South Delhi Civic Body Partners with NTPC to Install Solar Systems on 200 Buildings

South Delhi Civic Body Partners with NTPC to Install Solar Systems on 200 Buildings

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) and NTPC have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to install solar systems on over 200 SDMC buildings to save on power bills and ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
BHEL Floats Tender for Module Washing System for a 22 MW Floating Solar Project in Kerala

BHEL Floats Tender for Module Washing System for a 22 MW Floating Solar Project in Kerala

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a government of India undertaking, has invited bids for the installation of a module washing system for NTPC's 22 MW floating solar project at Kayamkulam ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC Reduces EPC Solar Tender Capacity to 500 MW, Limits Project Location to Gujarat

NTPC Reduces EPC Solar Tender Capacity to 500 MW, Limits Project Location to Gujarat

NTPC Limited has revised its previous tender for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) package for 600 MW of solar projects in the country. The tender capacity has now been reduced ...
NTPC, Tata Power Win Kerala’s 200 MW Solar Auction at 2.97_kWh

NTPC, Tata Power Win Kerala’s 200 MW Solar Auction at 2.97/kWh

NTPC Limited has won 90 MW of solar projects in the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited’s (KSEB) reverse e-auction for 200 MW. It won the capacity for the lowest (L1) discovered ...
Equity Lock-In Period Criteria Relaxed for Transmission Service Providers

Equity Lock-In Period Criteria Relaxed for Transmission Service Providers

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued amendments to the 'equity lock-in period' given in the standard bidding documents to select transmission service providers for interstate transmission system (ISTS) projects ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
NTPC Floats Enlistment Tender for Balance of System Package for its Solar Projects

NTPC Floats Enlistment Tender for Balance of System Package for its Solar Projects

NTPC Limited has issued an enlistment tender for the supply of a Balance of System (BOS) package for its solar projects. The scope of work includes the design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, ...
India’s NTPC Signs $482 Million Loan Agreement with Japan for Renewable Expansion

India’s NTPC Signs $482 Million Loan Agreement with Japan for Renewable Expansion

India’s largest energy conglomerate NTPC Ltd has entered into a foreign currency loan agreement with the Japanese Government’s financial institution, the Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC). JBIC issued the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Tenders Rise by 14% as Auctions Decline in Q3 2020

Solar Tenders Rise by 14% as Auctions Decline in Q3 2020

The government agencies announced about 6.3 GW of tenders in the third quarter Q3 of the calendar year (CY) 2020, an increase of 14% compared to the previous quarter, according ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ NTPC Incorporates a Subsidiary for Renewable Energy Business (1)

Daily News Wrap-Up: NTPC Incorporates a Subsidiary for Renewable Energy Business

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Fastned, Tesla, and Seed & Greet opened  Ladepark Kreuz Hilden, Germany's largest fast-charging facility. At the charging ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Ministry of Power Signs Pact with Three State-Run Utilities for Augmenting Generation (1)

Ministry of Power Signs Pact with Three State-Run Utilities for Augmenting Generation

The Government of India's Ministry of Power (MoP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with three state-run major power utilities: SJVN, NTPC, and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
NTPC Seeks Suppliers of Biomass Pellets for Co-Firing at its Thermal Power Stations

NTPC Seeks Suppliers of Biomass Pellets for Co-Firing at its Thermal Power Stations

NTPC Limited has invited bids for biomass pellets to use as fuel alongside coal at its thermal power stations. This would help mitigate the air pollution caused by farmers burning ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
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