U-Solar Wins SECI's EPC Services Auction for a 5 MW Solar Project at Tuticorin Port

U-Solar Wins SECI’s EPC Services Auction for a 5 MW Solar Project at Tuticorin Port

U-Solar Clean Energy has said it has won 5 MW of grid-connected, ground-mounted solar projects at the V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust at Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, in a tender floated by ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ REC Limited Raises $500 Million Through Dollar Bond Issue

Daily News Wrap-Up: REC Limited Raises $500 Million Through Dollar Bond Issue

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: State-run rural electrification company REC Limited has raised $500 million through a bond issue under its $7 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Bids Invited to Set Up a 5 MW Floating Solar Project at a Thermal Power Station

Bids Invited to Set Up a 5 MW Floating Solar Project at a Thermal Power Station

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has invited bids for setting up a 5 MW grid-connected floating solar power project at the Santhaldih Thermal Power Station in Purulia ...
Aurobindo Pharma to Buy Solar Power From Open Access Projects in Telangana

Aurobindo Pharma to Buy Solar Power From Open Access Projects in Telangana

Aurobindo Pharma, a Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company, will procure solar power from two 15 MW group captive projects of NVNR Power and Infra in Hyderabad, Telangana. Under the group captive model, ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
EESL Subsidiary Floats Tender for 100 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

EESL Subsidiary Floats Tender for 100 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has floated a tender for setting up 100 MW of solar power projects in Maharashtra with ...
Philippines Promotes Use of Solar Energy in Buildings for Energy Conservation

Philippines Promotes Use of Solar Energy in Buildings for Energy Conservation

Philippines has issued policy guidelines for the adoption of energy-conserving building design and to enhance the demand for energy-efficient materials and technologies. According to the guidelines issued by the Department ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Coimbatore Municipality Issues Tender for a 2 MW Solar Project

Coimbatore Municipality Issues Tender for a 2 MW Solar Project

The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC) has called for bids from contractors for setting up a 2 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic project in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The funds for the project ...
Adani Green Energy to Build Transmission Lines for a 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

Adani Green Energy to Build Transmission Lines for a 300 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has permitted  Adani Green Energy, the renewable energy arm of Adani Group, to construct transmission lines for a 300 MW wind project in Gujarat. The ...
/ / Wind
Tender Issued to Set Up 2 MW of Solar Projects at Agartala Airport in Tripura

Tender Issued to Set Up 2 MW of Solar Projects at Agartala Airport in Tripura

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited, has invited bids for setting up 2 MW of grid-connected ground-mounted solar photovoltaic projects at the Agartala airport ...
Tender for 20 MW Solar Project at Faridabad Thermal Power Station Reissued

Tender for 20 MW Solar Project at Faridabad Thermal Power Station Reissued

The Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited (HPGCL) has reissued a tender for 20 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects at Faridabad, Haryana. According to the agency, the tender failed ...
PGCIL Bags Two Transmission Projects to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

PGCIL Bags Two Transmission Projects to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), a state-owned power transmission company, has bagged two power transmission projects in Rajasthan through tariff-based competitive bidding. These projects are built to evacuate 8.1 ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Assam Floats Tender for 25 MW of Solar Projects at Namrup Thermal Power Station

Assam Floats Tender for 25 MW of Solar Projects at Namrup Thermal Power Station

The Assam Power Generation Corporation Limited (APGCL) has floated a tender for 25 MW of grid-connected solar projects at the Namrup Thermal Power Station. Bidders must make an earnest money ...
Torrent Power's 300 MW Gujarat Solar Tender Oversubscribed

Torrent Power’s 300 MW Gujarat Solar Tender Oversubscribed

Torrent Power Limited’s tender for the purchase of up to 300 MW of power from grid-connected solar projects in Gujarat has been oversubscribed, according to Mercom's sources. Adani Green Energy, ...
REC Limited’s Net Profit Hits All-Time High in Q3 FY 2021

REC Limited’s Net Profit Hits All-Time High in Q3 FY 2021

REC Limited has announced that it has registered a net profit of ₹22.6 billion (~$310.9 million) in the third quarter (Q3) of the financial year (FY) 2021, an increase of 38% ...
Gross Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW Proposed in Karnataka

Gross Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW Proposed in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has proposed allowing net metering for rooftop solar projects between 1 kW and 10 kW and gross metering for capacity over 10 kW. The ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Solar Generation in Q4 2020 11% Higher from Previous Quarter, Up 26% Annually

Solar Generation in Q4 2020 9% Higher from Previous Quarter, Up 26% Annually

In Q4 2020, the country generated about 14.2 billion units (BU) of solar power compared to 12.9 BU in the previous quarter. The data showed that solar generation was returning ...
Molten Salt Metal-Air Battery Can Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles

Molten Salt Metal-Air Battery Can Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles

A team of researchers from the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with six research institutes of China, has designed a new rechargeable battery using salt as a key ingredient to ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
Renewables Overtake Fossil Fuels as Europe’s Primary Source of Electricity

Renewables Overtake Fossil Fuels as Europe’s Primary Source of Electricity

Renewables overtook fossil fuels as the European Union’s (EU) primary source of electricity due to the rapid growth of clean energy and decline of coal power, according to a new ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Suzlon’s Net Revenue Jumps in Q3 FY 2021 Following Debt Restructuring

Suzlon’s Net Revenue Jumps in Q3 FY 2021 Following Debt Restructuring

Suzlon Energy Limited has announced a 43% jump in its net revenue in the third quarter (Q3) of the financial year (FY) 2021 on the back of a ramp-up in its ...
EBRD, GEF and DEG Provide $31.2 Million Loan to Yellow Door for Solar Projects in Jordan

EBRD, GEF and DEG Provide $31.2 Million Loan to Yellow Door for Solar Projects in Jordan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and DEG have provided a $10.6 million loan in local currency to Yellow Door Energy, a UAE-based renewable energy company, to develop ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Over 2.9 GW of Projects Approved in Solar Parks in Uttar Pradesh and Northeastern States

Over 2.9 GW of Projects Approved in Solar Parks in Uttar Pradesh and Northeastern States

Over 2.9 GW of solar power park projects with central financial assistance (CFA) of over ₹384 million (~$5.3 million) have been approved in Uttar Pradesh and the northeastern states of ...
IEX’s Green Term-Ahead Market Trades 24 Million Units of Solar Power in January

IEX’s Green Term-Ahead Market Trades 24 Million Units of Solar Power in January

The Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) announced that its real-time electricity market (RTM) witnessed a trading volume of 1,233 million units (MU) in January 2021, a 9.2% monthly increase. This was ...
/ / Uncategorized
Solar is the New King as Installed Capacity Surpasses Wind

Solar is the New King as Installed Capacity Surpasses Wind

The share of solar power in India’s installed power capacity mix reached 10.3%, exceeding that of wind-based power sources for the first time, according to Mercom’s data. The share of ...
PGCIL Bags Three Transmission Projects to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

PGCIL Bags Three Transmission Projects to Evacuate 8.1 GW of Solar Power

Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL) of India, a state-owned power transmission company, has bagged three power transmission projects in Rajasthan through competitive bidding. These are built to evacuate 8.1 GW of ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Tamil Nadu Invites Bids for 500 MW of Solar Projects Under Component A of KUSUM Program

Tamil Nadu Invites Bids for 500 MW of Solar Projects Under Component A of KUSUM Program

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) has floated a tender to set up 500 MW of solar projects under Component-A of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha ...