Karnataka Exempts Rooftop Solar Projects below 1 MW from CEIG Clearance

Tender Announced for 35 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

Delhi’s Indraprastha Power Generation Co. Ltd. (IPGCL) has issued a tender for 35 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects in Delhi under the Mukhyamantri Solar Power Program. Project developers, technology ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Germany and India Sign a €200 Million Loan Agreement to Fund Renewable Projects

Delhi’s Residential Solar Program Offers Guaranteed Payment Security to Installers

The Delhi government recently approved the Mukhyamantri Solar Power Program to give the necessary and required impetus to solar power and its adoption in Delhi. This program will apply to ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
NREDCAP Issues Empanelment Tender for 35 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Delhi’s Group Housing Societies Can Now Install Rooftop Solar Projects Free of Cost

Delhi residents adopting rooftop solar projects and residing in co-operative group housing societies (CGHS) will not have to shell out a single penny anymore for the installation of rooftop solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Is India’s Electric Vehicle Push for Real This Time?

NITI Aayog Report Advocates the Elimination of Direct Subsidies to EV Users

The NITI Aayog, a policy think tank of the government of India conducted a two-day summit to raise awareness about the various aspects of mobility, and to bring together diverse ...
Delhi Government Approves Solar Farm Program to Increase Farmers’ Income

Delhi Government Approves Solar Farm Program to Increase Farmers’ Income

The Delhi government has approved Mukhyamantri Agriculture-cum Solar Farm Program to increase farmer’s income and achieve the state’s solar target as per the Delhi Solar Policy 2016. Some of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Delhi to Launch Solar Rooftop Demand Aggregation Program for Domestic Consumers

Delhi to Launch Solar Rooftop Demand Aggregation Program for Domestic Consumers

In line with the first ‘Green Budget’ for Delhi announced this year, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government now plans to launch a Solar Rooftop Demand Aggregation Program ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
A Primer: States that are Poised Lead India’s EV Revolution

A Primer: States that are Poised to Lead India’s EV Revolution

It has been almost five years since the launch of the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP). The plan was aimed at achieving national fuel security by promoting hybrid and ...
Delhi DISCOM Signs Agreement to Procure 100 MW of Wind Power to Meet RPO

Delhi DISCOM Signs Agreement to Procure 100 MW of Wind Power to Meet RPO

BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) has entered power purchase agreement (PPA) to procure 100 MW of wind to meet its non-solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO). Per a Press Trust of ...
/ / Other, Wind
Delhi to Fight Toxic Air with 1,000 Electric Buses

Delhi to Fight Toxic Air with 1,000 Electric Buses

In a significant move towards curbing the menace of air pollution in the national capital, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that his government has approved the hiring of ...
Amazon to Install Rooftop Solar Projects at Seven Facilities in India

Amazon to Install Rooftop Solar Projects at Seven Facilities in India

Amazon India, a global e-commerce giant, will set up 8,000 kW of rooftop solar installations by the end of this year at its fulfilment centres and sorting facilities across the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
IPGCL Tenders 30 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects for Government Buildings in Delhi

IPGCL Tenders 30 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects for Government Buildings in Delhi

Indraprastha Power Generation Co. Ltd. (IPGCL) has tendered 30 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects to be installed atop government buildings in the state of Delhi under CAPEX and ...
Delhi Residents May Soon be Paid for Unscheduled Power Cuts

Delhi Residents May Soon be Paid for Unscheduled Power Cuts

The Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Delhi, Anil Baijal, has approved the proposal put forward by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government regarding compensation for residents in case of unscheduled power cuts ...
BRPL and EESL Partner Up to Promote Energy Efficiency Efforts in New Delhi

BRPL and EESL Partner Up to Promote Energy Efficiency Efforts in New Delhi

Delhi’s major distribution company BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and Energy Efficiency Serviced Limited (EESL) have entered into a strategic partnership that aims to provide reliable, energy efficient power services ...
Delhi to Soon Have World’s Second Largest EV Fleet

Delhi to Soon Have World’s Second Largest EV Fleet

Delhi will soon have the world’s second largest fleet of electric buses after China. In its budget for the financial year (FY) for 2018-19, the Delhi government has announced that ...
Delhi Releases Draft Energy Conservation Building Code to Facilitate Rooftop Solar

Delhi Releases Draft Energy Conservation Building Code to Facilitate Rooftop Solar

The Delhi government has released its draft Delhi Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) 2018. The draft ECBC aims to create minimum requirements for the energy-efficient design and construction of commercial ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
New Delhi Gurudwaras Turn to Solar Energy

New Delhi Gurdwaras Turn to Solar Energy

Amid growing concerns about the national capital’s deteriorating air quality, the gurdwaras in the city have decided to turn to solar energy. The gurdwaras in New Delhi have planned to ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
NITI Aayog Releases Proposal to Develop Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in Delhi

NITI Aayog Releases Proposal to Develop Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in Delhi

NITI Aayog has released a proposal to develop electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in Delhi drafted by AC2SG, a Finland-based Smart Grid Software solutions provider, in collaboration with NITI Aayog ...
Tata Power DDL Landis Gyr Smart Meters

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited to Install 2,50,000 Smart Meters in First Phase

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL), a power distribution company (DISCOM), will be installing 2,50,000 smart meters in North and Northwest Delhi by end 2018. The 2,50,000 smart meters will ...
/ / Grid, Smart Grid
India Solar Tenders MES IOCl NREDCAP

10 MW of Solar Tendered by Government Agencies

The government of India is looking to add another 10 MW of solar to its pipeline by issuing five tenders through the Indian Oil Corporation, Military Engineering Services, and the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Electric Vehicle Charging Station

NTPC to Develop 20 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) will be developing 20 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at different locations. It has already successfully set up two EV charging stations at its ...
Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission Solar RPO

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission Issues Draft Regulations for RPOs and RECs for Financial Years 2017-2020

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has issued the Draft DERC (Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) and Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Framework Implementation) Regulations 2017. The DERC has asked stakeholders to ...
Ground- Mounted

Jamia Millia Islamia Tenders a 2.25 MW (AC) Solar Project

Jamia Millia Islamia, a reputed government college, tendered a 2.25 MW (AC) solar project to be developed on RESCO mode at Jamia Millia Islamia University premises in Delhi. Bid-submission deadline ...
SOP

Delhi Lt. Governor Directs Power Department to Prepare a Standard Operating Procedure for Promoting Solar Power

The Delhi Lt. Governor has directed the power department to prepare a standard operating procedure (SOP) as well as a roadmap for promoting installation of solar power panels in the ...
Wind Energy

MNRE Approves Another 1,000 MW Wind Tender

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) approved a tender of another 1,000 MW under its Wind program on May 4, 2017. “With the success of the first 1,000 ...
/ / Other, Wind
modules

Central Electronics Limited Invites Expression of Interest to Form a Strategic Alliance for Module Manufacturing in India

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public-sector enterprise and a manufacturer of crystalline solar cells and modules, invited an expression of interest (EoI) for a strategic alliance to manufacture flexible ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar