Gujarat Relaxes its Solar Policy to Benefit MSMEs

Gujarat Relaxes its Solar Policy to Benefit MSMEs

In a welcome move, the Gujarat government has relaxed the state’s solar policy to allow micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) to install solar projects that are more than 100% ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BHEL Issues Tender to Procure Module Mounting Structure for a 10 MW Solar Project

BHEL Issues Tender to Procure Module Mounting Structure for a 10 MW Solar Project

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated a tender for the procurement of module mounting structures for a 10 MW grid-connected solar project at Charanka in Gujarat’s Patan district for ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Power Grid to Build Transmission Network in Gujarat & Rajasthan to Evacuate Renewables

Power Grid to Build Transmission Network in Gujarat & Rajasthan to Evacuate Renewables

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has won two contracts to set up transmission infrastructure to evacuate power generated from renewable projects. PGCIL emerged as the successful bidder ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Adani To Build Transmission Lines in Gujarat and Rajasthan To Facilitate Renewables

Adani To Build Transmission Lines in Gujarat and Rajasthan To Facilitate Renewables

Adani Transmission Ltd has received two Letters of Intent (LoI) to augment the country’s transmission network in the face of surging renewable additions. The first LoI has been issued by ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Gujarat Transmission Corporation Invites EPC Contractors for 250 MW Solar Project

Gujarat Transmission Corporation Invites EPC Contractors for 250 MW Solar Project

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has floated a tender for 250 MW of solar power projects ranging between 20 MW to 60 MW at substations of Gujarat Energy ...
BHEL Floats O&M Tender for Two Solar Projects Totaling 30 MW in Gujarat

BHEL Floats O&M Tender for Two Solar Projects Totaling 30 MW in Gujarat

Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL), a public sector undertaking has issued tenders for the operation and maintenance (O&M) work of solar projects aggregating 30 MW in the state of Gujarat ...
Gujarat-Based Torrent Power Retenders 300 MW of Solar Power to Meet its RPO

Gujarat-Based Torrent Power Retenders 300 MW of Solar Power to Meet its RPO

Gujarat-based Torrent Power Limited (TPL) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for the purchase of power from 300 MW of solar power projects in the state. This procurement will ...
Gujarat Asks Wind Developers to Match Lowest Tariff, Only Two Agree

Gujarat Asks Wind Developers to Match Lowest Tariff, Only Two Agree

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) had requested the winning bidders in its recently concluded wind power auction to match the lowest bid of ₹2.8 (~$ 0.04). Only two ...
/ / Other, Wind
LONGi Solar Records 41% YoY Revenue Growth In the First Half of 2019

Gujarat Approves Proposal to Tweak Change in Law Clause for Solar Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved the proposed deviations to the competitive bidding guidelines for procuring power from grid-connected solar projects by Torrent Power Limited. Torrent Power Limited ...
Gujarat Seeks EV Manufacturers for Marketing and Distribution Authorization

Gujarat Seeks EV Manufacturers for Marketing and Distribution Authorization

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has invited expression of interest (EoI) from reputed manufacturers for their authorization to market and distribute battery operated two and three-wheelers. The EoIs have ...
Gujarat Seeks Empaneled Agencies for 600 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Gujarat Seeks Empaneled Agencies for 600 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Paschim Gujarat Vij Company (PGVCL) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) for empaneled agencies to set up 600 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in residential ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
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