Tirupati Smart City Invites Tender for 6 MW of Solar Projects

Maharashtra Auctions 1 GW of Solar Projects at Lowest Tariff of ₹2.74/kWh

Shiv Solar and ACME Solar have quoted the lowest tariff of ₹2.74 (~$0.038)/kWh in the recent auction conducted by the  Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for the purchase of ...
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NTPC, Karnataka, Wind-Solar Hybrid, EPC, Bid

SECI Issues Tenders for 1.2 GW of Wind, 1 GW of Solar, and 97.5 MW of Rooftop Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) recently issued three tenders for the expansion of renewable capacity in the country. The first tender is for setting up of 1,200 ...
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Orissa High Court Safeguard Duty Case

Solar Safeguard Duty Notification Should be Treated as Change in Law: MERC

The Ministry of Finance’s notification that imposed the Safeguard Duty is an event of Change in Law, and therefore the additional expenditure and other impacts will be considered for reimbursement ...
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DGTR to Hold Public Hearing on Safeguard Duty Investigation on June 26, 2018

Domestic Solar Manufacturers Unhappy Months after Safeguard Duty Imposition

The imposition of safeguard duty on solar cell and module imports from China and Malaysia is proving to be a bigger issue for local manufacturers than was perhaps anticipated. Last ...
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Industry Sees Many Challenges With BIS Certification Guidelines for Solar Modules

UL Completes First Solar Module Certification after Revision in IEC Standards

UL, a global certification company, has completed its first solar module testing and certification after the revision of the IEC standards in March 2016. The new IEC 61215 and IEC ...
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GRIDCO Tenders 200 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Odisha

Agra Air Force Station Announces 1.5 MW Solar Tender to Meet 90% of its Power Needs

The Indian Air Force’s Chief Engineer in Allahabad has issued tender for a 1.5 MW solar project at the Agra Air Force Station. The project is expected to meet up ...
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Tamil Nadu’s Tiruppur Smart City Floats Tender for 4.8 MW of Solar Power Projects

Tamil Nadu’s Tiruppur Smart City Floats Tender for 4.8 MW of Solar Power Projects

Tiruppur Smart City Limited, located in the state of Tamil Nadu, has issued a tender to develop 4.8 MW of solar power projects at Iduvai village. The brief scope of ...
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NTPC Calls Bidders to Install a 900 kW Rooftop Solar System at its Thermal Station in Assam

NTPC Calls Bidders to Install a 900 kW Rooftop Solar System at its Thermal Station in Assam

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender to install a 900 kW rooftop solar PV system at NTPC-Bongaigaon thermal power project in Kokrajhar district of Assam. The ...
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SECI Invites EoIs to Develop 160 MW Solar Wind Hybrid Project with Energy Storage

Andhra Pradesh Issues RfS for 600 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APSPDCL) and Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APEPDCL), jointly referred as APDISCOMs, have issued Request for Selection (RfS) ...
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Deadline for Self-certification of Solar Modules Extended by Another 3 Months

Deadline for Self-certification of Solar Modules Extended by Another 3 Months

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the deadline for the self-certification of solar photovoltaic modules (crystalline and thin film, including bifacial type) by three months. The ...
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Haryana Reduces Electricity Tariffs to Counter Power Loss

Delhi DISCOMs Find New Ways to Combat Power Theft Cases, Recover Outstanding Bills

BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) have announced that they have resolved around 37,000 cases through “Lok Adalats” (an alternative dispute redressal mechanism) in association ...
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New Solar Projects Drive Azure Power’s Revenue Up by 22% to $30.7 Million in Q2 2019

Solar Developer Azure Power’s Revenue Increases by 40% to $35 Million in Q3 of FY2019

Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE) has announced its consolidated results for the third quarter ending December 31, 2018. The total revenue in the third quarter of FY19 stood at ₹2.430.8 million ...
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GUVNL Retenders 500 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects for Gujarat

Tender Announced for 450 MW of Projects to be Located in Solar Parks in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd. (MSPGCL) has invited bids for 450 MW of solar projects to be located in solar parks. Here is a list of solar parks ...
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Gujarat Floats Tender for 700 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Tender Announced for 200 MW of Solar Power Projects in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) has floated a new tender for setting up 200 MW of grid-connected solar power projects under Uttarakhand Solar Energy Policy-2013 (Amended -2018). The ...
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TEDA Tenders 50 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed in Tamil Nadu

Expressions of Interest Invited for 2 GW of Solar Projects at Al Dafra, Abu Dhabi

The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), Abu Dhabi’s state-owned water and electric utility has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for the development of 2 GW of solar power projects ...
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KREDL Auctions 760 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV to be Developed Across Karnataka

Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi Smart City Invites Bids for a 1.2 MW Solar Project

Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi Smart City Limited has invited bids for the development of a 1.2 MW ground-mounted solar project at a water treatment plant near Vallanadu. The brief scope of ...
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NIWE, Solar Energy, Tamil Nadu, IIM, India, Tender

Tender Announced for 2 MW of Solar Projects at IIM Trichy

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has launched a tender to develop a 2 MW solar project at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Tiruchirappalli, located in the ...
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Grid-Connected Solar PV Project Tendered in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Power Development Board Tenders 50-60 MW of Solar Projects

Bangladesh’s Power Development Board (BPDB) has announced a tender for 50-60 MW of grid-connected solar PV projects at Rangunia, Chattogram. The projects will be developed on build, own operate (BOO) ...
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India’s Solar Sector Received Investments Totaling $1.86 Billion in Q2 2018

Price of Solar REC Shoots Up in January 2019

After increasing in December 2018, the trade of solar renewable energy certificates (RECs) declined in January 2019. However, the cost of solar RECs shot up during the month. In January ...
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Open Access Banked Units Can be Adjusted If Power Sourced from Same Generator: MERC

Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam Launches a 1.8 MW Solar Tender

The Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam (UPJN), state utility managing water supply and sewerage facilities has announced a tender to develop a 1.8 MW solar project. The rooftop/ground-mounted solar project will ...
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NTPC Invites EPC Companies to Enlist for Developing Floating and Other Solar Projects

NTPC Invites EPC Companies to Enlist for Developing Floating and Other Solar Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited applications for the enlistment of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) bidders for the development of solar power projects. The brief scope of ...
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CEL Invites Tenders for 11 MW of RESCO Rooftop Solar Projects Across 35 CSIR Labs

CEL Invites Tenders for 11 MW of RESCO Rooftop Solar Projects Across 35 CSIR Labs

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has invited bids for the implementation of 11.12 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects at 35 sites of the Council of Scientific and Industrial ...
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Payment Security Mechanism for Solar Projects under VGF Program Gets ₹5 Billion Fund

Payment Security Mechanism for Solar Projects under VGF Program Gets ₹5 Billion Fund

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the guidelines for the payment security mechanism (PSM) for projects allocated under the viability gap funding (VGF) program. This has ...
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Maharashtra’s 1 GW Solar Tender Gets Enthusiastic Response, Oversubscribed by 400 MW

SECI Announces Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Kerala’s Kasargod Solar Park

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued a tender for setting up 50 MW of solar PV projects at Kasargod Solar Park, located in the state of ...
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CERC Provides Relief to Solar Developers in the Matter of GST Compensation

CERC Provides Relief to Solar Developers in Matter of GST Compensation

In a positive development for the domestic renewable industry, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has provided relief to solar project developers with regards to the effect of goods and ...
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