Empanelment Tender Issued for 20 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects in Odisha

Empanelment Tender Issued for 20 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects in Odisha

TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL) has invited bids to empanel vendors to install 20 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar systems under the Phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up IREDA’s Revenue Target ₹27.49 Billion From Lending to Renewables

Daily News Wrap-Up: IREDA’s Revenue Target ₹27.49 Billion From Lending to Renewables

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of New ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
MNRE Pushes for Decentralized Renewable Energy to Power Livelihood Applications

MNRE Pushes for Decentralized Renewable Energy to Power Livelihood Applications

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued the framework to promote and develop decentralized renewable energy-based livelihood applications. Decentralized renewable energy livelihood applications are solutions powered by ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE Sets Residential Rooftop Capacity Target at 4 GW by 2022

Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE Sets Residential Rooftop Solar Target at 4 GW by 2022

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy informed the Rajya Sabha that the Ministry of New ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
EoI Invited for 5 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Jammu and Kashmir

EoI Invited for 5 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) has invited expressions of interest (EoIs) to install 5 MW of ground-mounted solar projects of 500 kW - 2 MW capacity within a ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
DISCOM to Empanel Vendors for 700 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar in Urban Areas of Gujarat

DISCOM to Empanel Vendors for 700 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar in Urban Areas of Gujarat

Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Limited (MGVCL) has issued a tender to empanel vendors to install 700 MW of rooftop solar projects for residential consumers in urban areas under the Phase-II ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Projects Worth ₹308.02 Billion Approved to Strengthen Power Distribution Network

Projects Worth ₹308.02 Billion Approved to Strengthen Power Distribution Network

Projects worth ₹308.02 billion (~$4.12 billion) have been approved to date under the Integrated Power Development Program (IPDS), Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh, said in ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Deadline for BIS Certification of Solar Inverters Extended to June 30, 2022

Deadline for BIS Certification of Solar Inverters Extended to June 30, 2022

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a fresh notification extending the self-certification of solar photovoltaic (PV) inverters under the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) from December ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
Renewable Energy Projects in the Great Indian Bustard Area Get 30 Days Extension

Renewable Energy Projects in the Great Indian Bustard Area Get 30 Days Extension

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has informed that all renewable energy projects (RE) under implementation, wholly or partly located in the priority or potential territory of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Residential Consumers Can Soon Order a Rooftop Solar System Online

Residential Consumers Can Soon Order a Rooftop Solar System Online

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a simplified procedure for residential consumers to install the rooftop solar system through any vendor of their choice under the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Solar’s Share in India’s Installed Power Capacity Mix Increases to 12.4% as of Q4 2021

Solar’s Share in India’s Installed Power Capacity Mix Increases to 12.4% as of Q4 2021

India’s installed renewable energy capacity, including large hydro projects, stood at 150.4 GW, accounting for a share of 38.41% in the overall power mix at the end of the fourth ...
Empanelment Tender Issued for 15 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Empanelment Tender Issued for 15 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (CESC) has invited bids to empanel vendors to install 15 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar systems under the Phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Government Approves Equity Infusion of ₹10 Billion in Solar Energy Corporation of India

Government Approves Equity Infusion of ₹10 Billion in Solar Energy Corporation of India

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that the government has approved an equity infusion of ₹10 billion (~$ 134.11 million) in Solar Energy Corporation of India ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Bids Invited for Evaluation of Programs Under National Solar Mission

Bids Invited for Evaluation of Programs Under National Solar Mission

The Development Monitoring and Evaluation Office (DMEO) has invited bids from consultants to evaluate programs under the National Solar Mission of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
MNRE Offers Residential Consumers Freedom of Choice to Select Rooftop Solar Installers

MNRE Offers Residential Consumers Freedom of Choice to Select Rooftop Solar Installers

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced that residential consumers could install rooftop solar systems through vendors of their choice. They can inform the distribution company (DISCOM) ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
BESCOM Issues Empanelment Tender for 50 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

BESCOM Issues Empanelment Tender for 50 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) has invited bids to empanel installers to set up 50 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar projects in its jurisdiction under Phase-II of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE and IRENA Join Efforts to Develop Green Hydrogen in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: MNRE and IRENA Join Efforts to Develop Green Hydrogen in India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the International ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
MNRE Adds More Projects to Comply With the ALMM Order, Including Open Access

MNRE Adds More Projects to Comply With the ALMM Order, Including Open Access

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued amendments to the ‘Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM) of Solar Modules (requirements for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2019.’ As ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Mercom India's Most Read News Stories from 2021

Mercom India’s Most Read News Stories from 2021

An eventful year for the renewable energy industry, 2021 presented opportunities and challenges in equal measure. New targets were set, and milestones crossed during the year, paving the way for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
A Bounce Back year: Key Events that Shaped the Solar Sector in 2021

A Bounce Back Year: Key Events that Shaped the Solar Sector in 2021

While solar installation activity picked up the pace in 2021, the growth could have been stronger if not for the challenges the industry faced during the year. India added 2,835 ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Bids Invited for 500 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Maharashtra

Bids Invited for 500 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids to procure 500 MW of solar power from decentralized solar projects under Component C of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
MNRE Increases Performance Bank Guarantee for Upcoming Renewable Tenders

MNRE Increases Performance Bank Guarantee for Upcoming Renewable Tenders

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has reinstated the earnest money deposit (EMD) requirements and set it at 2% of the estimated project cost for upcoming renewable energy ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Top Developments in the Indian Energy Storage Sector in 2021

Top Developments in the Indian Energy Storage Sector in 2021

India aims to have 500 GW of non-fossil fuel capacity by 2030. While renewable energy installations are steadily increasing, the country lacks adequate energy storage solutions to support the integration ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
MNRE Invites Consultants to Evaluate Phase-II of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Program

MNRE Invites Consultants to Evaluate Phase-II of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited expressions of interest (EoI) from consultants to evaluate Phase-II of the 'Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Program.' The Phase-II of the 'Grid-Connected ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Developers to Compensate GRIDCO for Shortfall in Energy Generation

Solar Developers to Compensate GRIDCO for Shortfall in Energy Generation

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) recently directed eight solar developers and the Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) to amend the power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed for the supply of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar