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 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
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 ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
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 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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 ...
/ / Other, Wind
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 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, 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
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 ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
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 ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
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 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra Sets ₹2.72/kWh as Generic Tariff for Solar and ₹2.87/kWh for Wind

Maharashtra Sets ₹2.72/kWh as Generic Tariff for Solar and ₹2.87/kWh for Wind

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has fixed ₹2.72 (~$0.03893)/kWh as the generic tariff for solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for FY 2018-19. It has also fixed ₹2.87 (~$0.04108)/kWh as the generic ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Issues Solar Tender for 250 MW of Projects to be Developed in Maharashtra

SECI Issues Solar Tender for 250 MW of Projects to be Developed in Maharashtra

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for the setting up of 250 MW (50 MWx5) of grid connected solar PV power projects ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Ciel et Terre Opens Floating Solar Manufacturing Unit in India

Ciel et Terre Opens Floating Solar Manufacturing Unit in India

Ciel et Terre International, a French floating solar specialist, has started its endeavour to increase its footprint in the solar industry of India. As part of its expansion plans in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Railway Energy Management Company Tenders 54 MW of Wind Projects in Maharashtra

Railway Energy Management Company Tenders 54 MW of Wind Projects in Maharashtra

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) has tendered 54 MW of wind projects to be developed in the state Maharashtra. The bid-submission deadline is August 6, 2018. The projects ...
/ / Other, Wind
SECI’s 1,200 MW Wind Tender Receives Bids Totaling 2,190 MW

SECI Tenders 2.5 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects Under Tranche-VI

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has come up with a new tender for 2.5 GW of ISTS-connected wind power projects to be developed across the country. The bid-submission ...
/ / Other, Wind
CEL Looking for EPC Contractors to Develop 10 MW of Solar Project in Maharashtra

CEL Looking for EPC Contractors to Develop 10 MW of Solar Project in Maharashtra

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public-sector enterprise of the government of India, is on the lookout for engineering procurement construction (EPC) contractors to develop a 10 MW of grid-connected ...
India’s Largest 2 MW Floating Solar Project Commissioned in Greater Visakhapatnam

Maharashtra to Study the Impact of Floating Solar Project on Ujani Dam

The government of Maharashtra has set up a committee to examine the issues related to the development of a floating solar power project at the Ujani dam in Sholapur, according ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Power Consumers Cannot Use Open Access and Net Metering at the Same Time

Solar Power Consumers Cannot Use Open Access and Net Metering at the Same Time

A ruling by the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has clarified that generators cannot use both Open Access and Net Metering simultaneously. The commission also reiterated that benefits of net-metering ...
MAHAGENCO Tenders 750 MW of Solar Projects for Agricultural Feeders

MAHAGENCO Tenders 750 MW of Solar Projects for Agricultural Feeders

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has tendered 750 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to cater to the agricultural (AG) feeder load of various substations across the ...
Rooftop Solar Net Metering Only Available for Projects Under 1 MW in Maharashtra

Rooftop Solar Net Metering Only Available for Projects Under 1 MW in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has passed a ruling stating that the benefits of net metering are limited to rooftop solar installations of up to 1 MW. MERC was responding ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar