Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Increased to ₹0.69/kWh in Gujarat

Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Increased to ₹0.69/kWh in Gujarat

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, revised the additional surcharge to ₹0.69 (~$0.009)/kWh payable by open access consumers of the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) from ₹0.51 ...
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Consultancy Tender Issued for 25 Solar Projects in Gujarat

Consultancy Tender Issued for 25 Solar Projects in Gujarat

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation (GSECL) has issued an e-tender inviting consultancy services to verify the designs and drawings of 25 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The projects with capacities of ...
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EPC Tender Floated for a 35 MW Solar Project with 57 MWh of Battery Energy Storage

EPC Tender Floated for a 35 MW Solar Project With 57 MWh of Battery Energy Storage

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, engineering, erection, construction, installation, and commissioning of 35 MW of grid-connected solar project with 57 MWh of ...
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Bids Invited for 4.5 MW of Solar Projects at Thermal Power Stations in Gujarat

Bids Invited for 4.5 MW of Solar Projects at Thermal Power Stations in Gujarat

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for 4.5 MW of grid-connected solar projects. A 2.5 MW solar project will be developed at Gandhinagar thermal power station ...
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Bids Invited for 224 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Gujarat

Bids Invited for 224 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Gujarat

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, engineering, supply, installation, and commissioning of 224 MW of grid-connected solar projects ranging from 10 MW to ...
Gujarat: Solar Projects Up to 400% of Contract Demand Allowed for Desalination Plants

Gujarat: Solar Projects Up to 400% of Contract Demand Allowed for Desalination Plants

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, ruled that seawater desalination programs could set up solar projects with a maximum capacity of 400% of their contract demand ...
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KPI Global Commissions 7.76 MW of Solar Projects for Industrial Customers

KPI Global Commissions 7.76 MW of Solar Projects for Industrial Customers

KPI Global Infrastructure has commissioned a 7.76 MWdc solar project under the independent power producer (IPP) category for its industrial customers against their power purchase agreements (PPAs). According to a ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Reliance New Energy Solar Incorporated as the Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Reliance Inds (1)

Reliance New Energy Solar Incorporated as the Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Reliance Inds

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has formed Reliance New Energy Solar Limited (RNESL), investing ₹100,000 (~$1342) for 10,000 equity shares of ₹10 (~$0.13) each. In its BSE filing, the company said ...
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Gujarat Not to Allow Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kWGujarat Not to Allow Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW

Gujarat Not to Allow Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has proposed amendments to the 'Net Metering Rooftop Solar Grid-Interactive Systems Regulations, 2016'. As per the proposed amendments, net metering will be permitted for ...
Gujarat Unveils Electric Vehicle Policy with Plans to Add 200,000 EVs by 2025

Gujarat Unveils Electric Vehicle Policy with Plans to Add 200,000 EVs by 2025

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced the Gujarat Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy, 2021. The policy aims to move the state’s transportation sector towards electric mobility to reduce pollution and protect ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Gujarat No Cross-Subsidy and Additional Surcharge for Captive Solar Projects

Gujarat: No Cross-Subsidy and Additional Surcharge for Captive Solar Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, approved the amendments sought by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to the earlier order passed by the Commission ...
Surplus Solar Power Generated by MSMEs in Gujarat to be Compensated at ₹2.25kWh

Surplus Solar Power Generated by MSMEs in Gujarat to be Compensated at ₹2.25/kWh

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) partly allowed a petition seeking amendments in the tariff framework to procure solar power by distribution licensees (DISCOMs) and others. It passed a series ...
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Gujarat Invites Bids from Manufacturers of E-Rickshaws and Electric Two-Wheelers

Gujarat Invites Bids from Manufacturers of E-Rickshaws and Electric Two-Wheelers

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has invited bids from manufacturers to market and distribute 11,000 battery-operated two-wheelers and 5,417 e-rickshaws with lithium-ion batteries under the GEDA subsidy program 2021-22 ...
Surplus Energy By Captive Solar Projects to be Compensated at ₹1.99kWh in Gujarat

Surplus Energy by Captive Solar Projects to be Compensated at ₹1.99/kWh in Gujarat

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), in a recent notification, announced that the average of solar tariffs discovered and contracted through competitive bidding process conducted by GUVNL for non-park ...
Uttar Pradesh Scraps 500 MW Solar Auction, Plans to Re-Auction Hoping for Lower Bids

Uttar Pradesh Scraps 500 MW Solar Auction, Plans to Re-Auction Hoping for Lower Bids

In a new development, the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has canceled its 500 MW solar auction. An official statement from UPNEDA stated that the auction ...
Tender Floated for 68,245 Bi-Directional Energy Meters for Rooftop Solar Systems

Tender Floated for 68,245 Bi-Directional Energy Meters for Rooftop Solar Systems

The Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL), on behalf of other distribution companies (DISCOMs) of Gujarat, has invited bids to procure 68,245 bi-directional solar static meters (single-phase, 2-wire, 5-30 Ampere) ...
Bids Invited to Replace Degraded Modules for a 1 MW Solar Project in Gandhinagar

Bids Invited to Replace Degraded Modules for a 1 MW Solar Project in Gandhinagar

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the supply and replacement of degraded polycrystalline solar modules installed at the 1 MW ash dyke solar project in ...
KKR’s Renewable Platform Virescent Acquires 76 MW of Solar Projects from Sindicatum

KKR’s Renewable Platform Virescent Acquires 76 MW of Solar Projects from Sindicatum

Virescent Renewable Energy Trust, a platform created by global investment company KKR to acquire renewable energy assets in India, announced that it had acquired 76 MW of solar projects from ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
GUVNL Auction

SJVN Wins GUVNL’s 100 MW Solar Auction

SJVN Limited, a joint venture between the central government and the government of Himachal Pradesh, has won a 100 MW solar project in the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited's (GUVNL) auction ...
COVID-19 Impact: Deadline to Sign PPAs for Distributed Solar Projects Extended

COVID-19 Impact: Deadline to Sign PPAs for Distributed Solar Projects Extended

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has extended the time limit for the execution of power purchase agreements (PPAs) between the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) and small-scale distributed solar project ...
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Overhead Powerlines Directed to be Taken Underground to Save the Great Indian Bustard

Overhead Powerlines Directed to be Taken Underground to Save the Great Indian Bustard

In an important development, the Supreme Court of India has directed the appropriate authorities to install diverters in the habitats of the Great Indian Bustard and convert the overhead cables ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Gujarat Floats Tender for 200 MW of Solar Projects at Dholera Solar Park

Gujarat Floats Tender for 200 MW of Solar Projects at Dholera Solar Park

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, supply, procurement, and construction of 4 X 50 MW grid-connected MW solar power projects at the Dholera ...
'Change in Law' Clause in PPAs Signed by Small Scale Distributed Solar Projects Approved

‘Change in Law’ Clause in PPAs Signed by Small Scale Distributed Solar Projects Approved

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved the incorporation of 'change of law' in the proposed power purchase agreements (PPAs) by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam. These PPAs are ...
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ONGC Reissues Tender for a 15 MW Solar Project in Bharuch

ONGC Reissues Tender for a 15 MW Solar Project in Bharuch

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has reissued the tender for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning of a 15 MW (AC)/17.5 MW (DC) grid-connected solar power project ...
Coal India Limited

Coal India Floats EPC Tender for a 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Coal India Limited (CIL) has invited bids for the design, engineering, procurement, construction, testing, and commissioning of a 100 MW (AC) grid-connected solar power project in Gujarat. The successful bidder ...