Odisha Invites Bids for 1.47 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems and 2,045 Solar Streetlights

Odisha Invites Bids for 1.47 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems and 2,045 Solar Streetlights

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has invited bids for the installation of 1.47 MW of rooftop solar projects and 2,045 solar street lighting systems at 115 panchayat samiti ...
Tata Power Takes Charge of Power Distribution in Odisha

Tata Power Takes Charge of Power Distribution in Odisha

Tata Power has announced that it has taken over the management of Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha (CESU) for the distribution and supply of power in Odisha’s five circles ...
/ / Grid, T&D
_Odisha's Konark Sun Temple to Soon Be Solar-Powered

Odisha’s Konark Sun Temple to Soon Be Solar-Powered

The central government has launched a program for the solarization of Odisha's Konark Sun Temple and the surrounding Konark town. According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), ...
Vedanta Seeks Developers for a 100 MW Solar Project in Odisha

Vedanta Seeks Developers for a 100 MW Solar Project in Odisha

Vedanta Limited, a diversified natural resources company, has issued a request for proposal (RfP) to install 100 MW of solar projects in Jharsuguda district of Odisha. The project follows a ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Odisha to Install 16.6 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems Across 17 Cities

Odisha to Install 16.6 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems Across 17 Cities

The Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha Limited (GEDCOL) has floated a tender 16.65 MW of grid-connected solar rooftop projects across 17 cities. The cities include Hirakud, Rourkela, Baripada, Burla, ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Karnataka Smart Cities Issue Rooftop Solar Tenders for Government Buildings

NTPC Tenders for 550 kW of Rooftop Solar Systems at Thermal Power Stations in Odisha

The National Thermal Power Corporation Limited has floated a tender for the supply, installation, and commissioning of 550 kW of rooftop solar systems at thermal power stations in the state ...
Tata Power to Acquire Power Distribution License in Five Circles of Odisha

Tata Power to Acquire Power Distribution License in Five Circles of Odisha

Tata Power Company Limited has been awarded the Letter of Intent (LoI) by the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) for the distribution and supply of electricity in Odisha’s five circles ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Odisha to Install Rooftop Solar Projects Totalling 1.7 MW At Fire Stations Across the State

Odisha to Install Rooftop Solar Projects Totalling 1.7 MW At Fire Stations Across the State

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has invited tenders for rooftop solar projects of various capacities across 313 fire stations in the state. The projects, with a cumulative capacity ...
Aditya Birla Group Sets up a 24 MW Solar Power Project in Odisha

Aditya Birla Group Sets up a 24 MW Solar Power Project in Odisha

In a move that highlights the growing importance of solar power, Aditya Aluminium, which is a unit of the Aditya Birla Group, has set up a 24 MW solar power ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
No Increase in RPO of Captive Projects if Additional Capacity Not Added_ Ministry of Power

Power Grid Corporation Helps Restore Power Supply in Cyclone-Ravaged Odisha

After the fury of cyclone Fani subsided, the power supply and infrastructure in Odisha were in total disarray. Reportedly the strongest cyclone to have hit any Indian state in the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Amid Water Scarcity, Solar Water Pumps Come to Rescue in Cyclone-Hit Odisha

Amid Water Scarcity, Solar Water Pumps Come to Rescue in Cyclone-Hit Odisha

The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani that swept across Odisha last week has ravaged homes, uprooted electricity poles and trees, and damaged everything that came in its way. Though the ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
NHPC Invites EPC Contractors to Construct a 40 MW Solar Project in Odisha

NHPC Invites EPC Contractors to Construct a 40 MW Solar Project in Odisha

As part of its green energy commitment, The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has issued an engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contract for developing 40 MW of grid-connected solar power ...
Airports Authority of India Seeks EPC Contractors for a 4 MW Solar Project in Odisha

Airports Authority of India Seeks EPC Contractors for a 4 MW Solar Project in Odisha

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is looking for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor to develop a 4 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project at the Biju Patnaik International (BPI) ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Vedanta’s Odisha Branch Invites Expression of Interest for Procuring Solar Power

Vedanta Limited,  a diversified natural resources company, has invited  Expression of Interest (EoI) for the procurement of solar power under short or medium term basis from solar power generators, state ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
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 ...
Odisha Tenders 200 MW of Solar Projects with Pass Through Option for Duties

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 ...