EESL to Buy 250 EVs from Tata and Hyundai to Upgrade Government’s Fleet

EESL to Buy 250 EVs from Tata and Hyundai to Upgrade Government’s Fleet

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) announced its plans to acquire 250 electric vehicles (EVs) from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor India for use by the Indian Government. Tata Motors will supply 150 of ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in August 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in August 2020

August saw the India renewable sector trying to come to terms with the new normal in the COVID-19 world. Here is a recap of the month’s most important headlines: Mercom ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in July 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in July 2020

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from the month: The Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance issued a notification imposing safeguard duty on ...
IPGCL Extends Timeline to Install 21.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

IPGCL Extends Timeline to Install 21.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Delhi

The Indraprastha Power Generation Company Limited (IPGCL) has issued a 98-day extension for the completion of its 21.5 MW of rooftop solar projects to be developed on government buildings in ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Jharkhand Invites Bids for 15 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Jharkhand Invites Bids for 15 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Jharkhand Renewable energy Development Agency (JREDA) has issued a tender for 15 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects on government buildings anywhere in the state. The state agency states ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Himachal Pradesh to Develop 250 MW of Solar Projects

Himachal Pradesh to Develop 250 MW of Solar Projects

The Government of Himachal Pradesh has signed two agreements for setting up 250 MW of solar power projects in the state. The estimated cost of the projects is ₹10 billion ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Andhra Pradesh to Deploy 350 Electric Buses In Five Cities

Government Seeks Proposals from States for 5,000 Electric Buses

The Department of Heavy Industries (DHI) under the Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises has invited expressions of interest from state transport departments for the deployment of 5,000 electric ...
Government Says 100% of Villages Now Have Access to Electricity

Government Says 100% of Villages Now Have Access to Electricity

With the electrification of Leisang village in the Senapati district of Manipur, India has now achieved total electrification of its 597,464 inhabited villages. Though the success of DDUGJY sounds like ...
Policy Roundup_ Important Solar Announcements by Government Agencies in February 2018

Policy Roundup: Important Solar Announcements by Government Agencies in February 2018

During the month of February, several important announcements were made by the government to facilitate the country’s transition toward a more sustainable future. The following are some of the key ...
January 2018 Policy Wrap-up: Key Announcements Made by Government for Solar Sector

January 2018 Policy Wrap-Up: Key Government Announcements for the Solar Sector

Government agencies unveiled a slew of new policies for India’s solar sector in January. While some of the announcements were welcomed by the key industry players, there were a few ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar