Rewa Solar Park Projects

Sprng Energy Commissions 250 MW of Solar Projects at Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa Solar Park

Sprng Energy Private Limited, the renewable energy platform of Actis Private Equity Funds, has announced the commissioning of its first renewable energy project in India. The 250 MW solar project ...
ACME, Adani, Essel Were the Top Solar Project Developers in India in 2018

ACME, Adani, Essel Were the Top Solar Project Developers in India in 2018

In 2018, ACME, Adani, and Essel were the top three developers of utility-scale solar projects in India in terms of installed capacity and accounted for 27% of installations in the ...
Prism Johnson Acquires 30% Stake in Cleantech SPV to Build 22 MW of Captive Solar Projects

Rajasthan Clarifies How Wheeling Charges on Solar Projects are to be Applied

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has dismissed petitions filed by captive solar project developers seeking relief from applicable wheeling and banking charges. In this case, the petitioners were: Goyal ...
West Bengal Invites Developers to Install 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Andhra Pradesh Approves DISCOM-Driven Rooftop Solar Program

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has approved a DISCOM-driven solar rooftop program proposed by the Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APEPDCL). The APEPDCL had petitioned the ...
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Deadline for Self-certification of Solar Modules Extended by Another 3 Months

Rajasthan Invites Domestic Manufacturers to Supply 4,50,000 Chip Solar Cells

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has issued a notice inviting tenders for the supply of chip solar cells of 2.87 Watt capacity from domestic manufacturers. The last date ...
Amplus to Develop 150 MW of Solar Projects in Haryana as State Waives Open Access Charges

Amplus to Develop 150 MW of Solar Projects in Haryana as State Waives Open Access Charges

Amplus Energy Solutions has decided to make the most of the waiver provided to open access solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Haryana. The company has secured an approval from the ...
Canadian Solar Secures $50 Million Term Loan from Credit Suisse

Canadian Solar Secures $50 Million Term Loan from Credit Suisse

Canadian Solar has secured a $50 million term loan from Credit Suisse. Canadian Solar intends to deploy the term loan to support the development of international solar project pipeline and for ...
Madhya Pradesh’s 35 MW Solar Rooftop Tender Sets Historic Lowest Tariff of ₹1.58/kWh

Deadline for SECI’s 97.5 MW Rooftop Solar Tender Extended Again

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced another bid extension date for its 97.5 MW grid-connected rooftop solar tender. The bid deadline has now been extended to May ...
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Second Phase of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Program Approved

Telangana Extends Bid Submission Deadline for its 31 MW Solar Rooftop Tender

The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation (TSREDCO) has extended the bid submission date of a tender it had issued on March 3, 2019, for a 31.12 MW grid-connected rooftop ...
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TANGEDCO Hands Over Solar and Wind Tendering Responsibilities to SECI

TANGEDCO Hands Over Solar and Wind Tendering Responsibilities to SECI

Prolonged payment delays to solar and wind developers seem to have tarnished the reputation of Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) in the industry. In a significant development, the ...
Old Off-Grid Solar Projects Could Soon Be Grid-Connected

Old Off-Grid Solar Projects Could Soon Be Grid-Connected

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has received requests from state nodal agencies and implementing agencies for connecting old off-grid solar projects sanctioned under MNRE’s program to the ...
Brookfield Negotiates with ReneSola for its Distributed Solar Assets in China

Draft Model Regulation Issued for Grid-Interactive Distributed Renewable Sources

The Forum of Regulators (FoR) has issued draft model regulation for grid-interactive distributed renewable energy sources to be followed by all states in India. These regulations will apply to:  Prosumer ...
Indian Oil Corporation Issues EPC Tender of 2 MW at its Plant in Maharashtra’s Dhanaj

Indian Oil Floats EPC Tender for Two Captive Rooftop Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Oil major Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has floated a tender for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of two grid-connected rooftop captive solar power projects at Uttar Pradesh. The ...
Bosnia Tenders 65 MW of Solar Project

In Brief: Solar EPC Tender for 250 kW of Projects in Thrissur, SITRA’s 100 kW Rooftop Tender

There were two interesting small solar tenders one from a government agency and the other from an industry association that was issued this week. These tenders display a variety of ...
Kavitsu and DEGERRenergie to Set Up Solar Trackers Manufacturing Facility in India

SECI’s 3 GW Solar Tender Linked with 1.5 GW Manufacturing Gets Fourth Bid Extension

The deadline for the manufacturing linked solar tender floated by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has once again been extended for bidder participation. This is the fourth time ...
Tata Power and CGPL Join Hands to Install Rooftop Solar in all Households of Tunda, Gujarat

Tata Power and MGL to Collaborate on Solar Rooftop and EV Charging Stations

To offer integrated customer services, explore the e-mobility segment and other value-added services of mutual interest, Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL), one of India's leading gas distribution companies has signed a ...
Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

JERC Publishes Draft Solar Net Metering Regulations for Goa and Union Territories

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and union territories has issued draft net metering regulations. The draft is up for comments and suggestions up to ...
Salem Smart City Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Projects

Kerala Floats EPC Tender for 121 kW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL)  has invited interested domestic bidders for the appointment of an EPC contractor for the design, erection, testing, and commissioning of grid-connected rooftop solar ...
Maharashtra Approves Upper Tariff Ceiling of ₹2.75/kWh for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

SECI’s Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender for 1.2 GW of Projects Left Undersubscribed by 300 MW

The tender issued by Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) to set up 1,200 MW of ISTS-connected solar-wind hybrid power projects (tranche-II) has been undersubscribed by 300 MW. According ...
SECI’s 250 MW Solar Auction in Maharashtra Sees Lowest Tariff Rise to ₹2.87/kWh

SECI’s 250 MW Solar Auction in Maharashtra Sees Lowest Tariff Rise to ₹2.87/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has successfully auctioned 250 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects in Dondaicha Solar Park (Phase – I), located in Dhule district ...
Reliance Money Secures Loan from IREDA for Renewable Energy Projects

APICORP Signs $75 Million Term Facility with Saudi-Based Renewable Developer Alfanar

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development financial institution, has signed a strategic five-year Murabaha financing facility worth $75 million with Alfanar Company, a developer and engineering procurement ...
Adani Green Commissions a 50 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Adani Green Commissions a 50 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Adani Green Energy (UP) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Limited, has commissioned a 50 MW solar PV power project in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The off-taker ...
Transmission, Wheeling, Cross-Subsidy Charges for Captive and Renewable Projects in UP

A Snapshot of Three Small Solar Tenders Issued This Week

The week began with a spate of solar tenders issued by various agencies. Here are three important smaller ancillary tenders that were issued: The Karnataka Solar Power Development Corporation Limited( ...
India Auctioned 2 GW of Solar Projects in August 2018

Tata, GIPCL Quote a Tariff of ₹2.75/kWh in Gujarat’s Dholera Solar Park Auction for 250 MW

Of the 1 GW solar capacity that was tendered in January 2019, the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has now auctioned 250 MW of solar projects at Dholera Solar ...
Payment Security Mechanism for Solar Projects under VGF Program Gets ₹5 Billion Fund

Payment Delays in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu Hit Solar and Wind Developers

Payment delays are becoming a problem again for solar and wind project developers in India especially in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana. Some instances in Madhya Pradesh and a ...