BHEL Commissions NTPC’s 25 MW Floating Solar Photovoltaic Project in Andhra Pradesh

BHEL Commissions NTPC’s 25 MW Floating Solar Photovoltaic Project in Andhra Pradesh

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned the 25 MW floating solar photovoltaic (PV) project at NTPC’s site in Simhadri, Andhra Pradesh. BHEL claims it has designed a complex module ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Niger Invites Bids to Develop a 50 MW Solar Project

Niger Invites Bids to Develop a 50 MW Solar Project

The Ministry of Petroleum, Energy, and Renewable Energies of the Republic of Niger has floated a tender to develop a 50 MW solar project. The project will be located at ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tender Floated for 7,000 Monocrystalline or Mono PERC Solar Modules

Tender Floated for 7,000 Monocrystalline or Mono PERC Solar Modules

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments (REIL) has invited bids for contract manufacturing of 7,000 monocrystalline or mono passivated emitter and rear cell (mono PERC) solar modules. The modules should have a ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Energy Could Account for 40% of US Electricity Supply by 2035 Report

Solar Energy Could Account for 40% of US Electricity Supply by 2035: Report

The US Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have released the Solar Futures Study, which states that solar could account for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Regulator Accords Captive Status to a Wind Project and Asks DISCOM to Refund Charges

Regulator Accords Captive Status to a Wind Project and Asks DISCOM to Refund Charges

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled that the Green Infra Wind Power Generation owned Harapanahalli Wind Power Plant is a captive power project. The Commission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Shree Cement to Develop 106 MW of Solar Projects to Meet its Captive Power Needs

Shree Cement to Develop 106 MW of Solar Projects to Meet its Captive Power Needs

Kolkata-based cement manufacturer Shree Cement plans to develop 106 MW of solar power projects to meet the captive power needs of its cement manufacturing facilities at various locations. The proposed capacity is ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
US Adds 5.7 GW of Solar Capacity in Q2 2021

US Adds 5.7 GW of Solar Capacity in Q2 2021

According to the latest US Solar Market Insight Report, released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie, the US solar market has installed a record 5.7 GW of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Energy Could Power Over 25% Trains of Indian Railways Report

Solar Energy Could Power Over 25% Trains of Indian Railways: Report

According to a recent report published by Climate Trends and Riding Sunbeams, one in four trains of the Indian Railways could be powered by solar power. Indian Railways is one of India's ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tender Floated for 71,199 Off-Grid Solar Systems in Assam

Tender Floated for 71,199 Off-Grid Solar Systems in Assam

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has invited bids for off-grid rural electrification through 71,199 standalone solar systems on a turnkey basis under the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijlee Har ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rooftop Solar Systems Installed at Government Industrial Training Institutes

Rooftop Solar Systems Installed at Government Industrial Training Institutes

The Uttar Pradesh government has installed rooftop solar systems with 40 kW capacity at 60 state Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) in the state. Similarly, solar systems with the same capacity ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Rajasthan Approves Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Capacity up to 500 kW

Rajasthan Approves Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Capacity up to 500 kW

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued new guidelines on 'Grid Interactive Distributed Renewable Energy Generating Systems.' RERC has allowed a net metering facility for rooftop solar systems up ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Anti-Dumping Duty Likely on Aluminum Imports Used in Solar Mounting Structures

Anti-Dumping Duty Likely on Aluminum Imports Used in Solar Mounting Structures

The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has recommended anti-dumping duty on certain flat-rolled aluminum products imported from China to offset the injury caused due to dumping in the Indian ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tripura to Set Up Solar Microgrids in 23 Villages

Tripura to Set Up Solar Microgrids in 23 Villages

The deputy chief minister of Tripura, Jishnu Dev Varma, said the state government has plans to install solar microgrids in 23 remote villages where power could not be provided through ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Uttar Pradesh Invites Fresh Bids for 200 MW of Solar Projects With ₹3/kWh Tariff Cap

Uttar Pradesh Invites Fresh Bids for 200 MW of Solar Projects With ₹3/kWh Tariff Cap

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has invited fresh bids to set up 200 MW of solar projects in the state's solar park. The ceiling tariff ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
GAIL to Empanel Solar EPC and O&M Service Providers

GAIL to Empanel Solar EPC and O&M Service Providers

The Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) has issued a notice to empanel solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors and operation and maintenance (O&M) service providers. The last date ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CERC Announces Draft Deviation Settlement Mechanism

CERC Announces Draft Deviation Settlement Mechanism

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued the draft Deviation Settlement Mechanism (DSM) and Related Matters Regulations, 2021. The regulations seek to ensure, through a commercial mechanism, adherence to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Funding and M&A Roundup: Solar EPC Company iSun Acquires SunCommon for $40 Million

Funding and M&A Roundup: Solar EPC Company iSun Acquires SunCommon for $40 Million

From: Mercom Capital Group iSun, solar energy and clean mobility infrastructure company, and SolarCommunities (SunCommon) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which a subsidiary of iSun will acquire SunCommon, ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Project Finance Brief: Statkraft to Sell 4 Co-Located Solar Projects of 234 MW Capacity

Project Finance Brief: Statkraft to Sell 4 Co-Located Solar Projects of 234 MW Capacity

From: Mercom Capital Group Greenbacker Renewable Energy, a renewable energy investment firm, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, acquired a 41 MW Heathlands utility-scale solar project in Manistee county, Michigan, from Prism Power Partners. The ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Measuring Solar Irradiation a Challenge for Developers and Offtakers in Africa

Measuring Solar Irradiation a Challenge for Developers and Offtakers in Africa

Commercial and industrial solar investment firm CrossBoundary Energy’s (CBE) latest report sheds light on how solar energy generation is forecasted, the specific challenges in measuring solar irradiation in Africa, and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Perovskite Solar Cells to Be Tested in Space

Perovskite Solar Cells to Be Tested in Space

To lower the cost of specialized photovoltaic (PV) panels used to generate electricity in space — like the ones used in Mars rovers and space probes — researchers at the ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Renewables EPC Firm Blattner to be Acquired by Quanta for $2.7 Billion

Renewables EPC Firm Blattner to be Acquired by Quanta for $2.7 Billion

Electrical infrastructure provider Quanta Services has agreed to acquire utility-scale renewable energy contractor Blattner Holding Company for $2.7 billion. Quanta Services will pay $2.36 billion in cash and issue shares ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
TransAlta to Acquire 122 MW Solar Portfolio from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

TransAlta to Acquire 122 MW Solar Portfolio from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners

TransAlta Renewables has signed an agreement to acquire a 122 MW operational solar portfolio in North Carolina, United States. The company will acquire the portfolio from a fund managed by Copenhagen ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Maharashtra Cabinet Approves 577 MW of Solar Projects

Maharashtra Cabinet Approves 577 MW of Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Government has approved proposals to develop two solar projects with 577 MW capacity. The Maharashtra State Power Generation Corporation Limited (MAHAGENCO) is expected to develop these projects. The ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
NHPC Floats EPC Tender for a 45 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

NHPC Floats EPC Tender for a 45 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

NHPC Limited has invited bids for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a 45 MW grid-connected solar power project along with an associated power evacuation system in the Jalaun ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CERC Adopts Tariff of ₹2.63kWh for a 300 MW Solar Project

CERC Adopts Tariff of ₹2.63/kWh for a 300 MW Solar Project

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) adopted the tariff of ₹2.63 (~₹0.036)/kWh and a trading margin of ₹0.07 (~$0.0009)/kWh for a 300 MW solar project as requested by NTPC  in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar