TPG Raises $5.4 Billion for Climate-Focused Inaugural Fund

TPG Raises $5.4 Billion for Climate-Focused Inaugural Fund

TPG Rise Climate, the climate investing strategy of TPG's (formerly Texas Pacific Group) global impact investing platform TPG Rise, has raised $5.4 billion from over 20 companies and global institutional ...
Defense Lab Invites EoI for Fabrication of Flexible Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Modules

Defense Lab Invites EoI for Fabrication of Flexible Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Modules

Defense Laboratory, a research arm of the Ministry of Defense, has issued an expression of interest to select a development cum production partner for the fabrication of flexible dye-sensitized solar ...
Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹7.45kWh for a Waste-to-Energy Project in Maharashtra

Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹7.45/kWh for a Waste-to-Energy Project in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has set a revised tariff of ₹7.45(~$0.10)/kWh to procure power from the waste-to-energy project based on a municipal solid waste processing unit (750 ...
SECI Amends 25 MW Solar Tender in West Bengal, Factors in BCD Imposition

SECI Amends 25 MW Solar Tender in West Bengal, Factors in BCD Imposition

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has amended the tender for a 25 MW solar project in West Bengal, asking bidders to take note of the imposition of the ...
Tariff for a Delayed, Partially Synchronized Rooftop Solar System Slashed by 46%

Tariff for a Delayed, Partially Synchronized Rooftop Solar System Slashed by 46%

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued directions for a new power purchase agreement (PPA) to be signed for a 1 MW rooftop solar power system at a revised ...
NSEFI Seeks Interest Waiver to Help Solar Developers Clear Unpaid Safeguard Duty Dues

NSEFI Seeks Interest Waiver to Help Solar Developers Clear Unpaid Safeguard Duty Dues

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has requested the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) to introduce a 'Legacy Dispute Resolution/Settlement Program to help eligible safeguard ...
Residential Welfare Association Takes Auction Route to Select Rooftop Solar Installer

Residential Welfare Association Takes Auction Route to Select Rooftop Solar Installer

Solar developer and EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) service provider, U-Solar, emerged as the winner in the auction held by the Westend Heights Condominium Apartment Owners' Welfare Association (WHCAOWA) in ...
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Telangana Solar Developers Write to Chief Minister About Piling Dues from DISCOMs

Telangana Solar Developers Write to Chief Minister About Piling Dues from DISCOMs

The Telangana Solar Power Developers' Association has urged the state Chief Minister to advise the Telangana State Power Coordination Committee and Telangana state distribution companies (DISCOMs) to clear at least ...
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in February 2021

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in February 2021

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from February 2021: Total Eren and EDF Renewables announced that EDEN Renewables India has successfully secured financial closure for ...
Villages Reap Benefits from Punjab's First Solar-Based Water Supply Projects

Villages Reap Benefits from Punjab’s First Solar-Based Water Supply Projects

The Punjab Water Supply and Sanitation Department has set up the first-of-its-kind solar-based water supply projects at Jagrawan-Muradpur and Talwara villages of Jalandhar district under the 'Har Ghar Paani, Har ...
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GreenCell Joins Hands with PMI Electro to Deploy 350 Electric Buses Across Uttar Pradesh

GreenCell Joins Hands with PMI Electro to Deploy 350 Electric Buses Across Uttar Pradesh

GreenCell Mobility, an electric mobility-as-a-service (eMaaS) platform, has announced that it is investing ₹4 billion (~$55.09 million) in a consortium run by PMI Electro Mobility Solutions to deploy 350 electric ...
Goa Announces Electric Mobility Initiatives

Goa Announces Electric Mobility Initiatives

Goa's Minister of Power, Environment, and New & Renewable Energy Nilesh Cabral emphasized the importance of ushering in electric two-wheelers in Goa. He also highlighted other electric mobility initiatives as ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Hyderabad Metro Rail Goes Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: Hyderabad Metro Rail Goes Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Amp Energy India has commissioned a behind-the-meter solar project for L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited, a public-private ...
Developers Write to Prime Minister’ Office on the Gujarat Solar Auction Fiasco

Developers Write to Prime Minister’ Office on the Gujarat Solar Auction Fiasco

The Solar Power Developers Association (SPDA) has written to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), against the delays in signing the power purchase agreements (PPA) by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam ...
IEX’s Green Term-Ahead Market Trades 24 Million Units of Solar Power in January

IEX’s Green Term-Ahead Market Trades 24 Million Units of Solar Power in January

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) announced that its real-time electricity market (RTM) witnessed a trading volume of 1,233 million units (MU) in January 2021, a 9.2% monthly increase. This was ...
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CERC Rejects Petition to Exempt Projects in Solar Parks from ISTS Charges

CERC Rejects Petition to Exempt Projects in Solar Parks from ISTS Charges

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has rejected a petition to declare an inter-state transmission system (ISTS) transmission network connecting the solar park with the national grid as a ‘project ...
Amara Raja Power Wins Bid to Install Balance of Systems at NTPC’s 90 MW Solar Project

Amara Raja Power Wins Bid to Install Balance of Systems at NTPC’s 90 MW Solar Project

Power control equipment manufacturer and power project developer Amara Raja Power Systems (part of the Amara Raja Group of companies) has won the reverse auction conducted by NTPC for a ...
SC Allows CERC to Pronounce Orders in Reserved Matters Until New Member of Law Joins

SC Allows CERC to Pronounce Orders in Reserved Matters Until New Member of Law Joins

In a new development regarding the appointment of Member (Law) at the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), the supreme court has allowed pronouncement of judgments in some reserved matters until ...
SECI Payouts to Solar, Wind Developers up Slightly at ₹3.85 Billion in November 2020

SECI Payouts to Solar, Wind Developers up Slightly at ₹3.85 Billion in November 2020

The Solar energy Corporation of India (SECI) paid nearly ₹3.85 billion (~$52.6 million) to solar and wind developers in November 2020, which amounted to over 60% of the total amount ...
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in June 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in June 2020

June was an eventful month as the global economy slowly tried to get back on its feet amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Indian renewable industry saw quite a few ...
180 Million Off-Grid Solar Units Sold Worldwide Since 2010

180 Million Off-Grid Solar Units Sold Worldwide Since 2010

A new report published by the World Bank and GOGLA (Global Off-Grid Lighting Association) shows that the off-grid solar (OGS) industry has been showing robust growth and has grown into ...
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CEL Floats Tender for Supply of 3 MW of Multi-Crystalline Solar Modules

CEL Floats Tender for Supply of 3 MW of Multicrystalline Solar Modules

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise, has floated a tender for 3 MW of multicrystalline solar modules. Each of these modules must be rated for a minimum ...
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US Solar Industry Created Nearly 250,000 Jobs in 2019

US Solar Industry Created Nearly 250,000 Jobs in 2019

Solar Jobs in 2019 rose across the United States after two straight years of decline, according to the latest reports from The Solar Foundation, a U.S.-based non-profit educational and research organization ...
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SECI’s 750 MW Rajasthan Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 350 MW

NTPC to Sell 600 MW of Solar Power to Bihar and Punjab at a Tariff of ₹2.60/kWh

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.60 (~$0.036)/kWh adopted by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to sell 600 MW of solar power allocated to ...
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Kerala Approves Tariff of ₹2.83_kWh to Procure 200 MW of Wind Power from SECI

Kerala Approves Tariff of ₹2.83/kWh to Procure 200 MW of Wind Power from SECI

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.83 (~$0.04)/kWh to procure 200 MW of wind power. While the tariff of ₹2.83 (~$0.04)/kWh would be applicable ...
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