Maharashtra Commission Approves Signing of Long Term PPAs for 1,000 MW of Solar Projects

Maharashtra Commission Approves Signing of Long Term PPAs for 1,000 MW of Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has in an order dated May 27, 2019, approved the signing of power purchase agreements (PPAs) by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) ...
SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Lowest Quoted Tariff Dips to ₹2.48/kWh in SECI’s 750 MW Solar Auction for Rajasthan

Four solar project developers - Fortum Solar (250 MW), ACME Solar (250 MW), Sitara Solar (100 MW), and Palimarwar Solar (40 MW), have quoted the lowest tariff of ₹2.48 (~$0.0349)/kWh ...
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Kerala to Float Tenders for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under SOURA Program

Joining the other states in achieving 100 GW of solar capacity together by 2022, the state of Kerala is now planning to develop 1,000 MW of solar projects under the ...
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SECI Likely to Issue RfS for 2.5 GW of Solar in Kargil by December 31, 2018

HPPC Asked to Study Commercial Viability of its Solar Project with Battery Storage

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has asked the Haryana Power Purchase Centre (HPPC) to study the financial viability of a solar project coupled with battery energy storage system (BESS) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Maharashtra Announces Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects with a Ceiling Tariff of ₹2.80/kWh

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a tender for the purchase of power on long term basis from 1,000 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects (Phase ...
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Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids for 200 MW in its Private Sector Owned Solar Park

Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids to Set Up 200 MW Solar Park

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has invited bids from a selection of solar park developers to develop 200 MW solar park in the state through ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CERC Amends Regulations for Open Access in Interstate Transmission

Competitive Bidding Guidelines for Power Procurement from Solar Projects Amended

The Ministry of Power (MoP), Government of India, has amended the competitive bidding guidelines for the procurement of power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. Amendments The MoP has increased ...
MNRE Asks Implementing Agencies to Adhere to Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Guidelines

MNRE Asks Implementing Agencies to Adhere to Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Guidelines

In a new notification, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has asked all the implementing agencies in the country to adhere to the grid-connected rooftop (GCRT) solar guidelines ...
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NTPC Tenders 2.75 GW Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects to be Developed Across India

NTPC Tenders 2,750 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed Across India

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered a total of 2,750 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the country. NTPC has tendered 750 MW ...
Greenko Interview: Recent Low Wind Tariffs Cannot be Compared with Solar

Greenko Interview: Recent Low Wind Tariffs Cannot be Compared with Solar

The introduction of reverse auctions in the wind sector is making the power generation source increasingly competitive with solar and thermal power in India. In a recently concluded 500 MW ...
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KERC Wind Tariff Bidding

KERC Sets ₹3.74/kWh as Benchmark Tariff for Wind Projects in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has fixed ₹3.74 (~$0.058)/kWh as the generic tariff for wind projects in Karnataka. The new benchmark tariff will be applicable through March 31, 2018 ...
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MNRE

MNRE Releases Competitive Bidding Draft Guidelines for Solar Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released draft guidelines for tariff-based competitive bidding process for solar projects. Here are some key points from the draft proposal - ...
SECI Auctions 1,000 MW Wind

SECI Auctions 1,000 MW of Wind

Wind Tariff of Rs.3.46 (~$0.051)/Unit Discovered in India The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) successfully auctioned 1,000 MW of wind in India. This was the first time that competitive ...
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