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
Gujarat, O&M, Solar Park, Charanka, GPCL, GEDA, Gujarat solar park

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
Gujarat Invites EoI to Develop 1,000 MW of Solar Projects at Dholera Solar Park

Gujarat Invites EoI to Develop 1,000 MW of Projects at Dholera Solar Park

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has invited expression of interest (EoI) from project developers to develop 1,000 MW of grid-connected solar PV projects in the Dholera Special Investment ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Will the SECI 3 GW Solar Auction Be Cancelled?

Gujarat’s Largest Solar Park Likely to Issue its First Tender of 1 GW in August

The Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) in Gujarat is expected to issue its first 1,000 MW tender next month, a senior official told PTI. Earlier, Mercom reported that the Gujarat ...
India Installs LiDAR for Assessment of Offshore Wind Resource in Gujarat

India Installs LiDAR for Assessment of Offshore Wind Resource in Gujarat

The Government of India, through its various ministries and departments is actively pursuing the goal of making India a  cleaner and greener country by expanding the usage of renewable energy ...
/ / Other, Wind
Spot Power Price Declines by 7% to ₹3.46/kWh in July but Still Higher than Solar Tariffs

India’s Power Utilities’ Ratings Over the Last Year Decline Slightly

The Ministry of Power (MoP) recently released its sixth annual integrated ratings for the state distribution utilities. Out of the 41 utilities that were covered in the report, five utilities ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
GUVNL Retenders 500 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects for Gujarat

Gujarat Retenders 500 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has retendered 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the state. GUVNL has announced the tender in order to ...
Exide and Leclanche form Joint Venture for Li-Ion Battery Manufacturing in India

Exide and Leclanche form Joint Venture for Li-Ion Battery Manufacturing in India

Exide Industries Ltd., an Indian lead acid storage battery manufacturer, and Leclanche, a global energy storage solutions provider, have formed a joint venture (JV) to build lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries and ...
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 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Broadens the Definition of ‘Storage’ in its Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy

Gujarat Announces Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Policy

The Gujarat government has announced a new solar plus wind hybrid power policy in a bid to promote the simultaneous production of wind and solar power in the state. Under ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Announces 30 GW Offshore Wind Target by 2030

MNRE Announces 30 GW Offshore Wind Target by 2030

To give confidence to the country’s wind industry, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has now announced the medium and long-term target for offshore wind power capacity additions ...
/ / Other, Wind
BHEL Bags Orders Worth ₹1.25 Billion for Two Solar Projects in Gujarat

BHEL Bags Orders Worth ₹1.25 Billion for Two Solar Projects in Gujarat

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a public sector undertaking (PSU) involved in the manufacturing of electrical equipment, has announced that it has bagged orders worth ₹1.25 billion (~$0.019 billion) for ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Infosys Sources Over 43% of its Electricity Needs From Renewable Energy

NTPC Issues Tenders for 36 MW of Solar in Telangana and Gujarat

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered a total of 36 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in the states of Telangana and Gujarat. NTPC ...
GEDA Tenders 125 MW of Rooftop Solar PV Projects to be Installed Across Gujarat

GEDA Tenders 125 MW of Rooftop Solar PV Projects to be Installed Across Gujarat

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has tendered 125 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the state. The bid-submission deadline is June 18, 2018. This ...
Tata Power and CGPL Join Hands to Install Rooftop Solar in all Households of Tunda, Gujarat

Tata Power and CGPL Join Hands to Install Rooftop Solar in all Households of Tunda, Gujarat

Tata Power Community Development Trust (TPCDT) has partnered with Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (CGPL) for a project called Suryoday. The program aims to power all the households in Tunda village ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Siemens Gamesa Bags Largest Wind Turbine Order for 300 MW Project in Gujarat

Siemens Gamesa Bags Largest Wind Turbine Order for 300 MW Project in Gujarat

Siemens Gamesa, a renewable energy project developer and an engineering procurement construction (EPC) provider, announced that it has bagged the largest order for wind turbines in India. A statement issued by ...
/ / Other, Wind