Why the Draft PPA for Andhra’s 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Was Considered Violation of Law

Why the Draft PPA for Andhra’s 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Was Considered Violation of Law

The High Court of Andhra Pradesh has upheld Tata Power Renewable Energy’s contention that Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation’s (APGECL) request for selection (RfS) and power purchase agreements (PPA) for 6.4 GW ...
Morocco Issues Tender for 400 MW of Solar Projects

Morocco Issues Tender for 400 MW of Solar Projects

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) has issued a tender to develop 400 MW of solar projects as a part of its Noor PV-II multi-site program. The last date ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Adani Green Commissions 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Commissions 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Solar Energy Kutch Two, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Green Energy (AGEL), has commissioned a 100 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Solar Developers Seek Center's Help for Payment Release by Andhra DISCOMs

Solar Developers Seek Center’s Help for Payment Release by Andhra DISCOMs

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) has requested the Union Power Minister, R.K. Singh, for the release of payments by the Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and REC Limited ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Andhra Pradesh’s Rajahmundry Airport Gets a 1 MW Solar Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: Andhra Pradesh’s Rajahmundry Airport Gets a 1 MW Solar Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Airports Authority of India (AAI) has inaugurated a 1 MW solar project at Rajahmundry airport in Rajamahendravaram, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Hartek Bags a 1.8 MW Rooftop Solar Project in Rajasthan from Bikaji

Daily News Wrap-Up: Hartek Bags a 1.8 MW Rooftop Solar Project in Rajasthan from Bikaji

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Hartek Solar, the rooftop solar division of the Hartek Group, has bagged a 1.8 MW rooftop solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Government Proposes Option for DISCOMs to Exit PPA After Their Tenure

Government Proposes Option for DISCOMs to Exit PPA After Their Tenure

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued draft proposals enabling the distribution companies (DISCOMs) to either continue or exit from the power purchase agreements (PPAs) after the completion of the ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Brookfield Renewable Acquires 360 MW of Distributed Solar Assets for $810 Milllion

Brookfield Renewable Acquires 360 MW of Distributed Solar Assets for $810 Million

Canada-based renewable energy investor Brookfield Renewable, along with its institutional partners, announced its entry into a definitive agreement with Exelon Generation Company. Brookfield Renewable will acquire a distributed generation development ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
NPAs in Renewable Industry Inevitable If Andhra Doesn’t Resolve Issue Soon

NPAs in Renewable Industry Inevitable If Andhra Doesn’t Resolve Issue Soon

The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) and the Indian Wind Power Association (IWPA) have written to the High Court of Andhra Pradesh urging them to expedite pending hearings ...
Andhra Pradesh Issues Tender for 6.4 GW of Solar Power Projects for State’s Farmers

Andhra Pradesh Issues Tender for 6.4 GW of Solar Power Projects for State’s Farmers

The Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation Limited (APGECL) has invited bids for developing 6.4 GW of solar power projects at ten locations in the state. The total capacity of 6.4 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Project Finance Brief: Capital Dynamics Secures $327 Million for a 383 MW Solar Project

Project Finance Brief: Capital Dynamics Secures $327 Million for a 383 MW Solar Project

Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, announced that its Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) business had achieved a financial close on a 383 MW Eagle Shadow Mountain solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-up_ Sterling & Wilson Takes Over 200 MW Egypt Solar Project After Mahindra

Daily News Wrap-up: Sterling & Wilson Takes Over 200 MW Egypt Solar Project After Mahindra

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: ACWA Power, a Saudi Arabia-based independent power producer, has selected Sterling and Wilson to develop the 200 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Haryana Regulator Allows For Nine Months to Commission a 50 MW Open Access Solar Project

Haryana Regulator Allows For Nine Months to Commission a 50 MW Open Access Solar Project

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued an order extending the scheduled commissioning date (SCOD) for a 50 MW open access solar project in the state. It also approved ...
New Solar Tariff Record of ₹2_kWh_ Why Did it Go So Low_

New Solar Tariff Record of ₹2/kWh: Why Did it Go So Low?

The recent Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) auction for 1,070 MW of solar projects in the state of Rajasthan (Tranche-III) resulted in India's lowest solar tariff ever of ₹2 ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ ADB Approves $600 Million Loan to Indonesia for Renewables

Daily News Wrap-Up: ADB Approves $600 Million Loan to Indonesia for Renewables

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Royal DSM announced the launch of the all-purpose Endurance Backsheet D15. The newly launched Endurance Backsheet protects ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Voltalia to Develop a 49.9 MW Solar Project to Supply Power to London

Daily News Wrap-Up: Voltalia to Develop a 49.9 MW Solar Project to Supply Power to London

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Voltalia, a global renewable energy company, said it would develop a 49.9 MW solar facility to supply ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ RenewSys Sets Up Solar Module Testing Facility in Bangalore

Daily News Wrap-Up: RenewSys Launches New Half-Cut Mono PERC Solar Modules

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: RenewSys, a solar module manufacturer, launched ‘DESERV Galactic Ultra’ a range of high output modules that have ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Candi Receives $3.16 Million to Scale its Solar Solutions in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: Candi Receives $3.16 Million to Scale its Solar Solutions in India

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: EDFI ElectriFi has invested €2.68 million (~$ 3.16 million) junior debt in Candi, a platform that builds, ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Gujarat Invites Application for Setting Up Small-Scale Solar Projects

Gujarat Invites Application for Setting Up Small-Scale Solar Projects

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has invited applications for setting up small-scale solar projects ranging between 0.5 MW and 4 MW. The tender is open for individuals, companies, ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Dollar Industries Commissions a 4 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Daily News Wrap-Up: Dollar Industries Commissions a 4 MW Solar Project in Tamil Nadu

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Dollar Industries Limited has commissioned a 4 MW solar project at its manufacturing facility in Tirupur, Tamil ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-up_ Total to Develop 3.3 GW of Solar Projects in Spain with Ignis

Daily News Wrap-up: Total to Develop 3.3 GW of Solar Projects in Spain with Ignis

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Total, a France-based oil and gas company, has entered into an agreement with Ignis, a Spain-based solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ JinkoSolar’s Subsidiary to be Listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange

Daily News Wrap-Up: JinkoSolar’s Subsidiary to be Listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: JinkoSolar, a solar module manufacturer, said that its board of directors had approved a strategic plan to ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ juwi Signs PPA for a 175 MW Solar + 25 MW Battery Storage Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: juwi Signs PPA for a 175 MW Solar + 25 MW Battery Storage Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Duke Energy, a U.S.-based energy holding company, announced that it would convert its fleet of 10,000 vehicles ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
APGENCO Seeks Approval for a Tariff of ₹3.57_kWh for 400 MW of Solar Projects

APGENCO Seeks Approval for a Tariff of ₹3.57/kWh for 400 MW of Solar Projects

The Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited (APGENCO) has requested the state’s electricity regulatory commission (APERC) to approve the power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with distribution companies (DISCOMs) on July ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects Liable for Reduced Tariff, Rules Karnataka Commission

Delayed Rooftop Solar Projects Liable for Reduced Tariff, Rules Karnataka Commission

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has declared that the cancellation of a power purchase agreement (PPA) between the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) and a rooftop solar project operator ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar