CERC Amends Regulations for Open Access in Interstate Transmission

Cross-Border Power Trading Can be the New Frontier for Solar Growth

In the last month of 2018, the Ministry of Power (MoP) issued new guidelines for the import and export of electricity and power trading with neighboring countries, replacing its previous guidelines issued ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Power Sale Agreement Between SECI and Tata Power for 300 MW of Solar Gets Approval

Power Sale Agreement Between SECI and Tata Power for 300 MW of Solar Gets Approval

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has approved a power sale agreement (PSA) between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) for procuring ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat to Provide Farmers with Solar Panels to Produce their Own Power

Coming Soon: Program for Farmers to Set Up Solar Pumps and Grid-Connected Solar Projects

With an eye on the distressed agricultural sector of the country, the central government has now approved the launch of the Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) program for ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Amends RfS Guidelines for 2 GW ISTS-Connected Wind Tranche-IV Tender

Andhra Pradesh Mulls Reducing Renewable Projects’ PPA Duration from 25 to 5 Years

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) is considering whether to reduce the duration of the power purchase agreement (PPA) from 25 years to 5 years due to the fall ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Adani Seeks Bidders to Purchase 700 MW of Solar Power, With 350 MW under Greenshoe Option

Gujarat Reissues Tender for 700 MW of Solar After Scrapping the Auction Citing High Tariff

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued a revised Request for Selection (RfS) for 700 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects to be set up under ...
Indian railways REMCL Rooftop Tenders

Tender Announced for 60 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects Across Zonal Railway Establishments

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture of the Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has invited bids to set up 60.17 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity ...
Gujarat Issues Tender for 1 GW of Wind Projects

Gujarat Issues Tender for 1 GW of Wind Projects

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued Request for Selection (RfS) for the purchase of power through competitive bidding process from 1,000 MW of grid-connected wind power projects to ...
/ / Other, Wind
SECI Amends RfS for 3 GW Solar with 1.5 GW Solar Manufacturing Linked Tender

SECI Amends RfS for 3 GW Solar Tender Linked with 1.5 GW Manufacturing

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has amended the detailed Request for Selection (RfS) for the tender for 3 GW of the interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
: Wind, Reverse Auctions, PPA, SECI, ISTS

Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs Seek Revision of Tariff Regulation for Wind Projects

Andhra Pradesh DISCOMs, the Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APSPDCL) and Eastern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APEPDCL),have jointly filed a petition with the Andhra ...
/ / Other, Wind
TEDA Tenders 50 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed in Tamil Nadu

Expressions of Interest Invited for 2 GW of Solar Projects at Al Dafra, Abu Dhabi

The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), Abu Dhabi’s state-owned water and electric utility has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for the development of 2 GW of solar power projects ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Government Working on Grid Strengthening and Preventing Future Grid Disturbances

NTPC to Curtail Power Supply to Jammu and Kashmir as Unpaid Dues Reach ₹20 Billion

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has written a letter to the Power Development Department (PDD) of Jammu and Kashmir, warning to restrict power supply and reallocate the power from ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Karnataka Sets New Generic Tariff at ₹4.15/kWh for 1-10 kW Rooftop Solar Projects

Karnataka Mulls Revision of Generic Tariff for Large-Scale and Rooftop Solar Projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has issued a discussion paper to set tariff for solar power projects, including solar rooftop projects for the financial year 2020. Earlier, Mercom reported ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
2019 Begins with a Sharp Decline in Solar Auction Activity While 6.5 GW of solar capa

2019 Begins with a Sharp Decline in Solar Auction Activity

Auction activity was extremely anemic in January with only 135 MW of solar capacity auctioned, a steep decline compared to over 2 GW of capacity that was auctioned in the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Gujarat Commission Permits GUVNL to Procure Solar Power from SEWA’s Solar Project

Gujarat Commission Permits GUVNL to Procure Power from SEWA’s Solar Project

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) can now procure power from solar energy generating systems of Salt Pan Workers of Self Employed Women Association (SEWA) during the off-season period ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Adani Seeks Bidders to Purchase 700 MW of Solar Power, With 350 MW under Greenshoe Option

SECI’s New Solar Tender for 3 GW with 1.5 GW of Manufacturing Comes with a Tariff Cap of ₹2.75/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has now issued a detailed Request for Selection (RfS) for the tender announced yesterday for 3 GW of ISTS-connected solar capacity linked ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Waste to Energy Projects in Delhi to be Exempt from Open Access Deviation Charges

Waste to Energy Projects in Delhi to be Exempt from Open Access Deviation Charges

In a recent order, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) stated that waste to energy generation projects in the national capital territory (NCT) of Delhi will be exempted from certain ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
Solar Developers Complain They Have to Pay GST on Safeguard Duty, Request Reimbursement

Uttarakhand Irrigation Department Invites Proposals for 40.84 MW of Solar Projects

The Uttarakhand Irrigation Department (UID) has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) for the installation of 40.84 MW of solar PV projects on the periphery of Tumaria and Haripura dams ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Uttar Pradesh to Issue RfS to Procure Bagasse-Based Power at Ceiling Tariff of ₹4.81/kWh

Uttar Pradesh to Issue RfS to Procure Bagasse-Based Power at Ceiling Tariff of ₹4.81/kWh

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has approved amendments to the bidding documents for the procurement of bagasse-based power from generators by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
MNRE Approves Program on Energy from Urban, Industrial and Agricultural Wastes

Delhi Commission Directs DISCOM to Sign PPA for Waste to Energy Project

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has ordered the distribution companies (DISCOMs) in the national capital to enter into power purchase agreements (PPAs) for procuring power from Tehkhand Waste to ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
The Effective Rate of GST on Solar Projects is 8.9%, Argues SPDA in Letter to Jaitley

Power Purchase Agreements for 23 MW of Solar Projects Approved in Haryana

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued an order approving the power purchase agreements (PPAs) of solar projects totaling 23 MW. The commission was examining a common petition filed ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Adani Seeks Bidders to Purchase 700 MW of Solar Power, With 350 MW under Greenshoe Option

Adani Seeks to Purchase 700 MW of Solar Power With 350 MW Under Greenshoe Option

Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for the purchase of power from 350 MW of grid-connected solar projects on a long-term basis through a competitive ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Sembcorp Commissions 250 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects in Tamil Nadu

Power Sale Agreement Between SECI and Haryana DISCOM for 590 MW of Wind Power Approved

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued an order approving the signing of a power sale agreement (PSA) between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Haryana Power ...
/ / Other, Wind
AP to DISCOMs_ Wind Generators Should Receive Rebates with 25% Late Payment Surcharge

Delhi Commission Approves 100 MW of Wind Power Sale Agreements

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has approved two power sale agreements (PSAs) between BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and PTC India Ltd for the procurement of 100 MW of ...
/ / Other, Wind
Tirupati Smart City Invites Tender for 6 MW of Solar Projects

RfS Issued for Purchase of 1 GW Power from Solar Projects in Gujarat’s Dholera Solar Park

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) for the purchase of 1,000 MW of power from grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects located in ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
NTPC, Karnataka, Wind-Solar Hybrid, EPC, Bid

Generic Renewable Energy Tariff to Act as Ceiling Tariff for Competitive Bidding: MERC

“The generic tariff fixed by the commission in cases where competitive bidding is also permissible should act as the ceiling tariff for guiding the competitive bidding process,” said the Maharashtra ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy