Daily News Wrap-Up SJVN Receives Letter of Intent for 125 MW of Solar Projects

Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN Receives Letter of Intent for 125 MW of Solar Projects

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Agency (UPNEDA) issued a letter of intent to SJVN for 75 MW of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CERC Asks Solar Power Generator and Procurers to Settle ‘Change in Law’ Claims Mutually

CERC Asks Solar Power Generator and Procurers to Settle ‘Change in Law’ Claims Mutually

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently ruled that power generators and procurers should mutually settle claims under the ‘Change in Law’ provisions. The central regulator said that the affected ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Directs Solar Developer to Approach SECI for 'Change in Law' Claims

CERC Directs Solar Developer to Approach SECI for ‘Change in Law’ Claims

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently directed a solar project developer and the subsidiaries to approach Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 'Change in Law' claims due to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Commission Rejects Solar Developer's Claim for Service Tax and GST Compensation

Commission Rejects Solar Developer’s Claim for Service Tax and GST Compensation

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has rejected a solar energy developer's compensation petition for the additional tax burden on operation and maintenance (O&M) expenses and carrying costs due to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Directs State Commission to Hear Solar Developer’s ‘Change in Law’ Claims Afresh

APTEL Directs State Commission to Hear Solar Developer’s ‘Change in Law’ Claims Afresh

The Appellate Tribunal of Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, set aside an order of the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) rejecting compensation claimed by Azure Power Thirty Four Private ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Adani, Avaada, and Azure - Top Utility-Scale Solar Project Developers in 1H 2021

Adani, Avaada, and Azure – Top Utility-Scale Solar Project Developers in 1H 2021

Adani Solar, Avaada Energy, and Azure Power have emerged as the top utility-scale solar project developers in the first half (1H) of the calendar year (CY) 2021, according to Mercom’s India ...
Azure Power and Adani Green Energy Win MSEDCL's 300 MW Wind Auction

Azure Power and Adani Green Energy Win MSEDCL’s 300 MW Wind Auction

Azure Power and Adani Green Energy Fifteen were declared winners in the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company's (MSEDCL) auction to procure 300 MW of power from grid-connected interstate and intrastate ...
/ / Wind
Solar Project Cost to Increase by 24% with Basic Customs Duty on Modules Interview

Solar Project Cost to Increase by 24% with Basic Customs Duty on Modules: Interview

The Indian solar industry is gradually returning to normalcy after facing several challenges in the past two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic and adverse market conditions. The second quarter ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tariffs of Manufacturing-Linked Solar Projects Reduced to ₹2.54/kWh from ₹2.92/kWh

Tariffs of Manufacturing-Linked Solar Projects Reduced to ₹2.54/kWh from ₹2.92/kWh

The tariff of ₹2.92 (~$0.04)/kWh discovered in the manufacturing-linked solar projects auction held in January last year has now been reduced to ₹2.54 (~$0.034)/kWh. Adani Green Energy (AGEL) and Azure ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
APTEL Denies Tariff Cut for a Delayed Solar Project, Allows Recovery of Liquidated Damages

APTEL Denies Tariff Cut for a Delayed Solar Project, Allows Recovery of Liquidated Damages

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, directed a solar developer to pay liquidated damages to the Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company (GESCOM) for the delay of 31 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Funding and M&A Roundup Sunnova Proposes Private Offering of $350 Million Green Bond

Funding and M&A Roundup: Sunnova Proposes Private Offering of $350 Million Green Bond

From: Mercom Capital Group Sunnova Energy Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sunnova Energy, announced that it intends to offer, subject to market conditions, a $350 million aggregate principal amount of green bond (senior ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
OMERS Infrastructure to Acquire 19.4% Stake in Azure Power for $219 Million

OMERS Infrastructure to Acquire 19.4% Stake in Azure Power for $219 Million

OMERS Infrastructure announced that it has signed a stock purchase agreement to acquire a 19.4% stake in Indian independent power (solar) producer Azure Power Global for $219 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC) ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Tata Power and Azure Power Winners in MSEDCL’s 500 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Auction

Tata Power and Azure Power Win MSEDCL’s 500 MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Auction

Tata Power and Azure Power were declared winners in the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited’s (MSEDCL) auction to procure power from 500 MW of from grid-connected interstate and intrastate ...
Azure Power Secures $163 Million Debt Funding for its Solar Project from MUFG

Azure Power Secures $163 Million Debt Funding for its Solar Project from MUFG

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) has announced the completion of a five-year syndicated financing deal of $163 million for Azure Power's 300 MW solar project. The project is being developed in ...
Azure Power Registers 16.2% YoY Rise in Revenue in Q4 2021

Azure Power Registers 16.2% YoY Rise in Revenue in Q4 FY2021

Azure Power posted a 16.2% year-over-year (YoY) rise in its revenue in the fourth quarter (Q4) of the financial year (FY) 2021, driven by projects commissioned in FY 2021. Other reasons ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Solar Developer’s Plea for GST Compensation Dismissed by Maharashtra Commission

Solar Developer’s Plea for GST Compensation Dismissed by Maharashtra Commission

Citing an increase in costs as a result of a change in the rate of Goods and Services Tax (GST), Azure Power Thirty Four, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Azure Power, ...
Solar Developer Seeks CERC’s Help to Align Long-Term Access with Project Commissioning

Solar Developer Seeks CERC’s Help to Align Long-Term Access with Project Commissioning

Independent power producer Azure Power had recently approached the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), seeking a deadline extension from Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) to lay the transmission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
PLI Program_ Higher the Efficiency of Solar Modules, Higher the Incentive

PLI Program: Higher the Efficiency of Solar Modules, Higher the Incentive

The Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent nationwide lockdown capped off a turbulent 2020 for the Indian solar sector. The pandemic affected the solar supply chain and brought the solar industry ...
With the Commissioning of New Solar Projects, Azure's Revenue Rises by 23% in Q2 (1)

With the Commissioning of New Solar Projects, Azure’s Revenue Rises by 23% in Q2

Azure Power, a leading solar power developer, has announced its consolidated results for the second quarter (Q2) of the financial year (FY) 2021. As per the company's financial statement, the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Azure Power Posts 16% Revenue Increase in Q1 2021

Azure Power Posts 16% Revenue Increase in FY Q1 2021

Azure Power has announced the consolidated results for the first quarter (Q1) of the financial year (FY) 2021. According to the financial statement released by the company, the company registered ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
With New Solar Projects Commissioned, Azure Power’s Revenue Rises 29% in Q4 FY 2020

With New Solar Projects Commissioned, Azure Power’s Revenue Rises 29% in Q4 FY 2020

Azure Power has announced its consolidated results for the fourth quarter (Q4) of the financial year (FY) 2020. The company stated that its revenues stood at ₹3.67 billion (~$48.75 million), ...
CERC Approves Tariff of ₹2.54_kWh to Procure 100 MW of Solar Power from SECI

CERC Approves Tariff of ₹2.54/kWh to Procure 100 MW of Solar Power from SECI

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.54 (~$0.035)/kWh as requested by Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) to procure 100 MW of solar power from ...
Azure Power’s Revenue up 25%, Net Loss Rises Amid Higher Expenses and Curtailment in AP

Azure Power’s Revenue up 25%, Net Loss Rises Amid Higher Expenses and Curtailment in AP

Azure Global Power Limited reported revenue of ₹3.05 billion (~$42.6 million) for Q3 FY20, an increase of 25% year-over-year but the company still registered a net loss of ₹1.36 billion ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
APTEL Asks MERC to Release Azure Power’s Bank Guarantee for 150 MW of Solar Projects

APTEL Asks MERC to Release Azure Power’s Bank Guarantee for 150 MW of Solar Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has asked the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) to release the bank guarantee from Azure Power’s 150 MW solar project within two weeks. Considering ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
China’s TBEA Set to Launch its 2 GW Inverter Factory in Bengaluru

China’s TBEA Set to Launch its 2 GW Inverter Factory in Bengaluru

TBEA Xi’an Electric Technology Co., an affiliate of the TBEA Group, has announced that it will be unveiling its GW solar inverter factory on November 29, 2019, in Bengaluru. The ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar