Odisha’s GRIDCO to Procure 400 MW Wind Power from SECI

Odisha’s GRIDCO to Procure 400 MW Wind Power from SECI

The Solar Corporation of India (SECI) has signed a power sale agreement (PSA) with Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO), a public sector undertaking of the government of Odisha, for 400 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
50% of India’s Planned Solar Module Capacity to be in Gujarat

50% of India’s Planned Solar Module Capacity to be in Gujarat

As India prepares to build out its solar module manufacturing capacity, Gujarat has emerged as an overwhelmingly favorite destination for domestic manufacturers, accounting for more than half of the country’s ...
CEA Proposes Underground Transmission Lines for Endangered Bird Area

CEA Proposes Underground Transmission Lines for Endangered Bird Area

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has proposed that power transmission lines of up to 33 kV voltage level passing through the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) area should be underground lines ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI’s Green Energy Open Access Foray

Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI’s Green Energy Open Access Foray

The government-owned renewable energy intermediary procurer Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will soon enter the market for delivering renewable energy solutions through open access to the commercial and industrial ...
/ / Daily Wrap-up, Other
Gujarat Urban Development Company Invites bids for 2 MW Solar Projects

Gujarat Urban Development Company Invites bids for 2 MW Solar Projects

The Gujarat Urban Development Company (GUDC) has invited bids to commission 2,027.78 kW solar projects across six urban local bodies in Gujarat. The projects' estimated cost is ₹154.64 million (~$1.9 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC Floats Balance of System Tender for 1 GW Wind Projects in Gujarat

NTPC Floats Balance of System Tender for 1 GW Wind Projects in Gujarat

NTPC Renewable Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC, has invited bids for the balance of system (BoS) package of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind power projects of 1,000 MW capacity ...
/ / Other, Wind
India's Wind Installations Increased 8% YoY to 229 MW in Q4 2022

India’s Wind Installations Increased 8% YoY to 229 MW in Q4 2022

Total wind capacity installations in India increased year-over-year (YoY) by 8%, with 229 MW added in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2022 against 212 MW installed during Q4 2021. However, ...
Gujarat Invites Bids from Consultants for 4 MW Solar Project

Gujarat Invites Bids from Consultants for 4 MW Solar Project

The Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has invited bids from consultants for the survey, erection, testing, and commissioning of a 4 MW ground-mounted off-grid solar power project along with operations and ...
Gujarat DISCOMs Seek Approval for A Steep Green Tariff at ₹9.89kWh

Gujarat DISCOMs Seek Approval for A Steep Green Tariff at ₹9.89/kWh

Gujarat's power distribution companies (DISCOMs) have petitioned the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) to approve a green tariff of ₹9.89 (~$0.12)/kWh in the true-up petition filed for the financial year ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Welspun to Procure Renewable Power from CleanMax Under Captive Model

Welspun to Procure Renewable Power from CleanMax Under Captive Model

Textile company Welspun India has acquired a 26% stake in CleanMax Thanos (CTPL) for ₹38 million (~$458,713) to procure renewable energy through open access under the captive model. The remaining ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations in 2022

Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations in 2022 [Infographics]

India’s cumulative rooftop solar installations reached ~8.3 GW at the end of the January-September period (9M), according to Mercom India Research’s latest available data. The full-year numbers for 2022 will ...
Gujarat Issues Consultancy Tender to Develop 150 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Issues Consultancy Tender to Develop 150 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Urban Development Company (GUDC) has invited bids to select a consultant for the development of 150 MW of solar power projects under captive model to cover the energy demands ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2022

Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2022 [Infographics]

The utility-scale solar installations in India stood at 52.71 GW, according to Mercom India Research’s latest available data at the end of the January-September period (9M). The full-year number for 2022 ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Solar
SJVN Green Invites Bids for 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

SJVN Green Invites Bids for 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

SJVN Green Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJVN, has invited bids to commission a 100 MW grid-connected solar power project in Goliwada, Gujarat. The selected developer must complete the project ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Gujarat Approves Lowest Tariff of ₹2.84/kWh for 500 MW of Wind Projects

Gujarat Approves Lowest Tariff of ₹2.84/kWh for 500 MW of Wind Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved the tariffs discovered in the competitive bidding process conducted by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) to procure 500 MW of power ...
/ / Other, Wind
Greenzo Energy to Invest $50 Million in Green Hydrogen Tech in Gujarat

Greenzo Energy to Invest $50 Million in Green Hydrogen Tech in Gujarat

Delhi-based Greenzo Energy India said it will invest $50 million to manufacture 250 MW of anion exchange membrane (AEM) electrolyzers per year and the balance of plant (BOP) in the Sanand-II ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
BHEL Floats O&M Tender for 2 MW Rooftop Solar Project in Gujarat

BHEL Floats O&M Tender for 2 MW Rooftop Solar Project in Gujarat

Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has invited bids for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of 2.015 MW rooftop solar systems for 54 months. The systems are installed at eight sites of ...
GAIL Invites Bids for 600 MW of Solar Projects in Gujarat

GAIL Invites Bids for 600 MW of Solar Projects in Gujarat

GAIL (India) has invited bids for the design, supply, construction, erection, testing, and commissioning of 600 MW (6 x 100 MW) of solar power projects at the Khavda Solar Park ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Larsen & Toubro Secures $107 Million Sustainability-Linked Loan from Sumitomo

Larsen & Toubro Secures $107 Million Sustainability-Linked Loan from Sumitomo

Mumbai-based multinational conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said it has closed a three-year $107 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL) from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC). The company said the loan underscores ...
NTPC Invites Bids to Supply BESS for Solar Projects in Gujarat

NTPC Invites Bids to Supply BESS for Solar Projects in Gujarat

NTPC Renewable Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC, has invited bids to supply battery energy storage systems (BESS) for solar power projects at the Khavda Renewable Park in the Kutch ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC Floats BOS Tender for 1.2 GW Solar Projects in Gujarat

NTPC Floats BOS Tender for 1.2 GW Solar Projects in Gujarat

NTPC Renewable Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC, has invited bids for the balance of system (BoS) package to develop 1,200 MW (4 X 300 MW) of solar power projects ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
India-Denmark Collaborative Study Identifies 15 Offshore Wind Sites

India-Denmark Collaborative Study Identifies 15 Offshore Wind Sites

A Danish-Indian collaborative study, which aims to support India’s 30 GW offshore wind target by 2030, has identified fifteen zones for the first offshore wind development project. The study was ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Mercom Brings C&I Consumers Together at the Ahmedabad Clean Energy Meet

Mercom Brings C&I Consumers Together at the Ahmedabad Clean Energy Meet

Mercom India’s C&I Clean Energy Meet 2022 series provides a unique platform for the country’s commercial and industrial (C&I) consumers to interact with renewable energy experts and understand the viability ...
GUVNL Invites Bids to Buy Power from 500 MW Solar Projects with Greenshoe Option

GUVNL Invites Bids to Procure Power from 500 MW Solar Projects with Greenshoe Option

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) has invited bids to purchase power from 500 MW of grid-connected solar power projects (Phase XVIII) with a greenshoe option of an additional 500 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Wind Installations in India Grew by 129% YoY with 878 MW Added in Q3 2022

Wind Installations in India Grew by 129% YoY with 878 MW Added in Q3 2022

India installed 878 MW of wind capacity in the third quarter (Q3) of 2022, a 129% year-over-year (YoY) increase compared to 384 MW installed in the same period last year ...