CERC Asked to Share Transmission Charges & Losses in Solar Parks

CERC Receives Petition to Share Transmission Charges & Losses in Solar Parks

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently heard a petition seeking adjustment of transmission charges for solar projects set up in solar parks with grid connectivity through the interstate transmission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Haryana Mulls Competitive Bidding Route for Power Transmission Projects

Haryana Mulls Competitive Bidding Route for Power Transmission Projects

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has invited comments and suggestions from power sector stakeholders on its paper proposing the introduction of competitive bidding for power transmission projects. The deadline ...
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 2.5 GW Solar Tender in Karnataka Again

SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 2.5 GW Solar Tender in Karnataka Again

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has once again extended the bid submission deadline for the 2.5 GW of interstate-connected solar projects under Tranche X (ISTS-X) at the Ultra ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Vera Energy, JSW Solar - Winners in SECI’S Auction for ISTS-Connected Blended Wind Projects

Vena Energy, JSW Solar – Winners in SECI’s Auction for Blended Solar Wind Projects

Vena Energy and JSW Solar have won 970 MW of blended wind projects under the Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) 2.5 GW auction for interstate-connected (ISTS) blended wind power ...
/ / Wind
CERC Releases Blueprint for ISTS Connectivity of Renewable Projects

CERC Releases Blueprint for ISTS Connectivity of Renewable Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued a detailed procedure for granting connectivity to renewable projects to the interstate transmission system (ISTS). This procedure will apply to central transmission ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CERC Approves Tariffs of ₹2.53_kWh and ₹2.65_kWh for 480 MW of Solar Projects

CERC Approves Tariffs of ₹2.53/kWh and ₹2.65/kWh for 480 MW of Solar Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved tariffs for 480 MW of solar projects discovered by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in its auction for 1.2 GW ...
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, ...
SECI Announces Another Extension for its 2.5 GW Solar Tender in Karnataka

SECI Announces Another Extension for its 2.5 GW Solar Tender in Karnataka

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has once again extended the bid submission deadline of its tender for 2.5 GW of interstate-connected solar projects under Tranche X (ISTS-X) in ...
NTPC’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender Receives Strong Response, Oversubscribed by 500 MW

NTPC’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender Receives Strong Response, Oversubscribed by 500 MW

NTPC Limited’s tender for setting up 1.2 GW of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) connected solar projects has been met with an enthusiastic response from the developers. The tender has been ...
NHPC Issues Letter of Award for 400 MW of ISTS-Connected Solar Projects

NHPC Issues Letter of Award for 400 MW of ISTS-Connected Solar Projects

NHPC Limited (formerly the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation), announced that it had issued a letter of award (LoA) for 400 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected solar projects. These ...
Sterlite Power To Strengthen Interstate Transmission System To Evacuate Renewables

Sterlite Power To Strengthen Interstate Transmission System To Evacuate Renewables

Sterlite Power, a Mumbai-based power transmission company, announced that it had acquired Vapi-II North Lakhimpur Transmission Limited (VNLTL), a special purpose vehicle (SPV) of PFC Consulting Limited, to execute a ...
/ / Grid, T&D
MNRE Guidelines forProcuring Power From 2.5 GW of Wind Projects Blended With Solar

MNRE Guidelines for Procuring Power From 2.5 GW of Wind Projects Blended With Solar

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued guidelines for tariff-based competitive bidding process for procuring power from 2.5 GW of the interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected wind ...
/ / Wind
2022 Deadline for ISTS Waiver Not Enough for Solar Projects Stuck in Limbo Amid COVID-19

2022 Deadline for ISTS Waiver Not Enough for Solar Projects Stuck in Limbo Amid COVID-19

The coronavirus crisis has disrupted the momentum in all segments of the renewable industry. The Ministry of Power’s (MoP) waiver on Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) charge is currently only applicable ...
NTPC Once Again Extends Bidding Deadline for 1.2 GW of Solar Projects

NTPC Once Again Extends Bidding Deadline for 1.2 GW of Solar Projects

NTPC Limited has once again extended the bid submission deadline for its tender to set up 1.2 GW of the interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar power projects in India. The ...
SECI Calls Stakeholder Meeting to Discuss the Structure of Future Renewable Energy Bids

SECI Calls Stakeholder Meeting to Discuss the Structure of Future Renewable Energy Bids

The Solar energy Corporation of India (SECI) is organizing a stakeholder meeting to discuss the need to generate flexible and firm renewable energy with high plant load factor (PLF). The ...
Solar Federation Asks for Waiver of Solar and Wind ISTS Charges Amid COVID-19

Solar Federation Asks for Extension of ISTS Charges Waiver for Solar and Wind Projects

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has asked the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to extend the waiver of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses ...
SECI Extends Bidding Deadline for a 2.5 GW Solar Tender in Karnataka

SECI Extends Bidding Deadline for a 2.5 GW Solar Tender in Karnataka

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline of its Request for Selection (RfS) for 2.5 GW of interstate-connected solar projects under Tranche X (ISTS-X) ...
SECI Extends Bidding Deadlines for its 2 GW Solar and 2 GW Wind Tenders Again

SECI Extends Bidding Deadlines for its 2 GW Solar and 2 GW Wind Tenders Again

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has once again extended the bid submission deadlines for two of its tenders. These two tenders are for 2 GW of interstate transmission ...
CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.69_kWh for Adani’s 600 MW of ISTS Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.69/kWh for Adani’s 600 MW of ISTS Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.69 (~$0.036)/kWh discovered by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 600 MW of wind-solar hybrid projects (Tranche ...
CERC Issues Guidelines for Inter-State Transmission Charges for Solar and Wind Projects

CERC Issues Guidelines for Inter-State Transmission Charges for Solar and Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued new guidelines for inter-state transmission charges and losses. The guidelines shed light on the responsibilities of the nodal agencies and the calculation ...
Ministry of Power Permits Laying of Transmission Lines During COVID-19 Lockdown

Ministry of Power Permits Laying of Transmission Lines During COVID-19 Lockdown

The Ministry of Power (MOP) has issued a notice asking the states and union territories to allow the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) and other private interstate transmission ...
/ / Grid, T&D
SECI Extends Submission Deadline for 1.2 GW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Tender

SECI Extends Submission Deadline for 1.2 GW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the deadline for the submission of bids to set up 1.2 GW of wind-solar hybrid power projects in the country under ...
SoftBank, O2 Power, EDEN Renewables, Axis Energy, Avaada Win NHPC’s 2 GW Solar Auction

SoftBank, O2 Power, EDEN Renewables, Axis Energy, Avaada Win NHPC’s 2 GW Solar Auction

SoftBank, Axis Energy Ventures India Private Limited, O2 Power, EDEN Renewables, and Avaada Energy, were the winners in the 2 GW interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected solar projects auctioned by ...
NTPC Tenders Inverter Transformer Package for a Solar Project in Maharashtra

NTPC Tenders Inverter Transformer Package for a Solar Project in Maharashtra

The National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) has invited bids for an inverter transformer package for the Solapur solar PV project in Maharashtra. The scope of work includes the design, ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Tata Power to Buy 50 MW of Wind Power from SECI at ₹2.52_kWh

Tata Power to Buy 50 MW of Wind Power from SECI at ₹2.52/kWh

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.52 (~$0.034)/kWh as requested by the Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) for 50 MW of wind power from the ...
/ / Wind