Karnataka’s New Utility-Scale Solar Benchmark Tariff is 30% Less at ₹3.05/kWh

Karnataka’s New Utility-Scale Solar Benchmark Tariff is 30% Less at ₹3.05/kWh

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has fixed generic tariffs for renewable energy projects developed across the state. Generic Tariff for Solar Projects: For grid connected MW-scale solar projects of ...
Wheeling Charges in Karnataka Increase Five-Fold

Wheeling Charges in Karnataka Increase Five-Fold

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently levied 25 percent of the normal transmission charges as wheeling charges for open access consumers in the state. The current wheeling charges being ...
/ / Grid, T&D
SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

SoftBank Wins SECI Auction to Develop 200 MW of Solar Projects Quoting ₹2.82/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has auctioned 200 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed at the Pavagada solar park located in Tumkur district of ...
Solar Projects Totaling 127 MW Commissioned in a Week

Solar Projects Totaling 127 MW Commissioned This Week

Utility scale solar projects totaling 127 MW have been commissioned across three Indian states by three large-scale project developers during the third week of May. The projects are located in ...
SECI on the Lookout for EPC Contractor to Develop 10 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

SECI Invites Bids for a 10 MW Solar Project in Karnataka, Annuls 5 MW Tender in Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is on the lookout for an engineering procurement construction (EPC) contractor to develop a 10 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the ...
India’s Top 10 Solar States in Charts

India’s Top 10 Solar States in Charts

As India rushes to meet the installation goal set by the government of 100 GW by 2022, now is a good time to check the progress of solar among states ...
ReNew Power Acquires Indian Energy Limited for ₹364 Million

ReNew Power Acquires Indian Energy Limited for ₹364 Million

Indian renewable energy project developer ReNew Power has acquired a 100 percent stake in Indian Energy Limited (IEL) at a price of ₹364 million (~$5.545 million). In April 2018, ReNew ...
Rajasthan Aims to Cross 3 GW Mark of Installed Solar PV Capacity by April 2019

Rajasthan Aims to Cross 3 GW Mark of Installed Solar PV Capacity by April 2019

Rajasthan is likely to cross 3 GW mark in installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity soon, according to the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC). Twenty solar projects aggregating 1.5 GW in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
KREDL Retenders 650 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed at Pavagada Solar Park

KREDL Retenders 650 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed at Pavagada Solar Park

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has retendered 650 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed at the Pavagada Solar Park located in the state’s Tumkur ...
Karnataka is the Top Solar State in India with 5 GW in Cumulative Installed Capacity

Karnataka is the Top Solar State in India with 5 GW in Cumulative Installed Capacity

Karnataka’s solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity crossed the 5 GW mark in the first quarter of 2018 to transform it into India’s top solar PV state. So far in 2018, Karnataka ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
PPAs Signed for 640 MW Solar Projects Auctioned by KREDL in Karnataka

PPAs Signed for 640 MW of Solar Projects Auctioned by KREDL in Karnataka

The Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 640 MW to be developed in various taluks of Karnataka have been signed. The projects had been auctioned ...
Karnataka Smart Cities Issue Rooftop Solar Tenders for Government Buildings

Karnataka Smart Cities Issue Rooftop Solar Tenders for Government Buildings

Karnataka’s Mangaluru Smart City Limited (MSCL) has issued a tender that calls for the installation of 1,288 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects on the city’s government buildings ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Equis Energy Commissions 135 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Project in Karnataka

Equis Energy Commissions 135 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Project in Karnataka

Renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP), Equis Energy, has commissioned a 135 MW (peak) grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the state of Karnataka. The project, poised to be the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Azure Power Wins Contracts to Develop 132 MW of Solar PV Projects

Azure Power Wins Contracts to Develop 132 MW of Solar PV Projects

Indian renewable energy project developer Azure Power has been awarded two contracts to develop a combined 132 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the country. The capacity includes both ...
Mytrah Energy Commissions Three 15 MW Solar Projects in Karnataka

Mytrah Energy Commissions Three 15 MW Solar Projects in Karnataka

Mytrah Energy, a renewable energy independent power producer (IPP), has successfully commissioned three solar projects in the state of Karnataka. Each of the three projects have a capacity of 15 ...
Tumakuru Smart City Limited Tenders 2.7 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar

Tumakuru Smart City Limited Tenders 2.7 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar

Karnataka’s Tumakuru Smart City Limited has tendered 2.7 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be established on the city’s government buildings. The bid-submission deadline is May 3, ...
600 MW of Solar Projects Synchronized to the Grid at Karnataka’s Pavagada Park

600 MW of Solar Projects Synchronized to the Grid at Karnataka’s Pavagada Park

Solar projects aggregating 600 MW have been grid-synchronized at the Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka’s Tumkur district so far, bringing the park one step closer to reaching its full planned ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Siemens Gamesa Wins Contracts for 160 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects in India

Siemens Gamesa Wins Contracts for 160 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects in India

Siemens Gamesa, a renewable energy project developer and an Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) provider, has won two contracts for the development of 160 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
KREDL Auctions 760 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV to be Developed Across Karnataka

KREDL Auctions 760 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV to be Developed Across Karnataka

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has auctioned 760 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across 38 taluks in the state. While the lower limit ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Suzlon Signs Agreement with ReNew Power for Development of Wind Project in Karnataka

Suzlon Signs Agreement with ReNew Power for Development of Wind Project in Karnataka

Suzlon, a wind turbine manufacturer and renewable energy project developer, has bagged a repeat order of 96.6 MW from renewable energy project developer ReNew Power for the development of a ...
/ / Other, Wind
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 ...
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