Payment Security Mechanism for Solar Projects under VGF Program Gets ₹5 Billion Fund

Payment Delays in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu Hit Solar and Wind Developers

Payment delays are becoming a problem again for solar and wind project developers in India especially in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana. Some instances in Madhya Pradesh and a ...
Tariff of  ₹7.5/kWh Maintained for Increased Capacity of Two Waste to Energy Projects

Tariff of ₹7.5/kWh Maintained for Increased Capacity of Two Waste to Energy Projects

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC)  has approved a tariff of ₹7.5 (~$0.011)/kWh for 5 MW  of waste to energy projects each belonging to Anantapur MSW Private Limited and ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Bihar DISCOMs Liable to Pay Penalty in Case of Non-fulfillment of Solar RPO

Andhra Pradesh to Amend its Regulation on Open Access Power Transactions

As the share of renewable energy in the generation mix is increasing in the Indian states, an increasing number of state regulatory commissions are now amending old regulations. For instance, ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Andhra Pradesh Sets Variable Cost for Biomass and Bagasse-Based Power Projects

Andhra Pradesh Sets Variable Cost for Biomass and Bagasse-Based Power Projects

To reach the government’s goal of installing 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, all sources of renewable energy will have to contribute - not just solar and wind. In ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Andhra Pradesh Gets ₹2 Billion from Urja Global to Set Up EV Manufacturing Ecosystem

Andhra Pradesh Gets ₹2 Billion from Urja Global to Set Up EV Manufacturing Ecosystem

The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) and Urja Global have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for setting up manufacturing units of lithium-ion batteries and electric vehicles for the ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Issues 900 MW Solar Tender

SECI Issues Two Solar Tenders: 1.2 GW for Madhya Pradesh and 200 MW for Andhra Pradesh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued two tenders for the development of solar PV power projects in Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. The first tender is for ...
Adani Seeks Bidders to Purchase 700 MW of Solar Power, With 350 MW under Greenshoe Option

Renewable Energy Projects Received $505 Million in Central Financial Assistance

In a question and answer session in Rajya Sabha, the Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, R.K Singh declared the state-wise central financial assistance (CFA) that was released ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
: Wind, Reverse Auctions, PPA, SECI, ISTS

Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs Seek Revision of Tariff Regulation for Wind Projects

Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs, the Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APSPDCL) and Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APEPDCL),have jointly filed a petition with the Andhra ...
/ / Other, Wind
SECI Invites EoIs to Develop 160 MW Solar Wind Hybrid Project with Energy Storage

Andhra Pradesh Issues RfS for 600 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APSPDCL) and Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APEPDCL), jointly referred as APDISCOMs, have issued Request for Selection (RfS) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
: Wind, Reverse Auctions, PPA, SECI, ISTS

Andhra Pradesh Issues New Wind Policy with Various Incentives to Attract Developers

Andhra Pradesh has announced Wind Power Policy-2018 with a goal to expand the base of wind projects in the state. This policy will remain applicable for a period of five ...
/ / Other, Wind
MNRE Broadens the Definition of ‘Storage’ in its Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy

Andhra Pradesh Reveals New Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy

The Andhra Pradesh government has issued Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018 to encourage energy generation from wind and solar hybrid projects in the state. The state government has set a target ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Ministry of Power Proposes Adoption of Uniform Tariff Structure for All States

Andhra Pradesh’s New Solar Policy Targets 5 GW of Projects in Five Years

Andhra Pradesh has come up with a new solar policy with the aim to promote widespread usage of solar power and targets a minimum total solar power capacity addition of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI’s 3 GW ISTS-Connected Solar PV Tender Oversubscribed by 2.1 GW

Andhra Pradesh: Solar Project Commissioning Delay Causes 35% Drop in Tariff

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has given its go-ahead to execute an amendment in the existing Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) that was proposed by the Southern Power Distribution ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC’s New 25 MW Floating Solar Project Tender in Andhra Pradesh

NTPC’s New 25 MW Floating Solar Project Tender in Andhra Pradesh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender to develop a 25 MW  floating solar project at NTPC Simhadri, located in Andhra Pradesh. The tender allows for the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NREDCAP Issues Tender for Off-Grid Solar Gadgets in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh

NREDCAP Issues Tender for Off-Grid Solar Gadgets in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh

The New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd (NREDCAP) has issued a tender for the supply, installation and commissioning of 1,490 solar lanterns and  235 solar street ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Karnataka Exempts Rooftop Solar Projects below 1 MW from CEIG Clearance

ONGC Tenders a 5 MW Solar Project For its Site in Andhra Pradesh

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), a leading public sector undertaking in the country, has tendered a 5 MW grid-connected solar project to be developed at its Tatipaka ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Five Indian Environmental Projects to be Showcased at Paris Peace Forum 2018

Five Indian Environmental Projects to be Showcased at Paris Peace Forum 2018

Five Indian projects have been selected to present at the Paris Peace Forum, new annual event based on the idea that international cooperation is key to tackling global challenges and ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
AP to DISCOMs_ Wind Generators Should Receive Rebates with 25% Late Payment Surcharge

AP to DISCOMs: Wind Generators Should Receive Rebates with 25% Late Payment Surcharge

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has issued an order stating that wind power generating companies should get a rebate under respective Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) along with 25 ...
/ / Other, Wind
USTDA to Support 41 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project in Andhra Pradesh

Second Extension Given to SECI’s 160 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender with Storage

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)  has extended the bid submission deadline yet again for 160 MW of solar-wind hybrid power project with battery energy storage system (BESS) at Ramagiri, ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SECI Issues 160 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender with Battery Energy Storage System

SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 160 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender with Storage

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has amended the recently floated tender for 160 MW of solar-wind hybrid power project with battery energy storage system (BESS) at Ramagiri, located in ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC Commissions Its Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Vishakhapatnam

NTPC Commissions Its Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Vishakhapatnam

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has commissioned its electric vehicle charging station in Simdhari, located in Vishakhapatnam, reported PTI. The charging station has been designed by the engineering team ...
India’s Largest 2 MW Floating Solar Project Commissioned in Greater Visakhapatnam

India’s Largest 2 MW Floating Solar Project Commissioned in Greater Visakhapatnam

The Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL) has commissioned a 2 MW grid-connected floating solar photovoltaic (PV) project. The floating solar PV project is installed atop the Mudasarlova reservoir ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Issues 160 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender with Battery Energy Storage System

SECI Issues 160 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender with Battery Energy Storage System

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has issued a tender for the development of 160 MW of solar-wind hybrid power project with battery energy storage system (BESS) at Ramagiri, ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Andhra Pradesh Issues Tender for 25,000 Solar-Powered Water Pumps

Andhra Pradesh Issues Tender for 25,000 Solar-Powered Water Pumps

The New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd (NREDCAP) has issued a tender for 25,000 off -grid solar PV water pumping systems. Out of 25,000 solar pumping ...
USTDA to Support 41 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project in Andhra Pradesh

USTDA to Support 41 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project in Andhra Pradesh

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has given a grant to the IL&FS Energy Development Company Limited (IEDCL) for the development of a 41 MW hybrid wind, solar, and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar