Tranche II of Production-Linked Incentive Program for Solar Modules Gets Cabinet Nod

Tranche II of Production-Linked Incentive Program for Solar Modules Gets Cabinet Nod

The Union Cabinet has approved the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy’s (MNRE) proposal for the implementation of the second phase (Tranche II) of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) program ...
APTEL Asks Regulator to Revisit Cross-Subsidy Surcharge for Open Access Power Projects

APTEL Asks Regulator to Revisit Cross-Subsidy Surcharge for Open Access Power Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) recently ruled that the state regulatory commission should revisit the subject of cross-subsidy surcharge on open access projects in Rajasthan as and when it ...
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APTEL Allows Carrying Cost Claims of Solar Developers Due to ‘Change in Law’ Events

APTEL Allows Carrying Cost Claims of Solar Developers Due to ‘Change in Law’ Events

The Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (APTEL) has allowed carrying cost pass-through under ‘Change in Law’ to solar developers whose petitions were earlier rejected by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) ...
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Terra-Gen Secures $959 Million for a 410 MW Solar and 1.8 GWh Battery Storage Project

Terra-Gen Secures $959 Million for a 410 MW Solar and 1.8 GWh Battery Storage Project

Leading independent renewable energy provider Terra-Gen has completed project financing of $959 million for the second phase of its Edwards Sanborn Solar Storage facility in Kern County, California. The second ...
Funding and M&A Roundup: Fundamental Renewables Secures $400 Million

Funding and M&A Roundup: Fundamental Renewables Secures $400 Million

From: Mercom Capital Group Fundamental Renewables, the clean energy investment arm of Fundamental Advisors, has secured a $400 million credit facility to support its growing investment strategy in solar energy assets. The ...
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Project Finance Brief Terra-Gen Raises $959 Million for Solar Storage Projects

Project Finance Brief: Terra-Gen Raises $959 Million for Solar Storage Projects

From: Mercom Capital Group Terra-Gen, an independent renewable energy provider, raised $959 million in financing for the second phase of its Edwards Sanborn solar storage project in Kern County, California. This phase of ...
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Bids Invited for 16 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Hyderabad

Bids Invited for 16 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Hyderabad

Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation (TSREDCO) has invited bids to install and commission 16 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on the cycling track along two stretches of the ...
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Tender Issued for 20 GWh of Solar Power Via Open Access by Tamil Nadu Milk Co-operative

Tender Issued for 20 GWh of Solar Power Via Open Access by Tamil Nadu Milk Co-operative

The Tamil Nadu Cooperative Milk Producers Federation (Aavin) has issued a tender to procure 20 GWh of solar power per year through open access projects for five years. The contracted ...
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Sprng Energy, Tata, ReNew, O2 Power Winners in RUMSL’s 750 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Auction

Sprng Energy, Tata, ReNew, O2 Power Winners in RUMSL’s 750 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Auction

Sprng Ojas, Tata Power Renewable Energy, ReNew Solar Power, and TEQ Green Power IX (O2 Power) were declared winners in Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited’s (RUMSL) auction for the development ...
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RBI Subsidiary Seeks Consultants for Rooftop Solar Systems at Its Facility in West Bengal

RBI Subsidiary Seeks Consultants for Rooftop Solar Systems at Its Facility in West Bengal

Bhartiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran (BRBNMPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has invited bids for consultancy services to set up grid-connected rooftop solar systems at ...
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EESL Invites Bids for 24 MW of Polycrystalline Modules in Maharashtra

EESL Invites Bids for 24 MW of Polycrystalline Modules in Maharashtra

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) from contractors to supply 24 MW of solar polycrystalline  modules (330W and above) for its decentralized grid-connected ...
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Daily News Wrap-Up: Sterling and Wilson Solar to Develop 961 MW of Solar Projects in Nigeria

Blupine, Engie, Tata Power, UPC Renewables Winners in GUVNL’s 750 MW Solar Auction

Solarcraft Power India 2 (Blupine Energy), Solairedirect Energy (Engie), Tata Power Renewable Energy, and Utkrrisht Solar Energy (UPC Renewables) are the winners in Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam’s (GUVNL) auction to ...
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Empanelment Tender Floated for Installation of Grid-Connected and Off-Grid Solar Systems

Empanelment Tender Floated for Installation of Grid-Connected and Off-Grid Solar Systems

ITI Limited, a public sector undertaking under the Department of Telecommunication, has invited bids to empanel a partner for the design, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of various solar systems ...
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Bids Invited for a 1 MW Floating Solar Project in Karnataka

Bids Invited for a 1 MW Floating Solar Project in Karnataka

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development (KREDL) has invited bids to install and commission a 1 MW floating solar power project with the associated transmission system at Apannakere lake in the Kalaburgi ...
Virtual and Group Net Metering Critical to Achieve India's Rooftop Solar Target

Virtual and Group Net Metering Critical to Achieve India’s Rooftop Solar Target

Ground-mounted utility-scale solar installations have witnessed exponential growth in the last eight years, but rooftop solar has not quite taken off despite potential benefits to consumers. The lack of effort ...
Bids Invited for 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Jharkhand

Bids Invited for 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has invited bids to install and commission 5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects of various capacities on government buildings in the state. The ...
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Odisha Regulator Allows GRIDCO to Purchase 200 MW of Solar Power to Fulfil its RPO

Odisha Regulator Allows GRIDCO to Purchase 200 MW of Solar Power to Fulfil its RPO

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has approved the power sale agreement (PSA) to be executed between the Grid Corporation of Orissa (GRIDCO) and NTPC for 200 MW of inter-state ...
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NTPC Invites Bids for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at its Facility in Korba

NTPC Invites Bids for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems at its Facility in Korba

NTPC has invited bids to develop 1.1 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on buildings at its facility in Korba, Chhattisgarh. The scope of work includes the supply, erection, testing, ...
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EPC Tender Issued for 60 MW Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

EPC Tender Issued for 60 MW Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has invited bids to select an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor for the design, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of a 60 MW solar power ...
Solar photovoltaic panels and substations in the evening

Tamil Nadu Issues Multi-Year Electricity Tariff Order, Introduces a Green Tariff of 10%

Retail electricity tariffs for high tension (HT) consumers have gone up by 6% to 18% in the recently announced order by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) for the ...
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Tata Power Signs PPA to Develop a 4 MW Solar Project at Tata Motors Facility in Pune

Tata Power Signs PPA to Develop a 4 MW Solar Project at Tata Motors Facility in Pune

Tata Power entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Tata Motors to develop a 4 MW onsite solar power project at Tata Motors' commercial vehicle manufacturing facility in Pune ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BIS Certification Must be Updated and Expedited to Keep Pace with Solar Technologies

BIS Certification Must be Updated and Expedited to Keep Pace with Solar Technologies

Solar module manufacturers have urged the government to update the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for photovoltaic systems and other related -equipment to align with international norms revised last year ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Solar
West Bengal Issues Open Access Regulations Including Green Energy

West Bengal Issues Open Access Regulations Including Green Energy

Consumers who have contracted demand or sanctioned load of 100 kW will be eligible to procure green energy through open access in West Bengal, according to the Open Access Regulations, ...
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Bids Invited for 41 MW of Solar Projects at Three GETCO Substations in Gujarat

Bids Invited for 41 MW of Solar Projects at Three GETCO Substations in Gujarat

Gujarat State Electricity Corporation (GSECL) has floated three tenders to set up a total of 41 MW of grid-connected solar power projects at the Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation (GETCO) substations ...
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Tender Issued to Solarize 25,000 Agricultural Pumps in Punjab

Tender Issued to Solarize 25,000 Agricultural Pumps in Punjab

Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has invited bids to commission 29 solar projects with a cumulative capacity of 53.69 MW and associated transmission lines in the Renewable Energy Service Company ...
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