Gujarat Has a New Policy for Small-Scale Distributed Solar PV Projects

Gujarat Has a New Policy for Small-Scale Distributed Solar PV Projects

The government of Gujarat has approved a policy that aims to develop the state’s small-scale distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) sector. According to a Gujarat government official, “The policy aims to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Odisha Removes Upper Limit of 1 MW for Net-Metered Rooftop Solar Projects

Reliance Issues EoI to Procure 145 MW of Renewable Power Under Open Access Category

Reliance Industries Limited has issued an expression of interest for the procurement of renewable energy under a short-term basis from April 1, 2019, to March 31, 2020. The company intends ...
GE T&D to Set Up High-Voltage Substation in Gujarat’s Bhuj to Evacuate 2.5 GW of Wind Power

GE T&D to Set Up High-Voltage Substation in Gujarat’s Bhuj to Evacuate 2.5 GW of Wind Power

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has awarded a ₹1.62 billion (~$22.87 million) contract to GE T&D India Ltd. to extend 765 kV air-insulated substation (AIS) and set ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Government Likely to Amend Electricity Act to Ensure that DISCOMs Enter PPAs

₹5.75 Billion Given to Six States to Curtail Their AT&C Losses Still Remain Unutilized

The Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has written to six states regarding the timely completion of implementing the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) /distribution management system (DMS) under the government’s Restructured ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Gujarat Issues Tender for 1 GW of Wind Projects

Gujarat Issues Tender for 1 GW of Wind Projects

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued Request for Selection (RfS) for the purchase of power through competitive bidding process from 1,000 MW of grid-connected wind power projects to ...
/ / Other, Wind
MNRE Asks Wind Developers to Ensure Safety of Great Indian Bustard

MNRE Asks Wind Developers to Ensure Safety of Great Indian Bustard

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a circular for retrofitting of transmission lines and wind turbines to avoid bird collision in Great Indian Bustard (GIB) habitats ...
/ / Other, Wind
1 GW of Projects in Dholera Solar Park Get Environment Ministry’s Approval with Conditions

1 GW of Projects in Dholera Solar Park Get Environment Ministry’s Approval with Conditions

The expert committee overseeing the projects related to the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) has recommended that the first phase of the 1 GW solar power project can get started in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Floats Tender for 175 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Floats Tender for 175 MW of Solar Projects

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has issued a tender for setting up 75 MW of solar power projects at Dhuvaran, near Khambhat in district Anand and another 100 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
UPC Solar Quotes Lowest Tariff of ₹2.55/kWh in Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar Auction

UPC Solar Quotes Lowest Tariff of ₹2.55/kWh in Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar Auction

Paryapt Solar, a special purpose vehicle by UPC Solar, has emerged as the lowest bidder by quoting a tariff of ₹2.55 (~$0.035)/kWh to develop 50 MW in the recent auction conducted ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Adani Seeks Bidders to Purchase 700 MW of Solar Power, With 350 MW under Greenshoe Option

Renewable Energy Projects Received $505 Million in Central Financial Assistance

In a question and answer session in Rajya Sabha, the Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, R.K Singh declared the state-wise central financial assistance (CFA) that was released ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
BHEL to Set Up 129 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana for Singareni Collieries

Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 545 MW

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)’s 500 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects (Phase IV) tender has been oversubscribed by 545 MW. Bids totaling 1,045 MW were submitted in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra Sets ₹2.72/kWh as Generic Tariff for Solar and ₹2.87/kWh for Wind

In a Welcome Move, Gujarat Modifies its Land Laws to Set up Wind and Solar Hybrid Parks

In a positive development for the domestic renewable energy sector, the state government of Gujarat has modified its land laws relating to the development of wind and hybrid (wind and ...
/ / Other, Wind
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Gujarat Scraps Another Solar Auction for 700 MW Citing High Solar Park Charges

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has scrapped the recently conducted auction for 700 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects in the state. This is the second time that ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
India’s Safeguard Duty Investigation Draws Criticism at WTO

Azure Power Moves Gujarat High Court Against Solar Safeguard Duty, Gets Interim Relief

The Gujarat High Court has provided temporary relief to project developer Azure Power in the matter of levy of safeguard duty on solar cells and modules imported by the company ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India’s Peak Power Supply Deficit Dipped to 0.7% in Q1 FY 2018-19

Gujarat Revises RPO Targets for FY 2013-14 Retroactively

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has revised the state renewable purchase obligation (RPO) for entities in the state for the financial year (FY) 2013-14 retroactively. The order came after ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Jammu & Kashmir to get 23 GW of Solar Projects Starting With 2.5 GW in Kargil and 5 GW in Leh

Torrent Power Issues RfS for Procurement of 300 MW Solar Power from Projects in Gujarat

Torrent Power Limited (TPL) has issued Request for Selection (RfS) for the procurement of up to 300 MW of power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects in Gujarat. A bidder ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
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O&M Tender Issued for a 5 MW Solar Project in Gujarat Solar Park

The Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL) has issued a tender for the operations and maintenance of a 5 MW solar PV power project at Gujarat Solar Park, located in Charanka ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
BHEL to Construct 75 MW Grid-Connected Solar PV Project in Gujarat

Gujarat Announces RfS for 500 MW of Solar Projects

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued Request for Selection (RfS) for the purchase of power from 500 MW grid connected solar photovoltaic power projects to be set ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Uttar Pradesh Comes up with a 550 MW Solar Tender

Gujarat’s 700 MW Solar Auction Sees Lowest Tariff of ₹2.84/kWh

Lowest tariff of ₹2.84 (~$0.0406)/kWh was quoted in the solar auction conducted by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) for 700 MW of solar power projects. The projects are ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bihar Sets Solar PV Generic Tariff at ₹4.17/kWh for FY 2018-19

Gujarat’s 700 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by Over Two Times

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)’s 700 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) tender has been oversubscribed by over two times. A GUVNL official informed Mercom that bids aggregating 1,750 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Amends RfS Guidelines for 2 GW ISTS-Connected Wind Tranche-IV Tender

Torrent Power Gets Approval for Deviation in Guidelines to Procure Solar and Wind Power

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved Torrent Power’s petitions for the acceptance of deviations from the Ministry of Power (MoP)’s guidelines for the procurement of solar and wind ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Decides to Implement Solar Agricultural Feeder Program on Pilot Basis

Gujarat Decides to Implement Solar Agricultural Feeder Program on Pilot Basis

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) will support the implementation of Suryashakti Kisan Yojna (SKY) as a pilot project in Gujarat. The GERC was responding to a petition filed by ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Village Farmers Embrace Solar Water Pumps

Gujarat Village Farmers Embrace Solar Water Pumps

The sun is shining a little brighter for the farmers of Mujkuva village of Anklav taluka, nearly 17 km away from Anand, Gujarat. A group of 11 farmers in the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Aditya Birla Quotes Lowest Tariff of ₹2.44/kWh in GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

Lowest Tariff of ₹2.44/kWh Wins GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

Lowest (L1) tariff of ₹2.44 (~$0.0338)/kWh has been quoted in the recent auction held by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) for 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
ONGC Commissions 10 MW Solar Project at Hazira in Gujarat

ONGC Commissions 10 MW Solar Project at Hazira in Gujarat

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), has commissioned a 10 MW solar project which will power its plants at Dhaej, Gandhar, and Hazira located in the state of Gujarat ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar