Maharashtra Floats Tender for 444 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

Maharashtra Floats Tender for 444 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids for 444 MW of decentralized solar projects of 500 kW to 2 MW capacity under component A of the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
KUSUM

Ceiling Tariff of ₹3.10/kWh Set for Small Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved several deviations in the request for selection (RfS) and power purchase agreement (PPA) for procurement of power from the small capacity ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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Torrent Power Quotes the Lowest Bid of ₹2.47/kWh in Andhra’s 6.4 GW Solar Auction

Andhra’s solar auction for 6.4 GW of solar projects spread out over ten separate locations has resulted in tariffs ranging between ₹2.47 (~$0.033)/kWh to ₹2.58 (~$0.035)/kWh, according to an auction ...
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EoI Invited for Feasibility Survey and Inspection of Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

EoI Invited for Feasibility Survey and Inspection of Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

The Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) for a third-party feasibility survey and inspection of solar pumps installed in the state under Component-B of ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ ADB Approves $600 Million Loan to Indonesia for Renewables

Daily News Wrap-Up: ADB Approves $600 Million Loan to Indonesia for Renewables

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Royal DSM announced the launch of the all-purpose Endurance Backsheet D15. The newly launched Endurance Backsheet protects ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
MNRE's New Clarifications for the KUSUM Solar Program

MNRE’s New Clarifications for the KUSUM Solar Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued clarifications for three components of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evem Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) program. The MNRE launched the guidelines for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Andhra Pradesh Amends 10 GW Agricultural Solar Program to Mitigate Cash Flow Issues

Andhra Pradesh Amends 10 GW Agricultural Solar Program to Mitigate Cash Flow Issues

The Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) has issued amendments to its order for setting up 10 GW of solar projects in the state to provide farmers nine hours of free ...
Andhra Pradesh Issues Guidelines for 10 GW of Solar Projects for State’s Farmers

Andhra Pradesh Issues Guidelines for 10 GW of Solar Projects for State’s Farmers

The Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) has issued an order with guidelines to implement its 10 GW solar power project program for farmers in the state. The program aims to provide nine ...
MNRE Calls for Innovative Business Models to Solarize Agriculture Under KUSUM Program

MNRE Calls for Innovative Business Models to Solarize Agriculture Under KUSUM Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable energy (MNRE) has asked states to prepare innovative business models for implementing Pradhan Mantri-Kisan Urja Suraksha Evan Utthan Mahaabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) program. Citing the example ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Cold Storage Company Ecozen Completes $6 million Series A Funding

Solar Cold Storage Company Ecozen Completes $6 Million Series A Funding

Headquartered at Pune in Maharashtra, Ecozen, a provider solar cold storage and solar pumps, has completed $6 million (~₹423 million) in Series A fundraise. Sathguru Catalyser’s Innovation in Food and ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Only Manufacturers of Solar Pumps and Modules Allowed to Bid Under KUSUM Program

Only Manufacturers of Solar Pumps and Modules Allowed to Bid Under KUSUM Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an amendment to the guidelines for implementing the KUSUM program for India’s farmers, which would help solarize agriculture. Now, the ...
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EESL Tenders 175,000 Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

EESL Tenders 175,000 Solar Pumps Under KUSUM Program

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has issued a tender for 175,000 off-grid solar water pumping systems. Apart from the design, manufacture, supply, transport, installation, testing, and commissioning, the scope ...
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Udaipur Floats Tender for 300 Solar Pumps

Maharashtra Floats Tender for 50,000 Solar Water Pumping Systems

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a tender for 50,000 solar water pumping systems. These solar water pumps are to be installed at projects sites of ...
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Dispute Over One Day Commissioning Delay Causes 30% Solar Tariff Reduction in Karnataka

KERC Rejects Petition to Extend Commissioning Date for a 1 MW Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has rejected a petition to extend the project commission date and has set a tariff of ₹4.36 (~$0.061)/kWh for a 1 MW grid-connected solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Himachal Pradesh Approves ₹2.24 Billion Program for Agricultural Solar Pumps

Himachal Pradesh Approves ₹2.24 Billion Program for Agricultural Solar Pumps

In a bid to promote renewable energy and expand the usage of solar power in irrigation, the Himachal Pradesh cabinet has approved ₹2.24 billion (~$32.6 million) for its ‘Saur Sinchayee ...
Gujarat to Provide Farmers with Solar Panels to Produce their Own Power

Gujarat to Provide Farmers with Solar Panels to Produce their Own Power

Gujarat government has announced a program called Suryashakti Kisan Yojana (SKY) through which it would provide farmers with solar panels to generate solar power on their lands. According to the ...
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MIT Research Solar Pumps in India

Report: Big Variation in Cost and Performance of Solar Pumps in India

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have recently released a report evaluating a range of solar pump technologies and business models available in India for irrigation and salt mining ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar