Bids Invited to Set Up Solar Cold Storage Rooms Across Andhra Pradesh

Bids Invited to Set Up Solar Cold Storage Rooms Across Andhra Pradesh

The Agricultural Marketing Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, has invited bids to install 112 grid-connected solar cold storage rooms across the state. The last date to submit the bids online ...
Barring DISCOMs With Long Pending Bills to Access Spot Market – Who Will Enforce?

Barring DISCOMs With Long Pending Bills from Accessing Spot Market – Who Will Enforce?

The inordinate delays in distribution companies (DISCOMs) clearing payments has made it difficult for solar and wind energy generators to operate their businesses. Already facing a tough time in the ...
Andhra Pradesh High Court Directs DISCOMs to File Affidavit on Dues to Renewable Generators

Andhra Pradesh High Court Directs DISCOMs to File Affidavit on Dues to Renewable Generators

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed distribution companies (DISCOMs) in the state to file a detailed affidavit on the objections raised by the renewable energy generating companies about pending ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
Best Engineered Project of the Year_ ILIOS Power's 1.27 MW Solar Farm in Andhra Pradesh

Best Engineered Project of the Year: ILIOS Power’s 1.27 MW Solar Farm in Andhra Pradesh

ILIOS Power won the Best Engineered Project award at the Solar Awards 2021 in the recently-held Mercom India Solar Summit 2021. The project was developed for its client, Kallam Textiles, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Large-Scale Project of the Year: ENGIE's 250 MW Solar Project in Kadapa

Large-Scale Project of the Year: ENGIE’s 250 MW Solar Project in Kadapa

In the recently concluded Mercom India Solar Summit 2021, the virtual event, which was held on April 08 and April 09, ENGIE Solar India was declared the winner in the ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Andhra DISCOMs Seek ₹30 Billion Loan from PFC and REC to Clear Power Generators’ Dues

Andhra DISCOMs Seek ₹30 Billion Loan from PFC and REC to Clear Power Generators’ Dues

Distribution companies (DISCOMs) in Andhra Pradesh have informed the Andhra Pradesh High Court they had sought a loan of ₹30 billion (~$407.95 million) from the Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Amendments to Solar, Wind, and Hybrid Policies in Andhra Pradesh

Amendments to Solar, Wind, and Hybrid Policies in Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh Energy Department has clarified that the amendments made to policies on the wind, solar, and wind-solar hybrid projects will apply to projects commissioned after November 18, 2019 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
File Timeframe to Clear Dues of Solar and Wind Generators - Andhra High Court to DISCOMs

File Timeframe to Clear Dues of Solar and Wind Generators – Andhra High Court to DISCOMs

The High Court of Andhra Pradesh has directed the Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (APSPDCL) and Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited (APEPDCL) to file an affidavit by March 31, 2021, with ...
Andhra Pradesh Regulator Denies Relief for a 25 MW Solar Project Claiming Force Majeure

Andhra Pradesh Regulator Denies Relief for a 25 MW Solar Project Claiming Force Majeure

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has rejected a solar developer’s plea for relief for the delayed commissioning of a 25 MW solar power project at Gurramkonda in the ...
Letter of Credit Order Ignored, Andhra DISCOMs Allowed to Buy Power from Spot Market

Letter of Credit Order Ignored, Andhra DISCOMs Allowed to Buy Power from Spot Market

The Andhra Pradesh High Court, in a recent order, has allowed the distribution companies (DISCOMs) of the state to operate through power exchanges and to secure power through open access ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Andhra Pradesh Invites Bids to Procure Electric Two-Wheelers for Government Employees

Andhra Pradesh Invites Bids to Procure Electric Two-Wheelers for Government Employees

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has invited expressions of interest for electric two-wheelers for use by state government employees. Bidders must pay a non-refundable ...
Andhra Small Hydro

Bids Invited for Preparation of Detailed Project Reports for Small Hydro in Andhra

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited (NREDCAP) has invited bids from consultants to prepare detailed project reports for the establishment of small hydropower projects at ...
/ / Other, Water
Breaking News

Torrent Power Quotes the Lowest Bid of ₹2.47/kWh in Andhra’s 6.4 GW Solar Auction

Andhra’s solar auction for 6.4 GW of solar projects spread out over ten separate locations has resulted in tariffs ranging between ₹2.47 (~$0.033)/kWh to ₹2.58 (~$0.035)/kWh, according to an auction ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Why the Draft PPA for Andhra’s 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Was Considered Violation of Law

Why the Draft PPA for Andhra’s 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Was Considered Violation of Law

The High Court of Andhra Pradesh has upheld Tata Power Renewable Energy’s contention that Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation’s (APGECL) request for selection (RfS) and power purchase agreements (PPA) for 6.4 GW ...
Andhra High Court Stays Awarding of 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Tendered Recently

Andhra High Court Stays Awarding of 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Tendered Recently

The High Court of Andhra Pradesh has directed the Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation (APGECL) to not enter into any agreements for its tender for 6.4 GW of solar power ...
Andhra Pradesh’s Tender for 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Oversubscribed by 8.5 GW

Andhra Pradesh’s Tender for 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Oversubscribed by 8.5 GW

The Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation’s (APGECL) tender to develop 6.4 GW of solar power projects has been oversubscribed by 8.5 GW, according to Mercom’s sources. The state agency received ...
Bids Invited for 1 MW of Ground-Mounted, Rooftop Solar Projects at Srikalahasti Temple

Bids Invited for 1 MW of Ground-Mounted, Rooftop Solar Projects at Srikalahasti Temple

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has invited bids for a 1 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project at the Srikalahasti Temple in Chittoor district ...
Solar Developers Seek Center's Help for Payment Release by Andhra DISCOMs

Solar Developers Seek Center’s Help for Payment Release by Andhra DISCOMs

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has requested the Union Power Minister, R.K. Singh, for the release of payments by the Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and REC Limited ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Federation Requests for Time to Submit Bids for Andhra Pradesh’s 6.4 GW Tender

Solar Federation Requests for Time to Submit Bids for Andhra Pradesh’s 6.4 GW Tender

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has requested the Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation Limited (APGECL) to extend the bid submission deadline for its recent tender for 6.4 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
IndiGrid to Acquire Two Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh from Spain’s Fotowalio Renewable

IndiGrid to Acquire Two Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh from Spain’s Fotowatio Renewable

IndiGrid Investment Managers Limited announced that it had signed a securities purchase agreement to acquire two solar projects of capacity 50 MW each from Madrid-based developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), FRV Solar ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Andhra DISCOM Proposes Cross Subsidy Surcharge of ₹2.45/kWh for Green Power Sales

Andhra DISCOM Proposes Cross Subsidy Surcharge of ₹2.45/kWh for Green Power Sales

The Andhra Pradesh distribution companies (DISCOMs) have filed the Aggregate Revenue Requirement (ARR) application for the retail supply business and proposed tariffs for the financial year 2020-21. The Eastern Power ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Andhra Pradesh Floats Empanelment Tenders for 8 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Andhra Pradesh Floats Empanelment Tenders for 8 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APEPDCL) has released two tenders for the empanelment of agencies to install 8 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Andhra Pradesh Issues Tender for 6.4 GW of Solar Power Projects for State’s Farmers

Andhra Pradesh Issues Tender for 6.4 GW of Solar Power Projects for State’s Farmers

The Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation Limited (APGECL) has invited bids for developing 6.4 GW of solar power projects at ten locations in the state. The total capacity of 6.4 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Andhra Sets 30 Year PPA for 10 GW of Solar Projects Supplying Power to Farmers

Andhra Sets 30 Year PPA for 10 GW of Solar Projects Supplying Power to Farmers

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has adopted proposals suggested by the Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation Limited (APGECL) to develop 10 GW of solar power capacity in the state to ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Solar Developer in Uttar Pradesh Penalized for Not Complying with Commission's Order

Tariff Reduced From ₹3.57 to ₹2.95/kWh for 400 MW of Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has announced a new tariff of ₹2.95 (~$0.039)/kWh for 400 MW of solar projects in Ananthapuram II ultra-mega solar park that were supplying ...