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Tata and Ashoka Buildcon Win 470 MW in NTPC’s Auction for Solar EPC Services

Tata Power Solar Systems Limited and Ashoka Buildcon Limited have won 470 MW of solar projects in NTPC Limited’s engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) auction for 1,070 MW of solar projects ...
Top Five Solar Tenders of 2020 [Infographics]

Top Five Solar Tenders of 2020 [Infographics]

According to Mercom India Research, nearly 36.2 GW of solar tenders were floated during the year – a testament to the sector's resilience amid the COVID-19 crisis even as other ...
Gujarat’s 500 MW Auction Sets A New Record Low Solar Tariff of ₹1.99/kWh

Gujarat’s 500 MW Auction Sets A New Record Low Solar Tariff of ₹1.99/kWh

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited's (GUVNL) (Phase XI) auction for 500 MW of solar projects has set a new record. In this auction, the lowest (L1) tariff reached ₹1.99 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Government Proposes Option for DISCOMs to Exit PPA After Their Tenure

Government Proposes Option for DISCOMs to Exit PPA After Their Tenure

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued draft proposals enabling the distribution companies (DISCOMs) to either continue or exit from the power purchase agreements (PPAs) after the completion of the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
NTPC Subsidiary Floats Tender for 30 MW of Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Subsidiary Floats Tender for 30 MW of Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited, has issued a tender for 30 MW of grid-connected rooftop, ground-mounted, and elevated structure solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
NTPC Invites Bids for the Solarization of 47 ISA Member Countries

NTPC Invites Bids for the Solarization of 47 ISA Member Countries

NTPC Limited has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for the solarization of 47 least developed countries (LDC) and small island developing states (SIDS) member countries of the International Solar Alliance ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC Invites Bids for a 3 MW Rooftop Solar Project at IIT Jodhpur

NTPC Invites Bids for a 3 MW Rooftop Solar Project at IIT Jodhpur

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited, has invited bids for setting up a 3 MW grid-connected rooftop solar project at the Indian Institute of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC Seeks Consultant for Technical Due Diligence of Operational Solar Assets

NTPC Seeks Consultant for Technical Due Diligence of Operational Solar Assets

NTPC Limited has invited bids for a consultant's appointment for technical due-diligence of operational solar assets of target companies received through a global request for proposal (RFP) process. The last ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE’s Clarifications on the Dispute Resolution Mechanism for Solar & Wind Developers

MNRE’s Clarifications on the Dispute Resolution Mechanism for Solar & Wind Developers

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued clarifications regarding the dispute resolution mechanism to address the unforeseen disputes between solar and wind developers and the Solar Energy ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
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