MNRE Extends Project Commissioning Timeline for NREDCAP’s 30 MW Rooftop Solar Projects

Tender Floated for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Maharashtra’s Amravati

The Public Works Department (PWD) of Amravati division in the state of Maharashtra has issued a tender to install 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV systems. The project will ...
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Maharashtra’s Saibaba Trust Issues Tender for 10 MW of Solar Project

Maharashtra’s Saibaba Trust Issues Tender for 10 MW of Solar Project

The Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust in Maharashtra’s Shirdi has issued a tender for setting up 10 MW of grid-connected solar power project in any region of the state with a ...
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Qualified Coordinating Agencies in Maharashtra Asked to Pay ₹25,000/MW for Solar Projects

Qualified Coordinating Agencies in Maharashtra Asked to Pay ₹25,000/MW for Solar Projects

In Maharashtra, qualified coordinating agencies (QCAs) for meter reading, data collection and communication have been asked to deposit ₹25,000 (~$357.6)/MW for solar and ₹50,000 (~$715.6)/MW for wind projects. This comes ...
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CEL Issues EPC Tender for 11 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

CEL Issues EPC Tender for 11 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public-sector enterprise, has tendered 11 MW of grid-connected solar projects to be developed at various locations across Maharashtra. The bid-submission deadline is January 14, ...
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Maharashtra Floats Tender for 50,000 Solar Water Pumping Systems

Maharashtra Floats Tender for 50,000 Solar Water Pumping Systems

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a tender for 50,000 solar water pumping systems. These solar water pumps are to be installed at projects sites of ...
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Maharashtra Issues RfS for 1 GW of Floating Solar Projects with a Tariff Ceiling of ₹3_kWh

Maharashtra Issues RfS for 1 GW of Floating Solar Projects with a Tariff Ceiling of ₹3/kWh

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for purchase of power from 1,000 MW (100 MW X 10 clusters) grid connected floating ...
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Maharashtra Approves Upper Tariff Ceiling of ₹2.75/kWh for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

Maharashtra Approves Upper Tariff Ceiling of ₹2.75/kWh for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the competitive bidding process for long-term procurement of power from wind-solar hybrid projects in the state. The bidding guidelines were proposed by ...
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MNRE Targets 118 MW Under Phase-III of Decentralized Solar Program

NTPC Issues Tender for Solar in Smart Townships of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender for the implementation of renewable packages for two smart township initiatives: one in NTPC Solapur (Maharashtra) and another in Khargone ...
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Solar Projects Facing Land Challenges in Rajasthan’s Bhadla Park

Land Procurement Delay Caused by Government Treated as Force Majeure: CERC

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued an order extending the scheduled commercial operating date for 72 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic projects. The commission was examining a petition ...
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EESL Announces Tender for 160 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

EESL Announces Tender for 160 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture between the public-sector units of the Ministry of Power and the government of India, has floated a tender for 160 MW ...
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Power Sale Agreements for 302 MW of Solar Projects Approved in Maharashtra

Power Sale Agreements for 302 MW of Solar Projects Approved in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved power sale agreements (PSAs) for grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 302 MW under the Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Yojana. MERC was reviewing ...
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Gujarat Floats Tender for 700 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Maharashtra’s Renewable Energy Policy 2008 Does Not Include Solar: MERC

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd (AEML) not to pay any benefits to open access solar projects aggregating 6 MW. These projects were developed under the ...
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Government May Increase the Duration of Safeguard Duty on Solar Imports_ Panel Discussion

NTPC Floats Tender for 1.2 GW of ISTS-Connected Solar Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered 1,200 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in the western region of the country. The bid-submission deadline ...
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Industrial and Commercial Consumers to Pay for Solar Pumps for Farmers in Maharashtra

Industrial and Commercial Consumers to Pay for Solar Pumps for Farmers in Maharashtra

Industrial and commercial consumers of electricity will help realize the installation of solar pumps across Maharashtra. The State government has imposed an electricity surcharge of 10 paise (~$0.0014)/kWh on industrial ...
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Small Hydro Project Developer in Maharashtra Gets Relief from DISCOM's Non-Compliance

Small Hydro Project Developer in Maharashtra Gets Relief from DISCOM’s Non-Compliance

In its latest ruling, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has provided relief to Mohite Industries, a small hydro project developer of a 10 MW Radhanagari small hydro power project ...
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Wind Generators in Maharashtra to Receive Pending Dues in Two Weeks

Wind Generators in Maharashtra to Receive Pending Dues in Two Weeks

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to pay dues to wind power generators Shah Lulla Estate Developers (SLED) and BLP Wind Project ...
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Skoda Auto Commissions 1 MW of Rooftop Solar Project at its Aurangabad Facility

Skoda Auto India Goes Green, Installs Solar Carport at its Production Facility

Škoda Auto, a Czech Republic based automobile company, has installed 1 MW of rooftop solar project at its production facility in Aurangabad, in the state of Maharashtra. The project is ...
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MAHAGENCO Tenders 750 MW of Solar Projects for Agricultural Feeders

MERC Directs Reduction in Tariff for Solar Agricultural Feeder Program in Maharashtra

Expressing its disagreement with the solar tariff of ₹3.15 (~$0.043), the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO/MSPGCL) to reduce the price after taking ...
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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 ...
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MERC Rejects MSEDCL’s Proposal to Levy Surcharge on Rooftop Solar

MERC Rejects MSEDCL’s Proposal to Levy Surcharge on Rooftop Solar

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected the proposal made by Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to approve the levy of additional surcharge (wheeling charges) for rooftop ...
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MERC Sets Open Access Charges for Maharashtra

MERC Sets Open Access Charges for Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has announced open access charges for consumers in the state. These charges are applicable from September 1, 2018. MERC fixed the open access charges in ...
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Kavitsu and DEGERRenergie to Set Up Solar Trackers Manufacturing Facility in India

Kavitsu and DEGERenergie to Set Up Solar Tracker Manufacturing Facility in India

Kavitsu, a manufacturer of transmission gears, and DEGERenergie GmbH, a German PV tracker company have announced to set up a solar PV trackers manufacturing facility in Satara, Maharashtra. The new ...
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CLP India and Suzlon to Partner for 70 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

CLP India and Suzlon to Partner for 70 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

CLP India, one of the largest foreign investors in the Indian power sector and domestic renewable energy project developer Suzlon have entered a partnership to develop 70 MW of grid-connected ...
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MAHAGENCO Invites EoI to Set up Solar Manufacturing Unit in Maharashtra

MAHAGENCO Invites EoI to Set up Solar Manufacturing Unit in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has invited an expression of interest (EoI) to set up solar component (modules and cells) manufacturing unit in the state. The deadline to submit ...
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MAHAGENCO Invites EoI for 100 MW of Solar Projects to be Located Near a Thermal Station

MAHAGENCO Invites EoI for 100 MW of Solar Projects to be Located Near a Thermal Station

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has invited expression of interest (EoI) to develop 100 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects at Chandrapur, in the state of Maharashtra. The ...
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