Karnataka Mini-Hydro Projects Can Carry Forward Banked Energy for 2 Months

Karnataka Mini-Hydro Projects Can Carry Forward Banked Energy for 2 Months

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has approved a request to carry forward the banked energy from mini-hydropower generators as of May 31, 2020, to July 31, 2020. Any banked ...
/ / Other, Water
Adani Green to Get Refund of ₹1.2 Million for Another 20 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

Adani Green to Get Refund of ₹1.2 Million for Another 20 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued an order directing the Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (MESCOM) to refund a penalty of ₹1.2 million (~$15,950) to Adani Green Energy ...
Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations [Infographics]

Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations [Infographics]

Cumulative rooftop solar installations in India reached 4.6 GW as of Q1 2020. In the first quarter of 2020, India installed 194 MW of rooftop solar projects, a decline of ...
Adani Green to Receive Refund of ₹1.2 Million for a 20 MW Solar Project in Mysuru

Adani Green to Receive Refund of ₹1.2 Million for a 20 MW Solar Project in Mysuru

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ordered that Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) should get a refund of ₹1.2 million (~$15,754) from the Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Limited (GESCOM) ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Karnataka Extends Existing Tariff Structure for Solar Projects Until March 31, 2021

Karnataka Extends Existing Tariff Structure for Solar Projects Until March 31, 2021

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has extended the validity of the existing tariff structure determined by the Commission in August 2019. The earlier regulation had expired in April 2020 ...
KELTRON Issues Expressions of Interest for Hybrid Rooftop Solar Projects in Karnataka

KELTRON Issues Expressions of Interest for Hybrid Rooftop Solar Projects in Karnataka

The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (KELTRON) has floated a short-term expression of interest (EoI) for the empanelment of agencies and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to install ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Karnataka’s Hubballi Smart City Invites Bids for 340 kW of Rooftop Solar Systems (1)

Karnataka’s Hubballi Smart City Invites Bids for 340 kW of Rooftop Solar Systems

The Hubballi-Dharwad Smart City Limited (HDSCL) has invited bids for the development of nearly 340 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects for selected buildings in different locations owned by ...
Karnataka Extends Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance for FY 2020 to August

Karnataka Extends Renewable Purchase Obligation Compliance for FY 2020 to August

Amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and the nationwide lockdown, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has decided to extend the time for complying with the Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) ...
Karnataka Retains Generic Tariff of ₹3.26_kWh for Wind Projects in FY 2020-21

Karnataka Retains Generic Tariff of ₹3.26/kWh for Wind Projects in FY 2020-21

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued an order stating that the generic tariff for wind power projects will continue to remain the same at ₹3.26 (~$0.04)/kWh as determined ...
/ / Wind
Karnataka DISCOMs to Pay Lower Late Payment Surcharge Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Karnataka Power DISCOMs to Pay Lower Late Payment Surcharge Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued an order lowering the late payment surcharges (LPS) by distribution companies (DISCOMS) to generation companies and transmission licensees in light of the ...
Karnataka Mulls Wheeling and Banking Charges for Captive Solar Projects

Karnataka Mulls Removal of Banking Facility for Grid-Connected Renewable Projects

The Government of Karnataka has held a meeting to discuss the banking and wheeling charges for grid-connected renewable projects in the state. In the meeting, the government decided that for ...
Karnataka Power Corporation Floats O&M Tenders for 6 MW of Solar Projects

Karnataka Power Corporation Floats O&M Tenders for 6 MW of Solar Projects

The Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) has floated tenders for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of 3 MW of grid-connected solar projects each at Itnal village in Belagavi district and ...
SECI Announces Tender for 2.5 GW of Solar Projects

SECI Announces Tender for 2.5 GW of Solar Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for 2.5 GW of interstate-connected solar projects under Tranche X (ISTS-X) at the Ultra Mega Renewable ...
SECI and NTPC to Pay GST Compensation to Adani Solar’s SPVs

SECI and NTPC to Pay GST Compensation to Adani Solar’s SPVs

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently passed an order asking Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to pay the requested compensation to Wardha ...
Karnataka Issues Tender for an 11.5 MW Waste to Energy Project in Bidadi

Karnataka Issues Tender for an 11.5 MW Waste to Energy Project in Bidadi

The Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) has floated a tender for an 11.5 MW waste to energy project at Bidadi in the Ramanagar district of the state. The scope of ...
Karnataka Focuses on Electric Mobility in New Budget

Karnataka Focuses on Electric Mobility in New Budget

In the recent state budget announcement, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced that ₹100 million (~$13.56 million) would be allocated to establish an electric vehicle and energy storage manufacturing cluster ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Other
Karnataka Seeks to Procure 50 Electric Buses

Karnataka Seeks to Procure 50 Electric Buses

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has invited bids for the selection of service providers for the procurement, operation, and maintenance of 50 intercity AC electric buses on the ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Sizeable Investments Waiting to be Unlocked in India’s Solar Open Access Market

Sizeable Investments Waiting to be Unlocked in India’s Solar Open Access Market

The total installed solar capacity in the open access market reached 3.6 GW at the end of the calendar year (CY) 2019 and the pipeline of projects under development and ...
Karnataka Commission Asks Kodangal Solar Park to Compensate for Commissioning Delay

Karnataka Commission Asks Kodangal Solar Park to Compensate for Commissioning Delay

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has dismissed Marikal Solar Parks Private Limited’s request to approve the date on which the second supplemental power purchase agreement (SPPA) was signed as ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Adani Asked to Compensate for Delay in Land Possession for a 20 MW Solar Project

Adani Asked to Compensate for Delay in Land Possession for a 20 MW Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has dismissed Adani Green Energy Limited’s (AGEL) request to approve the date on which the supplemental power purchase agreement (PPA) was signed to be ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Bengaluru to Empanel Agencies for 30 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering

BESCOM to Empanel Agencies for 30 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems with Net Metering

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has invited expression of interest (EoI) for empaneled agencies to design, supply, install, and commission 30 MW of rooftop solar grid-connected power projects ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Rooftop Solar Developers Approach APTEL Against Karnataka’s Net Metering Order

Rooftop Solar Developers Approach APTEL Against Karnataka’s Net Metering Order

Four leading solar developers in the state have petitioned the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) against the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (KERC) order, which was issued in December 2019. The ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
CERC Orders NTPC to Pay ACME Solar GST Relief Along With Late Payment Surcharge

CERC Orders NTPC to Pay ACME Solar GST Relief Along With Late Payment Surcharge

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has directed the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to pay the dues claimed by ACME Solar along with late payment surcharge within 30 days ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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