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
DISCOM Dues to Power Generators Mount to ₹101 BillionAt the End of June

DISCOM Dues to Power Generators Mount to ₹101 Billion At the End of June

The distribution companies (DISCOMs) owed renewable generators ₹101.11 billion (~$1.3 billion) in overdue payments (excluding dues under dispute) spread across 544 invoices at the end of June 2020, according to ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
Andhra Commission Seeks Data from Load Despatch Center to Justify DSM Amendments

Andhra Commission Seeks Data from Load Despatch Center to Justify DSM Amendments

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has written to the Andhra Pradesh State Load Despatch Center (APSLDC), asking it to submit relevant and necessary data to help justify the ...
Andhra Pradesh Waives Stamp Duty, Reduces Registration Fee for 10 GW of Solar Projects

Andhra Pradesh Waives Stamp Duty, Reduces Registration Fee for 10 GW of Solar Projects

The government of Andhra Pradesh has issued an order allowing the exemption of stamp duty and reduction in the registration fee for lands for the development of solar projects. The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Andhra Pradesh Amends 10 GW Agricultural Solar Program to Mitigate Cash Flow Issues

Andhra Pradesh Amends 10 GW Agricultural Solar Program to Mitigate Cash Flow Issues

The Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) has issued amendments to its order for setting up 10 GW of solar projects in the state to provide farmers nine hours of free ...
Andhra Pradesh Launches Policy to Export Renewable Power to Other States

Andhra Pradesh Launches Policy to Export Renewable Power to Other States

The Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) has announced its Renewable Energy Export Policy 2020 for solar, wind, and wind-solar hybrid projects. The policy aims to promote the export of renewable ...
Andhra DISCOM Says Expensive Renewable Power Procurement Threat to Their Survival

Andhra DISCOM Says Expensive Renewable Power Procurement Threat to its Survival

The Eastern Power Distribution Company of India Limited (APEPDCL) has refused to rescind its open access amendments in the face of objections raised by renewable developers. The developers opposed to ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Solar Association Asks ₹50 Billion Fund Allocation for Cash-Strapped Andhra DISCOMs

Solar Association Asks ₹50 Billion Fund Allocation for Cash-Strapped Andhra DISCOMs

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has requested the Union Power Minister R.K. Singh to set aside ₹50 billion (~$666.2 million) from the distribution companies (DISCOMs) liquidity package ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Installers Rally for Net Metering in Andhra’s Rooftop Solar Policy

Installers Rally for Net Metering in Andhra’s Rooftop Solar Policy

Andhra Pradesh’s solar development has not had a smooth run since the past year. In a recent development, renewable developers and stakeholders in the state are now up in arms ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Andhra Pradesh Approves Greenko’s 1000 MW Solar, 550 MW Wind, and 1200 MW Storage Project

Andhra Pradesh Approves Greenko’s 1 GW Solar, 550 MW Wind, and 1.2 GW Pumped Storage Project

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has approved the establishment of an integrated renewable energy project (IREP) at Pinnapuram village in Kurnool district by Greenko Energies Private Limited. As part of ...
Andhra Pradesh Issues Guidelines for 10 GW of Solar Projects for State’s Farmers

Andhra Pradesh Issues Guidelines for 10 GW of Solar Projects for State’s Farmers

The Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) has issued an order with guidelines to implement its 10 GW solar power project program for farmers in the state. The program aims to provide nine ...
Andhra Pradesh Addresses Concerns on DSM Amendment for Solar and Wind

Andhra Pradesh Addresses Concerns on DSM Amendment for Solar and Wind

Several renewable energy companies have put forward their suggestions and objections to the proposed amendments for the forecasting, scheduling, and deviation settlement regulations put in place by the Andhra Pradesh ...
Andhra Pradesh Gives State Guarantee for DISCOMs to Avail ₹66 Billion in Loans

Andhra Pradesh Gives State Guarantee for DISCOMs to Avail ₹66 Billion in Loans

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has provided a state-backed guarantee for distribution companies (DISCOMs) to avail ₹66 billion (~$873.4 million) loan from the Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC) and Rural ...
Andhra Pradesh Approves Proposal for a 10 GW Mega Solar Project for Agricultural Sector

Andhra Pradesh Approves Proposal for a 10 GW Mega Solar Project for Agricultural Sector

The Andhra Pradesh cabinet has approved the proposal to develop a 10 GW mega solar power project for the benefit of the farmers in the state. The project will supply ...
PFC Readies to Set Up Transmission Systems To Evacuate 35.9 GW of Solar Power

PFC Readies to Set Up Transmission Systems to Evacuate 35.9 GW of Solar Power

The Power Finance Corporation (PFC), the financial backbone of the Indian power sector, announced the incorporation of five of its special purpose vehicles (SPV) as wholly-owned subsidiaries of PFC Consulting ...
/ / Grid, T&D
AFRY to Provide Engineering Services for 1.2 GW Pumped Storage Project in Andhra Pradesh

AFRY to Provide Engineering Services for 1.2 GW Pumped Storage Project in Andhra Pradesh

AFRY India, an engineering and consulting firm, has received the Letter of Award (LoA) from Greenko Energy Projects Limited for providing the design engineering services for a 1,200 MW Pinnapuram ...
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadlines for 81 MW of Solar Projects at Singareni Collieries

SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadlines for 81 MW of Solar Projects at Singareni Collieries

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for its three-part 81 MW tender for solar projects at Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) in Telangana ...
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 ...
Andhra DISCOM Invokes Force Majeure Due to Cash Crunch During Coronavirus Pandemic

Andhra DISCOM Invokes Force Majeure Due to Cash Crunch During Coronavirus Pandemic

The Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (APSPDCL) is the latest addition to the group of power distribution companies (DISCOMs) seeking refuge under the force majeure clause following the ...
/ / Grid, Utilities