Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2022

Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2022 [Infographics]

The utility-scale solar installations in India stood at 52.71 GW, according to Mercom India Research’s latest available data at the end of the January-September period (9M). The full-year number for 2022 ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Solar
Andhra Pradesh Poised to Carry Solar Open Access Momentum into Future

Market Cautiously Optimistic About Andhra Pradesh’s Open Access Solar Prospects

A revival of interest from the industry in Andhra Pradesh to source solar energy through open access has seen installations surge by 450% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) to 75.3 MW in the ...
Andhra Pradesh Regulator Approves Procurement of RECs by the DISCOM

Andhra Regulator Approves Renewable Energy Certificates Purchase by DISCOM

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) recently ruled that the state distribution company (DISCOM) was entitled to procure renewable energy certificates (RECs) for the financial year (FY) 2019-20 and ...
Karnataka Lead Solar Open Access Installations in Q3 2022

Karnataka Leads Solar Open Access Installations in Q3 2022

Karnataka was the top state for open access solar installations in the third quarter (Q3) of the calendar year (CY) 2022. The state was followed closely by Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Fashion Retailer H&M Group Signs 90 MW Solar PPA

Andhra Pradesh Sets Renewable Power Purchase Obligation Targets Until 2026-27

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has announced the renewable power purchase obligation (RPPO) targets until the financial year (FY) 2026-27. The RPPO targets are 18% for FY 2022-23, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Andhra Pradesh Issues Levelized Tariff for Rooftop Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: Andhra Pradesh Issues Levelized Tariff for Rooftop Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) issued the levelized tariff for the ...
India Hydrogen Alliance Seeks $360 Million from Government to Deploy 25 Green Hubs

India Hydrogen Alliance Seeks $360 Million from Government to Deploy 25 Green Hubs

Industry-led coalition India Hydrogen Alliance (IH2A) has sought government financial support of $360 million for its proposed 25/25 National Green Hydrogen Development Plan to create 25 first-generation national green hydrogen ...
MNRE Approves 61 Solar Parks Totaling 40 GW Amidst Land Acquisition Challenges

MNRE Approves 61 Solar Parks Totaling 40 GW Amidst Land Acquisition Challenges

India has set a lofty target of 280 GW of solar capacity by 2030. Achieving the target appears daunting, going by the progress made so far. Solar project development activity ...
Consultancy Tender for 100-150 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project With Battery Storage

Consultancy Tender for 100-150 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project With Battery Storage

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) has invited bids from consultants to conduct a feasibility study for developing a 100-150 MW wind-solar hybrid project with a battery energy storage system (BESS) on ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani & ReNew to Invest in Renewable Projects in Andhra and Karnataka

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani & ReNew to Invest in Renewable Projects in Andhra and Karnataka

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Green Energy (AGEL) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Andhra Pradesh government to develop green ...
NTPC Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in Telangana

NTPC Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project in Telangana

NTPC Limited has invited bids for a biennial operation and maintenance (O&M) contract for the 10 MW solar power project at its facility in Ramagundam, Telangana. The last date to ...
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Andhra High Court Asks DISCOMs to Pay Renewable Generators Tariffs Per PPAs Within 6 Weeks

Andhra High Court Asks DISCOMs to Pay Renewable Generators Tariffs Per PPAs Within Six Weeks

In a landmark judgment, the High Court of Andhra Pradesh set aside the earlier order passed on September 24, 2019, for paying interim tariff and reaffirmed renewable projects' 'must-run' status ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Regulator Rules in Favor of Captive Wind Developer, Marks Down Transmission Charges

Regulator Rules in Favor of Captive Wind Developer, Marks Down Transmission Charges

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) recently ruled that a wind project developer was liable to pay inter-DISCOM (distribution company) transmission charges for 8.8 MW out of the total ...
/ / Other, Wind
PGCIL Asked to Refund Bank Guarantee After Revoking Connectivity to Solar Projects

PGCIL Asked to Refund Bank Guarantee After Revoking Connectivity to Solar Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, ruled that ₹5 million (~$66,299) of the connectivity bank guarantee for each of the two solar projects of 250 MW ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Andhra Pradesh Issues Short-Term Power Procurement Regulations

Andhra Pradesh Issues Short-Term Power Procurement Regulations

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC), in order to simplify the short-term power procurement process, has issued the 'Terms and Conditions for Short-term Procurement and Sale of Power, Regulations, ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Unilateral Termination of PPAs By DISCOMs Is Against Public Interest – Supreme Court

Unilateral Termination of PPAs By DISCOMs is Against Public Interest – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India, in a recent order, has rebuked the Andhra Pradesh distribution companies (DISCOMs) attempting to terminate the power purchase agreement (PPA) unilaterally after the project developer ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
DISCOMs Must Clear Dues of Solar & Wind Energy Generators by December: Andhra High Court

DISCOMs Must Clear Dues of Solar & Wind Energy Generators by December: Andhra High Court

The High Court of Andhra Pradesh has directed the state's distribution companies (DISCOMs) to clear the dues of solar and wind power developers up to June 2021 by December 29, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Andhra DISCOMs Get Regulatory Approval to Procure 7 GW of Solar Power from SECI

Andhra DISCOMs Get Regulatory Approval to Procure 7 GW of Solar Power from SECI

In a significant development, the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has approved the proposal of Andhra Pradesh distribution companies (DISCOMs) to procure 7,000 MW of solar power from the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Punjab Goes the Andhra Way, Mulls Legislation to Renegotiate Renewable Energy Tariffs

Punjab Goes the Andhra Way, Mulls Legislation to Renegotiate Renewable Energy Tariffs

In a move that could set another bad precedent, the Punjab Government is contemplating bringing legislation to reduce the tariffs for renewable energy projects approved by the electricity regulatory commission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Project in Andhra Pradesh Exempted From RPO Compliance

Fossil Fuel-Based Cogeneration Project in Andhra Pradesh Exempted from RPO Compliance

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC), in a recent order, ruled that energy generated from the circulating fluidized bed combustion (CBFC) boiler system formed a part of cogeneration and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Andhra Pradesh Accepts SECI's Offer for 9 GW of Solar at ₹2.49kWh

Andhra Pradesh Accepts SECI’s Offer for 9 GW of Solar at ₹2.49/kWh

The Andhra Pradesh government has agreed to procure 9 GW of solar power from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). SECI will supply power to the state's agriculture sector ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
POSOCO to Probe Wind Power Curtailment Allegation in Andhra Pradesh

POSOCO to Probe Wind Power Curtailment Allegation in Andhra Pradesh

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has directed the Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) to submit a report within four weeks and indicate whether there was an intentional curtailment of ...
/ / Wind
BHEL Releases O&M Tender for NTPC's 25 MW Floating Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

BHEL Releases O&M Tender for NTPC’s 25 MW Floating Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of a 25 MW floating solar power project at NTPC Simhadri in Andhra Pradesh for 36 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Andhra Regulator Rules in Favor of a Solar Power Generator Regarding Wheeling Charges

Andhra Regulator Rules in Favor of a Solar Power Generator Regarding Wheeling Charges

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC), in a recent order, ruled in favor of a solar power generator, stating the Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APSPDCL) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BHEL Issues O&M Tender for a 1.5 MW Solar Project in Hyderabad

BHEL Issues O&M Tender for a 1.5 MW Solar Project in Hyderabad

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has invited bids for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of a 1.5 MW solar project at Ramachandrapuram in Hyderabad. The last date to submit the ...