Modhera Sun Temple Gets ₹650 Million Grant for 6 MW Solar, 15 MWh Battery Energy Storage System

Modhera Sun Temple Gets ₹650 Million Grant for 6 MW Solar, 15 MWh Battery Energy Storage System

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced a grant of ₹650 million (~$8.63 million) towards a program for the solarization of the Sun Temple in Modhera, Gujarat, ...
Gujarat_ Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Up to ₹0.37_kWh from ₹0.10_kWh

Gujarat: Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Up to ₹0.37/kWh from ₹0.10/kWh

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has worked out an additional surcharge of ₹0.37 (~$0.0049)/kWh for the period of April 01, 2020, to September 30, 2020, for consumers utilizing power ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat May Reduce Annual Escalation Rate to 3% on Biomass and Bagasse-Based Projects

Gujarat May Reduce Annual Escalation Rate to 3% on Biomass and Bagasse-Based Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued a draft order to initiate the regulatory process for determining the tariff for procuring power from biomass and bagasse-based co-generation projects in ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Gujarat Reissues 700 MW from its 1 GW Solar Tender for Dholera Solar Park

Gujarat Reissues 700 MW from its 1 GW Solar Tender for Dholera Solar Park

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has retendered 700 MW of grid-connected solar projects located in the state’s Dholera solar park (Phase IX). Interested bidders are expected to pay ...
Gujarat to Install Solar Systems to Power 15 Water Treatment and Sewage Projects

Gujarat to Install Solar Systems to Power 15 Water Treatment and Sewage Projects

Gujarat’s Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani has approved the proposals to install solar systems in the state at an approximate cost of ₹136.1 million (~$1.83 million). The solar energy generated from ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Railways’ Plea to Let Azure Install Rooftop Solar Under RESCO Mode in Gujarat Rejected

Railways’ Plea to Let Azure Install Rooftop Solar Under RESCO Mode in Gujarat Rejected

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has dismissed an appeal filed by the Indian Railways, which had requested relaxing the state’s net metering provisions. The petition was filed by the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar Tender Undersubscribed by 70 MW

Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar Tender Undersubscribed by 70 MW

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has announced the list of technical bidders for the purchase of power from 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects (Phase VIII). Tata Power, ...
REC Issues Tender for 7 Transmission Projects in Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra

REC Issues Tender for 7 Transmission Projects in Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra

The REC Transmission Projects Company Limited (RECTPCL) has floated a request for proposal (RfP) for transmission service providers to set up seven projects on a build, own, operate, and maintain ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Sterlite Secures Over ₹20 Billion for Lakadia Vadodara Transmission Project in Gujarat

Sterlite Secures Over ₹20 Billion for Lakadia Vadodara Transmission Project in Gujarat

Sterlite Power, a global power transmission developer, has announced that it has achieved the financial closure of the Lakadia Vadodara transmission project by securing ₹20.24 billion (~$274.86 million) in funding ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Second Phase of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Program Approved

Gujarat Reissues EoI for Empaneled Agencies to Install 600 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems

The Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL) has reissued an expression of interest (EoI) for empaneled agencies to set up 600 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects in the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
AfDB to Provide $20 Million for Mini-Grid Solar Projects in Congo

Gujarat Budget Allocates ₹9.12 Billion for Solar Rooftop, ₹1.25 Billion for KUSUM Program

Gujarat’s Finance Minister Nitinbhai Patel presented the state budget for the financial year 2020-21, which included a ₹9.12 billion (~$127.19 million) provision for a subsidy for solar rooftop projects and ...
Government to Set Up 50 GW of Ultra-Mega Renewable Parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan

Government to Set Up 50 GW of Ultra-Mega Renewable Parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification to set up 50 GW of ultra-mega renewable energy parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The ultra-mega parks with ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Gujarat May Charge ₹0.5 Million_MW for Solar Projects to Build Evacuation Facility

Gujarat May Charge ₹0.5 Million/MW for Solar Projects to Build Evacuation Facility

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has invited public opinion on a draft paper discussing issues in establishing tariff for solar power procurement by distribution licensees. The last date for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Transmission Corporation Invites EPC Contractors for 185 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Transmission Corporation Invites EPC Contractors for 185 MW of Solar Projects

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has floated a tender for 185 MW of grid-connected solar projects ranging between 20 MW and 40 MW in capacity at various substations ...
MNRE Calls for Innovative Business Models to Solarize Agriculture Under KUSUM Program

MNRE Calls for Innovative Business Models to Solarize Agriculture Under KUSUM Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable energy (MNRE) has asked states to prepare innovative business models for implementing Pradhan Mantri-Kisan Urja Suraksha Evan Utthan Mahaabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) program. Citing the example ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Announces 500 MW Solar Tender with a Ceiling Tariff of ₹2.65_ kWh

Gujarat Announces 500 MW Solar Tender with a Ceiling Tariff of ₹2.65/kWh

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for the purchase of power from 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects (Phase VIII). The maximum ...
Gujarat Proposes to Discontinue Setting Generic Tariff for Wind Projects

Gujarat Proposes to Discontinue Setting Generic Tariff for Wind Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has invited public opinion on a draft paper discussing issues while determining tariff for procuring power from wind projects. The commission has released the ...
/ / Wind
Gujarat_ Bidding Deadline for 600 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects Extended

Gujarat: Bidding Deadline for 600 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects Extended

The Energy and Petrochemical Department, under the Gujarat government, has extended the deadline for receiving applications from empaneled agencies for setting up 600 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Scientists Use Solar Energy to Save Coral Reefs in Gulf of Kutch

Scientists Use Solar Energy to Save Coral Reefs in Gulf of Kutch

To save the endangered coral reefs, the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has installed the country’s first solar-powered biorocks in Mithapur located in the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat. Speaking ...
/ / Solar, Technology
CERC Rules in Favor of PGCIL as a Wind Developer Fails to Achieve Timely Financial Closure

CERC Rules in Favor of PGCIL as a Wind Developer Fails to Achieve Timely Financial Closure

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) rejected a plea by Vaayu Renewable Energy Private Limited, a renewable energy developer, who filed a petition seeking for the commission to direct the ...
/ / Wind
Gujarat Announces Subsidy on Battery-Operated Vehicles for Students

Gujarat Announces Subsidy on Battery-Operated Vehicles for Students

To promote eco-friendly vehicles, the government of Gujarat has implemented a program for the distribution of battery-operated vehicles (BOVs), especially two-wheelers to the students of grade nine and above. Those ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Gujarat Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.80_kWh for Over 202 MW of Wind Projects

Gujarat Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.80/kWh for Over 202 MW of Wind Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.80 ($0.039)/kWh for 202.6 MW of power from grid-connected wind power projects in Gujarat. In its order, the Commission ...
/ / Other, Wind
ONGC Issues Tender for 5 MW of Solar Projects at its Hazira Site in Gujarat

ONGC Issues Tender for 5 MW of Solar Projects at its Hazira Site in Gujarat

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), a government-owned oil and gas company, has floated a 5 MW tender along with seven years of operation and maintenance (O&M) at ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
KPI Global Expands its Solar Power Project in Gujarat by 7.5 MW

KPI Global Expands its Solar Power Project in Gujarat by 7.5 MW

KPI Global Infrastructure Limited has announced that it has added 7.5 MW to its existing solar power project located in Amod taluka of Gujarat’s Bharuch district. As per a filing ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Inox Wins EPC Contract for 250 MW of Wind Projects by Continuum Power

Inox Wins EPC Contract for 250 MW of Wind Projects by Continuum Power

Inox Wind has signed an EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) agreement with Continuum Power Trading (TN) Private Limited, a part of the Continuum Wind Energy group. Based on the term ...
/ / Wind