Karnataka Extends Existing Tariff Structure for Solar Projects Until March 31, 2021

Karnataka Extends Existing Tariff Structure for Solar Projects Until March 31, 2021

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has extended the validity of the existing tariff structure determined by the Commission in August 2019. The earlier regulation had expired in April 2020 ...
Solar LED Lights Tender for Indian Coast Guard Premises in Gujarat

Solar LED Lights Tender for Indian Coast Guard Premises in Gujarat

Military Engineering Services (MES) has floated a tender for solar LED lights, LED fittings, and other fixtures at various Indian Coast Guard Station (ICGS) premises in Gujarat. The MES is ...
Syria to Develop 63 MW of Solar Projects

Syria to Develop 63 MW of Solar Projects

The Public Establishment of Electricity for Generation (PEEG) of the Syrian Arab Republic has floated tenders for the development of two solar projects (40 MW and 23 MW ) in ...
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Solar Developers Urge Karnataka to Fast Track Safeguard Duty Reimbursements

Solar Developers Urge Karnataka to Fast Track Safeguard Duty Reimbursements

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has written a letter to BS Yeddyurappa, the Chief Minister of Karnataka, asking him to direct the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) ...
NTPC Seeks Bidders for EPC Package with Land to Develop 600 MW Solar Capacity

NTPC Seeks Bidders for EPC Package with Land to Develop 600 MW Solar Capacity

NTPC Limited has floated an invitation for bids (IFB) from contractors for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) package along with land for the development of solar projects up to ...
CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.69_kWh for Adani’s 600 MW of ISTS Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.69/kWh for Adani’s 600 MW of ISTS Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.69 (~$0.036)/kWh discovered by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 600 MW of wind-solar hybrid projects (Tranche ...
Cochin Port Trust Invites Bids for 1.5 MW of Floating Solar Projects

Cochin Port Trust Invites Bids for 1.5 MW of Floating Solar Projects

The Cochin Port Trust (CPT) has invited bids for setting up 1.5 MW (two projects of 0.75 MW) of grid-connected floating solar power projects at the port’s walkway avenue between ...
BHEL Issues O&M Tender for a 15 MW Project in Gujarat’s Charanka Solar Park

BHEL Issues O&M Tender for a 15 MW Project in Gujarat’s Charanka Solar Park

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued an operation and maintenance (O&M) services tender for a 15 MW solar project at Charanka solar park in Gujarat. The project belongs to ...
Haryana Issues Single-Point Supply Regulations for Rooftop and Open Access Solar

Haryana Issues Single-Point Supply Regulations for Rooftop and Open Access Solar

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued new regulations for single-point supply through rooftop solar and open access projects for residential and commercial consumer categories in the state. The ...
Amid COVID-19, China Installs Nearly 4 GW of Solar in Q1 2020

Amid COVID-19, China Installs Nearly 4 GW of Solar in Q1 2020

According to the new energy statistics and the data released by the National Energy Administration (NEA), nearly 3.95 GW of solar capacity was installed nationwide in China during the first ...
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KELTRON Issues Expressions of Interest for Hybrid Rooftop Solar Projects in Karnataka

KELTRON Issues Expressions of Interest for Hybrid Rooftop Solar Projects in Karnataka

The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (KELTRON) has floated a short-term expression of interest (EoI) for the empanelment of agencies and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to install ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
MERC Approves Tariff of ₹3.11_kWh for 100 MW of Solar Under Agricultural Feeder Program

MERC Approves Tariff of ₹3.11/kWh for 100 MW of Solar Under Agricultural Feeder Program

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the tariff of ₹3.11 (~$0.04)/kWh for 100 MW of solar power on a long-term basis for 25 years. The project is being ...
BHEL Seeks Bidders to Install a 22 MW Floating Solar Project for NTPC in Kerala

BHEL Seeks Bidders to Install a 22 MW Floating Solar Project for NTPC in Kerala

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids for a 22 MW (AC) floating solar grid-connected power project for NTPC Limited. The project will be installed at Rajiv Gandhi ...
Bihar Removes Ceiling Tariff for 250 MW Solar Project, Extends Bid Submission Deadline

Bihar Removes Ceiling Tariff for 250 MW Solar Projects, Extends Bid Submission Deadline

The Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) has reissued a request for proposal (RfP) for 250 MW of power from solar projects through a tariff-based competitive bidding process. The state ...
Haryana Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.73_kWh for Procurement of 240 MW of Solar Power

Haryana Approves Tariff of ₹2.73/kWh to Procure 240 MW of Solar From Avaada Energy

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has approved the tariff of ₹2.73 (~$0.036)/kWh discovered by the Haryana Power Purchase Center (HPPC) to procure 240 MW of solar power from Avaada ...
Amazon to Develop 615 MW of Solar Projects

Amazon to Develop 615 MW of Solar Projects

E-commerce giant Amazon has announced its plan to develop five new renewable energy projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. This latest initiative is a part of Amazon’s commitment to ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
155 Major MNCs Ask World Governments to Develop Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery Policies

155 Major MNCs Ask World Governments to Develop Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery Policies

In all, 155 multinational corporations (MNC) from across the world have signed a statement asking governments to integrate the latest climate science developments into their efforts to help their respective ...
Sterling and Wilson Solar Secures EPC Contracts in India and Australia

Sterling and Wilson Solar Secures EPC Contracts in India and Australia

Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (SWSL), a solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company, announced that it signed an EPC contract in Australia worth AUD 525 million (~₹25.29 billion). It ...
RBI Cuts Repo Rate, Extends Relief on Loan Repayment by Another 3 Months Amid COVID-19

RBI Cuts Repo Rate, Extends Relief on Loan Repayment by Another 3 Months Amid COVID-19

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced the third round of monetary measures to boost the economy amid the lockdown caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. During the press briefing, the ...
_Odisha's Konark Sun Temple to Soon Be Solar-Powered

Odisha’s Konark Sun Temple to Soon Be Solar-Powered

The central government has launched a program for the solarization of Odisha's Konark Sun Temple and the surrounding Konark town. According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), ...
Tender Announced for Insurance Policy to Cover a 5 MW Solar Project in Tripura

Tender Announced for Insurance Policy to Cover a 5 MW Solar Project in Tripura

The North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited  (NEEPCO), a government enterprise, has issued a tender for undertaking an industrial all risk (IAR) insurance policy for 5 MW of solar photovoltaic ...
US-Based Fenice Group to Invest $2.5 Million in SunEdison’s Rooftop Solar Subsidiary

US-Based Fenice Group to Invest $2.5 Million in SunEdison’s Rooftop Solar Subsidiary

The Chennai-based renewable energy company, SunEdison Infrastructure Limited, has announced that it has entered into a share subscription and shareholders’ agreement with U.S.-based Fenice Investment Group LLC. Under this deal, ...
Ginlong Solis Set to Double its Solar Inverter Production Capacity

Ginlong Solis Set to Double its Solar Inverter Production Capacity

Ginlong Technologies, one of the leading manufacturers of solar inverters, has laid out its plans to raise over $100 million (₹7.48 billion) through a non-public offering. The company aims to ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
Tata Power Registers 3% Revenue Dip in FY 2020 As Demand Drops Due to COVID-19

Tata Power Registers 3% Revenue Dip in FY 2020 As Demand Drops Due to COVID-19

Tata Power has announced its annual results for the financial year (FY) 2019-20. The company’s income statement said that in the FY 2020, its revenue declined by 3% and stood ...
NVVN Extends Bid Submission Deadline for a 50 MW Solar Project in Jharkhand

NVVN Extends Bid Submission Deadline for a 50 MW Solar Project in Jharkhand

The NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the NTPC Limited, has extended the bid submission deadline of its tender for a 50 MW (AC) of grid-connected ...