Reliance Industries to Invest Close to ₹6 Trillion on Green Energy Projects in Gujarat

Reliance Industries to Invest Close to ₹6 Trillion on Green Energy Projects in Gujarat

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of Gujarat to invest ₹5.955 trillion (~$80.61 billion) in renewable projects as a part of the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
APTEL Sets Aside CERC Order, Grants Extension to a 50 MW Wind Project

APTEL Sets Aside CERC Order, Grants Extension to a 50 MW Wind Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, condoned the delay of 132 days in the commissioning of a 50 MW wind project and said that the scheduled ...
/ / Other, Wind
Union Cabinet Approves Phase-II of the Green Energy Corridor Program

Union Cabinet Approves Phase-II of the Green Energy Corridor Program

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the Green Energy Corridor Phase-II program for intrastate transmission systems. The program aims to add ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Reliance to Acquire Sodium-Ion Battery Technology Provider Faradion for £94 Million

Reliance to Acquire Sodium-Ion Battery Technology Provider Faradion for £94 Million

Reliance New Energy Solar Limited (RNESL), the green energy arm of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has signed an agreement with sodium-ion battery technology provider Faradion Limited to acquire a 100% ...
/ / Energy Storage
Empanelment Tender Issued for Solar Project Consultants in Gujarat

Empanelment Tender Issued for Solar Project Consultants in Gujarat

The Gujarat Urban Development Company (GUDC) has invited bids to empanel consultants to set up 7.7 MW of grid-connected solar power projects at water treatment plants, sewage treatment plants, and ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Hindustan Salts Issues Tender to Develop 5 GW of Solar Projects

Hindustan Salts Issues Tender to Develop 5 GW of Solar Projects

Hindustan Salts Limited, through its subsidiary Sambhar Salts, has issued a tender to develop an ultra-mega solar project of up to 4 GW at Sambhar in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The government-owned ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar energy projects to be developed in the habitats of the Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican in Rajasthan and Gujarat have been stranded awaiting the decision from the Supreme Court.

Solar Projects in Rajasthan Stranded, Awaiting Supreme Court Order on Great Indian Bustard

Solar energy projects to be developed in the habitats of the Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican in Rajasthan and Gujarat have been stranded awaiting the decision from the Supreme ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Adani Raises $700 Million in a Senior Debt Facility for its Power Transmission Projects

Adani Raises $700 Million in a Senior Debt Facility for its Power Transmission Projects

Adani Transmission, the electric power transmission business arm of the Adani Group, has raised $700 million in senior debt facility for its under-construction transmission asset portfolio through definitive agreements signed ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Surat Municipal Corporation Tenders 10 MW of Solar Projects

Surat Municipal Corporation Tenders 10 MW of Solar Projects

Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has invited bids for the supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of 10 MW of grid-connected solar power projects with land on lease at any location in ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
EPC Tender Floated for 60 MW of Solar Projects in Gujarat

EPC Tender Floated for 60 MW of Solar Projects in Gujarat

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, engineering, supply, procurement, installation, and commissioning of 60 MW grid-connected solar power projects at various substations of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Gujarat Sets Tariff of ₹1.75/kWh for Surplus Wind Energy from Captive Projects

Gujarat Sets Tariff of ₹1.75/kWh for Surplus Wind Energy from Captive Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, approved the tariff of ₹1.75 (~$0.023)/kWh for the purchase of surplus power by distribution companies (DISCOMs) from wind power projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Grasim to Procure Additional Power from ReNew’s Captive Wind-Solar Hybrid Project

Grasim to Procure Additional Power from ReNew’s Captive Wind-Solar Hybrid Project

Grasim Industries Limited, the textile arm of the Aditya Birla Group, has signed a supplemental share subscription agreement with ReNew Green Energy Solutions and ReNew Surya Uday. The company plans ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Wind Installations in India Rise by 101% with 1.24 GW Added in 9M 2021

Wind Installations in India Rise by 101% with 1.24 GW Added in 9M 2021

India installed 384 MW of wind capacity in the third quarter (Q3) of 2021, a 30% year-over-year (YoY) increase compared to 295 MW installed in the same period last year ...
Gujarat's Residential Rooftop Solar Program Extended to 750 MW from 600 MW

Gujarat’s Residential Rooftop Solar Program Extended to 750 MW from 600 MW

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has said it has decided to allow registration of residential rooftop solar applications for up to 750 MW capacity from empaneled vendors for ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Increased to ₹0.69/kWh in Gujarat

Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers Increased to ₹0.69/kWh in Gujarat

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, revised the additional surcharge to ₹0.69 (~$0.009)/kWh payable by open access consumers of the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) from ₹0.51 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Consultancy Tender Issued for 25 Solar Projects in Gujarat

Consultancy Tender Issued for 25 Solar Projects in Gujarat

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation (GSECL) has issued an e-tender inviting consultancy services to verify the designs and drawings of 25 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The projects with capacities of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
EPC Tender Floated for a 35 MW Solar Project with 57 MWh of Battery Energy Storage

EPC Tender Floated for a 35 MW Solar Project With 57 MWh of Battery Energy Storage

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, engineering, erection, construction, installation, and commissioning of 35 MW of grid-connected solar project with 57 MWh of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bids Invited for 4.5 MW of Solar Projects at Thermal Power Stations in Gujarat

Bids Invited for 4.5 MW of Solar Projects at Thermal Power Stations in Gujarat

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for 4.5 MW of grid-connected solar projects. A 2.5 MW solar project will be developed at Gandhinagar thermal power station ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bids Invited for 224 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Gujarat

Bids Invited for 224 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Gujarat

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids for the design, engineering, supply, installation, and commissioning of 224 MW of grid-connected solar projects ranging from 10 MW to ...
Gujarat: Solar Projects Up to 400% of Contract Demand Allowed for Desalination Plants

Gujarat: Solar Projects Up to 400% of Contract Demand Allowed for Desalination Plants

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, ruled that seawater desalination programs could set up solar projects with a maximum capacity of 400% of their contract demand ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
KPI Global Commissions 7.76 MW of Solar Projects for Industrial Customers

KPI Global Commissions 7.76 MW of Solar Projects for Industrial Customers

KPI Global Infrastructure has commissioned a 7.76 MWdc solar project under the independent power producer (IPP) category for its industrial customers against their power purchase agreements (PPAs). According to a ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Reliance New Energy Solar Incorporated as the Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Reliance Inds (1)

Reliance New Energy Solar Incorporated as the Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Reliance Inds

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has formed Reliance New Energy Solar Limited (RNESL), investing ₹100,000 (~$1342) for 10,000 equity shares of ₹10 (~$0.13) each. In its BSE filing, the company said ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Not to Allow Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kWGujarat Not to Allow Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW

Gujarat Not to Allow Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has proposed amendments to the 'Net Metering Rooftop Solar Grid-Interactive Systems Regulations, 2016'. As per the proposed amendments, net metering will be permitted for ...
Gujarat Unveils Electric Vehicle Policy with Plans to Add 200,000 EVs by 2025

Gujarat Unveils Electric Vehicle Policy with Plans to Add 200,000 EVs by 2025

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced the Gujarat Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy, 2021. The policy aims to move the state’s transportation sector towards electric mobility to reduce pollution and protect ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Gujarat No Cross-Subsidy and Additional Surcharge for Captive Solar Projects

Gujarat: No Cross-Subsidy and Additional Surcharge for Captive Solar Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), in a recent order, approved the amendments sought by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to the earlier order passed by the Commission ...