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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 ...
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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 ...
BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 50 MW Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 50 MW Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated an operations and maintenance (O&M) tender for its 50 MW solar power project at Kadiri, Ananthapur, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The ...
Tender Issued for Augmenting Transmissio Infrastructure in Andhra’s Solar Parks

Tender Issued for Augmenting Transmission Infrastructure in Andhra’s Solar Parks

The Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (APTRANSCO) has invited bids for increasing the capacity of interconnecting transformers in the state’s solar parks. The augmentation of the interconnecting transformers’ capacity will ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Andhra_ APTEL Approves Curtailment of Wind Power in the State Citing Grid Stability

Andhra: APTEL Approves Curtailment of Wind Power in the State Citing Grid Stability

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) declined a wind power generator’s appeal against the Andhra Pradesh State Load Despatch Centre (APSLDC) and the Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (APTRANSCO), asking ...
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APGENCO Seeks Approval for a Tariff of ₹3.57_kWh for 400 MW of Solar Projects

APGENCO Seeks Approval for a Tariff of ₹3.57/kWh for 400 MW of Solar Projects

The Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited (APGENCO) has requested the state’s electricity regulatory commission (APERC) to approve the power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with distribution companies (DISCOMs) on July ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Developers in Andhra Are Facing Risk of Loan Recall_ FICCI to MNRE

Solar Developers in Andhra Are Facing Risk of Loan Recall: FICCI to MNRE

In a letter addressed to the Secretary of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the Chairman of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), urged ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Andhra_ Bids Invited for Detailed Report to Set Up 6.3 GW of Pumped Storage Hydro Projects

Andhra: Bids Invited for Detailed Report to Set Up 6.3 GW of Pumped Storage Hydro Projects

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited (NREDCAP) has invited bids for preparing a pre-feasibility report and a detailed project report (DPR) for the proposed 6.3 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Farmers in Andhra Pradesh To Receive Power Subsidies Through Direct Benefit Transfer

Farmers in Andhra Pradesh To Receive Power Subsidies Through Direct Benefit Transfer

Andhra Pradesh government has decided to introduce Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) on the subsidy extended as free electricity to farmers. This program will initially start with one district by December ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Andhra Pradesh Releases ₹9 Billion to Pay NTPC Towards Letter of Credit

Andhra Pradesh Releases ₹9 Billion to Pay NTPC Towards Letter of Credit

The government of Andhra Pradesh approved ₹9 billion (~$123 million) to meet the expenditure of the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) in line with the payment mechanism notified by the central ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
APTEL Examines Petition Filed Over Wrongly Issued Renewable Energy Certificates

APTEL Examines Petition Filed Over Wrongly Issued Renewable Energy Certificates

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has passed an order asking the National Load Despatch Center (NLDC) to revoke and cancel erroneously issued renewable energy certificates (RECs) to the Andhra ...
Solar Group Seeks Exemption for Developers from Entry Tax in Telangana

Solar Group Seeks Exemption for Developers from Entry Tax in Telangana

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) appealed to the Telangana government to exempt solar developers from payment of ‘entry tax’ on notified goods imported to the state. The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Ola Electric Invests in EV Company, JA Solar supplies 133 MW of modules

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ola Electric’s Co-Founder Invests in EV Company

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: EVage, an Indian mobility tech company, announced that it raised strategic investment through the funding ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
750 MW of Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh Face Serious Delays

750 MW of Solar Projects in Andhra Pradesh Face Serious Delays

The latest report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) claims that three projects with a total capacity of 750 MW in Andhra Pradesh are delayed due to multiple reasons. SB ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar