Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Commissions 100 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Commissions 100 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, commissioned two solar projects with a ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
APTEL Sets Aside CERC Order, Grants Extension to a 50 MW Wind Project

APTEL Sets Aside CERC Order, Grants Extension to a 50 MW Wind Project

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, condoned the delay of 132 days in the commissioning of a 50 MW wind project and said that the scheduled ...
/ / Other, Wind
Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Ensure Timely Payments to Power Generators

Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Ensure Timely Payments to Power Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to develop a timebound and transparent mechanism to ensure payments to power generators. It ...
/ / Wind
BCD Increase on Solar Inverters to be Considered as Change in Law Rajasthan Commission

BCD Increase on Solar Inverters to be Considered as Change in Law: Rajasthan Commission

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has ruled that the increase in rates of basic customs duty (BCD) on import of solar inverters along with integrated Goods and Services Tax ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Three Solar Projects Citing ‘Force Majeure’ Get Commissioning Deadline Extension

Three Solar Projects Citing ‘Force Majeure’ Get Commissioning Deadline Extension

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) recently granted commissioning deadline extension to three solar projects on the ground of ‘force majeure’ events. It also approved the tariffs for the three ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Developers to Compensate GRIDCO for Shortfall in Energy Generation

Solar Developers to Compensate GRIDCO for Shortfall in Energy Generation

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) recently directed eight solar developers and the Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) to amend the power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed for the supply of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
US-Based Power Utility Issues RfP to Acquire 250 MW of Solar Plus Storage Projects

US-Based Power Utility Issues RfP to Acquire 250 MW of Solar Plus Storage Projects

Platte River Power Authority, a U.S.-based power utility company, has issued a request for proposals (RfP) to acquire 250 MW of solar and/or co-located battery storage projects. The last date ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Power Ministry Invests ₹356.29 Billion in Infrastructure Growth

Daily News Wrap-Up: Power Ministry Invests ₹356.29 Billion in Infrastructure Growth

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: During FY 2021-22, power sector Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) have invested ₹321.37 billion (~$4.23 billion) until ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Re-Examine Punjab's Bill on Renegotiating Renewable Energy Tariffs NSEFI

Re-Examine Punjab’s Bill on Renegotiating Renewable Energy Tariffs: NSEFI

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has requested Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju to re-examine the Punjab Renewable Energy Security, Reform, Termination, and Re-Determination of Power ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
What it Will Take for India's Clean Energy Sector to Unlock Billions in Foreign ESG Funds

What it Will Take for India’s Clean Energy Sector to Unlock Billions in Foreign ESG Funds

The Indian renewable energy (RE) market is one of the most attractive destinations for foreign investors. According to the 2020 Climate Transparency report, India is the only G20 nation on ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Tender to Procure Power from 642 MW of Wind Energy Projects in Maharashtra

Tender to Procure Power from 642 MW of Wind Energy Projects in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has issued separate tenders to procure 342 MW of energy from grid-connected intrastate wind projects and 300 MW from interstate and intrastate wind ...
/ / Wind
Commission Directs Tamil Nadu DISCOM to Clear Dues of Wind Energy Generator in a Month

Commission Directs Tamil Nadu DISCOM to Clear Dues of Wind Energy Generator in a Month

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has directed the state distribution company (DISCOM) to make payments to a wind energy generator with a 6% annual interest within a month ...
/ / Wind
Commission Rejects Solar Developer's Claim for Service Tax and GST Compensation

Commission Rejects Solar Developer’s Claim for Service Tax and GST Compensation

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has rejected a solar energy developer's compensation petition for the additional tax burden on operation and maintenance (O&M) expenses and carrying costs due to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power to Develop 100 MW of Solar with 120 MWh Storage Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power to Develop 100 MW of Solar with 120 MWh Storage Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Power Solar Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has received the letter of award from ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Azure Power Signs PPAs for 600 MW of Solar Projects With SECI

Daily News Wrap-Up: Azure Power Signs PPA for 600 MW of Solar Projects With SECI

Independent solar power producer Azure Power has signed power purchase agreement (PPA) for 600 MW of ISTS-connected solar power projects with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The projects come ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Ministry Allows Bundling Renewables To Replace Thermal Power Under Existing PPAs

Ministry Allows Bundling Renewables To Replace Thermal Power Under Existing PPAs

The Ministry of Power (MoP) and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) have issued revised guidelines for thermal power generation companies to either set up renewable energy generation capacities ...
Punjab Passes Bill in Legislative Assembly to Renegotiate Renewable Energy Tariffs

Punjab Passes Bill in Legislative Assembly to Renegotiate Renewable Energy Tariffs

The Punjab government has passed a Bill to revise the long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) between the Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) and the renewable energy generators. The Bill ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Punjab Goes the Andhra Way, Mulls Legislation to Renegotiate Renewable Energy Tariffs

Punjab Goes the Andhra Way, Mulls Legislation to Renegotiate Renewable Energy Tariffs

In a move that could set another bad precedent, the Punjab Government is contemplating bringing legislation to reduce the tariffs for renewable energy projects approved by the electricity regulatory commission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Power Sale Agreement Between SECI and GRIDCO for 270 MW of Solar Approved

Power Sale Agreement Between SECI and GRIDCO for 270 MW of Solar Approved

The Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) has approved the power sale agreement (PSA) executed between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO). The PSA ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tata Power to Jointly Develop 41 MW of Solar Projects With Tata Steel in Jharkhand and Odisha

Tata Power to Jointly Develop 41 MW of Solar Projects With Tata Steel in Jharkhand and Odisha

Tata Power and Tata Steel have joined hands to develop grid-connected solar projects in Jharkhand and Odisha. The companies have signed a 25-year power purchase agreement to develop 41 MW solar projects, including ...
/ / Commercial, Solar
Maharashtra Floats Tender for 444 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

Maharashtra Floats Tender for 444 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids for 444 MW of decentralized solar projects of 500 kW to 2 MW capacity under component A of the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Robust Execution Plan, Financial Infrastructure Needed to Install 300 GW of Solar by 2030

Robust Execution Plan, Financial Infrastructure Needed to Install 300 GW of Solar by 2030

Mercom hosted a session on 'Solar's Dominant Role in India's Transition: Market Outlook 2030' at Mercom India Solar Forum 2021 to take a close look at the policy framework of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Heraeus Photovoltaics to Build a New Facility

Daily News Wrap-Up: Heraeus Photovoltaics to Build a New Facility

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Solar metallization pastes supplier Heraeus Photovoltaics is building a new facility in Minhang, Shanghai, to meet the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Technique Solaire Acquires a 34 MW Solar Project from Jakson Group

Technique Solaire Acquires a 34 MW Solar Project from Jakson Group

France-based solar developer Technique Solaire has acquired a 34 MW ground-mounted solar project in Uttar Pradesh from the Jakson Group and businessman Ravi Goyal. With this acquisition, Technique Solaire's operational solar capacity in India ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: EDF and NTPC to Develop Power Projects Globally

Daily News Wrap-Up: EDF and NTPC to Develop Power Projects Globally

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Independent power producers, Électricité de France S.A. and NTPC, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy