Solar Developers Want Government to Penalize Delayed Transmission Projects

Solar Developers Want Government to Penalize Delayed Transmission Projects

Solar power project development slowed down drastically since March when India imposed a lockdown to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Solar installations declined more than 80% in Q2. Only 205 MW ...
Power Grid To Monetize Transmission Assets of ₹70 Billion via InvIT

Power Grid to Monetize Transmission Assets of ₹70 Billion via InvIT

Earlier this week, state-owned Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) received the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs’ approval to monetize its transmission projects through the Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) model ...
/ / Grid, T&D
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
Cabinet Approves Asset Monetization of Power Grid Corporation Through InvIT Model

Cabinet Approves Asset Monetization of Power Grid Corporation Through InvIT Model

The Ministry of Power (MoP) announced that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the asset monetization of the Power Grid Corporation of ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
PGCIL Commissions Power Transmission Projects Connecting Western & Southern Regions

PGCIL Commissions Power Transmission Projects Connecting Western & Southern Regions

The PowerGrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a state-owned power transmission company, announced that it had started the commercial operation of the first leg of the 6 GW Raigarh-Pugalur high ...
/ / Grid, T&D
CERC Examines Wind Developer’s Petition for Relief from Transmission Charges

CERC Examines Wind Developer’s Petition for Relief from Transmission Charges

Renewable developer Sprng Renewable Energy Private Limited recently approached the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) against the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), seeking relief on the grounds of ...
/ / Wind
Wind Developer Moves CERC Against PGCIL for Not Extending Transmission Line Deadline

Wind Developer Moves CERC Against PGCIL for Not Extending Transmission Line Deadline

Avikaran Solar India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Enel Group, has filed a petition with the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) against the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) ...
/ / Wind
PowerGrid Corporation to Separate its Transmission Business

PowerGrid Corporation to Separate its Transmission Business

The PowerGrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has announced its plans to separate its power transmission business to form a 100% subsidiary that will carry out transmission-related functions, as per ...
/ / Grid, T&D
PGCIL Approves ₹10.75 Billion As Rebate to DISCOMs on ISTS Charges Amid COVID Crisis

PGCIL Approves ₹10.75 Billion as Rebate to DISCOMs on ISTS Charges Amid COVID Crisis

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) announced that it had approved ₹10.75 billion (~$142.5 million) as a one-time consolidated rebate to distribution companies (DISCOMs) and power departments of ...
PGCIL Extends Bidding Deadline for Transmission Systems of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

PGCIL Extends Bidding Deadline for Transmission Systems of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

State-owned power transmission company, the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender to establish transmission systems to evacuate power from solar ...
/ / Grid, T&D
ACME Solar Decides to Terminate its Lowest Tariff Project, SECI and PGCIL Oppose

ACME Solar Decides to Terminate its Lowest Tariff Project Citing Force Majeure

ACME Solar has filed a petition before the Central Energy Regulatory Commission (CERC), asking it to direct the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and the Power Grid Corporation of ...
Government Asks PGCIL to Offer 20-25% Rebate to DISCOMs on ISTS Charges

Government Asks PGCIL to Offer 20-25% Rebate to DISCOMs on ISTS Charges

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a state-owned power transmission company, recently received a letter from the Ministry of Power to consider offering a rebate of about 20-25% ...
CERC Approves Construction of Transmission Systems for 20 GW of Solar in Rajasthan

CERC Approves Construction of Transmission Systems for 20 GW of Solar in Rajasthan

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has passed an order granting regulatory approval to the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) for setting up transmission systems under the second ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Prime Minister Modi Takes Stock of the Power Sector Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Prime Minister Modi Takes Stock of the Power Sector Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently held a meeting to take stock of the power sector amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meeting, the Prime Minister discussed various measures and long-term ...
PGCIL Invites Bids to Set Up Transmission Systems for Solar Energy Zones of Rajasthan

PGCIL Invites Bids to Set Up Transmission Systems for Solar Energy Zones of Rajasthan

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), a state-owned power transmission company, has invited bids to establish transmission systems to evacuate power from solar energy zones (SEZs) in Rajasthan ...
/ / Grid, Other
AleaSoft Collaborates with India’s PGCIL to Provide Solar, Wind Power Demand Forecasts

AleaSoft Collaborates with India’s PGCIL to Provide Solar, Wind Power Demand Forecasts

AleaSoft, an energy forecasting solutions company, announced that it has collaborated with the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) as a provider of solar and wind energy forecasting. The ...
PGCIL’s Gujarat Subsidiary Gets Transmission License for 2 GW of Renewable Projects

PGCIL’s Gujarat Subsidiary Gets Transmission License for 2 GW of Renewable Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has given transmission license to Powergrid Bhuj Transmission Limited (PBLT) to build transmission systems for 2 GW of renewable energy projects in Gujarat. The ...
/ / Grid, T&D
GE T&D to Set Up Gas-Insulated Substation in Jaipur to Evacuate 1 GW of Solar Power

GE T&D to Set Up Gas-Insulated Substation in Jaipur to Evacuate 1 GW of Solar Power

GE T&D India Limited, a transmission, and distribution company, announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) to construct a 765 ...
/ / Grid, T&D
CERC Asks Transmission Utility to Allot Wind Developer ReGen’s 600 MW Bay to Others

CERC Asks Transmission Utility to Allot Wind Developer ReGen’s 600 MW Bay to Others

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has ordered that the Stage II connectivity of ReGen Wind Farm should be revoked. The wind farm had asked for an extension of the ...
/ / Wind
MNRE Amends Guidelines for Disbursement of NCEF Grant for Intra-State Transmission System

PGCIL Invites Bids for Transmission Systems and Reactor Package for Solar and Wind Zones

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has floated two tenders, one for the installation of reactor packages and another for the supply of transmission lines in the states ...
Rajasthan DISCOMs Weary of Transmission Systems for Solar In the State

Rajasthan DISCOMs Weary of Transmission Systems for Solar in the State

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has dismissed a review petition filed by the Rajasthan distribution companies (DISCOMs) complaining about the adverse financial implications in terms of load flow and ...
/ / Grid, T&D
CERC Rules in Favor of Solar Developer ACME, Asks PGCIL To Grant Medium-Term Open Access

CERC Rules in Favor of Solar Developer ACME, Asks PGCIL To Grant Medium-Term Open Access

In response to a petition by ACME Holding, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has asked Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) to notify ACME the date of operationalization ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Power Grid to Invest ₹25.8B To Build Transmission System in Rajasthan’s Solar Zone

Power Grid to Invest ₹25.8B To Build Transmission System in Rajasthan’s Solar Zone

The state-run Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has approved ₹25.8 billion (~$358 million) to develop a transmission system for solar energy zones in Rajasthan. The transmission network has ...
/ / Grid, Grid Optimization
Power Grid to Build Transmission Network in Gujarat & Rajasthan to Evacuate Renewables

Power Grid to Build Transmission Network in Gujarat & Rajasthan to Evacuate Renewables

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has won two contracts to set up transmission infrastructure to evacuate power generated from renewable projects. PGCIL emerged as the successful bidder ...
/ / Grid, T&D
GST Introduction to be Treated as Change in Law for Transmission Service Providers: CERC

India’s Transmission Infrastructure Struggles to Keep Up With Wind and Solar Additions

With the expected surge in electricity demand over the coming decade and the rapid installation of solar and wind, India’s transmission and distribution system will require significant expansion sooner than ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
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