SECI Not a Nodal Agency for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects Anymore

SECI Not a Nodal Agency for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects Anymore

According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s (MNRE) newly introduced amendments to the competitive bidding process guidelines for grid-connected wind-solar hybrid projects, the Solar Energy Corporation of India ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Commission Approves Tariff Adoption for GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Tender Auction

Commission Approves Tariff Adoption for GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has allowed Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) to adopt the tariff discovered through a competitive bidding process for procuring power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic ...
SECI Amends 25 MW Solar Tender, Mandates Modules from Latest ALMM

SECI Amends 25 MW Solar Tender, Mandates Modules from Latest ALMM

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has amended the tender for its 25 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant with five years O&M (Operation and Maintenance) at BCCL (Bharat ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
PGCIL Bags Two Transmission Projects to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

PGCIL Bags Two Transmission Projects to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), a state-owned power transmission company, has bagged two power transmission projects in Rajasthan through tariff-based competitive bidding. These projects are built to evacuate 8.1 ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Rooftop Solar to Meet 10% of Sunvik Steels' Power Needs in Bengaluru

Daily News Wrap-Up: Rooftop Solar to Meet 10% of Sunvik Steels’ Power Needs in Bengaluru

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Sunvik Steels has partnered with Dexler Energy to develop 13 MW of rooftop solar projects at its ...
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Gujarat Regulator Allows DISCOM to Scrap 700 MW Solar Auction

In Another Bad Precedent, Gujarat Regulator Allows DISCOM to Scrap 700 MW Solar Auction

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has allowed the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to cancel the 700 MW solar auction in the state’s Dholera Solar Park and retender ...
PGCIL Bags Three Transmission Projects to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

PGCIL Bags Three Transmission Projects to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL) of India, a state-owned power transmission company, has bagged three power transmission projects in Rajasthan through competitive bidding. These are built to evacuate 8.1 GW of ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Commission Allows Avadh Sugar and Energy to Inject Slop-Based Power into the Grid

Commission Allows Avadh Sugar and Energy to Inject Slop-Based Power into the Grid

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulation Commission (UPERC) has directed the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) to allow Avadh Sugar and Energy to inject slop-based power into the grid from ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Month in a Minute Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in December 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in December 2020

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from December 2020: The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has constituted a high-level inter-ministerial Apex Committee to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Maharashtra Allows DISCOM to Float Open Tenders Under State's Solar Program

Maharashtra Allows DISCOM to Float Open Tenders Under State’s Solar Program

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued an order allowing the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to float open tenders for its solar projects under the Mukhyamantri ...
No Takers for Wind in Germany's Latest Auction, Solar Rules

No Takers for Wind in Germany’s Latest Auction, Solar Rules

In the latest 202 MW wind and solar auction in Germany, solar bids won the full capacity, as revealed by the country's federal network agency, Bundesnetzagentur. The tender was oversubscribed ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bundling Solar & Hydro Can Bring Down Tariffs_ Interview

Bundling Solar & Hydro Can Bring Down Tariffs: Interview

SJVN Limited is a leading hydropower generator in India. It is a joint venture of the government of India and the state government of Himachal Pradesh. The hydropower generator recently ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects will Stand Canceled if SECI Fails to Sign PSA within Six Months

Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects will Stand Canceled if SECI Fails to Sign PSA within Six Months

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued tariff-based competitive bidding guidelines for power procurement from grid-connected solar-wind hybrid projects. The guidelines stated that the Solar Energy Corporation ...
Tamil Nadu‘s New Tariff Order for Solar Procurement

Tamil Nadu‘s New Tariff Order for Solar Procurement

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued a tariff order for solar power procurement by distribution licensees. The effective date of the order is October 16, 2020. According ...
Maharashtra to Procure 200 MW of Power from Wind Projects with Expired EPAs

Maharashtra to Procure 200 MW of Power from Wind Projects with Expired EPAs

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd. (MSEDCL) issued a Request for Selection to procure 200 MW of wind energy from intra-state wind power projects with expired or soon-to-be expired ...
/ / Wind
Haryana Mulls Competitive Bidding Route for Power Transmission Projects

Haryana Mulls Competitive Bidding Route for Power Transmission Projects

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has invited comments and suggestions from power sector stakeholders on its paper proposing the introduction of competitive bidding for power transmission projects. The deadline ...
Tech Based O&M for Solar Projects Can Optimize Cost-Effectiveness and Sustainability

Tech Based O&M for Solar Projects Can Optimize Cost-Effectiveness and Sustainability

As the renewable sector matured in India towards competitive bidding, the emphasis shifted from building capacities at a brisk pace towards cost-effectiveness and even portfolio consolidation. Project operations and maintenance ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CEL Floats Tender for 5 MW of Multicrystalline Solar Modules in Maharashtra

CEL Floats Tender for 5 MW of Multicrystalline Solar Modules in Maharashtra

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has floated a tender for 5 MW of multicrystalline solar modules for several substations in Maharashtra. The modules must be rated for a minimum of ...
Bihar’s Maiden Large-Scale Solar Auction Hits Roadblock of Tariff Adoption

Bihar’s Maiden Large-Scale Solar Auction Hits Roadblock of Tariff Adoption

In a recent development, the Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) has once again dismissed the petition without granting further time for the tariff negotiation for a 250 MW solar project ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
ANERT Floats Tender for 10 MW of Off-Grid Solar Projects in Kerala

ANERT Floats Tender for 10 MW of Off-Grid Solar Projects in Kerala

The Agency for Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT) has issued a tender for 10 MW of off-grid solar power projects at public institutions across 14 districts in the state ...
MNRE’s New Solar Bidding Guidelines Say No Power Backdown Without Formal Instructions

MNRE’s New Solar Bidding Guidelines Say No Power Backdown Without Formal Instructions

To expedite and streamline the process of developing solar projects, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued amendments to its guidelines for the competitive bidding process. The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
TBEA Wins 300 MW of Solar Projects in the NTPC Auction at a Tariff of ₹2.63_ kWh

TBEA Wins 300 MW of Solar Projects in the NTPC Auction at a Tariff of ₹2.63/kWh

TBEA, a Chinese manufacturer of power transformers and other electrical equipment, has bagged 300 MW of solar projects in the 1.2 GW auction conducted by the National Thermal Power Corporation ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
UPERC Approves Tariffs for 550 MW of Solar Projects Ranging Between ₹3.02-3.08_kWh

UPERC Approves Tariffs for 550 MW of Solar Projects Ranging Between ₹3.02-3.08/kWh

In a recent petition, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulator Commission (UPERC) was requested to adopt tariffs for 550 MW of solar projects and accept the slight delay in signing of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tender Issued for Solar Home and Street Lighting Systems in Karnataka’s Mandya District

Tender Issued for Solar Home and Street Lighting Systems in Karnataka’s Mandya District

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has floated a tender for solar-powered home and street lighting systems in H.Kodihalli village of Mandya district. The last date for the submission ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Lender Can Substitute Promoter in Case of Solar Generator Default_ Amended Guidelines

Lender Can Substitute Promoter in Case of Solar Generator Default: Amended Guidelines

The Ministry of Power has amended the competitive bidding guidelines for the procurement of power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. This is the third time these guidelines have been amended. The ...
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