World Bank Floats EoI for Off-Grid Solar Energy Access Report

World Bank Floats EoI for Off-Grid Solar Energy Access Report

The World Bank has issued expression of interest (EoI) documents seeking consultants for an assignment to chart out an investment roadmap for sub-Saharan African countries to help them achieve universal ...
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Tender Issued for Rural Electrification Work Using Solar Mini/Micro Off-Grid Systems

Tender Issued for Rural Electrification Work Using Solar Mini/Micro Off-Grid Systems

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for electrification work at seven villages with 583 kW of mini and micro-grid solar power systems ...
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 ...
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Tender to Empanel Firms For Supply of Grid-Tied, Off-Grid, Hybrid Solar Inverters

Tender to Empanel Firms For Supply of Grid-Tied, Off-Grid, Hybrid Solar Inverters

The Center for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT) has floated an empanelment tender seeking agencies to supply grid-tied, off-grid, and hybrid solar inverters for its solar projects in Kerala. The ...
Meghalaya Invites Bids for 50

Meghalaya Invites Bids for 50 MW of Off-Grid Solar Systems

The Meghalaya Power Distribution Corporation Limited (MePDCL) has invited bids to develop 50 MW off-grid rooftop solar power projects at various locations in the state. These projects will receive Central ...
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Tender Announced for Solar Lanterns, Home Lighting Systems, and Streetlights in Kerala

Tender Announced for Solar Lanterns, Home Lighting Systems, and Streetlights in Kerala

The Agency for New and Renewable Energy Research and Technology (ANERT) has invited bids for the empanelment of agencies for the supply and installation of solar systems below 1 kW ...
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Kerala to Resume Generation-Based Incentives for Off-Grid Captive Solar Projects

Kerala to Resume Generation-Based Incentives for Off-Grid Captive Solar Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Regulation Commission has once again issued an order extending the applicability of the Generation-Based Incentive (GBI) program for off-grid captive solar power projects in the state ...
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MNRE Invites Bids for Evaluation of Off-Grid and Decentralized Solar Applications Program

MNRE Invites Bids for Evaluation of Off-Grid and Decentralized Solar Applications Program

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited bids for evaluating the third phase of its off-grid and decentralized solar PV applications program. The evaluation study will cover ...
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Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider Greenlight Secures $90 Million in Funding

Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider Greenlight Secures $90 Million in Funding

Greenlight Planet, a solar Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) off-grid solar solutions provider in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, secured $90 million in funding. The investment would fuel the expansion of the company’s ...
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Nearly 300,000 Households Electrified Through Off-Grid Solar Solutions_ RK Singh

Nearly 300,000 Households Electrified Through Off-Grid Solar Solutions: RK Singh

Over 300,000 households have been electrified through solar-based standalone systems, the Minister of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) R.K. Singh said in Lok Sabha recently. In October 2017, the SAUBHAGYA ...
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Guidelines Issued for MNRE’s Program for Off-Grid Solar Projects Under RESCO Model

Guidelines Issued for MNRE’s Program for Off-Grid Solar Projects Under RESCO Model

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued guidelines for off-grid solar power projects under the renewable energy service company (RESCO) model. The ministry had issued the draft ...
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Solar Installations Helping Nigerian Health Centers Fight COVID-19 Outbreak

Solar Installations Helping Nigerian Health Centers Fight COVID-19 Outbreak

All On, an independent impact investment company, has announced the completion of the first phase of nationwide solar installations at emergency health facilities related to the COVID-19 pandemic response. The ...
Military Engineer Services Issues Tender for Solar Power Supply to LED Lights for Indian Navy

Military Engineer Services Issues Tender for Solar Power Supply to LED Lights for Indian Navy

The Military Engineer Services (MES) has invited bids for off-grid solar electric supply to LED pathway lights at Nofra under GE Gomantak, Vasco. Gomantak is the headquarters of the Indian ...
The Third Phase of Off-Grid Solar Program Extended to March 31, 2021

The Third Phase of Off-Grid Solar Program Extended to March 31, 2021

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the third phase of the off-grid and decentralized solar PV applications program until March 31, 2021. The extension follows the ...
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Kerala Defers Execution of Generation-Based Incentives for Off-Grid Captive Solar

Kerala Defers Execution of Generation-Based Incentives for Off-Grid Captive Solar

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has directed Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB) to submit a detailed proposal on providing a generation-based incentive (GBI) for off-grid captive solar ...
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Madhya Pradesh Issues RfP for 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects with Battery StorageMadhya Pradesh Issues RfP for 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects with Battery Storage

Madhya Pradesh Issues RfP for 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects with Battery Storage

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) to select contractors for grid-connected and off-grid rooftop solar projects within the state. The off-grid ...
AfDB Sponsored Off-Grid Energy Access Fund Successfully Raises $59 Million

AfDB Sponsored Off-Grid Energy Access Fund Successfully Raises $59 Million

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently announced that the Facility for Energy Inclusion’s Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (FEI OGEF) reached its final equity close target of $59 million (~₹4.17 billion) ...
Tender to Empanel Business Associates Under KUSUM Program for Solar Pumps

Tender to Empanel Business Associates Under KUSUM Program for Solar Pumps

The Indian Telephone Industries Limited (ITI), a public sector undertaking, has invited an expression of interest (EoI) to empanel business associates for the off-grid solar water pumping program that is ...
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EESL Issues Tender for 181,200 Off-Grid Solar Pumps Across India Under KUSUM Program

EESL Issues Tender for 181,200 Off-Grid Solar Pumps Across India Under KUSUM Program

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has invited bids for off-grid solar water pump systems across India under the Pradhan Mantri Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyaan (PM KUSUM) program that ...
ANERT Floats Tender for 10 MW of Off-Grid Solar Projects in Kerala

ANERT Floats Tender for 10 MW of Off-Grid Solar Projects in Kerala

The Agency for Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT) has issued a tender for 10 MW of off-grid solar power projects at public institutions across 14 districts in the state ...
After the Success of SAUBHAGYA Program, Off-Grid Solar Product Sales Decline: GOGLA

After the Success of SAUBHAGYA Program, Off-Grid Solar Product Sales Decline: GOGLA

Sales of off-grid solar products in India fell by 20% in the first half of 2019 when compared with the second half of 2018, according to the latest report from ...
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MNRE Clarifies Residential Rooftop Solar Subsidy Applicability

MNRE Clarifies Residential Rooftop Solar Subsidy Applicability

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification regarding the subsidy applicable for rooftop solar installations by individual residential households under phase-II of grid-connected rooftop solar ...
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Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider BBOXX Raises $50 Million Funding Led by Mitsubishi

Off-Grid Solar Solutions Provider BBOXX Raises $50 Million Funding Led by Mitsubishi

BBOXX, an off-grid solar solutions provider, has raised $50 million (~₹3.58 billion) in a Series D round of funding. Mitsubishi Corporation led the round by investing a significant amount. According ...
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Policy Developments in India’s Solar and Other Renewables in August 2019

Policy Developments in India’s Solar and Other Renewables in August 2019

The month of August witnessed policy announcements related to net metering, distributed solar, rooftop solar, and even inverter related regulations. The ministry showed leniency in the solar parks program in ...
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Nearly ₹29 Billion Allotted for Off-Grid Renewable Generation in Last 3 Years

Nearly ₹29 Billion Allotted for Off-Grid Renewable Generation in Last 3 Years

A corpus of ₹29.37 billion (~$0.43 billion) has been provided for off-grid renewable energy generation sources in the past three consecutive budgets, beginning with the financial year (FY) 2016-17 and ...