Even with Court’s Stay Order in Place, Andhra Pradesh to Cancel 21 Wind PPAs

Even with Court’s Stay Order in Place, Andhra Pradesh to Cancel 21 Wind PPAs

The ongoing feud between solar and wind project developers and the government of Andhra Pradesh (AP) has escalated further, and the state has now decided to withdraw the power purchase ...
/ / Other, Wind
After High Court’s Stay on PPA Revision, Andhra Pradesh Begins Curtailing Wind Power

After High Court’s Stay, Andhra Pradesh Begins Curtailing Wind Power Severely

The situation in Andhra Pradesh has become a matter of concern for solar and wind project developers. The issue has escalated over the past week with renewable developers approaching the ...
/ / Other, Wind
Andhra High Court Imposes Stay Order on State’s Move to Reduce Solar & Wind Tariffs

Andhra High Court Imposes Stay Order on State’s Move to Reduce Solar & Wind Tariffs

Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Company’s (APSPDCL) decision to revise solar and wind tariffs have been dealt another blow. In a significant order that reviewed writ petitions by nine developers, ...
Andhra Pradesh’s Decision to Renegotiate Solar and Wind PPAs Sets Bad Precedent

Andhra Pradesh’s Decision to Renegotiate Solar and Wind PPAs Sets Bad Precedent

In a surprise announcement on July 1, 2019, the Andhra Pradesh government said it was going to review the power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed between the state’s electricity distribution companies ...
Solar Developer Approaches APTEL Against Andhra Govt’s Move to Reduce PPA Tariff

Solar Developer Approaches APTEL Against Andhra Govt’s Move to Reduce PPA Tariff

The ongoing turbulence in the state of Andhra Pradesh regarding the renegotiations of solar and wind PPAs does not appear to be ending anytime soon. In the latest development, a ...
After SECI, Andhra Govt Writes to NTPC for Revision of Tariff for 1.25 GW of Solar Projects

After SECI, Andhra Govt Writes to NTPC for Revision of Tariff for 1.25 GW of Solar Projects

After writing to the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) seeking a revision in the power sale agreements (PSAs) for 400 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, the Andhra ...
RK Singh Asks Andhra Pradesh CM to Exercise Restraint in Solar & Wind PPA Renegotiations

RK Singh Asks Andhra Pradesh CM to Exercise Restraint in Solar & Wind PPA Renegotiations

The Minister for Power R. K. Singh has written to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy, cautioning him to practice restraint when it comes to renegotiations of power purchase agreements ...
Andhra Pradesh to Deploy 350 Electric Buses In Five Cities

Andhra Pradesh to Deploy 350 Electric Buses In Five Cities

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has come up with a proposal to deploy 350 electric buses in five cities in the state. Overall, the project is likely ...
Uttar Pradesh Releases Blueprint for Open Access Regulations

Uttar Pradesh Releases Blueprint for Open Access Power Regulations

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 either coming up with new open access regulations ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
EESL Tender Calls for 100 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra, Andhra, and Jharkhand

EESL Tender Calls for 100 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra, Andhra, and Jharkhand

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture between the public-sector units of the Ministry of Power and the Government of India, has issued a tender to set up 100 ...
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 ...
Azure’s Petition before MERC Seeking Declaration of GST as Change in Law Dismissed

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
Andhra Pradesh Announces Tender for 10 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

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 ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
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