Daily News Wrap-Up Tenders Clauses Amended for KUSUM Solar Pumps Program

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tender Clauses Amended for KUSUM Solar Pumps Program

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy announced amendments to the tender provisions for empaneling vendors under ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Electricity Tariff Hike Could Nudge Tamil Nadu C&I Entities to Adopt Solar Open Access

Electricity Tariff Hike Could Nudge Tamil Nadu C&I Entities to Adopt Solar Open Access

Commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers in Tamil Nadu are considering switching to solar open access projects under captive and group captive mode as opposed to buying power from the state-owned ...
Bids Invited for 16 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Hyderabad

Bids Invited for 16 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems in Hyderabad

Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation (TSREDCO) has invited bids to install and commission 16 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on the cycling track along two stretches of the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Oriano Commissions 70 MW Captive Solar Project for Hira Group in Chhattisgarh

Oriano Commissions 70 MW Captive Solar Project for Hira Group in Chhattisgarh

Oriano, a solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services provider, commissioned a 70 MW captive solar power project at Kakrel, Nawagaon, and Baigatola villages of Rajnandgaon district in Chhattisgarh for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Saint Gobain India to Procure Solar Power for its Unit in Tamil Nadu

Saint Gobain India to Procure Solar Power for its Unit in Tamil Nadu

Cleantech Solar, a provider of renewable energy solutions in India and Southeast Asia, has commissioned an 18.7 MW solar project at its solar park in Tamil Nadu for glass manufacturer ...
Yarn Maker Filatex India Inks Pact to Source Power from Wind-Solar Hybrid Project

Yarn Maker Filatex India Inks Pact to Source Power from Wind-Solar Hybrid Project

Filatex India, a polyester filament yarn manufacturer, has entered into agreements with 100% subsidiaries of distributed solar company Fourth Partner Energy to procure renewable energy from the latter’s hybrid wind-solar ...
/ / Other, Solar
Kerala’s State-run Dairies Opt for Solar to Save on Power Bills

Kerala’s State-run Dairies Opt for Solar to Save on Power Bills

Milma, the state government-run cooperative dairy plant in Ernakulam, Kerala, has installed a 2 MW captive solar project. The new installation has helped reduce the power bills from ₹4 million ...
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
Tender Issued for 5-10 MW Captive Solar Project in Kerala

Tender Issued for 5-10 MW Captive Solar Project in Kerala

Renewable Power Corporation of Kerala, a joint venture of Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEBL) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), has issued a request for proposal (RfP) to install ...
Uttar Pradesh Regulator Allows Solar Energy Generator to Withdraw Banked Energy

Uttar Pradesh Regulator Allows Solar Energy Generator to Withdraw Banked Energy

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC), in a recent petition, heard a solar energy generator's request to withdraw the banked power. The Commission ruled that appropriate treatment of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: IndusInd Bank Unveils Green Fixed Deposits to Finance SDGs

Daily News Wrap-Up: IndusInd Bank Unveils Green Fixed Deposits to Finance SDGs

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: IndusInd Bank has launched 'Green Fixed Deposits' whose proceeds will be used to finance projects and firms ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Gujarat Sets Tariff of ₹1.75/kWh for Surplus Wind Energy from Captive Projects

Gujarat Sets Tariff of ₹1.75/kWh for Surplus Wind Energy from Captive Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, approved the tariff of ₹1.75 (~$0.023)/kWh for the purchase of surplus power by distribution companies (DISCOMs) from wind power projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat No Cross-Subsidy and Additional Surcharge for Captive Solar Projects

Gujarat: No Cross-Subsidy and Additional Surcharge for Captive Solar Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, approved the amendments sought by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to the earlier order passed by the Commission ...
Empanelment Tenders Floated for 18 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects on Government Buildings (1)

Empanelment Tenders Floated for 18 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects on Government Buildings

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has floated tenders to empanel agencies for 18 MW of captive grid-interactive rooftop solar projects to be set up at government ...
Amendments Proposed to RPO Regulations for Captive Renewable Projects in Punjab

Amendments Proposed to RPO Regulations for Captive Renewable Projects in Punjab

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has proposed to cap the renewable purchase obligations (RPO) for captive power projects. It has invited feedback from the industry on or before ...
Banking Charges, Ambiguity on Net Metering Rules Major Glitches in Gujarat Solar Policy

Banking Charges, Ambiguity on Net Metering Rules Major Glitches in Gujarat Solar Policy

The solar industry believes the Gujarat government's new solar policy is a mixed bag of positive and negative initiatives for the sector. The Gujarat government announced the new 'Gujarat Solar ...
Fossil Fuel Cogeneration Projects Not Exempt from Renewable Purchase Obligation

Fossil Fuel Cogeneration Projects Not Exempt from Renewable Purchase Obligation

The Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) has, in a recent ruling, said that additional electricity produced through cogeneration could not be tied with the renewable energy obligation (RPO). The ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Orient Cement to Buy Solar Under Group Captive Model From AMPSolar’ Open Access Project

Orient Cement to Buy Solar Under Group Captive Model from AMPSolar’s Open Access Project

Orient Cement, a subsidiary of Indian conglomerate CK Birla Group, announced that it would acquire a 26% stake in AMPSolar Systems Private Limited for ₹40.5 million (~$549,244) to set up a ...
Maharashtra Regulator Relaxes RPO Target for Captive Power Projects

Maharashtra Regulator Relaxes RPO Target for Captive Power Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ruled in favor of the Captive Power Producers Association seeking relief under the Commission's renewable purchase obligation (RPO) regulations for projects commissioned before ...
Indian Oil Floats Tenders for Rooftop Solar Systems in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra

Indian Oil Floats Tenders for Rooftop Solar Systems in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra

The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has floated tenders for 580 kW of grid-connected rooftop captive solar power projects at its terminals in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. The IOCL floated ...
Uttar Pradesh Reviews Regulations for Captive Renewable Projects

Uttar Pradesh Reviews Regulations for Captive Renewable Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Energy Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has reviewed its regulations for captive and renewable energy generating projects (CRE Regulations, 2019) in response to a petition from the Uttar Pradesh ...
Karnataka Solar Policy Amended – Bid Security Amount for Group Captive Projects Raised

Karnataka Solar Policy Amended – Bid Security Amount for Group Captive Projects Raised

The Karnataka State Solar Policy 2014-21 has been amended for the third time and addresses three important points – the size limitation of private solar parks, the performance guarantee for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra Commission Asks DISCOM to Allow Open Access to Captive Wind Generators

Maharashtra Commission Asks DISCOM to Allow Open Access to Captive Wind Energy Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued a common order with respect to five separate petitions which were filed by Ghatge Patil Industries Limited, Liberty Oil Mills Limited, Siddhayu ...
/ / Other, Wind
Uttar Pradesh Proposes 6% Banking Charges for Solar and Wind Energy

Uttar Pradesh Proposes 6% Banking Charges for Solar and Wind Energy

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued draft regulations for captive and renewable energy generating projects in the state. These regulations will be effective beginning April 1, 2019, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra’s Shirdi Temple Reissues 10 MW Solar EPC Tender

Maharashtra’s Shirdi Temple Reissues 10 MW Solar EPC Tender

Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (Shirdi) is on the lookout for an engineering procurement construction (EPC) contractor to develop a 10 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project at any location in Maharashtra ...