China Approves Over 20 GW of Subsidy-Free Wind and Solar Projects

NTPC Issues Tender Inviting Government Entities to Procure Power from 1 GW of Solar Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) has issued tender inviting government entities to procure power from 1 GW of solar projects. The projects have been tendered under the DCR ...
Kerala Electricity Board Cancels 200 MW Solar Tender

Kerala Electricity Board Cancels 200 MW Solar Tender

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) has passed an order for the cancellation of a tender for 200 MW of ground-mounted solar power projects in Kerala. It has also ...
SECI’s 20 MW Floating Solar in Lakshadweep With 60 MW of Battery Storage Gets Bid Extension

SECI’s 20 MW Floating Solar in Lakshadweep With 60 MW of Battery Storage Gets Bid Extension

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has notified an extension in the bid submission deadline for 20 MW (AC) floating solar PV power project with 60 MWh Battery Energy ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
CERC Grants Electricity Trading License to NTPC to Expedite Solar and Wind Projects

CERC to Grant Electricity Trading License to NTPC to Expedite Solar and Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed to grant the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) electricity trading license in India. The license is to be granted to help the ...
Payment Security Mechanism for Solar Projects under VGF Program Gets ₹5 Billion Fund

Payment Delays in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu Hit Solar and Wind Developers

Payment delays are becoming a problem again for solar and wind project developers in India especially in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana. Some instances in Madhya Pradesh and a ...
CERC Directs NTPC to Return Bank Guarantees of Three Developers in Bhadla Solar Park

CERC Directs NTPC to Return Bank Guarantees of Three Developers in Bhadla Solar Park

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has ruled in favor of three independent power producers (IPPs) regarding the payment of their performance bank guarantee (PBG) to the tune of ₹255 ...
Centre Advises Andhra Pradesh Government Against Revisiting Solar, Wind PPAs

Nearly 800 MW of Solar Projects Tendered But No Auctions in April 2019

There was not a single solar auction conducted in the month of April 2019. This is a new low for the domestic sector, but the inactivity is due to the ...
Maharashtra’s Shirdi Temple Reissues 10 MW Solar EPC Tender

NTPC Issues O&M Tender for a 10 MW Solar Project at its Unchahar Facility

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of a 10 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project that is under operation at its ...
NHPC Invites EPC Contractors to Construct a 40 MW Solar Project in Odisha

Any Tax Levied Through an Act of Parliament Resulting in Extra Cost is ‘Change in Law’: CERC

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has observed that the enactment of Goods and Services Tax (GST) that came into effect from July 1, 2017, will be covered under the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Auctions 200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Karnataka’s Pavagada

Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park to be Fully Operational by December 2019

At Karnataka’s Pavagada Solar Park, approximately 1,400 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects are operational today. Recently, ReNew Power commissioned 300 MW of solar PV capacity at the park ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

NTPC Issues Tender to Install 500 kW of Rooftop Solar at its Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Plant

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender to install rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 500 kW at various locations of Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Limited (KBUNL) ...
NTPC Invites Bids for Battery Charging Station for 50 E-rickshaws in Faridabad

Karnataka’s Shivamogga Smart City Announces Tender for 100 E-Rickshaws

In India, the widely used electric three-wheelers are expected to play a crucial role in last-mile connectivity and reduction in carbon emissions through intelligent mobility. With this in mind, Karnataka’s ...
3 MW of Solar Projects to Come up at NTPC’s Thermal Station in Bihar

3 MW of Solar Projects to Come up at NTPC’s Thermal Station in Bihar

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender for the installation of 3 MW of solar power projects at its Kahalgaon unit, located in Bhagalpur district of Bihar. The ...
Ayana, EverSource, and NIIF to Invest $330 Million into India’s Renewable Projects

Andhra Pradesh Contemplating Signing PSAs for 1,750 MW of Solar Projects

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) will soon decide whether to approve or suggest a few deviations in the power sale agreements (PSAs) for a total of 1,750 MW ...
Kerala Issues Tenders for 1,500 Electric Buses on Lease

Tender Announced for Procurement of 100 Electric Buses in Goa

The NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN) has invited bids for procuring 100 electric buses to operate in the state of Goa. The brief scope of work includes the operation of ...
600 MW of Solar Projects Synchronized to the Grid at Karnataka’s Pavagada Park

NTPC Issues O&M Tender for Power Evacuation System of Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of power evacuation system of Rajgarh solar project for two years. The Rajgarh solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC Issues Tender for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

NTPC Issues Tender for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids to set up charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) including buses and four-wheelers, on a turnkey basis. The scope of work ...
NTPC Invites Bidders for Supplying Inverter Transformers to its Solar Projects

NTPC Invites Bidders for Supplying Inverter Transformers to its Solar Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bidders to enlist for inverter-inverter transformer package to develop solar power projects for NTPC. The scope of work includes supply, type testing, ...
/ / Inverters & BOS, Solar
Average Power Purchase Cost for Open Access Solar and Wind Projects Set At ₹3.60/kWh

NTPC Invites Bidders to Enlist for Constructing its Wind Projects

NTPC Ltd. has invited online applications from bidders to enlist for its wind energy projects in India. The scope of work includes the detailed design, engineering, micro-siting, manufacture, supply, erection, ...
/ / Other, Wind
NTPC Calls Bidders to Install a 900 kW Rooftop Solar System at its Thermal Station in Assam

NTPC Calls Bidders to Install a 900 kW Rooftop Solar System at its Thermal Station in Assam

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender to install a 900 kW rooftop solar PV system at NTPC-Bongaigaon thermal power project in Kokrajhar district of Assam. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Government Working on Grid Strengthening and Preventing Future Grid Disturbances

NTPC to Curtail Power Supply to Jammu and Kashmir as Unpaid Dues Reach ₹20 Billion

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has written a letter to the Power Development Department (PDD) of Jammu and Kashmir, warning to restrict power supply and reallocate the power from ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
NTPC Invites EPC Companies to Enlist for Developing Floating and Other Solar Projects

NTPC Invites EPC Companies to Enlist for Developing Floating and Other Solar Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited applications for the enlistment of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) bidders for the development of solar power projects. The brief scope of ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

DISCOMs Owe ₹18.84 Billion to NTPC in Outstanding Bills for Solar Projects

Power distribution companies (DISCOMs) in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka are staring at acute power shortages as the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has warned that it will stop supply ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC Issues a 15 MW Floating Solar Tender for its Hydro Power Project in Himachal Pradesh

NTPC Issues a 15 MW Floating Solar Tender for its Hydro Power Project in Himachal Pradesh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids for a 15 MW of grid-connected floating solar project at its Koldam hydroelectric power project (HEPP), located in the state of ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Gujarat Approves Tariff of ₹2.65/kWh for a 100 MW Solar Project in Raghanesda Solar Park

A Snapshot of India’s Giga Solar Tenders from 2018

India saw a significant increase in new large-scale solar PV tenders announced with over 22 GW of mega solar tenders announced in the year 2018. According to Mercom’s India Solar ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other