MNRE Clarifies Lowest Tariff Provision in its Rooftop Solar Program

MNRE Clarifies Lowest Tariff Provision in its Rooftop Solar Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification for the second phase of its rooftop solar program under which distribution companies—or its authorized agencies will invite ...
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Bangladesh Set to Develop a 55 MW Solar Project in Chattogram

Bangladesh Set to Develop a 55 MW Solar Project in Chattogram

The Government of Bangladesh (GoB) has awarded a 55 MW solar power project to a consortium led by Metito Group together with Jinko Power and AlJomaih Group. The project will ...
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Madhya Pradesh Issues RfP for 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects with Battery StorageMadhya Pradesh Issues RfP for 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects with Battery Storage

Madhya Pradesh Issues RfP for 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects with Battery Storage

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) to select contractors for grid-connected and off-grid rooftop solar projects within the state. The off-grid ...
NTPC Issues 300 kW Rooftop Solar Tender for a School in Vindhyachal

NTPC Issues 300 kW Rooftop Solar Tender for a School in Vindhyachal

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has floated a tender for the development of a grid-tied interactive rooftop solar PV project in Madhya Pradesh. The rooftop system will be installed ...
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SECI Announces 4 MW of Floating Solar With Battery Energy Storage for North Andaman

SECI Announces 4 MW of Floating Solar With Battery Energy Storage for North Andaman

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for setting up 4 MW of grid-connected floating solar projects. These solar projects will come ...
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Assam Invites Bids for 30 MW of Solar Projects Under CPSU Program

Assam Invites Bids for 30 MW of Solar Projects Under CPSU Program

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has floated a tender to develop 30 MW of grid-connected solar PV power projects. The capacity has been tendered under the Central public ...
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SBI Floats Empanelment Tender for Solar Projects Under CAPEX and OPEX Models

SBI Floats Empanelment Tender for Solar Projects Under CAPEX and OPEX Models

The SBI Infra Management Solutions Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of the State Bank of India, has invited an expression of interest (EoI) for the empanelment of contractors to install solar ...
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After Huge Uproar, Maharashtra Issues New Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop Solar

After Huge Uproar, Maharashtra Issues New Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop Solar

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued new regulations for net metering in the state. These regulations will come into force from the date of their publication in the ...
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Military Engineer Services Issues Tender for a 500 kW Rooftop Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Military Engineer Services Issues Tender for a 500 kW Rooftop Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

The Military Engineer Services (MES) has issued a tender for a 500 kW rooftop solar power project at Indian Naval Air Station at Rajali, Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu. The bid ...
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Kalyan-Dombivli Smart City Issues Tender for 1.3 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

Kalyan-Dombivli Smart City Issues Tender for 1.3 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

The Smart Kalyan Dombivli Development Corporation Limited (SKDCL) has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) for 1.3 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems. The solar systems will be installed on ...
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Central Coalfields Tenders 20 MW of Solar Projects in Jharkhand

Central Coalfields Tenders 20 MW of Solar Projects in Jharkhand

The Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL), has announced a tender to develop 20 MW of solar projects at Piparwar, located in Jharkhand. The deadline ...
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734 MW of Solar Projects Tendered in November; But No Auctions

734 MW of Solar Projects Tendered in November; But No Auctions

Solar tender activity slowed down while there were no auctions in November 2019. While the month did not see any auctions, only 734 MW of solar tenders were floated, according ...
Bihar’s Maiden Large-Scale Solar Auction Hits Roadblock of Tariff Adoption

Bihar’s Maiden Large-Scale Solar Auction Hits Roadblock of Tariff Adoption

In a recent development, the Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) has once again dismissed the petition without granting further time for the tariff negotiation for a 250 MW solar project ...
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Azure Power and Tata Power Top the Rooftop Solar Installer Leaderboard in 1H 2019

Azure Power and Tata Power Top the Rooftop Solar Installer Leaderboard in 1H 2019

Approximately  3.8 GW of rooftop solar projects have been installed cumulatively across India as of the end of first half (1H) of 2019. During 1H 2019, approximately 555 MW of ...
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Damodar Valley Corporation Issues Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Jharkhand

Damodar Valley Corporation Issues Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Jharkhand

The Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) has issued a tender for setting up 50 MW of grid-connected solar projects. The projects are to be developed under the developer model in design-build-operate-transfer ...
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Cochin Airport in Kerala Floats Tender for 12 MW of Solar Projects

Cochin Airport in Kerala Floats Tender for 12 MW of Solar Projects

The CIAL Infrastructures Limited (CIL), a subsidiary of the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), has issued a tender for approximately 12 MW of grid-connected and ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) systems ...
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Maharashtra’s New 500 MW Solar Tender Comes With a Tariff Cap of ₹2.90_kWh

Maharashtra’s New 500 MW Solar Tender Comes With a Tariff Cap of ₹2.90/kWh

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for the long-term procurement of power from 500 MW of intra-state solar power projects (Phase-IV) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
The Indian Academy Dubai School Installs 192 kW Rooftop Solar System

Rajasthan Floats Tender for 45 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited (RRECL) has floated a tender for 45 MW of rooftop solar projects across the state. The estimated capacity of the project is 50 MW, ...
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Haryana Floats 20 MW Solar Tender for a Thermal Station in Faridabad

Haryana Floats 20 MW Solar Tender for a Thermal Station in Faridabad

The Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has announced a tender for 20 MW of ground-mounted solar power projects. The projects are to be installed at the Old Ash Dyke ...
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NTPC Tenders a 90 MW BoS Package for Rajasthan’s Anta Solar Park

NTPC Tenders a 90 MW BoS Package for Rajasthan’s Anta Solar Park

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered a 90 MW balance of system package for the Anta Solar Power Project in Rajasthan. The last date for the submission of ...
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AAI Floats a 3.7 MW Solar Tender for Raipur, Coimbatore, and Aurangabad Airports

AAI Floats a 3.7 MW Solar Tender for Raipur, Coimbatore, and Aurangabad Airports

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued three different Request for Proposals (RfPs) for the procurement of a total of 3.7 MW of solar power through open access for ...
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Rajasthan RE Generators to Pay 50% of Deviation Settlement Charges from Oct ‘19-March 2020

Rajasthan RE Generators to Pay 50% of Deviation Settlement Charges from Oct ‘19-March 2020

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued its amended regulations for Forecasting, Scheduling, Deviation Settlement of Solar and Wind Generation Sources Regulations, 2017. The commission was responding to a ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NHPC Extends Bid Submission Deadline for its 2 GW Solar Tender

NHPC Extends Bid Submission Deadline for its 2 GW Solar Tender

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has extended the bid submission deadline for 2,000 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects to be set up anywhere in India. The projects are ...
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Andhra Pradesh DISCOM Issues Empanelment Tender for Rooftop Solar With Net-Metering

Andhra Pradesh DISCOM Issues Empanelment Tender for Rooftop Solar With Net Metering

The Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL), a power distribution company (DISCOM) of Andhra Pradesh, has issued a request for selection (RfS) for empanelment of agencies for 1 ...
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NLC India Commissions 351 MW of Solar Projects in Tamil Nadu

NLC India Commissions 351 MW of Solar Projects in Tamil Nadu

Government-owned mining and power generating company, Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL), has announced that out of the 709 MW of solar power projects awarded by the Tamil Nadu Generation ...
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