SJVN Releases Tender to Acquire Hydro, Solar, and Wind Projects Across India

SJVN Releases Tender to Acquire Hydro, Solar, and Wind Projects Across India

SJVN Limited has invited expressions of interest from independent power producers, power generating companies, developers, state electricity boards, and lenders for offering their hydro, solar, and wind projects in India ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Andhra Small Hydro

Bids Invited for Preparation of Detailed Project Reports for Small Hydro in Andhra

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited (NREDCAP) has invited bids from consultants to prepare detailed project reports for the establishment of small hydropower projects at ...
/ / Other, Water
NTPC To Add 16.5 GW of Renewables Between 2022-2027: RK Singh

NTPC To Add 16.5 GW of Renewables Between 2022-2027: RK Singh

NTPC Limited has installed 1,083 MW of solar, wind, and small hydropower projects and plans to add 16.5 GW of renewables between 2022-27, Union Power Minister R.K. Singh said in ...
India’s Renewable Power Installations Reached 138 GW at the End of 2020

India’s Renewable Power Installations Reached 138 GW at the End of 2020

The overall share of renewable energy (including large hydro projects) in the country’s installed power capacity mix stood at 138.27 GW, with a total share of 36.7% at the end ...
Australian Rooftop Solar Installations Down 48% Annually in October 2020

Australian Rooftop Solar Installations Down 48% Annually in October 2020

Australia installed 110.29 MW of rooftop solar capacity in October 2020, down 102 MW or about 48% from 212 MW in October 2019, according to the country's Clean Energy Regulator ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
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 ...
Project Finance Brief_ CIP Acquires 1.6 GW of Pumped Storage Hydro Projects in the US

Project Finance Brief: CIP Acquires 1.6 GW of Pumped Storage Hydro Projects in the US

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has acquired ownership of the Swan Lake (Klamath County, Oregon) and Goldendale (Klickitat County, Washington) closed-loop pump storage hydro projects. The projects were previously owned and ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Bundling Solar & Hydro Can Bring Down Tariffs_ Interview

Bundling Solar & Hydro Can Bring Down Tariffs: Interview

SJVN Limited is a leading hydropower generator in India. It is a joint venture of the government of India and the state government of Himachal Pradesh. The hydropower generator recently ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Airports Authority of India Signs Pact With NVVN for Solar and EVs

Daily News Wrap-Up: Airports Authority of India Signs Pact With NVVN for Solar and EVs

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Airports Authority of India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NTPC Vidhyut Vihar Nigam Limited to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Indonesia Plans Simpler Tariff Norms to Encourage Participation in Renewable Sector

Indonesia Plans Simpler Tariff Norms to Encourage Participation in Renewable Sector

The Indonesian government will soon introduce a regulation that would help expand its renewable energy sector, said Harris Yahya, director at the energy ministry’s Directorate General of Renewable Energy. The ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Month in a Minute_ Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in September 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from India’s Renewable Sector in September 2020

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from September 2020: The government of Andhra Pradesh approved ₹9 billion (~$123 million) to meet the expenditure of the state distribution ...
Solar Installations Surged, Wind Fell in Italy During First Half of 2020

Solar Installations Surged, Wind Fell in Italy During First Half of 2020

In the first half of 2020, Italy added 339 MW of new solar, wind, and hydroelectric installations, a dip of 39% compared to the same period in 2019. Solar and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Announces New Tariff Regulations for Renewable Energy Projects

CERC Announces New Tariff Regulations for Renewable Energy Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has come up with tariff regulations for renewable energy projects. These regulations will come into force from July 01, 2020, and will be valid ...
Andhra Pradesh Approves Greenko’s 1000 MW Solar, 550 MW Wind, and 1200 MW Storage Project

Andhra Pradesh Approves Greenko’s 1 GW Solar, 550 MW Wind, and 1.2 GW Pumped Storage Project

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has approved the establishment of an integrated renewable energy project (IREP) at Pinnapuram village in Kurnool district by Greenko Energies Private Limited. As part of ...
NHPC to Set Up 205 MW of Solar and Hydro Projects in Ladakh

NHPC to Set Up 205 MW of Solar and Hydro Projects in Ladakh

NHPC Limited plans to set up 155 MW of hydropower and 50 MW of solar projects in the union territory (UT) of Ladakh. In a meeting, A.K. Singh, chairman-cum-managing director, ...
New Generic Tariffs Announced for Renewable Projects in Goa and Union Territories

New Generic Tariffs Announced for Renewable Projects in Goa and Union Territories

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has announced generic tariffs for solar, wind, and small hydro projects. The JERC has jurisdiction over the state of Goa, and union territories of ...
Tata Power’s Subsidiary Acquires 10% Stake in Netherland’s Hydro Developer ABV

Tata Power’s Subsidiary Acquires 10% Stake in Netherland’s Hydro Developer ABV

Tata Power International Pte Ltd (TPIPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power Company Limited, has acquired a 10% equity stake in Adjaristqali Netherlands B.V. (ABV) from International Finance Corporation (IFC), ...
CERC Prepares Blueprint for New Tariff Regulations for Renewable Projects

CERC Prepares Blueprint for New Tariff Regulations for Renewable Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has come out with the draft tariff regulations 2020, which will come in force from July 01, 2020, and will remain in force until ...
Electricity Act Amendment Draft Addresses Strict Enforcement of Contracts, RPO

Electricity Act Amendment Draft Addresses Strict Enforcement of Contracts, RPO

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued a draft proposal for the amendment of the Electricity Act 2003 to address contract enforcement, among other vital issues. The Ministry has invited ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
India Likely to Have 300 GW of Solar and 140 GW of Wind Capacity by 2030: CEA

India Likely to Have 300 GW of Solar and 140 GW of Wind Capacity by 2030: CEA

With its focus on India’s aim to achieve 40% non-fossil fuel generation capacity in the country’s power generation mix by 2030, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has released a draft report on ...
/ / Demand Response, Grid
Spot Power Price Continues to Soar Four Months in a Row, Hovers at ₹3.34/kWh in May 2019

Spot Power Price Dips Slightly in June 2019 at 3.32/kWh as Solar Generation Rises

In June 2019, the spot power price was recorded at ₹3.32 (~$0.0483)/kWh. After soaring high for four consecutive months in 2019, the spot power price has now declined slightly by ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Himachal Pradesh Sets Tariff for Kinnaur’s 300 MW Hydro Project

Himachal Pradesh Sets Tariff for Kinnaur’s 300 MW Hydro Project

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has set the tariff for sale of power from BASPA II, which is a 300 MW hydropower project located on river Baspa (a tributary ...
/ / Other, Water
Spot Power Price Continues to Soar Four Months in a Row, Hovers at ₹3.34/kWh in May 2019

Spot Power Price Continues to Soar Four Months in a Row, Hovers at ₹3.34/kWh in May 2019

In May 2019, the spot power price rose to ₹3.34 (~$0.048)/kWh, making it the fourth consecutive month in 2019 in which spot power price has continued its rise. In April ...
/ / Demand Response, Grid
Uttar Pradesh DISCOM Gets Approval to Call for Bids to Procure 400 MW of Hydropower

HERC Rejects Petition to Retain Exit Clause of a 36 MW Hydro Project

In a review petition, the Haryana Power Purchase Center (HPPC), had asked the Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) to review its order passed on March 8, 2019, in which it ...
/ / Other, Water
India’s Solar Capacity Reaches 30 GW Milestone

India’s Solar Capacity Reaches 30 GW Milestone

Solar installations in India have reached 30 GW according to preliminary figures from Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker. The share of solar capacity grew from 6.6% as of March 2018 ...