SJVN Seeks Bidders to Construct a 66 MW Hydropower Project in Himachal Pradesh

SJVN Seeks Bidders to Construct a 66 MW Hydropower Project in Himachal Pradesh

SJVN Limited has invited bids for the development of the Dhaulasidh hydroelectric project. SJVN is a joint venture of the government of India and the state government of Himachal Pradesh ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
SECI Extends Bidding Deadlines for Two Solar Projects in Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

SECI Extends Bidding Deadlines for Two Solar Projects in Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadlines for two of its tenders. The two tenders include its 15 MW floating solar project in Bilaspur, Himachal ...
REIL to Empanel Businesses to Install Solar Pumps in Himachal Pradesh

REIL to Empanel Businesses to Install Solar Pumps in Himachal Pradesh

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited bids to empanel business associates to market, install, and commission 10 HP (horsepower) of off-grid solar water pumps in all districts ...
Himachal Pradesh Issues Order on RPO Targets and Open Access Charges

Himachal Pradesh Issues Order on RPO Targets and Open Access Charges

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued an order for distribution companies (DISCOMs) in the state regarding their renewable purchase obligation (RPO) backlogs up to the financial year ...
Tender Announced for a 2 MW Solar Project in Himachal Pradesh

Tender Announced for a 2 MW Solar Project in Himachal Pradesh

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA), on behalf of the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB), has issued a request for selection (RfS) for 2 MW of grid-connected solar power projects ...
Himachal Pradesh Floats a Tender for 10,000 Solar Lanterns

Himachal Pradesh Floats a Tender for 10,000 Solar Lanterns

The Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (HIMURJA) has floated a tender for 10,000 solar lanterns in the state. The scope of work under the contract includes supplying the solar lanterns ...
Haryana Sets Levelized Tariffs for Solar Projects for Last Six Months of FY 2019-20

Himachal Pradesh Sets Levelized Tariffs for Solar Projects for Last Six Months of FY 2019-20

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued the generic levelized tariffs for solar PV projects for the last six months of the financial year 2019-20. In December 2019, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Centre for Science and Environment Takes Solar to Schools in Himachal Pradesh

Centre for Science and Environment Takes Solar to Schools in Himachal Pradesh

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a New Delhi-based research body, recently launched an initiative called ‘Solar in Schools,’ in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. To highlight the importance of solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Himachal Pradesh Launches Program to Deploy 28 MW of Solar Projects

Himachal Pradesh Launches Program to Deploy 28 MW of Solar Projects

The Himachal Pradesh nodal agency, HIMURJA, has announced a program to develop 28 MW of solar projects in the state. The state has invited applicants from within Himachal Pradesh to ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Himachal Pradesh to Develop 250 MW of Solar Projects

Himachal Pradesh to Develop 250 MW of Solar Projects

The Government of Himachal Pradesh has signed two agreements for setting up 250 MW of solar power projects in the state. The estimated cost of the projects is ₹10 billion ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
MNRE Issues New Rooftop Solar Benchmark Costs for 2019-20

MNRE Issues New Rooftop Solar Benchmark Costs for 2019-20

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has notified the new benchmark costs for grid-connected rooftop solar power projects for the financial year (FY) 2019-20. The new benchmark costs ...
Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Sets Generic Tariffs for Solar Projects for Six Months

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has set generic levelized tariffs for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for the first six months of the financial year (FY) 2019-20. These generic tariffs ...
Grid Access Registration Fees Set for DISCOMs, Power Traders, Generating Companies

Himachal Pradesh Prepares to Amend Deviation Settlement Mechanism Regulations

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued draft amendments to its regulation on deviation settlement mechanism. The amendments have been proposed in line with the Central Electricity Regulatory ...
Rajasthan Amends Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop and Small Solar Systems

New Net Metering Order for Rooftop Solar Systems in Himachal Pradesh

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC)  has issued an order for rooftop solar grid-interactive systems based on net metering. Last month, it had issued a draft order called the Himachal ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
KERC Mulls Setting Generic Rooftop Solar Tariff Under RESCO model

Himachal Pradesh Issues Draft Order on Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued a draft order for rooftop solar grid-interactive systems based on net metering. The Order is called the Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Can Solar Kits Propel the Growth of Residential Rooftop Market in India?

NHPC’s New Tender Calls for 1,082 kW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Himachal Pradesh

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has issued a tender for 1,082.16 kW  of rooftop and small solar power projects at various power stations of NHPC in Himachal Pradesh. These ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC Issues a 15 MW Floating Solar Tender for its Hydro Power Project in Himachal Pradesh

NTPC Issues a 15 MW Floating Solar Tender for its Hydro Power Project in Himachal Pradesh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids for a 15 MW of grid-connected floating solar project at its Koldam hydroelectric power project (HEPP), located in the state of ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Power Grid Corporation to Install 5 MWp Rooftop Solar across 50 of its Premises

Himachal Pradesh Gives Out Consent Letters to 150 Prospective Rooftop Solar Installers

In an effort to expand the reach of rooftop solar in the state, Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPREC) has issued a notification that allows consumers to install rooftop ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Himachal Pradesh Increases State’s Solar RPO to 7.25 Percent for FY 2019-20

Himachal Pradesh Increases State’s Solar RPO to 7.25 Percent for FY 2019-20

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued HPERC (Renewable Power Purchase Obligation and its Compliance) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2018. These regulations will apply to the state of Himachal ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Himachal Pradesh Issues Draft Amendment to Rooftop Solar Regulations

Himachal Pradesh Issues Draft Amendment to Rooftop Solar Regulations

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued Draft (Rooftop Solar photovoltaic (PV) Grid Interactive System based on Net Metering) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2018. The draft is open for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Himachal Pradesh Approves ₹2.24 Billion Program for Agricultural Solar Pumps

Himachal Pradesh Approves ₹2.24 Billion Program for Agricultural Solar Pumps

In a bid to promote renewable energy and expand the usage of solar power in irrigation, the Himachal Pradesh cabinet has approved ₹2.24 billion (~$32.6 million) for its ‘Saur Sinchayee ...
SECI Issues Tender for 2 MW Solar with 1 MW Battery Energy Storage System

SECI Issues Tender for 2 MW Solar with 1 MW Battery Energy Storage System

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for the development of 2 MW (AC) of solar projects with 1 MW of battery energy storage system (BESS) ...
Himachal Pradesh to Provide 10% Subsidy for Rooftop Solar Installations

Himachal Pradesh to Provide 10% Subsidy for Rooftop Solar Installations

Installing rooftop solar systems just got cheaper in Himachal Pradesh. “The state government of Himachal Pradesh has decided to provide a state subsidy of 10 percent of cost or ₹4,000/kW ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
MNRE Amends Guidelines for Disbursement of NCEF Grant for Intra-State Transmission System

MNRE Amends Guidelines for Disbursement of NCEF Grant for Intra-State Transmission System

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the guidelines for the disbursal of National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) grant for the development of intra-state transmission system under ...
/ / Grid, T&D
POWER

India Expects Power Surplus of 8.8 Percent and Peak Surplus of 6.8 Percent in FY2017-18

According to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) 2017 Load Generation Balance Report, a study on the anticipated power supply position for financial year (FY) 2017-18, India is expecting a power ...
/ / Grid, Utilities