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 ...
CleanMax Installs a 15 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Project for Food Corporation Cargill (1)

CleanMax Installs a 15 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Project for Food Corporation Cargill

Cargill, a U.S.-based global food corporation, announced a joint venture with CleanMax, an Indian rooftop solar developer, to set up wind and solar hybrid power park in Karnataka. According to ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Releases Tender for 1.2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Releases Tender for 1.2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Limited (TSCL) has issued a request for proposal (RfS) seeking solar power developers to install 1.2 MW of rooftop solar systems on government buildings in the ...
CERC Set to Hear Adani Solar’s Petition Against Curtailment in Karnataka

CERC Set to Hear Adani Solar’s Petition Against Power Curtailment in Karnataka

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) accepted the petition filed by Wardha Solar and Parampujya Solar, asking to ensure the ‘must-run’ status of renewable projects in Karnataka. Background Earlier, Wardha ...
NTPC Floats Tender for 1.1 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

NTPC Floats Tender for 1.1 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

NTPC Limited has issued a notice inviting tender for the development of a 1.1 MW grid-connected solar project at North Kanakapura in the state of Karnataka. The scope of work ...
CFM Partners with AMPYR Energy to Set up 138 MW of Onshore Wind Farms in Karnataka

CFM Partners with AMPYR Energy to Set up 138 MW of Onshore Wind Farms in Karnataka

Climate Fund Managers (CFM) and AMPYR Energy announced that they have partnered to develop 138 MW of onshore wind farms in Karnataka. CFM is a Netherlands-based investment manager with a ...
/ / Wind
Karnataka’s Shivamogga Smart City Reissues a 25 MW Solar Tender on Tunga Canal

Karnataka’s Shivamogga Smart City Reissues a 25 MW Solar Tender on Tunga Canal

Karnataka’s Shivamogga Smart City Limited (SSCL) has reissued a Request for Proposal (RfP) for the construction of 25 MW of canal-top solar projects. The tender has been reissued with modifications ...
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