Gujarat’s New Budget Emphasizes on the Growth of Rooftop Solar Sector

Gujarat’s New Budget Emphasizes on the Growth of Rooftop Solar Sector

In the Gujarat state’s budget announced for the current financial year (FY) 2019-2020, a recalibrated target of 30 GW of renewable capacity by 2022 has been announced. This target includes ...
National Load Despatch Center Asked to Review and Issue RECs to Gujarat Wind Developer

National Load Despatch Center Asked to Review and Issue RECs to Gujarat Wind Developer

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued an order in favor of wind developer Enn Enn Corp Limited which had filed a petition against the rejection of its request ...
/ / Other, Wind
Gujarat Invites Bids for 950 MW of Projects to be Developed Across Two of its Solar Parks

Gujarat Invites Bids for 950 MW of Projects to be Developed Across Two of its Solar Parks

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has floated two solar tenders for a total capacity of 950 MW. Both the tenders are for projects to be developed in the ...
Railways Management Company Announces Tender for 140 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

Railways Management Company Announces Tender for 140 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture formed between the Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has invited bids to set up 140 MW of interstate transmission system ...
PGCIL Proposes Blueprint for Solar and Wind Power Evacuation from Western Region

PGCIL Proposes Blueprint for Solar and Wind Power Evacuation from Western Region

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has come up with a detailed proposal for establishing a transmission system for the evacuation of power from potential solar and wind ...
Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

BHEL Tenders 170 kW of Rooftop Solar in Haryana, Signs MoU with Exicom for E-Mobility

State-owned Navaratna enterprise, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), has invited bids for the supply, installation, and commissioning of grid-connected solar rooftop PV projects of cumulative capacity 170 kW in Haryana ...
Rajasthan to Get $250 Million from World Bank to Reform Electricity Distribution

Gujarat Simplifies Tariff Structure for Electricity Consumers

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has provided relief to electricity consumers in the state by not increasing the charges paid by them. This welcome decision comes after the commission ...
SECI Auctions 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects to be Developed Across India

Gujarat Extends Bid Submission Deadline for its Tender for 1 GW of Wind Projects

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has extended the bid submission deadline for 1,000 MW of grid-connected wind power projects to be developed in the state (Phase II-R). The ...
/ / Other, Wind
Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids for 200 MW in its Private Sector Owned Solar Park

Gujarat’s 1 GW Tender for Dholera Solar Park Gets Fourth Extension Amid Poor Participation

The bid-submission deadline for the tender to set up 1 GW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects at Dholera Solar Park (Phase V) has been extended yet again. The new ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Invites Expression of Interest for Electric Meter Testing

Gujarat Invites Expression of Interest for Electric Meter Testing

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) from National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) accredited electric meter testing laboratories for empanelment ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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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
Azure’s Petition before MERC Seeking Declaration of GST as Change in Law Dismissed

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 ...
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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