APTEL Provides Interim Relief to Developers in the Scrapped GUVNL 700 MW Solar Auction

APTEL Provides Interim Relief to Developers in the Scrapped GUVNL 700 MW Solar Auction

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has directed the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to extend the validity of bids placed by developers in its scrapped 700 MW solar auction ...
Gujarat Regulator Allows DISCOM to Scrap 700 MW Solar Auction

In Another Bad Precedent, Gujarat Regulator Allows DISCOM to Scrap 700 MW Solar Auction

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has allowed the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) to cancel the 700 MW solar auction in the state’s Dholera Solar Park and retender ...
L&T Wins Solar EPC Contracts from NTPC and GSECL for Projects in Gujarat

L&T Wins Solar EPC Contracts from NTPC and GSECL for Projects in Gujarat

The renewable energy arm of Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has won the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the 200 MW project in Gujarat through an e-reverse auction conducted ...
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Gujarat Issues Tender for 500 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Issues Tender for 500 MW of Solar Projects

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has floated a request for selection (RfS) to purchase power from 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be set up ...
Gujarat Commission Adopts ₹1.99_kWh Tariff Discovered in GUVNL's 500 MW Solar Auction

Gujarat Commission Adopts ₹1.99/kWh Tariff Discovered in GUVNL’s 500 MW Solar Auction

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has adopted the tariff of ₹1.99 (~$0.0270)/kWh discovered in the competitive bidding conducted by the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) for procurement of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Auctions Were Up in 2020 Despite the Pandemic, Tenders Activity Declined

Solar Auctions Were Up in 2020 Despite the Pandemic, Tenders Activity Declined

2020 was not great for India's solar sector, which was adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which slowed down the development activity. The ongoing projects came to a grinding halt, ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Gujarat’s New Solar Policy Incentivizes Captive and Rooftop Solar Projects

Gujarat’s New Solar Policy Incentivizes Captive and Rooftop Solar Projects

The Gujarat government has announced the new 'Gujarat Solar Power Policy 2021' with incentives for residential, commercial, and industrial rooftop solar developers. The policy will be valid until December 31, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Reasons Behind the Record Low Solar Bid of ₹1.99_kWh in The Gujarat Solar Auction

Reasons Behind the Record Low Solar Bid of ₹1.99/kWh in the Gujarat Solar Auction

The recent auction by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) (Phase XI) for 500 MW of solar projects set a new record for the lowest tariff an auction in India ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Torrent Power Reissues Tender for Purchasing 300 MW of Solar in Gujarat

Torrent Power Reissues Tender for Purchasing 300 MW of Solar in Gujarat

Torrent Power Limited has reissued the tender for the purchase of up to 300 MW of power from grid-connected solar projects in Gujarat. The last date to submit the bids ...
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Gujarat’s 500 MW Auction Sets A New Record Low Solar Tariff of ₹1.99/kWh

Gujarat’s 500 MW Auction Sets A New Record Low Solar Tariff of ₹1.99/kWh

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited's (GUVNL) (Phase XI) auction for 500 MW of solar projects has set a new record. In this auction, the lowest (L1) tariff reached ₹1.99 ...
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Solar Tenders Rise by 14% as Auctions Decline in Q3 2020

Solar Tenders Rise by 14% as Auctions Decline in Q3 2020

The government agencies announced about 6.3 GW of tenders in the third quarter Q3 of the calendar year (CY) 2020, an increase of 14% compared to the previous quarter, according ...
Gujarat Invites Application for Setting Up Small-Scale Solar Projects

Gujarat Invites Application for Setting Up Small-Scale Solar Projects

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has invited applications for setting up small-scale solar projects ranging between 0.5 MW and 4 MW. The tender is open for individuals, companies, ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Ministry of Power Signs Pact with Three State-Run Utilities for Augmenting Generation (1)

Ministry of Power Signs Pact with Three State-Run Utilities for Augmenting Generation

The Government of India's Ministry of Power (MoP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with three state-run major power utilities: SJVN, NTPC, and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Gujarat Announces Tender to Purchase Power from 500 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Announces Tender to Purchase Power from 500 MW of Solar Projects

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued a request for selection (RfS) to purchase power from 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. Projects under construction, those that ...
SJVN To Commission 100 MW Project in Gujarat’s Dholera Solar Park by March 2022

SJVN To Commission 100 MW Project in Gujarat’s Dholera Solar Park by March 2022

SJVN Limited, a state-owned hydropower generator, announced that it won 100 MW of solar projects in the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited’s (GUVNL) auction for 700 MW of solar projects ...
Winners of Gujarat’s 700 MW Solar Auction_ Vena Energy, Tata, ReNew, O2 Power, SJVN

Winners of Gujarat’s 700 MW Solar Auction: Vena Energy, Tata, ReNew, O2 Power, SJVN

Vena Energy Renewables, Tata Power, ReNew Power, SJVN Limited, and TEQ Green Power (a subsidiary of O2 Power) are winners in the auction for 700 MW of solar projects floated ...
Gujarat’s Retender for 700 MW of Solar Gets Good Response, Oversubscribed by 600 MW

Gujarat’s Retender for 700 MW of Solar Gets Good Response, Oversubscribed by 600 MW

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited’s (GUVNL) tender for 700 MW of grid-connected solar projects in the state’s Dholera solar park (Phase IX) has been oversubscribed by 600 MW. The ...
Gujarat Retenders 100 MW from its 700 MW Tender for Raghanesda Solar Park

Gujarat Retenders 100 MW from its 700 MW Tender for Raghanesda Solar Park

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has retendered the remaining capacity (100 MW) from its earlier tender for purchasing power from grid-connected solar projects in the state’s Raghanesda Solar Park ...
EPC Tender Announced for a 100 MW Project at Dholera Solar Park in Gujarat

EPC Tender Announced for a 100 MW Project at Dholera Solar Park in Gujarat

SJVN Limited, a joint venture of the center and the government of Himachal Pradesh, has invited bids for the development of a 100 MW (AC) solar power project at Dholera ...
Gujarat MSMEs With Third-Party Solar Power Sale May Attract Normal Open Access Charges

Gujarat MSMEs With Third-Party Solar Power Sale May Attract Normal Open Access Charges

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued a draft order to implement changes to the tariff framework to procure power from distributed solar power projects in the state. The ...
Despite COVID-19, About $7 Billion Worth of Solar Tenders Announced in Q1

Despite COVID-19, About $7 Billion Worth of Solar Tenders Announced in Q1

While the global pandemic continues to affect the solar industry around the world, India announced 14 GW of solar tenders. Despite the pandemic, about 3.5 GW of solar projects were ...
Another Deadline Extension for Gujarat’s 700 MW Solar Tender for Dholera Solar Park

Another Deadline Extension for Gujarat’s 700 MW Solar Tender for Dholera Solar Park

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has once again extended the bid submission deadline for its tender that calls for the development of 700 MW of solar projects at ...
Gujarat Commission Releases Details for Solar Power Procurement by Distribution Licensees

Gujarat Commission Releases Details for Solar Power Procurement by Distribution Licensees

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has issued the tariff framework for the procurement of solar power by distribution licensees in the state. The Commission had invited suggestions from all ...
Gujarat Extends Bidding Deadline for 700 MW of Solar Projects in Dholera Solar Park

Gujarat Extends Bidding Deadline for 700 MW of Solar Projects in Dholera Solar Park

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for 700 MW of solar projects in the state’s Dholera Solar Park (Phase IX) ...
8 GW of Solar Projects Tendered in March Despite the Lockdown

8 GW of Solar Projects Tendered in March Despite the Lockdown

It was a good month for solar tenders, which increased by nearly 377% (four times) in March 2020 as compared to February, despite countrywide lockdown in the second half of ...