SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender Attracts Technical Bids from Four Developers

SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender Attracts Technical Bids from Four Developers

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received bids totaling 1,200 MW capacity for setting up solar energy projects. The projects developed are to be connected with the interstate transmission ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Hild Energy Bags 40 MW of Solar Projects Floated by EESL for Maharashtra

Hild Energy Bags 40 MW of Solar Projects Floated by EESL for Maharashtra

Hild Energy has announced that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract from the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) for the development of 40 MW of ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
SECI Revises Tariff Ceiling for its 1,200 MW Wind Tender to ₹2.93_kWh

SECI Revises Tariff Ceiling for its 1,200 MW Wind Tender to ₹2.93/kWh

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an amendment revising the tariff ceiling for a 1,200 MW wind tender that it had floated last month. In September 2019, SECI ...
/ / Other, Wind
Tata Motors to Launch Its Electric Car Nexon EV Next Year Powered by Ziptron Technology

Tata Motors to Launch Its Electric Car Nexon EV Next Year Powered by Ziptron Technology

Tata Motors Limited announced last week that it would launch a new product in its personal electric vehicle segment in Q4 of FY 19-20. The vehicle, called the Nexon EV, ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
SECI Issues 400 MW Tender for Round the Clock Supply of Renewables with Energy Storage

SECI Issues 400 MW Tender for Round the Clock Supply of Renewables with Energy Storage

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender to procure 400 MW (2x200 MW) of renewable energy on round the clock basis. The energy procured through these projects ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
APTEL Stalls DERC from Imposing Penalty on Tata Power DISCOM for RPO Non-Compliance

APTEL Stalls DERC from Imposing Penalty on Tata Power DISCOM for RPO Non-Compliance

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has provided relief to the Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) after it was penalized by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) for not meeting ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BHEL Floats Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

BHEL Floats Tender for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a tender for a 50 MW (AC) solar power project for MAHAGENCO. This solar project will be located at Kaudgaon in Maharashtra. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Has Safeguard Duty Created a Market for Domestic Small-Scale Solar Manufacturers_

Has Safeguard Duty Created a Market for Domestic Small-Scale Solar Manufacturers?

In July 2018, the Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) recommended a safeguard duty on cells and modules imported from China and Malaysia, which upended the solar supply chain in ...
India Could Become Global EV Hotspot but Adoption Slow_ WEF-Ola Mobility Report

India Could Become Global EV Hotspot but Adoption Slow: WEF-Ola Mobility Report

The electric mobility industry in India is just beginning. In the past few years, the country has seen a surge in government initiatives to adopt electric vehicles in public transportation ...
UPSLDC Receives Notice for Scheduling Power From 439 MW of Unapproved Wind Projects

UPSLDC Receives Notice for Scheduling Power From 439 MW of Unapproved Wind Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) was recently reprimanded by the state’s electricity commission (UPERC) for a delay in filing its petition to adopt a tariff for 439 MW ...
/ / Wind
KERC Denies Extension of Commissioning Dates for SunEdison’s 150 MW of Solar Projects

KERC Denies Extension of Commissioning Dates for SunEdison’s 150 MW of Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ruled against a petition filed by the special purpose vehicles (SPVs) of SunEdison Energy - SEI Aditi Power, SEI Bheem, SEI Suryashakthi, SEI ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India’s DISCOM Ratings Show Signs of Improvement on Paper

India’s DISCOM Ratings Show Signs of Improvement on Paper

The Ministry of Power (MoP) recently released its seventh annual integrated ratings for the state distribution companies (DISCOMs). The Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency (ICRA) and Credit Analysis and ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
NISE Writes to Concentrated Solar Thermal Manufacturers for Mandatory Testing

NISE Writes to Concentrated Solar Thermal Manufacturers for Mandatory Testing

The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) has written a letter to domestic manufacturers, state nodal agencies, and concerned stakeholders regarding the mandatory testing of concentrated solar thermal (CST) products ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
GERC Rejects Petition from Wind Developers for Refund of Delayed Payment Charge

GERC Rejects Petition from Wind Developers for Refund of Delayed Payment Charge

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has passed an order rejecting the payment claims from wind power generators Sitac RE Private Limited and Jasdan Energy Private Limited. The respondents, in ...
/ / Other, Wind
Delhi Metro Issues Tenders to Procure 100 Electric Buses

Delhi Metro Issues Tenders to Procure 100 Electric Buses

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has issued two tenders to procure 100 air-conditioned (AC) electric buses for its north and east clusters. The buses are expected to be deployed ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Ordnance Factory in Uttar Pradesh Issues EoI for a 15 MW Solar Project at its Premises

Ordnance Factory in Uttar Pradesh Issues EoI for a 15 MW Solar Project at its Premises

Muradnagar Ordnance Factory has invited an expression of interest (EoI) from solar power developers for installing a solar project of 15 MW capacity at its premises in Uttar Pradesh. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NHPC Extends Bid Submission Deadline for its 2 GW Solar Tender

NHPC Extends Bid Submission Deadline for its 2 GW Solar Tender

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has extended the bid submission deadline for 2,000 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects to be set up anywhere in India. The projects are ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
REIL Invites Bids for 50 MW of Rooftop Solar for Government Buildings Across India

REIL Invites Bids for 50 MW of Rooftop Solar for Government Buildings Across India

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited bids to develop 50 MW of grid-connected and small-scale solar projects in various states and union territories under the Renewable Energy ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Haryana to Procure 300 MW of Solar Power on Short-Term Open Access Basis

Haryana to Procure 300 MW of Solar Power on Short-Term Open Access Basis

Haryana Power Purchase Company (HPPC) has issued a tender to procure 300 MW of solar power under a short-term open access arrangement. The tender has been floated on behalf of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Power Generated from Co-firing of Biomass in Thermal Plants Eligible for RPO_ MNRE

Power Generated from Co-firing of Biomass in Thermal Plants Eligible for RPO: MNRE

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notice clarifying the eligibility of power generated from the co-firing of biomass in thermal power plants as renewable energy ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Haryana to Procure 100 MW of Solar & Wind Power with Energy Storage to Fulfil its RPO

Haryana to Procure 100 MW of Solar & Wind Power with Energy Storage to Fulfil its RPO

The Haryana Power Purchase Company (HPPC) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) inviting bids to procure flexible scheduled renewable energy to meet its renewable purchase obligations (RPO) considering a ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Adani Green Raises $362.5 Million Through Issuance of Green Bonds

Adani Green Raises $362.5 Million Through Issuance of Green Bonds

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has announced that its subsidiaries, Adani Renewable Energy Limited, Wardha Solar (Maharashtra), and Kodangal Solar Parks Private Limited, have approved the issuance of dollar-denominated 20-year ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
CEL Floats Tender for Multicrystalline Solar Cells

CEL Floats Tender for Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Government-owned electronics manufacturer, Central Electronics Limited (CEL), has issued a tender for multi-crystalline solar cells (5 busbars). The CEL is looking to procure cells with a minimum efficiency of 18.8% ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bank of Baroda Floats a 2.9 MW Off-Grid Solar Rooftop Tender Under OPEX Mode

Bank of Baroda Floats a 2.9 MW Off-Grid Rooftop Solar Tender Under OPEX Mode

The Bank of Baroda has floated a tender for the supply of solar power to its branches from off-grid rooftop solar power systems based on the OPEX (operating expense or ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Industry Organization Recommends Modifications to KUSUM Solar Program

Industry Organization Recommends Modifications to KUSUM Solar Program

The recent launch of the Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) program to solarize India’s agriculture industry has been met with mixed responses. While some are lauding the government’s ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar