Tender Floated for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Karnataka

Tender Floated for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Karnataka

ITI Limited, a public sector undertaking under the Department of Telecommunications, has invited bids to install and commission 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems under Phase II of the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up Regulator Allows Tariff of ₹8.40kWh for a Delayed Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Regulator Allows Tariff of ₹8.40/kWh for a Delayed Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has condoned the delay in commissioning a 1 MW solar project by ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Karnataka Commission Allows Tariff of ₹7.08kWh for a 10 kW Rooftop Solar Project

Karnataka Commission Allows Tariff of ₹7.08/kWh for a 10 kW Rooftop Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled in favor of a rooftop solar installer and said that the installer had commissioned the project well before the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
BESCOM Issues Empanelment Tender for 50 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

BESCOM Issues Empanelment Tender for 50 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has invited bids to empanel installers to set up 50 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects in its jurisdiction under Phase-II of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Karnataka Commission Asks BESCOM to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

Karnataka Commission Asks BESCOM to Compensate Solar Developer for GST Claims

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently ruled in favor of a solar developer and allowed compensation for four solar projects of 20 MW each on the grounds of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Rules in Favor of a Delayed Solar Project, Asks DISCOM to Honor PPA

APTEL Rules in Favor of a Delayed Solar Project, Asks DISCOM to Honor PPA

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, condoned the delay in the commissioning of a 2 MW project by Vatsala Ballary Solar Projects and asked the Bangalore ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka DISCOMs Asked to Compensate Solar Developer for Safeguard Duty Imposition

Karnataka DISCOMs Asked to Compensate Solar Developer for Safeguard Duty Imposition

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has recently ruled that five special purpose vehicles (SPVs) of ACME Solar were entitled to levelized incremental tariffs to compensate for the additional cost ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BESCOM's Empanelment Process is Tedious, Expensive and Unnecessary

BESCOM’s Empanelment Process is Tedious, Expensive and Unnecessary

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has recently revised its guidelines to empanel inverter manufacturers for government solar programs in Karnataka. Inverter manufacturers feel that the empanelment process is ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Karnataka Retains Generic Tariff of ₹3.26kWh for Wind Projects in FY 2021-22

Karnataka Retains Generic Tariff of ₹3.26/kWh for Wind Projects in FY 2021-22

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, ruled that the generic tariff for wind power projects will continue to be ₹3.26 (~$0.044)/kWh as determined in the earlier ...
/ / Wind
Regulator to Reconsider Decision to Slash Tariff of Rooftop Solar Project by 46%

Regulator to Reconsider Decision to Slash Tariff of Rooftop Solar Project by 46%

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, directed the Karnataka  Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) to review its earlier order regarding the tariff reduction for the delayed rooftop ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Tariff for Delayed Solar Project in Karnataka Reduced to ₹6.51kWh from ₹7.05kWh

Tariff for Delayed Solar Project in Karnataka Reduced to ₹6.51/kWh from ₹7.05/kWh

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), in a recent order, has rejected Photon Suryakiran's petition asking for Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) not to reduce the tariff of the delayed ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Supreme Court Upholds APTEL’s Order on Commissioning Delay of Solar Projects

Supreme Court Upholds APTEL’s Order on Commissioning Delay of Solar Projects

In an important development, the Supreme Court of India upheld the judgment of the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in which it had set aside the orders passed by the ...
Karnataka Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹8.40/kWh for a Delayed Solar Power Project

Karnataka Regulator Approves Tariff of ₹8.40/kWh for a Delayed Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has approved a tariff of ₹8.40 (~$0.115)/kWh as per the power purchase agreement (PPA) signed between Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) and the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BESCOM's Plea To Cut Tariff for Solar Power Purchased Over Contracted Capacity Rejected

BESCOM’s Plea To Cut Tariff for Solar Power Purchased Over Contracted Capacity Rejected

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) dismissed the petition filed by the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) for the redetermination of tariff for purchase of additional power or to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Empanelment Tender Issued to Set Up 20 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

Empanelment Tender Issued to Set Up 20 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems

The Hubli Electricity Supply Company (HESCOM) has invited bids for empanelment of agencies for the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of 20 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects on residential ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
BESCOM Plans to Install Over 1 GW of Rooftop Solar Systems, Seeks Consultant

BESCOM Plans to Install Over 1 GW of Rooftop Solar Systems, Seeks Consultant

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has invited bids to engage a consultancy firm for demand aggregation and implementation of 1.06 GW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems. The last ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
ADB Approves ₹13.9 Billion Loan to Upgrade Bengaluru's Power Distribution System

ADB Approves ₹13.9 Billion Loan to Upgrade Bengaluru’s Power Distribution System

In a significant development, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $190 million (~₹13.9 billion) to upgrade the existing power distribution system in the city of Bengaluru ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
DISCOMs Ask For Steep Hike in Electricity Tariff in Karnataka, Commission Goes Easy

DISCOMs Ask For Steep Hike in Electricity Tariff in Karnataka, Commission Goes Easy

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued the retail tariff order for various distribution companies (DISCOMS) for FY 2021.  The new tariffs will come into force from November 01, ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
BESCOM Seeks Landowners and EPC Players for 11 MW of Solar Projects under KUSUM Program

BESCOM Seeks Landowners and EPC Players for 11 MW of Solar Projects under KUSUM Program

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has invited expression of interest (EoI) from landowners for setting up 11 MW of ground-mounted solar power projects. The projects are to be ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for 60 MW of Adani Green’s Delayed Solar Projects

Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for 60 MW of Adani Green’s Delayed Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has denied Adani Green Energy (UP) Limited’s requests for relief under the force majeure clause of its power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Bangalore ...
Petition for Solar Project Delay Can be Filed Only After Commissioning, Says KERC

Petition for Solar Project Delay Can be Filed Only After Commissioning, Says KERC

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) set aside the petition filed by Tepsol Photovoltaic Power Ventures Private Limited, requesting it to declare the disruption caused by COVID-19 pandemic as a ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed 1 MW Rooftop Solar Project

Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed 1 MW Rooftop Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) issued an order in favor of the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) and asked Applied Solar Technologies Private Limited to revise its rooftop ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
BESCOM Issues Amendments to its 30 MW Tender for Residential Rooftop Solar

BESCOM Issues Amendments to its 30 MW Tender for Residential Rooftop Solar

The Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has issued amendments to the expression of interest (EoI) issued to empanel agencies to design, supply, install, and commission 30 MW of grid-connected ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Karnataka Commission Asks BESCOM to Pay for Additional Solar Power Supplied by Developer

Karnataka Commission Asks BESCOM to Pay for Additional Solar Power Supplied by Developer

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has passed an order directing the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) to pay Walwhan Renewable Energy Limited for the supply of solar power ...
Karnataka Commission Asks Kodangal Solar Park to Compensate for Commissioning Delay

Karnataka Commission Asks Kodangal Solar Park to Compensate for Commissioning Delay

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has dismissed Marikal Solar Parks Private Limited’s request to approve the date on which the second supplemental power purchase agreement (SPPA) was signed as ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar