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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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It is Still Early Days for New Solar Module Technologies to Gain Wider Acceptance

It is Still Early Days for New Solar Module Technologies to Gain Wider Acceptance

Mercom hosted a webinar on September 8, 2021, to discuss the impact of the rapidly changing module manufacturing landscape on the project's levelized cost of energy (LCOE). The webinar focused ...
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TANGEDCO to Develop a 4 GW Solar Park With Battery Energy Storage in Tamil Nadu

TANGEDCO to Develop a 4 GW Solar Park With Battery Energy Storage in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu’s Power Minister V Senthil Balaji informed the legislative assembly that Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) would develop a 4 GW solar park with battery energy storage ...
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Amazon Signs PPA with Mitsubishi for 22 MW of Solar Energy in Japan

Amazon Signs PPA with Mitsubishi for 22 MW of Solar Energy in Japan

Mitsubishi Corporation signed a 10-year long-term corporate power purchase agreement (PPAs) with e-commerce giant Amazon. Mitsubishi will supply power to data centers owned and operated by Amazon’s subsidiary, Amazon Web Services. The ...
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SECI Tenders to Source Land for Solar Projects for Agricultural Feeders in Uttar Pradesh

SECI Tenders to Source Land for Solar Projects for Agricultural Feeders in Uttar Pradesh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an expression of interest for sourcing land to set up solar projects for the solarization of agricultural feeders in Uttar Pradesh ...
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147 MU of Solar Traded at an Average Price of ₹3.56kWh at IEX in August 2021 (1)

147 MU of Solar Traded at an Average Price of ₹3.56/kWh at IEX in August 2021

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) traded 413 million units (MU) of renewable energy in August 2021, a 43% month-over-month (MoM) decline compared to 726 MU in the previous month. However, ...
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Solar Projects With ₹7.01/kWh Tariff Face Higher Curtailment in Tamil Nadu: POSOCO

Solar Projects With ₹7.01/kWh Tariff Face Higher Curtailment in Tamil Nadu: POSOCO

Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) has submitted a report on renewable energy curtailment in Tamil Nadu following the Appellate Tribunal For Electricity's (APTEL) orders. The tribunal had ordered POSOCO ...
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Tender Reissued for 10 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering

Tender Reissued for 10 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering

The Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Limited (GESCOM) has reissued the tender to empanel agencies to design, supply, install, and commission 10 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects under net metering ...
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Tender Issued for Rooftop Solar at Government Schools in Punjab

Tender Issued for Rooftop Solar at Government Schools in Punjab

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has invited bids for the installation and commissioning of 243 grid-connected rooftop solar systems (5 kW capacity each) with an aggregate capacity of 1.215 ...
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IREDA's 5 GW CPSU Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 1,960 MW

IREDA’s 5 GW CPSU Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 1,960 MW

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency's (IREDA) tender for 5 GW grid-connected solar projects (Tranche-III) under the central public sector undertaking (CPSU) program (Phase-II) has received a strong response from ...
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Department of Atomic Energy Invites Bids for a 1.73 MW Solar Project

Department of Atomic Energy Invites Bids for a 1.73 MW Solar Project

The Directorate of Purchase and Stores, Department of Atomic Energy, has invited bids to supply, install, commission, and maintain a 1.73 MW grid-connected (without battery bank) solar project at the ...
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Coal India Seeks Equity Partner for a 4 GW Vertically Integrated Solar Module Facility

Coal India Seeks Equity Partner for a 4 GW Vertically Integrated Solar Module Facility

Coal India Limited (CIL) has invited bids for shortlisting equity partners to set up a 4 GW solar ingot-wafer-cell-module manufacturing facility. CIL plans to associate with the equity partner to ...
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Rajasthan Electronics Floats Tender for 200,000 Mono or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics Floats Tender for 200,000 Mono or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has invited bids for the supply of 200,000 monocrystalline or ...
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EPC Tender Floated for a 35 MW Solar Project with 57 MWh of Battery Energy Storage

EPC Tender Floated for a 35 MW Solar Project With 57 MWh of Battery Energy Storage

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, engineering, erection, construction, installation, and commissioning of 35 MW of grid-connected solar project with 57 MWh of ...
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US Solar Photovoltaic Module Shipments Up 33% in 2020

US Solar Photovoltaic Module Shipments Up 33% in 2020

Solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipments in the United States, including imports, exports, domestic production, and sales touched a record high of 21.8 GW in 2020, 5.4 GW more than in ...
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Funding and M&A Roundup: Quanta Services to Acquire Blattner for $2.7 Billion

Funding and M&A Roundup: Quanta Services to Acquire Blattner for $2.7 Billion

From: Mercom Capital Group Quanta Services – an American corporation that provides infrastructure services for electric power, pipeline, industrial and communications industries – entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Blattner Holding Company, ...
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Project Finance Brief: TransAlta Renewables Acquires a 122 MW Solar Portfolio

Project Finance Brief: TransAlta Renewables Acquires a 122 MW Solar Portfolio

From: Mercom Capital Group TransAlta Renewables, an independent renewable energy producer, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of a 122 MW portfolio of operating solar projects located in North Carolina, ...
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WTO Rejects China's Claims on Safeguard Measures Imposed by the U.S. on Solar Imports

WTO Rejects China’s Claims on Safeguard Measures Imposed by the US on Solar Imports

A special panel constituted to look into the dispute between China and the United States regarding safeguard measures imposed by the United States on importing certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells ...
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BHEL Floats Tender for 5 MW Solar Project at Nalanda University in Bihar

BHEL Floats Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project at Nalanda University in Bihar

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids for the supply of balance of system (BoS), installation, testing, and commissioning of a 5 MW (6.5 MWDC) grid-connected ground-mounted solar project ...
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Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 2.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 2.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Rajasthan Electronics and Instrument Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has issued a notice inviting tender for supply of balance of ...
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RUMSL’s Issues Letters of Award to Winners in the Three Solar Auctions for 1,500 MW

RUMSL’s Issues Letters of Award to Winners in the Three Solar Auctions for 1,500 MW

The winners of the three auctions conducted by Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) for 1,500 MW of solar projects to be developed at the Agar Solar Park, Shajapur Solar ...
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SIMA Launches Energy Access Relief Fund to Support Off-Grid Solar Companies

SIMA Launches Energy Access Relief Fund to Support Off-Grid Solar Companies

Social Investment Managers and Advisors (SIMA) has launched the Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF) with a first close of $68 million and a target closing of around $84 million by ...
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Adani and ReNew Power Win the Largest Capacities in SECI’s 1.2 GW Wind Auction

Adani and ReNew Power Win the Largest Capacities in SECI’s 1.2 GW Wind Auction

ReNew Power, Green Infra Wind Energy (Sembcorp), Anupavan Renewables (EverGreen), Adani Renewable Energy, and Azure Power were declared winners in Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) auction for 1,200 MW ...
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