Mitsui Chemicals to start BIS Certification for Solar Panels in India with PI Berlin

Azure Power to Develop a 6 MW Solar Project in Odisha

Renewable energy project developer Azure Power has emerged as the winner in the recent auction held by Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) for the development of 6 MW grid-connected ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
GRIDCO Asks Bidders to Match Lowest Tariff Quoted at its 200 MW Solar Auction

GRIDCO Asks Bidders to Match Lowest Tariff Quoted at its 200 MW Solar Auction

The 200 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) auction conducted by Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) is in troubled waters. Per a GRIDCO official, “The L2, L3, L4 and L5 bidders ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Aditya Birla Quotes L1 Tariff of ₹2.79/kWh in GRIDCO’s 200 MW Solar Auction

Aditya Birla Quotes L1 Tariff of ₹2.79/kWh in GRIDCO’s 200 MW Solar Auction

The Lowest (L1) tariff of ₹2.79 (~$0.0406 )/kWh was quoted in the recent solar auction held by the Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) for the development of 200 MW of ...
Oversubscribed by 4 Times, Odisha’s 200 MW Solar Tender Receives Massive Response

Oversubscribed by 4 Times, Odisha’s 200 MW Solar Tender Receives Massive Response

The Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO)’s 200 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project tender has been oversubscribed by almost four times. The capacity was tendered by GRIDCO in April 2018 ...
Month in a Minute: Important Headlines from the Indian Solar Industry in June 2018

OREDA Tenders 6 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Project on Behalf of HAL

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has tendered a 6 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project on behalf of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Koraput, Odisha. The bid-submission deadline ...
Solar Projects Totaling 127 MW Commissioned in a Week

Solar Projects Totaling 127 MW Commissioned This Week

Utility scale solar projects totaling 127 MW have been commissioned across three Indian states by three large-scale project developers during the third week of May. The projects are located in ...
GRIDCO Tenders 200 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Odisha

Odisha Tenders 200 MW of Solar Projects with Pass Through Option for Duties

The Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) has tendered 200 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in Odisha. The bid-submission deadline is April 29, 2018. For the ...
Odisha Removes Upper Limit of 1 MW for Net-Metered Rooftop Solar Projects

Odisha Removes Upper Limit of 1 MW for Net-Metered Rooftop Solar Projects

Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has removed the upper cap of 1 MW for rooftop solar projects in the state. The removal of the upper ceiling was part of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
IBC Solar PPA Debt Finance

IBC Solar Signs PPA and Raises Financing for 20 MW Solar Project in Odisha

IBC Solar, a PV system and energy storage company, signed power purchase agreement (PPA) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for a 20 MW solar project located in Odisha ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Topaz Module Manufacturing Odisha

Topaz Solar to Set Up 1.2 GW Module Manufacturing Capacity in Odisha

Topaz Solar, a private Indian company, will set up a 1.2 GW module manufacturing unit in Odisha, India. The payback period of the project is anticipated to be six years ...
/ / Manufacturing, Solar
IREL Tender

Indian Rare Earths Tenders 5 MW Solar Project In Odisha

Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL), a Government of India undertaking, tendered a 5 MW solar project to be developed at IREL’s Odisha Sand Complex (OSCOM) premises. The bid-submission deadline is ...
closeup solar panel

OREDA Tenders Off-Grid Solar Projects in Odisha

Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has tendered off-grid solar projects from 1 kW to 30 kW with different battery bank capacities to be developed across Odisha. The bid-submission deadline ...
POWER

India Expects Power Surplus of 8.8 Percent and Peak Surplus of 6.8 Percent in FY2017-18

According to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) 2017 Load Generation Balance Report, a study on the anticipated power supply position for financial year (FY) 2017-18, India is expecting a power ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
Naveen Patnaik

Updated – GEDCOL Announces Tender for 16.4 MW of Solar in Odisha

The Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha (GEDCOL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Odisha Hydro Power Corporation and the state nodal agency for development of solar projects in Odisha, has ...
Wind Energy

MNRE Approves Another 1,000 MW Wind Tender

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) approved a tender of another 1,000 MW under its Wind program on May 4, 2017. “With the success of the first 1,000 ...
/ / Other, Wind
Solar Tariffs

Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Tenders 250 MW Solar in Odisha

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) has tendered 250 MW (AC) of large-scale solar projects in the state of Odisha. The projects will be spread over five locations with a minimum capacity ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Mercom Exclusive: Incomplete Solar Park Infrastructure Affecting Large-Scale Project Development in India

Mercom Exclusive: Incomplete Solar Park Infrastructure Affecting Large-Scale Project Development in India

India is targeting 100 GW of solar by 2022, out of which 20 GW has been allocated to solar parks. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is considering ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale