to Karnataka About Solar Projects Facing Curtailment

After Tamil Nadu, NSEFI Writes to Karnataka About Solar Projects Facing Curtailment

In Karnataka, India’s top state in terms of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, solar PV projects are facing issues of curtailment. The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has ...
NTPC Issues EPC Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under Phase-II of CPSU Program

Global Renewable Industry Created 11 Million Job Opportunities in 2018: IRENA

The widespread adoption of renewable energy technologies has helped generate 11 million employment opportunities in the global renewable energy industry in 2018, says a report released by the International Renewable ...
BHEL Bags Two EPC Orders for 200 MW of Solar Projects Worth ₹8 Billion

BHEL Bags Two EPC Orders for 200 MW of Solar Projects Worth ₹8 Billion

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited’s (BHEL), a public sector undertaking (PSU) involved in the manufacturing of electrical equipment, has won two engineering procurement and construction (EPC) orders for setting up solar ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Haryana Floats Two Tenders for 73 MW of Solar Capacity

Haryana Floats Two Tenders for 73 MW of Solar Capacity

Through two tenders, the Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has called developers to build 73 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the state. The bid-submission deadline for ...
Jhansi Smart City Issues Rooftop Solar Tenders for its Schools and Government Offices

Jhansi Smart City Issues Rooftop Solar Tenders for its Schools and Government Offices

In a bid to be self-sufficient in energy and to curb harmful emissions, the Jhansi Smart City Limited has issued two tenders to set up rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
Karnataka Proposes Capital Cost of ₹37.33 Million/MW for Solar Projects

Karnataka Proposes Capital Cost of ₹37.33 Million/MW for Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has proposed a capital cost of ₹37.33 million (~$0.54)/MW for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in Karnataka. The KERC proposal follows a ...
SECI’s 750 MW Solar Auction for Rajasthan Sees Lowest Tariff of ₹2.50/kWh

SECI’s 750 MW Solar Auction for Rajasthan Sees Lowest Tariff of ₹2.50/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)’s recent tender to set up 750 MW (Tranche-II) of grid-connected solar projects in Rajasthan saw the lowest (L1) tariff of ₹2.50 (~$0.0359)/kWh at ...
India Was the Largest Cash Market for Off-Grid Solar Products in Second Half of 2018_ GOGLA

India Was the Largest Cash Market for Off-Grid Solar Products in Second Half of 2018: GOGLA

The total number of people accessing solar power has increased drastically with a better market penetration of solar off-grid products, according to the latest Global Off-grid Solar Market Report. The ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Railways Management Company Announces Tender for 140 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

Railways Management Company Announces Tender for 140 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture formed between the Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has invited bids to set up 140 MW of interstate transmission system ...
Delhi Finalizes Group and Virtual Net Metering Guidelines

Delhi Finalizes Group and Virtual Net Metering Guidelines

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has finalized the group and virtual net metering guidelines. The commission has set the minimum project capacity at 5 kW while the maximum will ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
India Remained the Third Largest Solar Market After China and the US in Q1 2019

India Remained the Third Largest Solar Market After China and the US in Q1 2019

India remained the third largest solar photovoltaic (PV) market in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019. For the second quarter in a row, the United States was the second largest ...
Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Tender Receives Bids from Only Two Developers Totaling 90 MW

Uttar Pradesh’s 500 MW Solar Tender Receives Bids from Only Two Developers Totaling 90 MW

Just three bids submitted by two bidders totaling 90 MW capacity have been received by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) in response to its tender ...
Maharashtra Retenders 750 MW of Solar for Agricultural Feeders Due to Lack of Response

Maharashtra Retenders 750 MW of Solar for Agricultural Feeders Due to Lack of Response

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has retendered 750 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to cater to the agricultural (AG) feeder load of various substations across the ...
Uttar Pradesh Modifies Clauses in the 500 MW Solar Tender

Uttar Pradesh Modifies Clauses in the 500 MW Solar Tender

Paving the way for the development of 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has accepted the changes proposed by Uttar ...
MNRE Modifies Fee Structure for Compulsory Registration of Solar Cells and Modules

MNRE Modifies Fee Structure for Compulsory Registration of Solar Cells and Modules

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended its regulation on compulsory registration of approved models and manufacturers of solar modules and cells in the country. Previously, if ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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ISA and Commonwealth Join Hands to Promote Solar Power in Member Countries

The Commonwealth of Nations and the International Solar Alliance (ISA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand solar power in the Commonwealth member countries. The agreement was signed ...
IPGCL Issues Tender for 21.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

IPGCL Issues Tender for 21.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

The Indraprastha Power Generation Company (IPGCL) has invited bids for the development of rooftop solar projects in Delhi, totaling 21.5 MW. Out of this capacity, 1.5 MW will be developed ...
Chhattisgarh Issues Draft Copy of Regulations for Distributed Solar

Chhattisgarh Issues Draft Copy of Regulations for Distributed Solar

To facilitate the growth of distributed renewable energy generation systems in the state, the Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CSERC) has issued draft regulations for grid-interactive distributed renewable sources. The ...
Uttar Pradesh Proposes Solar RPO at 2% for 2019-20

Uttar Pradesh Proposes Solar RPO at 2% for 2019-20

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has proposed amendments to its Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) Regulations. The regulations were issued in 2010 to facilitate the growth of renewable energy ...