KPI Global Signs PPA with Songwon Specialty Chemicals for 1 MW of Solar Power

KPI Global Signs PPA with Songwon Specialty Chemicals for 1 MW of Solar Power

KPI Global Infrastructure Limited announced that it had signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Songwon Specialty Chemicals India Private Limited for the sale of 1 MW of solar power ...
CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.77kWh for 200 MW of Wind Projects

CERC Approves a Tariff of ₹2.77/kWh for 200 MW of Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has given tariff approval for 200 MW of wind projects floated by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). NTPC had issued a request for ...
/ / Wind
ITI Limited to Procure Solar Power Through Open Access Under Group Captive Model

ITI Limited to Procure Solar Power Through Open Access Under Group Captive Model

ITI Limited, a public sector undertaking under the Department of Telecommunication, Ministry of Communications, has issued a tender for procuring solar energy from the off-site, ground-mounted project through the group ...
Gujarat Successfully Runs Coal Project at 40% Capacity to Support Renewable Integration

Gujarat Successfully Runs Coal Project at 40% Capacity to Support Renewable Integration

The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has successfully managed to operate its 500 MW Ukai unit under its coal-based power project at 40% of its capacity during a recently ...
France’s Total to Provide 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems to Thailand-based Food Company

France’s Total to Provide 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems to Thailand-based Food Company

Global energy giant Total has announced that its affiliate, Total Solar Distribution Generation, will provide 25 MW of solar rooftop systems to Betagro, a food company in Thailand. It said ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
REC Issues Tender for 7 Transmission Projects in Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra

REC Issues Tender for 7 Transmission Projects in Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra

The REC Transmission Projects Company Limited (RECTPCL) has floated a request for proposal (RfP) for transmission service providers to set up seven projects on a build, own, operate, and maintain ...
/ / Grid, T&D
CEA Seeks Suggestions From Stakeholders on Renewable Forecasting and Scheduling

CEA Seeks Suggestions From Stakeholders on Renewable Forecasting and Scheduling

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has released a notice inviting comments and suggestions for a proposed stakeholder meeting to help deal with problems surrounding forecasting and scheduling of renewable energy ...
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
EESL Seeks Service Providers for EV Fleet Management in Jharkhand

Delhi DISCOMs Asked to Take Precautions in Providing Power to New EV Charging Stations

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has written a letter to distribution licensees in the city asking them to implement necessary safety measures before providing power to newly installed electric ...
Southern Railways to get Net Metering for a 4 MW Rooftop Solar Project

Southern Railways to get Net Metering for a 4 MW Rooftop Solar Project

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has issued an order directing the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) to provide the Southern Railway with low-tension and high-tension metering ...
DISCOMs’ Outstanding Payments to Renewable Generators Rise to ₹62.19 Billion

DISCOMs’ Outstanding Payments to Renewable Generators Rise to ₹62.19 Billion

Distribution companies (DISCOMs) owed renewable energy generators ₹62.19 billion (~$856.2 million) in overdue outstanding payments at the end of January 2020. Excluding payments under dispute, overdue payments stood at ₹61.88 ...
Andhra Pradesh Approves ₹28.94 Billion for DISCOMs to Clear Solar & Wind Power Dues

Andhra Pradesh Approves ₹28.94 Billion for DISCOMs to Clear Solar & Wind Power Dues

The Andhra Pradesh government has approved ₹29.84 billion (~$415.67 million) to distribution companies (DISCOMs) in the state towards the payment of 25% of their losses, allowing them to clear their ...
India Likely to Stop Coal Imports by 2023-24

India Likely to Stop Coal Imports by 2023-24

The Union Minister of Coal and Mines, Pralhad Joshi, recently announced India’s plans to stop the import of thermal coal from 2023-2024. Coal-based power makes up the largest share of ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
NTPC Releases Details for the 1.2 GW Solar Tender, Sets Ceiling Tariff at ₹2.78_kWh

NTPC Releases Details for the 1.2 GW Solar Tender, Sets Ceiling Tariff at ₹2.78/kWh

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a detailed request for selection (RfS) for 1.2 GW of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) connected solar projects across the country. The ceiling ...
Africa and Middle East Wind Capacity Additions Down 7% in 2019

Africa and Middle East Wind Capacity Additions Down 7% in 2019

Africa and the Middle East have added 894 MW of wind power capacity in 2019, down by 7% from the previous year, according to data released by the Global Wind ...
/ / Wind
CERC Creates Procedure for the Issuance of RECs

Hindustan Petroleum Issues Tender for a 2 MW Solar Project in Bengaluru

The Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), a state-owned oil and natural gas company, has floated a tender for setting up a 2 MW (AC) solar project under Phase- II of ...
Gujarat Announces 500 MW Solar Tender with a Ceiling Tariff of ₹2.65_ kWh

Gujarat Announces 500 MW Solar Tender with a Ceiling Tariff of ₹2.65/kWh

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for the purchase of power from 500 MW of grid-connected solar projects (Phase VIII). The maximum ...
Gujarat Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.80_kWh for Over 202 MW of Wind Projects

Gujarat Commission Approves Tariff of ₹2.80/kWh for Over 202 MW of Wind Projects

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.80 ($0.039)/kWh for 202.6 MW of power from grid-connected wind power projects in Gujarat. In its order, the Commission ...
/ / Other, Wind
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 ...
Noida Floats Tenders for 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Noida Floats Tenders for 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (Noida) has issued a tender for 5 MW of rooftop solar projects ranging between 500 kW and 5 MW on buildings across the city ...
NTPC Floats Tender for 923 MW of Solar Projects Under DCR Category

UPDATED: NTPC Floats Tender for 923 MW of Solar Projects Under DCR Category

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids to develop 923 MW of solar projects. The projects can range anywhere between 50 MW and 300 MW. The tender has been floated ...
Month in a Minute_ Important News Snippets from India’s Renewable Sector in November 2019

Month in a Minute: Important News Snippets from India’s Renewable Sector in November 2019

For the domestic renewable industry, November was a busy month on the investment front. There were several important funding announcements in the Indian renewable sector, along with technological developments and ...
Maharashtra Commission Approves a Tariff of ₹2.52_kWh to Procure 500 MW of Wind Power

Maharashtra Commission Approves a Tariff of ₹2.52/kWh to Procure 7 MW of Wind Power

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued an order approving the procurement of 7 MW of wind power at a tariff that was requested by the Maharashtra State Electricity ...
/ / Wind
BSES and Ola Electric Join Hands to Set Up Battery Swapping Stations in New Delhi

BSES and Ola Electric Join Hands to Set Up Battery Swapping Stations in New Delhi

Delhi’s DISCOM BSES has announced signing a memorandum of understanding (MoUs) with Ola Electric to set up battery swapping and charging stations in parts of New Delhi in a move ...
Tamil Nadu Floats Tender for DSM Infrastructure for Renewables

Tamil Nadu Floats Tender for DSM Infrastructure for Renewables

The Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Limited (TANTRANSCO) has floated a tender for the hardware and software required to set up the infrastructure to facilitate deviation settlement mechanism (DSM) for renewable ...