European Commission Approves Germany’s Modified Plan to Support Renewables

European Commission Approves Germany’s Modified Plan to Support Renewables

The European Commission has approved the amendment to a German government’s program called Renewable Energy Act 2023 (EEG 2023), which seeks to extend and modify the country’s support of renewable ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Punjab to Allow Open Access for Sanctioned Power Contract Demand of 100kVA or More

Punjab to Allow Open Access for Sanctioned Power Contract Demand of 100kVA or More

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has notified the draft PSERC (Terms and Conditions for Intra-State Open Access) (10th Amendment) Regulations, 2022. The state’s regulations have incorporated provisions notified ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Clarifies ALMM Order Exceptions for Open Access and Net Metering Projects

MNRE Clarifies ALMM Order Exceptions for Open Access and Net Metering Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has clarified that open access and net metering renewable energy projects that have applied for approval before October 1, 2022, will not ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Ukraine Announces Amendments to Renewable Energy Laws

Ukraine Announces Amendments to Renewable Energy Laws

Ukraine's Ministry of Energy has proposed amendments to regulations on promoting renewable energy generation. The Ministry of Energy has invited comments and proposals to the draft regulations within a month ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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 ...
West Bengal Allows Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Installed Before June 30, 2021

West Bengal Allows Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Installed Before June 30, 2021

The West Bengal Electricity Regulatory Commission (WBERC) has ruled that consumers who install solar photovoltaic systems before June 30, 2021, will be eligible for net metering facilities. Background  The Commission ...
Bidders Asked to Factor Basic Customs Duty for the 50 MW Solar with 10 MW Agro-PV Tender

Bidders Asked to Factor Basic Customs Duty for the 50 MW Solar with 10 MW Agro-PV Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has amended its tender for 50 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Tamil Nadu, asking bidders to factor in the basic customs ...
Amendments Proposed to RPO Regulations for Captive Renewable Projects in Punjab

Amendments Proposed to RPO Regulations for Captive Renewable Projects in Punjab

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has proposed to cap the renewable purchase obligations (RPO) for captive power projects. It has invited feedback from the industry on or before ...
Ceiling Tariff Lowered for 275 MW Solar Park Tender, Bid Deadline Extended

Ceiling Tariff Lowered for 275 MW Solar Park Tender, Bid Deadline Extended

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender seeking solar power developers to set up 275 MW of grid-connected ...
Shortfall in Supply of Bundled Renewable Power to Attract Penalty of 400%

Shortfall in Supply of Bundled Renewable Power to Attract Penalty of 400%

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has amended its guidelines for tariff-based competitive bidding for power procurement from round-the-clock (RTC) power projects to allow them to be bundled with any non-renewable ...
RK Singh Hints at 6-Month Extension of ISTS Waiver for Solar and Wind Projects

RK Singh Hints at 6-Month Extension of ISTS Waiver for Solar and Wind Projects

The Union Minister of Power, R.K. Singh, has said that the government is likely to consider extending the interstate transmission system (ISTS) charges for renewable projects by at least six ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
IESA Rallies for Inclusion of Energy Storage Policy Framework in Electricity Act

IESA Rallies for Inclusion of Energy Storage Policy Framework in Electricity Act

The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has submitted comments and recommendations to the Ministry of Power (MoP) on the proposed draft for Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020. It has proposed a ...
EESL Amends Tender for 20 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh

EESL Amends Tender for 20 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has issued an amendment for its tender for 20 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects in Andhra Pradesh, revising the bid submission deadline to ...
Electricity Act Amendment Draft Addresses Strict Enforcement of Contracts, RPO

Electricity Act Amendment Draft Addresses Strict Enforcement of Contracts, RPO

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued a draft proposal for the amendment of the Electricity Act 2003 to address contract enforcement, among other vital issues. The Ministry has invited ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Andhra’s Draft Deviation Settlement Regulation for Solar, Wind Projects Draws Flak

Andhra’s Draft Deviation Settlement Regulation for Solar, Wind Projects Draws Flak

Several renewable energy companies have challenged the changes in the draft amendment to the forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement regulations of the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (APERC). In February ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Andhra DISCOMs Want Net Metering Out and Gross Metering In for Rooftop Solar Systems

Andhra DISCOMs Want Net Metering Out and Gross Metering In for Rooftop Solar Systems

Andhra Pradesh’s distribution companies (DISCOMs) have requested the state’s electricity regulatory commission (APERC) to only allow gross metering for rooftop solar systems in the state. In gross metering, a consumer ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs Set to Amend Rooftop Solar Policy

Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs Set to Amend Rooftop Solar Policy

Andhra Pradesh’s distribution companies (DISCOMs) have proposed an amendment to the existing rooftop solar policy. The proposal states that the applicable tariff for solar rooftop projects for either net or ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Andhra Proposes to Raise Deviation Settlement Charges for Renewable Projects

Andhra Proposes to Raise Deviation Settlement Charges for Renewable Projects

The Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (APTRANSCO) has issued a notice to the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) seeking amendments to the existing regulations for forecasting, scheduling, and deviation ...
Madhya Pradesh_ No Banking Facility for DISCOM Registered Captive Renewable Projects

Madhya Pradesh: No Banking Facility for DISCOM Registered Captive Renewable Projects

Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has amended regulations for co-generation and generation of electricity from renewable energy sources. This is its eighth amendment to the regulations issued in 2010 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
India Bans Import of Harmful Hydrochlorofluorocarbon that Depletes the Ozone Layer

India Bans Import of Harmful Hydrochlorofluorocarbon that Depletes the Ozone Layer

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF & CC) has issued a notification that mentions that the issuance of the license for the import of hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)-141b will ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
MNRE Amends Guidelines for Dispute Resolution Mechanism for Wind and Solar Developers

MNRE Amends Guidelines for Dispute Resolution Mechanism for Wind and Solar Developers

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the order related to the Dispute Resolution Mechanism to resolve disputes between solar, wind developers, and the Solar Energy Corporation ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu Floats Tender for DSM Infrastructure for Renewables

Tamil Nadu Floats Tender for DSM Infrastructure for Renewables

The Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Limited (TANTRANSCO) has floated a tender for the hardware and software required to set up the infrastructure to facilitate deviation settlement mechanism (DSM) for renewable ...
Haryana Increases Net Metering Cap for Rooftop Solar from 200 MW to 500 MW

Haryana DISCOMs to Allow Net Metering Until Rooftop Solar Capacity Reaches 500 MW

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued an updated version of its regulations for rooftop solar grid-interactive systems based on net metering in response to a petition filed by ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
SECI Modifies its 1.95 MW Solar Tender for Lakshadweep Islands

SECI Modifies its 1.95 MW Solar Tender for Lakshadweep Islands

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an amendment for its tender for the development of 1.95 MW of solar projects in the union territory of Lakshadweep. SECI ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SECI Modifies its 7 GW Solar Tender with 2 GW of Manufacturing Component

SECI Modifies its 7 GW Solar Tender with 2 GW of Manufacturing Component

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has announced an amendment for its tender that calls for setting up 7 GW of solar projects coupled with 2 GW of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions