REC Seeks Services of Owner’s Engineers for ISTS-Connected Solar Projects in Karnataka

REC Seeks Services of Owner’s Engineers for ISTS-Connected Solar Projects in Karnataka

The REC Power Distribution Company Limited (RECPDCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of REC Limited, has invited bids from empanelled owner’s engineers to provide project cost estimation and financial analysis services. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
ISTS Charges Waiver for Solar, Wind Projects Beyond Deadline Being Considered

ISTS Charges Waiver for Solar, Wind Projects Beyond Deadline Being Considered

The Ministry of Power has announced that it will not deprive renewable power projects of a waiver on inter-state transmission system (ISTS) charges and losses if they are commissioned after ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Auctions Were Up in 2020 Despite the Pandemic, Tenders Activity Declined

Solar Auctions Were Up in 2020 Despite the Pandemic, Tenders Activity Declined

2020 was not great for India's solar sector, which was adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which slowed down the development activity. The ongoing projects came to a grinding halt, ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Eden Renewables, SoftBank to Build Transmission Lines For 600 MW Solar Projects in Rajasthan

Eden Renewables, SoftBank to Build Transmission Lines For 600 MW Solar Projects in Rajasthan

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has provided approval to special purpose vehicles of Eden Renewables and SoftBank Energy to construct transmission lines for 300 MW of solar projects each in ...
/ / Grid, T&D
NTPC Invites Bids for Development of 300 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Power Projects

NTPC Invites Bids for Development of 300 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Power Projects

NTPC Limited has invited bids to develop 300 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind energy projects anywhere in India. The work scope includes the engineering, design, manufacturing, supply, commissioning, ...
/ / Wind
NHPC Floats EPC Tender for a 100 MW ISTS-Connected Solar Project in Karnataka

NHPC Floats EPC Tender for a 100 MW ISTS-Connected Solar Project in Karnataka

NHPC has invited bids to develop a 100 MW interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected ground-mounted solar power project at the ultra-mega renewable energy power park in the Koppal district of Karnataka. NHPC ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SECI Floats Tender for 1.2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Power Projects

SECI Floats Tender for 1.2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Power Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender to select developers for 1.2 GW of interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected wind power projects (Tranche X) in the ...
/ / Wind
NTPC Seeks Consultant for Technical Due Diligence of Operational Solar Assets

NTPC Seeks Consultant for Technical Due Diligence of Operational Solar Assets

NTPC Limited has invited bids for a consultant's appointment for technical due-diligence of operational solar assets of target companies received through a global request for proposal (RFP) process. The last ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE's Blueprint for Developing Wind and Wind-Solar Hybrid Parks

MNRE’s Blueprint for Developing Wind and Wind-Solar Hybrid Parks

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a detailed proposal for developing wind parks and wind-solar hybrid parks. The stakeholders can submit their suggestions and comments by ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
NTPC Reduces EPC Solar Tender Capacity to 500 MW, Limits Project Location to Gujarat

NTPC Reduces EPC Solar Tender Capacity to 500 MW, Limits Project Location to Gujarat

NTPC Limited has revised its previous tender for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) package for 600 MW of solar projects in the country. The tender capacity has now been reduced ...
With the Commissioning of New Solar Projects, Azure's Revenue Rises by 23% in Q2 (1)

With the Commissioning of New Solar Projects, Azure’s Revenue Rises by 23% in Q2

Azure Power, a leading solar power developer, has announced its consolidated results for the second quarter (Q2) of the financial year (FY) 2021. As per the company's financial statement, the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Equity Lock-In Period Criteria Relaxed for Transmission Service Providers

Equity Lock-In Period Criteria Relaxed for Transmission Service Providers

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued amendments to the 'equity lock-in period' given in the standard bidding documents to select transmission service providers for interstate transmission system (ISTS) projects ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Bidding Deadline for SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender Extended Again

Bidding Deadline for SECI’s 1.2 GW Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender Extended Again

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has again extended the bid submission deadline for the 1.2 GW wind-solar hybrid tender. The tender was issued under Tranche III of the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
PFC Approves Nearly ₹21 Billion for Sterlite's ISTS Project Connecting West & Northeast

PFC Approves Nearly ₹21 Billion for Sterlite’s ISTS Project Connecting West & Northeast

Mumbai-based power transmission company Sterlite Power secured the financial closure for its Vapi II North Lakhimpur Transmission Limited (VNLTL). Sterlite said that the total debt funding of ₹20.7 billion (~$281 ...
/ / Grid, T&D
CERC Asks Power Ministry to Stay Out of its Regulatory Jurisdiction for Electricity Act

CERC Asks Power Ministry to Stay Out of its Regulatory Jurisdiction for Electricity Act

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued an advisory for the recent draft rules proposed by the Ministry of Power (MoP), asking it to work in harmony by honoring ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
NHPC Signs Power Sale Agreements for 1.7 GW of Solar Projects

NHPC Signs Power Sale Agreements for 1.7 GW of Solar Projects

NHPC announced that it entered a power sale agreement (PSA) with Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd. (CSPDCL) for the supply of 400 MW of solar power. The tariff decided ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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 ...
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 ...