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 ...
/ / Uncategorized
Total Eren and EDF Renewables Sign PPA for 716 MW of Solar Projects in India

Total Eren and EDF Renewables Sign PPA for 716 MW of Solar Projects in India

Total Eren and EDF Renewables have signed 25-year long term power purchase agreements (PPA) for four solar power projects with an installed capacity of 716 MW. These projects are located ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Grid-Connected Solar PV Project Tendered in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Power Development Board Tenders 50-60 MW of Solar Projects

Bangladesh’s Power Development Board (BPDB) has announced a tender for 50-60 MW of grid-connected solar PV projects at Rangunia, Chattogram. The projects will be developed on build, own operate (BOO) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Gujarat Floats Tender for 700 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Bid Submission Deadline for 750 MW Solar Tender in Rajasthan Extended by SECI

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for 750 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed on a standalone basis across the state ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Will the Lowest Bid Breach 2.44/kWh in the Upcoming SECI 3 GW Auction?

Will the Lowest Bid Breach ₹2.44/kWh Mark in the Upcoming SECI 3 GW Solar Auction?

Tariffs are expected to tumble to record lows in the upcoming SECI 3 GW Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS)- connected solar auction.  As of June, the tender was oversubscribed by 2.1 ...
: Wind, Reverse Auctions, PPA, SECI, ISTS

SECI’s 2 GW Wind Tender Receives Damp Response, Undersubscribed by 800 MW

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)’s 2 GW Tranche-V wind tender has been undersubscribed by 800 MW. The shortage of connectivity infrastructure across the country seems to have taken ...
/ / Other, Wind
BlackRock Real Assets Acquires 59 MW of Solar Assets from J&V Energy

ACME, Shapoorji, Hero, Mahindra, Azure & Adani Win SECI’s 2 GW Solar Auction

ACME Solar, Shapoorji Pallonji, Hero Solar, Mahindra Susten, Mahoba Solar (Adani), and Azure Power have emerged as the winners in the recently conducted auction by the Solar Energy Corporation of ...
Indian Solar Projects Getting Too Big to Bid: Domestic Developers

Indian Solar Projects Getting Too Big to Bid: Domestic Developers

As the government pushes to meet its target of achieving 100 GW solar capacity by 2022, it has started to increase the maximum project bid size. While the government is ...
Future Solar Bids to be Coupled with 50 Percent Manufacturing Component_ R.K. Singh

Future Solar Bids to be Coupled with 50 Percent Manufacturing Component: R.K. Singh

Developers of renewable projects will soon be responsible for at least 50 percent of the manufacturing component, news agency PTI reported. "We are going to come out with bigger bids, ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
Interview: Public Market May Not Have the Appetite for More Than 2-3 Large Renewable IPOs

Interview: Public Market May Not Have the Appetite for More Than 2-3 Large Renewable IPOs

In the past couple of months, a slew of government regulations have been announced for the domestic renewable sector. Mostly, these policies have been aimed at dealing with the ongoing ...
UPERC Rejects NPCL’s Petition Seeking EPC Developer for Solar Project in Greater Noida

UPERC Rejects NPCL’s Petition Seeking EPC Developer for Solar Project in Greater Noida

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has rejected a petition filed by Noida Power Company Limited (NPCL) seeking to select an Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contractor to develop an ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Entitles Solar Project Developers to Compensation in Case of Change in Law

MNRE Entitles Solar Project Developers to Compensation in Case of Change in Law

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the guidelines for tariff-based competitive bidding process for  procurement of power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. To remove any ...
Odisha Tenders 200 MW of Solar Projects with Pass Through Option for Duties

Odisha Tenders 200 MW of Solar Projects with Pass Through Option for Duties

The Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) has tendered 200 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in Odisha. The bid-submission deadline is April 29, 2018. For the ...