SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar-Wind Hybrid Auction Gets Lowest Tariff of ₹2.41/kWh

SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar-Wind Hybrid Auction Gets Lowest Tariff of ₹2.41/kWh

Three companies won 1.2 GW of solar-wind hybrid projects quoting a tariff of ₹2.41 (~$0.0326)/kWh – the lowest-ever for solar-wind hybrid projects, according to Mercom’s sources. The tariff was discovered ...
Karnataka Allocates Over $3 Billion for Setting up EV Base, Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

Karnataka Allocates Over $3 Billion for Setting up EV Base, Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

The Karnataka government has approved ₹224.19 billion (~$3.03 billion) to establish an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing base in the state. It also approved ₹42.40 billion (~$574 million) for two wind-solar ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Major Developments in India's Wind Sector in 2020

Major Developments in India’s Wind Sector in 2020

Project development slowed down to a crawl in the wind sector for most of the year as supply chain issues, transportation restrictions, and workforce shortages weighed down the sector due ...
Mumbai Municipality Issues Tender for a 100 MW Floating Solar-Hydropower Hybrid Project

Mumbai Municipality Issues Tender for a 100 MW Floating Solar-Hydropower Hybrid Project

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has floated a tender to develop 100 MW of floating solar-hydropower hybrid power projects at the Middle Vaitarna Dam in the state. Of ...
Tender to Empanel Firms For Supply of Grid-Tied, Off-Grid, Hybrid Solar Inverters

Tender to Empanel Firms For Supply of Grid-Tied, Off-Grid, Hybrid Solar Inverters

The Center for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT) has floated an empanelment tender seeking agencies to supply grid-tied, off-grid, and hybrid solar inverters for its solar projects in Kerala. The ...
CSIR Floats Tender for Experimental Solar-Geothermal Hybrid Building in Roorkee

CSIR Floats Tender for Experimental Solar-Geothermal Hybrid Building in Roorkee

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) for constructing an experimental net-zero energy solar-geothermal hybridized building at its Central Building Research Institute ...
Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects will Stand Canceled if SECI Fails to Sign PSA within Six Months

Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects will Stand Canceled if SECI Fails to Sign PSA within Six Months

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued tariff-based competitive bidding guidelines for power procurement from grid-connected solar-wind hybrid projects. The guidelines stated that the Solar Energy Corporation ...
Gujarat Seeks Consultants for a 3.3 GW Wind and Solar Hybrid Park at Rann of Kutch

Gujarat Seeks Consultants for a 3.3 GW Wind and Solar Hybrid Park at Rann of Kutch

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has invited bids to appoint a consultant for a 3.3 GW wind, solar, and hybrid park at Rann of Kutch area in Gujarat ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Second Phase of FAME India Program for Electric Vehicles Gets New Extension

Second Phase of FAME India Program for Electric Vehicles Gets New Extension

The government has extended the validity of the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME)-II program for all approved electric vehicle models. The validity has ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Gujarat’s Blueprint to Establish Tariffs for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

Gujarat’s Blueprint to Establish Tariffs for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has invited comments from stakeholders on its discussion paper to start a regulatory process for determining tariffs for wind-solar hybrid projects. The GERC noted ...
No ISTS Charges on Solar and Wind Projects Until June 30, 2023

No ISTS Charges on Solar and Wind Projects Commissioned Before June 30, 2023

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has waived interstate transmission system (ISTS) charges and losses on all solar and wind projects commissioned before June 30, 2023. This would apply to solar, ...
Tata Power Green Receives Letter of Award fora 225 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Project

Tata Power Green Receives Letter of Award for a 225 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Project

Tata Power announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tata Power Green Energy Limited (TPGEL), received a letter of award (LoA) to develop a 225 MW hybrid renewable power project. The LoA ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
SECI’s 2 GW Wind Tender Increased by 500 MW, to be Complemented with Solar Power

SECI’s 2 GW Wind Tender Increased by 500 MW, to be Complemented with Solar Power

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued amendments to its recent tender for 2 GW of Interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected wind projects (Tranche IX). The capacity of ...
/ / Other, Wind
Power Finance Corporation to Fund 225 MW Hydro Project in Madhya Pradesh

Power Finance Corporation to Fund 225 MW Hydro Project in Madhya Pradesh

Government-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC), a non-banking finance company (NBFC), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Narmada Basin Projects Company Ltd (NBPCL) to fund 225 MW of hydroelectric ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
SECI Announces RfS for 1.2 GW Wind-Solar Hybrid Tender

SECI Announces RfS for 1.2 GW Wind-Solar Hybrid Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued the request for selection (RfS) for setting up 1,200 MW of interstate transmission-connected wind-solar hybrid power projects in the country under ...
SECI Invites Solar, Wind Energy Generators to Supply Power Through Open Access

SECI Invites Solar, Wind Energy Generators to Supply Power Through Open Access

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited Expression of Interest (EOI) from interested renewable energy generators for the supply of power through open access. The EoI is for ...
MERC Permits Adani to Renegotiate Tariff for 700 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power

MERC Permits Adani to Renegotiate Tariff for 700 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulator Commission (MERC) has allowed Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML) to renegotiate a lower tariff for 700 MW of grid-connected solar-wind hybrid power. The Mumbai-based private power ...
Oil India Limited Announces 55 MW EPC Tender for Hybrid Solar and Wind Projects

Oil India Limited Announces 55 MW EPC Tender for Hybrid Solar and Wind Projects

The Oil India Limited (OIL), a Navaratna enterprise, has issued a tender inviting bids for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts for a hybrid project consisting of 41 MW (±5%) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Additional details of the tenders will be made available later in the month

SECI Announces Two Tenders: 1.2 GW of Solar and 1.2 GW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Solar Electricity Corporation of India (SECI) has announced two tenders for 1,200 MW of solar and 1,200 MW of wind-solar hybrid projects connected to the interstate transmission system (ISTS) ...
MNRE’s New Guidelines Shed Light on Bidding Process for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

MNRE’s New Guidelines Shed Light on Bidding Process for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued its draft guidelines for the tariff-based competitive bidding process for the procurement of power from grid-connected wind-solar hybrid projects. The ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra DISCOM Issues Tender for 80 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Projects

Maharashtra DISCOM Issues Tender for 80 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Projects

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a tender for the procurement of hybrid renewable power to meet its renewable purchase obligation (RPO). The tender also aims ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
South Korea to Build World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Project

South Korea to Build World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Project

South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE) has announced for the development of a 2.1 GW of floating solar power projects. After its completion, the project will be ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Andhra Pradesh to Issue Recovery Notices to Solar, Wind Projects for Loss Caused to DISCOM

Andhra Pradesh to Issue Recovery Notices to Solar, Wind Projects for Loss Caused to DISCOM

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy held a review meeting with the state’s energy department to deliberate on the recent decision to revisit the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) of the ...
Indian Railways Ramps Up its Efforts to Utilize Solar Power

Indian Railways Ramps Up its Efforts to Utilize Solar Power

In its bid to become a net-zero carbon emitter by 2030, the Indian Railways is slowly expanding its usage of renewable energy in its operations. The Minister of Railways and ...
Punjab Announces Tender for 54 MW of Solar Biomass Hybrid Projects

Punjab Announces Tender for 54 MW of Solar Biomass Hybrid Projects

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has tendered 54 MW of solar-biomass hybrid projects to be developed in the state under power bundling mechanism. The bid submission deadline is July ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale