World’s Largest Solar Park at Karnataka’s Pavagada is Now Fully Operational

World’s Largest Solar Park at Karnataka’s Pavagada is Now Fully Operational

The largest solar park in the world has now become entirely operational. The Pavagada Solar Park, located in Tumakuru district of Karnataka, has been developed by the Karnataka Solar Park ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Solar Installers Up in Arms Against Karnataka’s New Rooftop Solar Order

Solar Installers Up in Arms Against Karnataka’s New Rooftop Solar Order

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Systems Manufacturers Association (KRESMA) is up in arms against the order passed by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) on rooftop solar. The association organized a ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Karnataka Promotes Third-Party Investment for Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka Promotes Third-Party Investment for Rooftop Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has decided to encourage third-party investments in solar rooftop projects on consumers’ rooftops in a bid to accelerate capacity additions in the rooftop solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Ather Energy to Set Up Lithium-ion EV Battery Manufacturing Facility in Tamil Nadu

Ather Energy to Set Up EV, Lithium-ion Battery Manufacturing Facility in Tamil Nadu

Ather Energy has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of Tamil Nadu to set up a two-wheeled electric vehicle and lithium-ion battery manufacturing ...
BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project at Haveri in Karnataka

BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project at Haveri in Karnataka

Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd. (BHEL) has floated operation and maintenance (O&M) tender for work on Karnataka Power Corporation’s (KPCL) 10 MW solar power project located at Haveri in Karnataka. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
BHEL Issues Tender for Solar Powered Classrooms in Karnataka as Part of its CSR

BEL Issues Tender for Solar Powered Classrooms in Karnataka as Part of its CSR

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for setting up 122 solar-powered smart class facilities in government high schools of Yadgir district of Karnataka. The project ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
APTEL Orders Karnataka DISCOM to Clear Dues of Azure Power for Solar Supply by November End

APTEL Orders Karnataka DISCOM to Clear Dues of Azure Power for Solar Supply by November End

In a case between Azure Power and Gulbarga Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (GESCOM), the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has ordered the distribution company (DISCOM) to pay all of its ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Solar Policy Amended – Bid Security Amount for Group Captive Projects Raised

Karnataka Solar Policy Amended – Bid Security Amount for Group Captive Projects Raised

The Karnataka State Solar Policy 2014-21 has been amended for the third time and addresses three important points – the size limitation of private solar parks, the performance guarantee for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Floats Tender for 1.86 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Floats Tender for 1.86 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Limited (TSCL), has invited Request for Proposal (RfP) for 1.86 MW of grid-interactive rooftop solar projects based on RESCO model at various government buildings. The last ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
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
Indian Telephone Industries Issues Tender to Procure Solar Power Through Open Access

Indian Telephone Industries Issues Tender to Procure Solar Power Through Open Access

Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) Limited, a government-owned manufacturer of telecommunication equipment, has issued a tender to procure 600,000 kWh of solar power monthly from offsite ground-mounted projects for its facility ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
DISCOMs Can Avail Accreditation Under REC Mechanism_ KERC Draft Amendment

DISCOMs Can Avail Accreditation Under REC Mechanism: KERC Draft Amendment

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued a draft amendment to its guidelines for the procurement of energy through renewable sources. The amendments will allow the inclusion of distribution ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tender Issued for Solar Home and Street Lighting Systems in Karnataka’s Mandya District

Tender Issued for Solar Home and Street Lighting Systems in Karnataka’s Mandya District

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has floated a tender for solar-powered home and street lighting systems in H.Kodihalli village of Mandya district. The last date for the submission ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SolarArise India Commissions 27 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

SolarArise India Commissions 27 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

Zurich-based ThomasLloyd has announced that its investee SolarArise India Projects Pvt Ltd, a Delhi-based solar project developer, has commissioned a 27 MW solar photovoltaic power project in Kerehalli village, Koppal ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Gulbarga DISCOM Invites Bids for 2,990 kW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Gulbarga DISCOM Invites Bids for 2,990 kW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Limited (GESCOM) has floated five tenders inviting bids totaling 2,990 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects on government buildings located within its jurisdiction ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Adani Green Energy to Acquire 205 MW of Solar Assets from Essel Group

Adani Green Energy to Acquire 205 MW of Solar Assets from Essel Group

Adani Green Energy, the renewable energy arm of Adani Group, has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 205 MW of solar assets from Essel Group. The projects which ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Visvesvaraya Technological University Issues 360 kW Rooftop Solar Tender

Visvesvaraya Technological University Issues 360 kW Rooftop Solar Tender

Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), a university located in Karnataka, has issued a tender to set up 360 kW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) energy installation at the university campus in ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Karnataka Tops Government’s Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index

Karnataka Tops Government’s Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index

According to central government estimates, Karnataka has emerged as the best state in India for rooftop solar projects. Minister of Power R.K. Singh recently released a survey report titled ‘The ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Karnataka Sets New Generic Tariff for Solar Projects

Karnataka Sets New Generic Tariff for Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued an order setting the generic tariff for solar projects in the state for the period starting April 1, 2019, and ending March ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Amplus Invests ₹5 billion in an Open Access Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Amplus Invests ₹5 billion in an Open Access Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Amplus Energy Solutions has invested in its second open access solar project of 100 MW in Deoria district, Uttar Pradesh (UP). The investment in this project amounts to nearly ₹5 ...
Tata Power Solar Gets ₹6.10/kWh as Tariff for a 17 MW Project Commissioned in 2016

Tata Power Solar Gets ₹6.10/kWh as Tariff for a 17 MW Project Commissioned in 2016

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has provided relief to Chirasthaayee Saurya Ltd. in the matter of tariff determination for a 17 MW solar project at Kanakagiri town located in Koppala ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Railways Management Company Announces Tender for 140 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

Railways Management Company Announces Tender for 140 MW of Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture formed between the Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has invited bids to set up 140 MW of interstate transmission system ...
Payment Security Mechanism for Solar Projects under VGF Program Gets ₹5 Billion Fund

Payment Delays in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu Hit Solar and Wind Developers

Payment delays are becoming a problem again for solar and wind project developers in India especially in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana. Some instances in Madhya Pradesh and a ...
Karnataka Floats Tender for Solar-Powered Lights and Fans in 900 Anganawadi Buildings

Karnataka Floats Tender for Solar-Powered Lights and Fans in 900 Anganawadi Buildings

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has invited bids for solar-powered fans and lights for 900 Anganawadi buildings across the state that come under the Ministry of Women and ...
Toyota Motor’s 87% of Power Needs at Karnataka Facility Sourced from Renewable Sources

Toyota Motor’s 87% of Power Needs at Karnataka Facility Sourced from Renewable Sources

In line with the worldwide push towards clean energy and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has announced that 87 percent of the electricity used for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy