SECI Tenders 2.5 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind and Solar Hybrid Projects

SECI Tenders 2.5 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind and Solar Hybrid Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered 2.5 GW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind and solar hybrid projects to be developed across the country. The bid-submission deadline ...
Tata Power Signs PPA with GE for Installation of Rooftop Solar Projects

Tata Power Signs PPA with GE for Installation of Rooftop Solar Projects

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with General Electric (GE). Under the agreement, TPREL will provide solar ...
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Fortum to Sell 54 Percent Share of its Indian Solar Portfolio

Fortum to Sell 54 Percent Share of its Indian Solar Portfolio

Fortum, a Finnish energy company, has signed an agreement to sell a 54 percent stake in its solar power company in India to UK Climate Investments and Elite Alfred Berg ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects under Tranche-V

SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects Under Tranche-V

After the success of the recently held wind auctions, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has now tendered 2 GW of Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS)-connected wind power projects to ...
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Azure Power and Shapoorji & Pallonji Win 250 MW of Solar Projects Tendered by MAHAGENCO

Azure Power and Shapoorji & Pallonji Win 250 MW of Solar Projects Tendered by MAHAGENCO

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has awarded solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 250 MW under agricultural (AG) feeder program. The winning bidders are Azure Power and Shapoorji & Pallonji, ...
Afghanistan Awards 50 MW of Hybrid Solar Projects to be Developed in the Country

Afghanistan Awards 50 MW of Hybrid Solar Projects to be Developed in the Country

The Ministry of Energy and Water (MEW) of Afghanistan has awarded 50 MW of solar hybrid projects to be developed in the country in two separate orders. The MEW has ...
ReNew Power Likely to Acquire 700 MW of Renewable Assets Across Four States

Hinduja National Power Corp Acquires Kiran Energy Solar

Hinduja National Power Corporation Limited (HNPCL), a subsidiary of the Hinduja Group, has successfully completed the acquisition of Kiran Energy Solar Power. According to the Press Trust of India (PTI), ...
TEDA Tenders 50 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed in Tamil Nadu

TEDA Tenders 50 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects to be Developed in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) has tendered a 50 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be developed in the state. The bid-submission deadline is June 21, 2018 ...
Government Likely to Amend Electricity Act to Ensure that DISCOMs Enter PPAs

Government Likely to Amend Electricity Act to Ensure that DISCOMs Enter PPAs

The union government has proposed an amendment to the Electricity Act to ensure that the companies applying for power distribution rights also sign the requisite Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). The ...
MSEDCL Tenders 1 GW of Solar Projects to be Developed Across Maharashtra

MSEDCL Tenders 1 GW of Solar Projects to be Developed Across Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has tendered 1 GW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed under the Mukhyamantri Saur Krushi Vahini Yojana. The bid-submission deadline ...
ReNew Power Fined for Project Commissioning Delay but PPA Not Terminated

ReNew Power Fined for Project Commissioning Delay but PPA Not Terminated

The Supreme Court of India has asked renewable energy project developer ReNew Power to pay a penalty of ₹119 million (~$1,827,700) to the Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Lack of Clarity in Safeguard Duty Pass-Through Option is Stifling Solar Project Development

Lack of Clarity on Safeguard Duty Pass-Through Option is Stifling Solar Project Development

The current widespread sentiment in the country’s solar industry is that of discontent and uncertainty, with sprinkles of hope. While the government’s ambitious solar trajectory is inching closer to its ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Lebanon Invites EOI to Develop 300 MW of Solar Projects with Battery Storage

Lebanon Invites EOI to Develop 300 MW of Solar Projects with Battery Storage

The Lebanese Centre for Energy Conservation (LCEC) has issued a notice inviting Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the development of 300 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with battery ...
CEL Looking for EPC Contractors to Develop 12 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Project in Maharashtra

CEL Looking for EPC Contractors to Develop 12 MW of Solar Projects in Maharashtra

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public-sector enterprise of the government of India, is on the lookout for engineering procurement construction (EPC) contractors to develop 12 MW of grid-connected solar ...
Malaysian Utility Signs PPAs for 60 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects

Malaysian Utility Signs PPAs for 60 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects

In an effort to expand the reach of solar power in Malaysia, the country’s leading utility company Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has entered into power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 60 ...
PPAs Signed for 640 MW Solar Projects Auctioned by KREDL in Karnataka

PPAs Signed for 640 MW of Solar Projects Auctioned by KREDL in Karnataka

The Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 640 MW to be developed in various taluks of Karnataka have been signed. The projects had been auctioned ...
TNB Signs PPAs to Develop 180 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Malaysia

TNB Signs PPAs to Develop 180 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Malaysia

Malaysian utility company Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has taken another step toward its goal of promoting renewable energy in Malaysia with the recent signing of six power purchase agreements (PPAs) ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Wind Tender 2 GW NTPC

NTPC Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind to Avail Benefits of ISTS Waiver

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has forayed into competitive wind auctions in a big way and issued a mega tender for the development of 2 GW of interstate transmission ...
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Gujarat Tenders 500 MW of Wind Projects to be Developed Across the State

Gujarat Tenders 500 MW of Wind Projects to be Developed Across the State

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has tendered 500 MW of wind projects to be developed across the state. The bid-submission deadline is April 2, 2018. Under this global tender, ...
/ / Other, Wind
Afghanistan’s Power Utility Enters PPAs for 30 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Afghanistan’s Power Utility Enters PPAs for 30 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects

The national power utility of Afghanistan, Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), has entered Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for the purchase of power from two grid-connected solar PV projects. The two ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Ministry of Power Waives ISTS Charges for Wind and Solar Projects Commissioned up to 2022

Ministry of Power Waives ISTS Charges for Wind and Solar Projects Commissioned up to 2022

The Ministry of Power has issued an order stating that no interstate transmission charges and losses will be levied on solar and wind power projects commissioned up to March 31, ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects

To leverage the current decline in the wind tariffs, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered 2 GW of Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS)-connected wind power projects under Tranche-IV ...
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Non-Solar REC Trading Falls Drastically in January After Hitting December High

Non-Solar REC Trading Falls Drastically in January After Hitting December High

After touching new highs in December 2017, the trade in non-solar Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) declined by almost two-thirds in January 2018 to 1.2 million total buy bids. The decline ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Assam Tenders 100 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects

Assam Tenders 100 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Projects

The Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) has tendered a total of 100 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in the state. The bid-submission deadline is ...
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IDFC Alternatives Acquires 40 MW Grid-Connected Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

Breaking: KREDL Tenders 1,200 MW of Grid-Connected Solar at Pavagada

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has tendered 1,200 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in the Pavagada Solar Park, in Karnataka’s Tumkur district. The ...
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