Deviations to the Bidding Guidelines for Omkareshwar Floating Solar Project Approved

Deviations to the Bidding Guidelines for Omkareshwar Floating Solar Project Approved

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) recently approved deviations to the bidding guidelines for developing the Omkareshwar floating solar power project (Phase II). The Commission noted that the approval ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Consultancy Tender Issued for Trading of Carbon Credits from Rooftop Solar Projects

Consultancy Tender Issued for Trading of Carbon Credits from Rooftop Solar Projects

Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company (MPPMCL) has invited bids to appoint a consultant for validation, registration, issuance, and trading of carbon credits from rooftop solar projects in the state. The ...
Tender Issued for 8 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Madhya Pradesh

Tender Issued for 8 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) from renewable energy generators for setting up 8 MW of grid-connected solar projects under component- C ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bids Invited from Consultants for Trading Carbon Credits from Rooftop Solar Projects

Bids Invited from Consultants for Trading Carbon Credits from Rooftop Solar Projects

Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company (MPPMCL) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) inviting bids from consultants for validation, registration, verification, issuance, and trading of eligible carbon credits from rooftop ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Developer Asked to Resolve ‘Change in Law’ Claims With the Power Procurers

Solar Developer Asked to Resolve ‘Change in Law’ Claims With the Power Procurers

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently ruled that the solar developers must settle the ‘Change in Law’ claims mutually with the power procurers and approach the Commission only for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Developer Allowed GST Compensation on Change in Law Grounds

Solar Developer Allowed GST Compensation on ‘Change in Law’ Grounds

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) recently directed Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL) and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to compensate a solar developer for the additional cost ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Madhya Pradesh Floats Tender for 270 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

Madhya Pradesh Floats Tender for 270 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has invited bids to set up 270 MW of grid-connected solar power projects of capacity 500 kW to 2 MW under Component ...
CERC Approves Elaborate Changes to Bidding Guidelines for 1.5 GW of Solar Projects

CERC Approves Elaborate Changes to Bidding Guidelines for 1.5 GW of Solar Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has allowed most of the changes and additions proposed by Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL), Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL), and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Madhya Pradesh Raises Capacity of Solar Bids Under KUSUM Program to 300 MW

Madhya Pradesh Raises Capacity of Solar Bids Under KUSUM Program to 300 MW

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has increased the capacity of bids for solar power projects under Component A of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Madhya Pradesh Invites Bids for 100 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

Madhya Pradesh Invites Bids for 100 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has invited bids for setting up of 100 MW of grid-connected solar power projects under Component A of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
CERC Issues Orders to Expedite Safeguard Duty Reimbursement to ACME Solar

CERC Issues Orders to Expedite Safeguard Duty Reimbursement to ACME Solar

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has ordered compensatory relief to ACME Solar from the imposition of the safeguard duty citing the ‘Change in Law’ clause. The petition was filed ...
Madhya Pradesh Asks Ministry of Power Not to Take Action for Payment Delays

Madhya Pradesh Asks Ministry of Power Not to Take Action for Payment Delays

The Coronavirus outbreak has created an unprecedented situation with the country in a state of complete lockdown declared by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) from March 24, 2020, to ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
APTEL Directs Madhya Pradesh DISCOM To Compensate Biomass Developers for Fixed Costs

APTEL Directs Madhya Pradesh DISCOM To Compensate Biomass Developers for Fixed Costs

In a judgment favoring biomass project developers, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has found that in the case of one part tariff, developers cannot be denied fixed cost component ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Policy Highlights from India’s Solar Industry and Other Renewables in June 2019

Policy Highlights from India’s Solar Industry and Other Renewables in June 2019

The month of June saw important policy announcements by the central as well as the state agencies. The policy highlights covered various issues like for module registration, tariffs, net metering, ...
Madhya Pradesh Issues EoI to Set Up 500 MW of Energy Storage Project

Madhya Pradesh Issues EoI to Set Up 500 MW of Energy Storage Project

The Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) inviting energy storage companies for setting up a 500 MW project in Madhya Pradesh. Bidders ...
Madhya Pradesh Commission Rejects DISCOM’s Petition to Review Old Wind Tariff Order

Madhya Pradesh Commission Rejects DISCOM’s Petition to Review Old Wind Tariff Order

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has rejected the petition filed by M.P. Power Management Company Ltd (MPPMCL) to review the tariff order dated March 26, 2013, for wind power ...
/ / Other, Wind
Madhya Pradesh Electricity Commission Condemns Payment Delay by DISCOM to Adani Green

Madhya Pradesh Electricity Commission Condemns Payment Delay by DISCOM to Adani Green

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has dismissed a review petition filed by Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL) seeking relief against an order issued by the commission for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Madhya Pradesh Sets New Tariff for Procuring Power from Small Hydro Projects

Madhya Pradesh Sets New Tariff for Procuring Power from Small Hydro Projects

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has issued a tariff order for the procurement of power from small hydro power projects in the state. The commission has determined the tariff, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CERC Dismisses Adani Green’s Petition Against Power Grid Corporation

ReNew Power Fined for Project Commissioning Delay but PPA Not Terminated

The Supreme Court of India has asked renewable energy project developer ReNew Power to pay a penalty of ₹119 million (~$1,827,700) to the Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
EREN Renewable Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles Commission 87 MW of Solar in India

EREN Renewable Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles Commission 87 MW of Solar in India

EREN Renewable Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles commissioned three solar projects with an installed capacity totaling 87 MW. The projects have been developed by EDEN, a solar photovoltaic (PV) joint ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Month in a Minute: Major News Highlights from India’s Solar Industry in May 2019

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines From the Indian Renewable Energy Sector in October 2017

Here is a list of important headlines, developments and data points from India’s renewable energy sector during October 2017. ACME Solar Holdings announced that it is looking to raise $337 ...
Supreme Court ReNew Power MPPMCL

Supreme Court Stays Jabalpur High Court’s Order Jeopardizing 51 MW of Solar in Madhya Pradesh

The 51 MW solar project developed by ReNew Power in Vijaypur, Madhya Pradesh is in jeopardy after the Supreme Court of India  issued a stay order on the Jabalpur High ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
India Renewable Energy September 2017

India Renewable Energy News and Policy Roundup for September 2017

Several important renewable energy policies especially in solar were announced last month in India. Notable news was the Rewa payment guarantee announcement from Madhya Pradesh. State Agencies The Rajasthan Renewable ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Cancels PPAs for 100 MW of Solar

The Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL) has cancelled power purchase agreements (PPAs) for two 50 MW solar projects in Madhya Pradesh. These projects were being developed by a ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
IFC REWA ACME Solar Loan

IFC to Provide $50 Million Loan to ACME Jaipur Solar Power Private Limited for 250 MW Solar Project in Rewa

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank, will provide a $50 million (~₹3.2 billion) loan to ACME Jaipur Solar Power Private Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar