Delhi Increases Additional Surcharge for Open Access Power Consumers

Delhi Increases Additional Surcharge for Open Access Power Consumers

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has set the additional surcharge payable by open access power consumers under the jurisdiction of three distribution licensees. Based on the projections mentioned in ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
40 Flying Squads to Monitor Pollution Control Compliance in Delhi and Adjoining States

40 Flying Squads to Monitor Pollution Control Compliance in Delhi and Adjoining States

A total of 40 flying squads have been set up by the Enforcement Task Force (ETF) of the  Commission on Air Quality Management (CAQM) in the national capital region, according ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
O&M Tender Issued for a 1 MW Solar Project in Delhi

O&M Tender Issued for a 1 MW Solar Project in Delhi

The Public Works Department of Delhi has invited bids for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of a 1 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project. The project is located in Thyagraj Sports ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Delhi Allows Entry of Only EVs and CNG-Run Vehicles to Control Air Pollution

Delhi Allows Entry of Only EVs and CNG-Run Vehicles to Control Air Pollution

The Delhi Government has announced that only electric vehicles and compressed natural gas (CNG)-run vehicles would be allowed entry into the city from November 27 to December 3, 2021, as the air ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Delhi's Air Quality Worsens, Supreme Court Urges Government to Take Tough Measures

Delhi’s Air Quality Worsens, Supreme Court Urges Government to Take Tough Measures

Delhi's air quality deteriorated to the 'very poor category' as low temperatures and slow surface winds allowed the accumulation of pollutants. According to health experts, the capital city saw an ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
BluSmart Plans to Expand its EV Fleet to Six Cities in India: Interview

BluSmart Plans to Expand its EV Fleet to Six Cities in India: Interview

The electric vehicle (EV) sector in India expects high growth in the upcoming years. Several states and union territories, including Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan, have announced EV policies to support EV adoption. The ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
BSES Rajdhani to Empanel Private EV Charging Infrastructure Providers in Delhi

BSES Rajdhani to Empanel Private EV Charging Infrastructure Providers in Delhi

BSES Rajdhani Power (BRPL) has invited proposals to empanel vendors for deploying electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure across various sites in Delhi. These include semi-public sites or commercial buildings such ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Delhi Reels Under Rising Pollution Levels and Soaring Mercury

Delhi Reels Under Rising Pollution Levels and Soaring Mercury

On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, temperatures in Delhi peaked at 42.2° Celsius as the heatwave gripped the nation’s capital. With high temperatures before the onset of monsoon being quite a ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Tata Power-DDL Introduces Narrow Band IoT' in Smart Meters

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power-DDL Introduces Narrow Band IoT’ in Smart Meters

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: After successfully installing 2.3 Lakh smart meters on RF technology, Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) has ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tata Power, Nexcharge Install Battery-Based Community Energy Storage System in Delhi (1)

Tata Power, Nexcharge Install Battery-Based Community Energy Storage System in Delhi

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power DDL), which supplies electricity to around seven million households in Delhi, has launched India's first grid-connected 'Community Energy Storage System' (CESS) in collaboration with ...
/ / Grid, Smart Grid
Emphasis on Electric Vehicles and Solar Projects to Fight Pollution in Delhi Budget

Emphasis on Electric Vehicles and Solar Projects to Fight Pollution in Delhi Budget

The Delhi Government presented its budget for 2021-22, highlighting several sops for electric vehicles, electric public transportation, and solar projects. The Delhi Government has allocated ₹ 32.27 billion (~$442.18 million) ...
All Government Vehicles in Delhi To Switch to Electric by August 2021 – Nitin Gadkari

All Government Vehicles in Delhi To Switch to Electric by August 2021 – Nitin Gadkari

All vehicles owned/leased by the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) will transition to electric by August 6, 2021, Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Nitin ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
NCR Transport Corporation Invites Bids for 11 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

NCR Transport Corporation Invites Bids for 11 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

The National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) has floated a tender for 11 MW of rooftop solar systems at its stations, depots, and other buildings in the Delhi-Meerut Corridor. Bidders ...
Tata Power Rolls Out Pilot Blockchain-Based Solar Energy Trading Project in Delhi

Tata Power Rolls Out Pilot Blockchain-Based Solar Energy Trading Project in Delhi

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) has taken another step in facilitating the adoption of renewable energy by rolling out the first live blockchain-based solar energy trading project in Delhi ...
Over 3,000 Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering Totaling 106 MW Installed in Delhi

Over 3,000 Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering Totaling 106 MW Installed in Delhi

Distribution companies (DISCOMs) in Delhi have installed 3,140 rooftop solar installations with a connected load of 106 MW in the national capital. These systems are saving ₹680 million ($9.35 million) ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Tender Floated for Setting up EV Charging, Battery Swapping Stations in Delhi (1)

Tender Floated for Setting up EV Charging, Battery Swapping Stations in Delhi

Delhi Transco Limited has floated a tender for setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery swapping stations under packages (sites) A - J across the national capital territory of ...
Delhi Floats Tender for the Operation of 575 Electric Buses in the City

Delhi Floats Tender for the Operation of 575 Electric Buses in the City

The Transport Department, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD), has floated a request for qualification and proposal for the operation of 575 electric buses at three clusters in the ...
Tata Power's Power Sale Agreement With SECI for 200 MW of Solar Gets Regulatory Approval

Tata Power’s Power Sale Agreement With SECI for 200 MW of Solar Gets Regulatory Approval

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) approved the power sale agreement (PSA) signed between the Tata Power Distribution Limited (TPDDL) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Delhi Metro Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Systems Totaling 2 MW With ₹4_kWh Tariff Cap

Delhi Metro Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Systems Totaling 2 MW With ₹4/kWh Tariff Cap

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) has invited bids for 2 MW of rooftop solar projects on staff quarters and other buildings of DMRC under the renewable energy service ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Sustainable Biofuel Supply Chain Can Help Tackle Delhi's Smog Menace_ Interview

Sustainable Biofuel Supply Chain Can Help Tackle Delhi’s Smog Menace: Interview

The national capital region is struggling to catch a breath. Sadly, this isn't an isolated incident but an annually recurring phenomenon in Delhi. The air quality, which had improved tremendously ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Delhi DISCOMs Launch Solarization Program to Promote Rooftop Solar in Delhi

Delhi DISCOMs Launch Solarization Program to Promote Rooftop Solar in Delhi

The BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) have expanded the solar city program by launching ‘Solarize Safdarjung’ and ‘Solarize Kakardooma’ projects in Delhi, according to ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
No Road Tax for Electric Vehicles in Delhi

No Road Tax for Electric Vehicles in Delhi

The Delhi Government has exempted road tax on all battery electric vehicles (EVs). The transport department issued a notification saying that the Delhi government has exempted the tax on all ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
EV Ride-Hailing Platform BluSmart Secures ₹510 Million

EV Ride-Hailing Platform BluSmart Secures ₹510 Million

BluSmart, an electric ride-hailing platform, announced that it secured ₹510 million (~$6.89 million) in its pre-series A funding round from multiple investors. According to its press release, investors like Inflection ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
No Hike in Delhi’s Power Tariff for FY 2020-21 Due to COVID-19 Disruptions

No Hike in Delhi’s Power Tariff for FY 2020-21 Due to COVID-19 Disruptions

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has announced that it would not raise the electricity tariffs for the financial year (FY) 2020-21 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In its press ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
BHEL Issues Tender for Battery Energy Storage Systems at Three Locations in Delhi

BHEL Issues Tender for Battery Energy Storage Systems at Three Locations in Delhi

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated a tender for 410 kWh/415 kW of battery energy storage systems (BESS) at three sites in Delhi. The scope of work includes planning, ...