KREDL to Penalize Delays, Amends Guidelines for 860 MW Solar PV Tender

KREDL to Penalize Delays, Amends Guidelines for 860 MW Solar PV Tender

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has amended the regulations for 860 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects that were tendered in December 2017 for 43 taluks in the ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
KERC Plans to Raise Wheeling Charges for Solar and Wind in Karnataka

KERC Plans to Raise Wheeling Charges for Solar and Wind in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has released a discussion paper that calls for increasing the wheeling and banking charges for solar, wind and other renewable energy projects developed under ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Tenders 950 MW of Grid-Connected Solar

Breaking: SECI Tenders 950 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced two new separate tenders for 950 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Karnataka to Procure 640 Electric Vehicles Under FAME-India Program

Karnataka to Procure 640 Electric Vehicles Under FAME-India Program

The Karnataka government is all set to procure 640 Electric Vehicles (EVs) under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME) program. The vehicles to be procured ...
/ Electric Vehicles, Energy Storage
Pavagada Solar Park Stands Tall Despite Delays and Hiccups

Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park Stands Tall Despite Delays and Hiccups

Following delays attributed to natural and man-made causes, officials now hope to have most of the capacity online this month In Karnataka’s Tumkur district stands an expansive solar park that ...
/ Solar, Utilities
KREDL Issues Tender for 1,013 Solar-Powered Water Pumps in Karnataka

KREDL Issues Tender for 1,013 Solar-Powered Water Pumps in Karnataka

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL), a state government agency, has issued a tender to procure and set up 1,013 five horsepower (hp) solar-powered water pumps. The bid-submission deadline is ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Oriano Commissions 40 MW Project for First Solar in Karnataka

Oriano Commissions 40 MW Project for First Solar in Karnataka

Oriano Solar, a Mumbai-based Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) firm, has completed two solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 40 MW in the state of Karnataka. The projects have been installed in ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
Fortum Commissions 100 MW of Solar Project in Pavagada Solar Park

Fortum Commissions 100 MW of Solar Project in Pavagada Solar Park

Fortum, a Finnish energy company, has commissioned 100 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka. This is Fortum’s fourth operational solar project in India bringing ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
KREDL Tenders 860 MW of Large-Scale Solar Projects in Karnataka

Breaking News: KREDL Tenders 860 MW of Large-Scale Solar Projects in Karnataka

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has issued a tender for allotment of 860 MW (20 MW x 43 Taluks) grid-connected solar projects in 43 selected taluks in Karnataka ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Development Status of Pavagada Solar Park and Projects

In-Depth Report: Development Status of 2 GW Pavagada Solar Park and Projects

Mercom recently visited the Pavagada Solar Park, and gained valuable insight into the nuances and challenges of park development. When complete, Pavagada will be the largest solar park in the ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
KREDL Retenders 200 MW of Solar at Pavagada Solar Park

KREDL Retenders 200 MW of Solar at Pavagada Solar Park

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL), the renewable energy implementing agency in Karnataka, tendered 200 MW of solar to be developed at Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka. The bid-submission ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Vestas Wind Order from Atria Power

Vestas Receives 40 MW Wind Order in Karnataka from Atria Power

Atria Brindavan Power Private Limited has placed a 40 MW order with Vestas for the second phase of the Basavane Bagewadi Wind Project in the Bijapur district of Karnataka state ...
/ Other, Wind
KERC Directs State Distribution Companies to Submit Wind PPAs for Approval

KERC Directs State Distribution Companies to Submit Wind PPAs for Approval

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has directed the state distribution companies (DISCOMs), BESCOM (Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company), and HESCOM (Hubli Electricity Supply Company) to submit power purchase agreements (PPAs) ...
/ Other, Wind
Essel Infraprojects Commissions Solar Projects

Essel Infraprojects Commissions Solar Projects Totaling 55 MW

Essel Infraprojects, a renewable energy project developer and subsidiary of Essel Group, has commissioned solar projects totaling 55 MW. A 50 MW solar project was commissioned in Jalaun district of ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
KERC Wind Tariff Bidding

KERC Sets ₹3.74/kWh as Benchmark Tariff for Wind Projects in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has fixed ₹3.74 (~$0.058)/kWh as the generic tariff for wind projects in Karnataka. The new benchmark tariff will be applicable through March 31, 2018 ...
/ Other, Wind
KREDL cancels solar tender

KREDL Cancels 200 MW Solar Tender for Pavagada Solar Park, Proposes to Re-Tender

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL), the renewable energy implementing agency in Karnataka has cancelled the 200 MW solar project tender for the Pavagada Solar Park with plans to re-tender ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Topaz Solar

KREDL to Tender 200 MW Solar at Pavagada Solar Park

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL), the renewable energy implementing agency in Karnataka, will tender 200 MW of solar at the Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka. The Government of Karnataka ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Guidelines for Disbursement of NCEF Grant for Intra-State Transmission System

MNRE Amends Guidelines for Disbursement of NCEF Grant for Intra-State Transmission System

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the guidelines for the disbursal of National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) grant for the development of intra-state transmission system under ...
/ Grid, T&D
SPV Project

Hutti Gold Mines Tenders a 14 MW Solar Project on EPC Basis

The Hutti Gold Mines Company Limited, a Government of Karnataka enterprise, tendered a 14 MW solar project to be developed at Hutti Gold Mines premises in Raichur, Karnataka. This is ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
wind turbines

NTPC Tenders 250 MW of Wind

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) tendered 250 MW of wind to be developed across the states of Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Madhya Pradesh in India. The bid-submission deadline ...
/ Other, Wind
POWER

India Expects Power Surplus of 8.8 Percent and Peak Surplus of 6.8 Percent in FY2017-18

According to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) 2017 Load Generation Balance Report, a study on the anticipated power supply position for financial year (FY) 2017-18, India is expecting a power ...
/ Grid, Utilities
Tata Power Wind Project Andhra Pradesh

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission Issues Advisory Asking DISCOMs Not to Sign New PPAs with Wind Project Developers in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued an advisory to the state government of Karnataka, asking it to direct all distribution companies (DISCOMs) in the state not to enter ...
/ Other, Wind
vikram solar

Vikram Solar Commissions Solar Projects Aggregating 20 MW for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka

Vikram Solar, a PV module manufacturer and EPC solutions provider, commissioned 20 MW of solar for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka. The entire capacity constitutes of 2 projects of 10 MW ...
/ Commercial, Solar
Pavagada Solar Park

Cumulative Solar Installations in India Surpassed 12 GW, 5.5 GW Installed During Financial Year 2016-2017

Solar installations in India reached 12,288.83 MW as of the end of financial year (FY) 2016-2017. The states of Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Gujarat, and Karnataka each now ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
MW-Scale Solar Project

Azure Power Commissions 137 MW of Solar

Azure Power commissioned 137 MW of solar in March 2017, including the 130 MW solar power system in Chitradurga district, Karnataka, under the Karnataka Solar Policy 2014-2021, and 7 MW ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale