NTPC to Stop New Land Acquisition for Coal-based Projects

NTPC to Stop New Land Acquisition for Coal-Based Projects

India’s largest coal-fired power generator, NTPC Ltd, aims to transform itself into the country’s biggest renewable energy producer and refrain from acquiring land for new thermal power projects, its chairman, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
NTPC to Set Up Energy Intensive Industries in its Premises Across Three States

NTPC to Set Up Energy Intensive Industries in its Premises Across Three States

To promote the ‘Make in India’ initiative and provide the necessary impetus to the vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, NTPC Limited has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for setting up energy-intensive ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
₹110 Billion Has Been Invested for Bihar’s Electrification in Recent Years: RK Singh

₹110 Billion Has Been Invested for Bihar’s Electrification in Recent Years: RK Singh

The Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh, announced that the Ministry of Power (MoP) had invested ₹110 billion (~$ 1.5 billion) for electrification in Bihar ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
PFC and REC to Infuse ₹3 Billion to Set up Backend Infrastructure for Smart Meters

PFC and REC to Infuse ₹3 Billion to Set up Backend Infrastructure for Smart Meters

The Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC), in a recent filing on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), said that it had approved the infusion of ₹1.5 billion (~$20.4 million) in a ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
ISA to Host World Solar Technology Summit to Promote Latest Advancements

ISA to Host World Solar Technology Summit to Promote Latest Advancements

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) will organize the first-ever World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS)  on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. The summit will bring together key stakeholders - leading academic scientists, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
LOUs from IREDA, PFC, REC to Serve as Bank Guarantees for Solar Tenders

LoU from IREDA, PFC, REC to Serve as Bank Guarantees for Solar Tenders

Union Power Minister R.K. Singh has approved the proposal to accept letters of undertaking (LoU) from three non-banking financial institutions that can be used like bank guarantees in renewable tenders ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC to Enlist EPC Vendors for Floating and Ground-Mounted Solar Projects

NTPC to Enlist EPC Vendors for Floating and Ground-Mounted Solar Projects

NTPC Limited has issued a tender to enlist engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) vendors for floating and ground-mounted solar projects in the country. The scope of work includes the design, engineering, ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
NTPC Plans to Raise ₹150 Billion in Bonds to Meet Capital Requirements

NTPC Plans to Raise ₹150 Billion in Bonds to Meet Capital Requirements

NTPC Limited announced it plans to get its shareholders’ approval to authorize the company’s board of directors to raise about ₹150 billion (~$2.05 billion) through the issue of bonds during ...
Solar Developer Seeks Return of Bank Guarantee After PPA Termination

Solar Developer Seeks Return of Bank Guarantee After PPA Termination

Arina Solar Private Limited has filed a petition with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) requesting it to direct the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to return its performance ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
NTPC’s Solar Balance of System Tender for Nokh Solar Park Gets Another Extension

NTPC’s Solar Balance of System Tender for Nokh Solar Park Gets Another Extension

NTPC Limited has once again extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for a balance of system (BOS) package for the 735 (3×245) MW Nokh solar power project in ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC to Establish a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary for its Renewable Energy Business

NTPC to Establish a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary for its Renewable Energy Business

NTPC, in its corporate disclosure to the BSE, declared that it received the approval of NITI Aayog and the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) to set up ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Auctions Rise, Tenders Fall in Q2 2020

Solar Auctions Rise, Tenders Fall in Q2 2020

Government agencies announced nearly 6 GW of solar tenders during the second quarter of 2020 (Q2 2020), a 58% decline compared to 13.4 GW in the previous quarter, according to ...
NTPC Floats EPC Tender for 1,070 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

NTPC Floats EPC Tender for 1,070 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

NTPC Limited has invited bids from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors with land for the development of up to 1,070 MW of solar projects in Rajasthan. The last date ...
CERC Releases Blueprint for ISTS Connectivity of Renewable Projects

CERC Releases Blueprint for ISTS Connectivity of Renewable Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has issued a detailed procedure for granting connectivity to renewable projects to the interstate transmission system (ISTS). This procedure will apply to central transmission ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Amp Energy, Tata, Azure, and O2 Power Winners in NTPC’s 1.2 GW Solar Auction

Amp Energy, Tata, Azure, and O2 Power Winners in NTPC’s 1.2 GW Solar Auction

O2 Power, Azure Power, Tata Power, and Amp Energy have together won 1,170 MW of projects in NTPC Limited’s auction for 1.2 GW of the interstate transmission system (ISTS) connected ...
BHEL Tenders Power Conditioning Units for NTPC’s 20 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

BHEL Tenders Power Conditioning Units for NTPC’s 20 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated a tender for 5 MW of power conditioning units (PCU) for NTPC Limited’s 20 MW solar project in Gandhar, Gujarat. The last date for ...
Ministry of Renewable Energy Includes NHPC in its Dispute Resolution Committee

Ministry of Renewable Energy Includes NHPC in its Dispute Resolution Committee

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) announced that it had added NHPC Limited under the purview of its Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) and Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DSM). The MNRE said ...
NTPC Floats Tender to Acquire 1 GW of Operational Solar Projects in India

NTPC Floats Tender to Acquire 1 GW of Operational Solar Projects in India

NTPC Limited has floated a request for proposal (RfS) to acquire 1 GW of operational solar projects across India. Interested bidders are expected to submit an earnest money deposit (EMD) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender Receives Strong Response, Oversubscribed by 500 MW

NTPC’s 1.2 GW Solar Tender Receives Strong Response, Oversubscribed by 500 MW

NTPC Limited’s tender for setting up 1.2 GW of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) connected solar projects has been met with an enthusiastic response from the developers. The tender has been ...
NTPC and NIIF Sign Pact to Attract Investment for India’s Renewable Sector

NTPC and NIIF Sign Pact to Attract Investment for India’s Renewable Sector

NTPC Limited said it entered into a memorandum of understating (MoU) with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) to explore new opportunities for investment in areas of power distribution ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
NTPC Floats Tender for 1.1 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

NTPC Floats Tender for 1.1 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

NTPC Limited has issued a notice inviting tender for the development of a 1.1 MW grid-connected solar project at North Kanakapura in the state of Karnataka. The scope of work ...
BHEL Floats Three O&M Tenders for 79 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana

BHEL Floats Three O&M Tenders for 79 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated three operations and maintenance (O&M) tenders for 79 MW (AC) of solar power projects for Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL). These SCCL ...
Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Seeks to Invalidate PSA Termination for 300 MW Wind Power

Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Seeks to Invalidate PSA Termination for 300 MW Wind Power

The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has filed a petition with the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) seeking it to invalidate the cancellation of a power sale agreement ...
/ / Other, Wind
NTPC to Provide Consultancy Services for a 500 MW Solar Park in Africa’s Mali

NTPC to Provide Consultancy Services for a 500 MW Solar Park in Africa’s Mali

The Republic of Mali has awarded a project management consultancy (PMC) contract to NTPC Limited for the development of a 500 MW solar park in the country. The letter of ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
NTPC Plans to Procure Over 2 GW of Solar Modules in Bulk, Asks Global Vendors to Enlist

NTPC Plans to Procure Over 2 GW of Solar Modules in Bulk, Asks Global Vendors to Enlist

NTPC Limited has invited applications globally to enlist vendors to procure solar photovoltaic (PV) modules. The tentative capacity for the procurement of solar PV modules in the current financial year ...