Tesla Registers its Indian Subsidiary 'Tesla India Motors And Energy' In Bengaluru

Tesla Registers its Indian Subsidiary ‘Tesla India Motors And Energy’ In Bengaluru

Leading Electric Car manufacturer Tesla has established an Indian subsidiary 'Tesla Indian Motors and Energy' in Bengaluru. According to the Registrar of Companies, the company has named three directors for ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Safeguard Duty Reimbursement Only for Minimum Contracted Solar Capacity in PPA_ KERC

Safeguard Duty Reimbursement Only for Minimum Contracted Solar Capacity in PPA: KERC

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) ruled that the imposition of Safeguard Duty (SDG) on imported solar cells and modules constituted a ‘change in law’ event. It said Fortum Solar ...
Tender Reissued for Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Belagavi

Tender Reissued for Rooftop Solar Systems on Government Buildings in Belagavi

Belagavi Smart City Limited (BSCL) has reissued the tender for the selection of a developer to install rooftop solar systems on a 'discount over retail tariff' basis on select government ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Karnataka Allocates Over $3 Billion for Setting up EV Base, Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

Karnataka Allocates Over $3 Billion for Setting up EV Base, Solar-Wind Hybrid Projects

The Karnataka government has approved ₹224.19 billion (~$3.03 billion) to establish an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing base in the state. It also approved ₹42.40 billion (~$574 million) for two wind-solar ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
BESCOM Plans to Install Over 1 GW of Rooftop Solar Systems, Seeks Consultant

BESCOM Plans to Install Over 1 GW of Rooftop Solar Systems, Seeks Consultant

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has invited bids to engage a consultancy firm for demand aggregation and implementation of 1.06 GW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems. The last ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
ADB Approves ₹13.9 Billion Loan to Upgrade Bengaluru's Power Distribution System

ADB Approves ₹13.9 Billion Loan to Upgrade Bengaluru’s Power Distribution System

In a significant development, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $190 million (~₹13.9 billion) to upgrade the existing power distribution system in the city of Bengaluru ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Tribunal Sets Aside KERC Order, Reinstates Tariff of ₹4.50/kWh for Five Wind Generators

Tribunal Sets Aside KERC Order, Reinstates Tariff of ₹4.50/kWh for Five Wind Generators

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) granted relief to five wind generators and set aside the order issued by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC), which had reduced the generic ...
/ / Other, Wind
Karnataka Regulator Retains Tariff of ₹4.79_kWh for Adani's 40 MW of Solar Projects

Karnataka Regulator Retains Tariff of ₹4.79/kWh for Adani’s 40 MW of Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulation Commission (KERC) passed two orders in favor of Adani Green Energy Limited's (AGEL) two projects of 20 MW each. The distribution companies (DISCOMs)- Hubli Electricity Supply ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
DISCOMs Ask For Steep Hike in Electricity Tariff in Karnataka, Commission Goes Easy

DISCOMs Ask For Steep Hike in Electricity Tariff in Karnataka, Commission Goes Easy

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued the retail tariff order for various distribution companies (DISCOMS) for FY 2021.  The new tariffs will come into force from November 01, ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Jinko and LONGi Bag Supply Orders for Bifacial Solar Modules

Daily News Wrap-Up: Jinko and LONGi Bag Supply Orders for Bifacial Solar Modules

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: LONGi, a global solar technology company, has supplied 73 MW of bifacial double-glass modules for a solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for 60 MW of Adani Green’s Delayed Solar Projects

Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for 60 MW of Adani Green’s Delayed Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has denied Adani Green Energy (UP) Limited’s requests for relief under the force majeure clause of its power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Bangalore ...
Karnataka Stakeholder Comments Invited on Removal of Banking Facility for Renewables

Karnataka: Stakeholder Comments Invited on Removal of Banking Facility for Renewables

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued a discussion paper on wheeling charges and banking facilities for renewable projects. The Commission noted that there was a need to revise ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Karnataka Commission Extends Validity of Generic Tariff on Waste to Energy Projects

Karnataka Commission Extends Validity of Generic Tariff on Waste to Energy Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has extended the validity of the generic tariff ₹7.08 (~$0.096)/kWh for waste to energy (WTE) projects in the state. The validity of the tariff ...
Karnataka Announces Another Three-Month Extension for FY 2020 RPO Targets

Karnataka Announces Another Three-Month Extension for FY 2020 RPO Targets

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has granted another three-month extension to obligated entities for fulfilling their renewable purchase obligations (RPOs) for the financial year 2020. The Commission stated that ...
Petition for Solar Project Delay Can be Filed Only After Commissioning, Says KERC

Petition for Solar Project Delay Can be Filed Only After Commissioning, Says KERC

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) set aside the petition filed by Tepsol Photovoltaic Power Ventures Private Limited, requesting it to declare the disruption caused by COVID-19 pandemic as a ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed 1 MW Rooftop Solar Project

Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a Delayed 1 MW Rooftop Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) issued an order in favor of the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) and asked Applied Solar Technologies Private Limited to revise its rooftop ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects Liable for Reduced Tariff, Rules Karnataka Commission

Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects Liable for Reduced Tariff, Rules Karnataka Commission

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has declared that the cancellation of a power purchase agreement (PPA) between the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) and a rooftop solar project operator ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Regulator Dismisses Solar Developer’s Plea for Respite Under Force Majeure

Regulator Dismisses Solar Developer’s Plea for Respite Under Force Majeure

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) dismissed Adani Green Energy (UP) Limited’s plea for relief under the force majeure clause in its power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Gulbarga Electricity ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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
BEL Provides Solar-Powered Classrooms to 122 Schools in Karnataka (1)

BEL Provides Solar-Powered Classrooms to 122 Schools in Karnataka

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) announced that it had provided solar-powered smart class facilities to 122 government high schools at Yadgir, Karnataka, as a part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BESCOM Issues Amendments to its 30 MW Tender for Residential Rooftop Solar

BESCOM Issues Amendments to its 30 MW Tender for Residential Rooftop Solar

The Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has issued amendments to the expression of interest (EoI) issued to empanel agencies to design, supply, install, and commission 30 MW of grid-connected ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Ayana Renewable Acquires Two Solar Projects in Karnataka from First Solar

Ayana Renewable Acquires Two Solar Projects in Karnataka from First Solar

Ayana Renewable Power Private Limited, backed by the U.K.-based CDC Group, has announced the acquisition of First Solar's two solar projects with a capacity of 40 MW. The company has ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Karnataka Commission Reduces Tariff for a 20 MW Solar Project for Commissioning Delay

Karnataka Regulator Reduces Tariff for a 20 MW Solar Project for Commissioning Delay

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) dismissed Adani Green Energy (UP) Limited’s (Adani Green) plea for relief on the grounds of the ‘force majeure’ clause for its 20 MW solar ...
UL Launches BIS Recognized Testing Service for Solar Inverter Manufacturers in India

UL Launches BIS Recognized Testing Service for Solar Inverter Manufacturers in India

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety science company, announced that it had launched a testing service facility for solar inverter manufacturers in India. According to its press release, UL has expanded ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, 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 ...