Government Likely to Amend Electricity Act to Ensure that DISCOMs Enter PPAs

₹5.75 Billion Given to Six States to Curtail Their AT&C Losses Still Remain Unutilized

The Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has written to six states regarding the timely completion of implementing the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) /distribution management system (DMS) under the government’s Restructured ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
2019 Begins with a Sharp Decline in Solar Auction Activity While 6.5 GW of solar capa

Kerala Commission Approves Modifications in Bid Documents for 200 MW of Solar Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved modifications in the standard bid document relating to the capacity utilization factor (CUF), metering point, and project location for 200 MW ...
Kerala Announces Work Contract Tender for 3 MW of Solar Project at Naval Station in Kannur

Kerala Announces Work Contract Tender for 3 MW of Solar Project at Naval Station in Kannur

The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation (KELTRON) has issued tender to set up a 3 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project at Naval Station Ezhimala, located in Kannur district. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NITI Aayog Releases Proposal to Develop Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in Delhi

Kerala’s Budget Pushes for Widespread EV Adoption, Rooftop Solar Systems

Kerala’s budget for the financial year 2019-2020 puts impetus on setting up rooftop solar projects in the state while also pushing for the development of the Electric Vehicle sector in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Kerala to Float Tenders for 1 GW of Solar Projects Under SOURA Program

Joining the other states in achieving 100 GW of solar capacity together by 2022, the state of Kerala is now planning to develop 1,000 MW of solar projects under the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC Issues Solar Module Package Tender for Anta Solar Project in Rajasthan

Tender Announced for 200 MW of Solar Projects in Kerala

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has announced a tender for 200 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in Kerala on Independent Power Producer (IPP) mode ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tariff Disputes Threaten to Stall 970 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Kerala under IPP Mode

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved the petition filed by the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) seeking its nod for 200 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala Deploys Electric Buses to Transport Pilgrims

Kerala Deploys Electric Buses to Transport Pilgrims

Olectra-BYD, an electric vehicle maker, has deployed 10 commercial grade electric buses in collaboration with the state’s road transport corporation to take pilgrims to the Sabarimala shrine, located in the ...
MAHAGENCO Invites EoI to Set up Solar Manufacturing Unit in Maharashtra

NTPC Issues Tender for 70 MW of Floating Solar PV Projects in Kerala

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids for the development of 70 MW of floating solar PV projects at Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Project at Kayamkulam, Kerala ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Is India’s Electric Vehicle Push for Real This Time?

Kerala Plans to Bring One Million EVs on the Road by 2022, Announces EV Policy

After Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Telangana, Kerala has now hopped on to the e-mobility bandwagon. The state, with over ten million vehicles on the road, has embraced ...
KSERC Sets ₹3.90/kWh as Interim Tariff for Power Purchased from IREDA

KSERC Sets ₹3.90/kWh as Interim Tariff for Power Purchased from IREDA

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved ₹3.90 (~$0.062)/kWh as the interim tariff for the electricity supplied from the 50 MW Kasargod Solar Park set up in Ambalathara ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects Tendered for Cochin Airport

9.9 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects Tendered for Cochin Airport

CIAL Infrastructures Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cochin International Airport Ltd., has issued tenders to develop a total of 9.9 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects.  The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC Tenders Solar Projects

NTPC Tenders 22 MW of Solar Projects

In two separate tenders, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) tendered 22 MW of solar projects. The NTPC-SAIL Power Company Limited (NSPCL), a joint venture of NTPC and SAIL (Steel ...
Grid-Connected Solar Project

Military Engineering Services Tenders a 3 MW Solar Project in Jaisalmer

The Military Engineering Services (MES) has tendered a 3 MW solar project to be developed at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The bid-submission deadline is August 18, 2017. The scope of work ...
Wind Power Installed in India FY2016-17

5,400 MW of Wind Power Installed in India FY2016-17

Installed cumulative wind capacity in India has now crossed 32 GW. In the financial year (FY) 2016-17, wind projects aggregating 5,400 MW were installed across India, well over its target ...
/ / Other, Wind
UDAY

Indian State of Mizoram Joins UDAY Program

Mizoram is the 27th Indian State to join the Ujwal DISCOM (distribution company) Assurance Yojana (UDAY) program which was implemented by the government of India to assist in the financial ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
UDAY

States of Meghalaya, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Kerala Join India’s UDAY

Twenty-six Indian states and union territories have so far joined the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) program which was implemented by the government of India to assist the financial turn ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
Solar canal bank

24 MW of Solar Installed Under the Canal Bank and Canal Top Program

So far, solar canal bank and canal top projects aggregating 24 MW have been commissioned in India. These projects are part of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy's (MNRE’s) ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Kerala

Kerala Targets 1 GW in Renewable Energy Installations to Meet Energy Demand

The renewable energy sector in Kerala could soon get a boost. The state plans to set up close to 1,000 MW of renewable energy projects comprising of solar and wind ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
Indian Solar Market Update - Fourth Quarter 2011

Indian Solar Market Update – Fourth Quarter 2011

There has been a flurry of activity in the Indian solar sector in the fourth quarter, as 350 MW of Phase 1 Batch II photovoltaic (PV) projects were announced under ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar