Odisha’s GRIDCO to Procure 400 MW Wind Power from SECI

Odisha’s GRIDCO to Procure 400 MW Wind Power from SECI

The Solar Corporation of India (SECI) has signed a power sale agreement (PSA) with Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO), a public sector undertaking of the government of Odisha, for 400 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Karnataka Regulator Directs DISCOMs to Honor Solar Developer’s GST Claims  

Karnataka Regulator Directs DISCOMs to Honor Solar Developer’s GST Claims  

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has directed four distribution companies (DISCOMs) to compensate a solar developer for the additional cost incurred due to the imposition of the goods and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Issues O&M Tender for 10 MW Solar Project

Karnataka Issues O&M Tender for 10 MW Solar Project

The Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) has floated a tender for operations and maintenance (O&M) of a 10 MW solar project. The scope of the work will include maintenance of ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI’s Green Energy Open Access Foray

Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI’s Green Energy Open Access Foray

The government-owned renewable energy intermediary procurer Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will soon enter the market for delivering renewable energy solutions through open access to the commercial and industrial ...
/ / Daily Wrap-up, Other
Karnataka Tariff Hike Proposal to Deter Consumers from Availing Open Access

Karnataka Tariff Hike Proposal to Deter Consumers from Availing Open Access

Power distribution companies (DISCOMs) of Karnataka have proposed revised tariffs for low-tension (LT) and high-tension (HT) consumers, which include grid support charges for captive open access power consumers. Apart from ...
/ / Market & Policy, Solar
Karnataka Floats Bids For Solarization of Agricultural Feeders Under KUSUM

Karnataka Invites Bids for Solarization of Agricultural Feeders Under KUSUM

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development (KREDL) has invited bids for the installation and commissioning of grid-connected distributed solar power systems for the solarization of agricultural feeders covering 75,000 individual pump sets ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Norfund, KLP to Acquire 49% Stake in ReNew’s Transmission Project

Norfund, KLP to Acquire 49% Stake in ReNew’s Transmission Project

Norway’s development finance institution Norfund and the country’s largest pension fund KLP have announced an investment of NOK109 million (~$10.85 million) for a 49% ownership stake in ReNew Power’s transmission ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations in 2022

Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations in 2022 [Infographics]

India’s cumulative rooftop solar installations reached ~8.3 GW at the end of the January-September period (9M), according to Mercom India Research’s latest available data. The full-year numbers for 2022 will ...
Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2022

Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2022 [Infographics]

The utility-scale solar installations in India stood at 52.71 GW, according to Mercom India Research’s latest available data at the end of the January-September period (9M). The full-year number for 2022 ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Solar
Regulator Asks Karnataka to Compensate Wind Generators for Income Tax Outgo

Regulator Asks Karnataka DISCOMs to Compensate Wind Generators for Income Tax Outgo

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ruled in favor of wind power generators and asked the state distribution companies (DISCOMs) to compensate them for the additional cost incurred due ...
/ / Other, Wind
Andhra Pradesh Poised to Carry Solar Open Access Momentum into Future

Market Cautiously Optimistic About Andhra Pradesh’s Open Access Solar Prospects

A revival of interest from the industry in Andhra Pradesh to source solar energy through open access has seen installations surge by 450% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) to 75.3 MW in the ...
Karnataka Invites Bids for 2 MW Solar Project with 4.5 MWh of Battery Storage

Karnataka Invites Bids for 2 MW Solar Project with 4.5 MWh of Battery Storage

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has invited bids for the installation and commissioning of a 2 MW of solar project with a battery energy storage system (BESS) of 4.5 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Karnataka Lead Solar Open Access Installations in Q3 2022

Karnataka Leads Solar Open Access Installations in Q3 2022

Karnataka was the top state for open access solar installations in the third quarter (Q3) of the calendar year (CY) 2022. The state was followed closely by Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
India Adds Over 1.9 GW of Open Access Solar in 9M 2022, Installations Up by 96%

India Adds Around 1.9 GW of Open Access Solar in 9M 2022, Installations Up by 96%

India installed around 1.9 GW of open access solar capacity in the first nine months (9M) of the calendar year (CY) 2022, an increase of 96% year-over-year (YoY), according to ...
HealthCare Global Enterprises Installs 2.25 MW Solar Project to Save Energy Costs

HealthCare Global Enterprises Installs 2.25 MW Solar Project to Save Energy Costs

Healthcare Global Enterprises Limited (HCG), which runs cancer care centers among other health facilities, has installed a 2.25 MW solar power project in Jagaluru village in the Davanagere district of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Regulatory Approval Granted for Repowering Wind Projects in Karnataka

Regulatory Approval Granted for Repowering Wind Projects in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has ruled that all existing wind projects in the state can undergo repowering, which means the project can replace old and outdated turbines with ...
/ / Other, Wind
NTPC invites BoS package bids for 1 GW Wind Projects in Karnataka

NTPC Invites BoS Package Bids for 1 GW Wind Projects in Karnataka

NTPC Renewable Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC, has invited bids for the balance of system (BoS) package to set up interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind power projects of 1,000 ...
/ / Other, Wind
Renewables Purchase Targets Set By State Regulator Binding on Captive Generators - KERC

Renewables Purchase Targets Set By State Regulator Binding on Captive Generators – KERC

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently directed a captive power generator to comply with the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets per the provisions of the ‘Procurement of Energy from ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up Greenko Partners with Keppel to Produce Green Ammonia

Daily News Wrap-Up: Greenko Partners with Keppel to Produce Green Ammonia

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Keppel Infrastructure Holdings and Greenko Group, through their subsidiaries, signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly explore ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Hindustan Petroleum Floats O&M Tender for 1.2 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

Hindustan Petroleum Floats O&M Tender for 1.2 MW Solar Project in Karnataka

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) has invited bids for the operation, maintenance, and repair of a 1.2 MW solar power project at its Mangalore LPG import facility in Karnataka, including all ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Wind Installations in India Grew by 129% YoY with 878 MW Added in Q3 2022

Wind Installations in India Grew by 129% YoY with 878 MW Added in Q3 2022

India installed 878 MW of wind capacity in the third quarter (Q3) of 2022, a 129% year-over-year (YoY) increase compared to 384 MW installed in the same period last year ...
Karnataka High Court Rejects Developer's Plea to Build Solar Project on Disputed Land

Karnataka High Court Rejects Developer’s Plea to Build Solar Project on Disputed Land

The Karnataka High Court has rejected a solar project developer's plea to complete the construction of a solar project in Karnataka's Raichur district since the land on which it is ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Bids Invited for a 1 MW Floating Solar Project in Karnataka

Bids Invited for a 1 MW Floating Solar Project in Karnataka

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development (KREDL) has invited bids to install and commission a 1 MW floating solar power project with the associated transmission system at Apannakere lake in the Kalaburgi ...
Nxtra by Airtel Partners with Bloom Energy to Deploy Fuel Cell Technology

Nxtra by Airtel Partners with Bloom Energy to Deploy Fuel Cell Technology

Telecom company Bharti Airtel’s subsidiary Nxtra Data has partnered with solid-oxide fuel cells manufacturer Bloom Energy to deploy a low-environmental impact fuel cell installation at its data center in Karnataka ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Karnataka Tops Power Sellers in Green Day Ahead Market in Q1 2022

Karnataka Tops Power Sellers in Green Day Ahead Market in Q1 2022

Karnataka was the top seller of power in the Green Day Ahead Market (GDAM) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, accounting for 58.9% of the total power sold in ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Solar