Tamil Nadu Issues Priority Order for Open Access Consumers to Procure Energy

Tamil Nadu Issues Priority Order for Open Access Consumers to Procure Energy

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued an amendment to the 'Grid-Connectivity and Intrastate open Access Regulations, 2014.' The amendment seeks to prioritize energy adjustment from different sources ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up India Launches Open Access Registry for Power Transmission (1)

Daily News Wrap-Up: India Launches Open Access Registry for Power Transmission

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of Power announced the launch of the National Open Access Registry (NOAR). It is a ...
Germany Awards 1.08 GW of Solar Projects in March Auction

Germany Awards 1.08 GW of Solar Projects in March Auction

The German Federal Network Agency Bundesnetzagentur has awarded 1,084 MW of solar projects in the latest round of auctions. Bundesnetzagentur had invited bids to develop 1,108 MW of solar projects and ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Bharat Petroleum Tenders for Solar Project Consultants

Daily News Wrap-Up: Bharat Petroleum Tenders for Solar Project Consultants

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited has invited a limited tender for an engaging project management consultant to install ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Germany Issues Tenders for 1.1 GW of Solar, 1.32 GW of Wind, and 275 MW of Biomass Projects

Germany Issues Tenders for 1.1 GW of Solar, 1.32 GW of Wind, and 275 MW of Biomass Projects

German Federal Network Agency Bundesnetzagentur has invited bids to develop 1.1 GW of solar projects, 1.32 GW of onshore wind projects, and 274.86 GW of biomass projects. The deadline to submit bids ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up:  Jinko Solar Completes IPO Process, Lists on Shanghai Stock Exchange

Daily News Wrap-Up: Jinko Solar Completes IPO Process, Lists on Shanghai Stock Exchange

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: JinkoSolar Holding Co's principal operating subsidiary, Jinko Solar (Jiangxi Jinko), completed its initial public offering (IPO) process ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Spain to Auction 500 MW of Renewable Energy Capacity in April

Spain to Auction 500 MW of Renewable Energy Capacity in April

Spain's Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (MITECO) has announced that it will hold its next renewable energy auction for 500 MW capacity on April 6, 2022. Of the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Makes Up for 11.8% of India’s Total Installed Power Capacity

Solar Makes Up for 11.8% of India’s Total Installed Power Capacity

India’s installed renewable energy (including large hydro projects) capacity stood at 147.8 GW, accounting for 38% in the overall power mix at the end of the third quarter (Q3) of ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Power Generated from Co-firing of Biomass Qualifies for Meeting Non-Solar RPO Targets

Power Generated from Co-firing of Biomass Qualifies for Meeting Non-Solar RPO Targets

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC), in a recent order, ruled that power generated from co-firing of biomass will be considered as renewable energy and eligible for meeting the ...
/ / Biofuel, Market & Policy
Odisha Clarifies its Stand on the Use of Biomass in Captive and Cogeneration Projects

Odisha Clarifies its Stand on the Use of Biomass in Captive and Cogeneration Projects

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has ruled that the guidelines prescribed by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) must be followed to estimate electricity generated from biomass in coal-based ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Japan's Mitsui to Invest ₹300 Million in Biomass Company PRESPL

Japan’s Mitsui to Invest ₹300 Million in Biomass Company PRESPL

Global trading and investment company Mitsui & Co has announced that it would invest ₹300 million (~$4.04 million) in Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Private Limited (PRESPL), an Indian biomass-based energy ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Rajasthan DISCOM Asked to Pay Variable Charges for Older Biomass Projects

Rajasthan DISCOM Asked to Pay Variable Charges for Older Biomass Projects 

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in a recent order, has ruled that the variable charges determined for the financial year (FY) 2019-20 will be applicable for biomass power projects ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
MERC Unscheduled Power from Captive Biomass Project Not Considered for RPO

MERC: Unscheduled Power from Captive Biomass Project Not Considered for RPO

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, has rejected the plea of BILT Graphic Paper Products to offset the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) for its Bhigwan unit ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Uttar Pradesh Regulator Sets Tariff for a Biomass Project (1)

Uttar Pradesh Regulator Sets Tariff for a Biomass Project

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC), in a recent order, set a tariff of ₹5.56 (~$0.076)/kWh to procure power from a 12.5 MW biomass project from the date of ...
Ministry of Power to Set Up National Mission on Biomass Use in Coal-Fired Thermal Plants

Ministry of Power to Set Up National Mission on Biomass Use in Coal-Fired Thermal Plants

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has decided to set up a national mission on the use of biomass in coal-powered thermal power plants. The main purpose of the mission is to ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Haryana Imposes Charges and Caps on Renewable Energy Banking

Haryana Imposes Charges and Caps on Renewable Energy Banking

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued regulations for establishing tariffs from renewables, renewable purchase obligation (RPO), and renewable energy certificate (REC) for the financial year (FY) 2021-22 to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Meghalaya Issues Tenders to Empanel Installers of Renewable Energy Projects

Meghalaya Issues Tenders to Empanel Installers of Renewable Energy Projects

The Government of Meghalaya has invited bids to empanel firms for the design, engineering, and installation of hydro, solar, wind, and biomass projects in the state. The projects will be ...
New Generic Tariff for Solar, Wind, Small Hydro Announced for Goa and Union Territories

New Generic Tariff for Solar, Wind, Small Hydro Announced for Goa and Union Territories

The The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for the state of Goa and Union Territories (UTs) has announced the generic tariffs for solar photovoltaic (PV), wind and small hydro projects ...
Maharashtra Sets Generic Tariff of ₹2.90/kWh for Rooftop Solar Projects

Maharashtra Sets Generic Tariff of ₹2.90/kWh for Rooftop Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has set ₹2.90 (~$0.039)/kWh as the generic tariff for surplus power procured at the end of the financial year from rooftop solar projects for ...
Karnataka’s Renewable Energy Policy for 2021-2026 Aims at Adding 2 GW of Rooftop Solar

Karnataka’s Renewable Energy Policy for 2021-2026 Aims at Adding 2 GW of Rooftop Solar

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has issued the ‘Draft Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2021-2026” aimed at developing 20 GW of renewable energy projects with and without energy storage. According ...
United Nations Invites Bids to Set Up Biomethanation Projects in India

United Nations Invites Bids to Set Up Biomethanation Projects in India

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has invited bids from companies or consortiums of companies to set up biomethanation projects showcasing specific developments in one or more areas of ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
UPERC Allows Time Extension for Completing a Municipal Solid Waste Power Project

UPERC Allows Time Extension for Completing a Municipal Solid Waste Power Project

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has extended the scheduled commissioning date (SCOD) for a 14 MW municipal solid waste (MSW)-based power project in Agra. It also directed the ...
ITC Aims to Become Carbon Neutral by 2030

ITC Aims to Meet its Entire Energy Needs from Renewable Sources by 2030

ITC, an Indian multi-business conglomerate, aims to meet 100% of its entire energy needs from renewable sources by 2030. It aims to achieve a 50% reduction in specific emissions and ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US Renewable Energy Consumption Surpasses Coal for First Time in 130 Years

US Renewable Energy Consumption Surpasses Coal for First Time in 130 Years

Annual energy consumption from renewable sources in the United States in 2019 exceeded coal consumption for the first time since 1885, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) ‘Monthly ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Goa Energy Development Agency Invites Bids for Setting up a Biomass Briquetting Project

Goa Energy Development Agency Invites Bids for Setting up a Biomass Briquetting Project

The Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has invited bids to set up a 2,000 kg/HR biomass briquetting project at Saligao, Bardez in Goa. A briquette is a compressed block of any biomass ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
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