Payment Security Mechanism for Solar Projects under VGF Program Gets ₹5 Billion Fund

Payment Delays in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu Hit Solar and Wind Developers

Payment delays are becoming a problem again for solar and wind project developers in India especially in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana. Some instances in Madhya Pradesh and a ...
Karnataka Floats Tender for Solar-Powered Lights and Fans in 900 Anganawadi Buildings

Karnataka Floats Tender for Solar-Powered Lights and Fans in 900 Anganawadi Buildings

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has invited bids for solar-powered fans and lights for 900 Anganawadi buildings across the state that come under the Ministry of Women and ...
Toyota Motor’s 87% of Power Needs at Karnataka Facility Sourced from Renewable Sources

Toyota Motor’s 87% of Power Needs at Karnataka Facility Sourced from Renewable Sources

In line with the worldwide push towards clean energy and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has announced that 87 percent of the electricity used for ...
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Open Access Consumers in Gujarat to Pay Additional Surcharge of ₹0.44/kWh

Karnataka Court Quashes KERC Order Increasing Wheeling Charges for Open Access Power

The Karnataka High Court has quashed an order issued by the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) relating to an increase in wheeling charges for open access power consumers in the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

50 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Pavagada Solar Park at a Tariff of ₹1.24/kWh

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has given its approval to issue the letter of award (LoA) to Amar Raja Power Systems Limited, to construct  50 MW (10 MW x ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Punjab Issues Deviation Settlement Regulations for Solar and Wind Generation

Contractual Agreement Mandatory for Banking of Energy by Project Developer: APTEL

Provisional interconnection approval by a state load dispatch center is not sufficient for banking of energy by any developer and it will not be responsible for pumping power without any ...
/ / Other, Wind
Samsung, Bengaluru, Energy-Wheeling, Bagmane Green Power, Karnataka

Samsung’s R&D Campus in Bengaluru to Meet 88% of its Electricity Demand from Solar Power

Samsung’s Research and Development (R&D) center in Bengaluru has switched to solar power and 88 percent of its power requirements are now likely to be met from a solar farm ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BHEL to Set Up 129 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana for Singareni Collieries

BHEL to Set Up 129 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana for Singareni Collieries

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a public sector undertaking (PSU) involved in the manufacturing of electrical equipment, has won an order for setting up 129 MW of solar power projects ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Haryana Electricity Regulator Approves PPA with Deviations for a 10 MW Solar Project

Adani Green Energy Acquires Remaining 51% Stake in Karnataka’s Kodangal Solar Parks

Adani Green Energy has announced the acquisition of a 51 percent equity share capital in Kodangal Solar Parks Private Limited (KSPPL), comprising a 20 MW solar project which was incorporated ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
TEPSOL and Shapoorji Pallonji Infra to Develop 100 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

TEPSOL and Shapoorji Pallonji Infra to Develop 100 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has awarded 100 MW of grid-connected solar projects to be developed across five talukas of the state. The capacity has been awarded following a ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra Sets ₹2.72/kWh as Generic Tariff for Solar and ₹2.87/kWh for Wind

Generic Tariff of ₹2.95/kWh Proposed for Wind Projects in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has proposed ₹2.95 (~$0.042)/kWh as the generic tariff for wind projects in the state. Once the proposal is finalized, it will become the ceiling ...
/ / Other, Wind
SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Tender for 50 MW of Projects at Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park Gets Another Extension

The ongoing holiday season with numerous bank holidays has prompted the Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) to once again extend the bid submission deadline of the recent tender for 50 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Sets New Generic Tariff at ₹4.15/kWh for 1-10 kW Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka Sets New Generic Tariff at ₹4.15/kWh for 1-10 kW Rooftop Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has set the generic tariff for grid-connected solar rooftop units between 1 kW and 10 kW installed by domestic consumers in the state. While the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Karnataka’s 50 MW Solar Tender for Pavagada Solar Park Gets Deadline Extension

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has extended the bid submission deadline for the selection of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for developing 50 MW (10 MW x ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC, Karnataka, Wind-Solar Hybrid, EPC, Bid

NTPC Amends Tender for Wind-Solar Hybrid Project at Karnataka’s Kudgi

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has amended the tender for the development of wind-solar hybrid power project at NTPC Kudgi, Karnataka. The tender was previously issued in October 2018 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Dispute Over One Day Commissioning Delay Causes 30% Solar Tariff Reduction in Karnataka

Iron Ore Company in Karnataka Announces Tender for a 5 MW Captive Solar Project

Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited (KIOCL), a government of India enterprise, has invited a tender for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a 5 MW captive solar power project ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Tender Issued for 50 MW of Projects at Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has issued a tender for the selection of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for developing 50 MW (10 MW x 2 blocks ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bihar Sets Solar PV Generic Tariff at ₹4.17/kWh for FY 2018-19

Project Commissioning Delay Causes Solar Developer to Pay for Damages in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has passed an order stating that Welspun Renewables Energy Private Limited is entitled to a tariff of ₹7.01 (~$0.098)/kWh for its 16 MW solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 10 GW Solar Tender with 3 GW Manufacturing

Solar Power Developer Penalized for Delay in Project Commissioning

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued an order dismissing the petition filed by Marakka Solar Power Project LL.P stating that it is not entitled to any of the reliefs ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India Signs MoU with IEA to Enhance Innovation for Clean Energy Transition

NTPC Issues Tender for 60 MW Wind and 130 MW Solar Hybrid Project in Karnataka

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids for the development of wind-solar hybrid power project at NTPC, located in Kudgi, Karnataka. The tender is for 60 MW (minimum) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Developers who have projects under development need to use the pass through option due to safeguard duty that was imposed recently on solar imports

Azure Power Secures $58 Million for its 100 MW Solar Project at Pavagada

Leading renewable energy project developer Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE), has achieved the financial closure of a deal worth ₹4 billion (~$58 million) for its 100 MW solar power project in ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
ONGC Commissions 10 MW Solar Project at Hazira in Gujarat

Uttarakhand AAR Says Solar Modules and Components to Attract 5% GST, Others Disagree

The Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) for the state of Uttarakhand has ruled that the supply of solar inverter, controller, battery, and solar panels fall under the definition of ‘solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Companies Flock to Bangalore

Solar Companies Flock to Bangalore

Looking at the rapid pace of solar energy installations across India, one wonders what it would take for a city to be at the heart of it all. Is there ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Exempts Rooftop Solar Projects below 1 MW from CEIG Clearance

Karnataka Exempts Rooftop Solar Projects below 1 MW from CEIG Clearance

In a notification issued by the Karnataka Government, it has been clarified that solar rooftop installations below 1 MW are not mandated to be inspected by the electrical inspector. Previously, ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
African Consortium Signs PPA to Develop of a 60 MW Solar Project in Chad

KREDL Issues Tender for 150 MW of Solar Projects at Pavagada

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has issued a tender for the development of 150 MW (50 MW x 3 blocks) of grid connected solar projects at Pavagada Solar ...