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 ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
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 ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
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 ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
KREDL to Penalize Delays, Amends Guidelines for 860 MW Solar PV Tender

KREDL to Penalize Delays, Amends Guidelines for 860 MW Solar PV Tender

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) has amended the regulations for 860 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects that were tendered in December 2017 for 43 taluks in the ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
Growth of Jharkhand’s Solar Sector Hobbled by State Inaction

Growth of Jharkhand’s Solar Sector Hobbled by State Inaction

The progress of Jharkhand’s solar sector is being severely hobbled by inaction and delays on the part of the state’s implementing and nodal agencies. The issue is apparent in the ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
Oman’s PDO Tenders 100 MW Grid-Connected Solar PV Project in Amin

Oman’s PDO Tenders 100 MW Grid-Connected Solar PV Project in Amin

The Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), an oil and gas production company, has tendered a 100 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be developed in Amin. The bid-submission deadline is ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Azure Power Commissions 100 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project in Telangana

Azure Power Commissions 100 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project in Telangana

Azure Power, an independent solar power producer, commissioned a 100 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Telangana. The 100 MW grid-connected solar PV project is spread over an area ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
PSA for Kadapa Solar Project Signed, PPA to be Signed on January 10

PSA for Kadapa Solar Project Signed, PPA to be Signed on January 10

The Power Sale Agreement (PSA) for the sale of power generated from the 250 MW solar project which will be developed in Andhra Pradesh’s Kadapa Solar Park, has been signed ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
MSEDCL Tenders Solar to meet its RPO

MSEDCL Tenders 1 GW of Solar to Meet its RPO

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has tendered 1,000 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in order to help it meet its Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO). The ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
APERC Approves PPAs for 841.32 MW of Wind

APERC Approves PPAs for 841.32 MW of Wind

The Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has approved Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for 41 wind projects aggregating 841.32 MW. An APERC official confirmed the approval of PPAs and said ...
/ Other, Wind
MNRE to Tender 17 GW of Solar and Over 3.5 GW of Wind Projects by March 2018

MNRE to Tender 17 GW of Solar and Over 3.5 GW of Wind Projects by March 2018

Following a recent lull in tender activity, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is preparing to announce a spate of tenders for solar projects in the coming four ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
PPA for the 250 MW Solar Project in Kadapa Solar Park to be Signed Soon

PPA for the 250 MW Solar Project in Kadapa Solar Park to be Signed Soon

The Power purchase agreement (PPA) for the 250 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be developed in Kadapa Solar Park will be signed soon. An Andhra Pradesh State Power ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
MNRE Amendment_ Solar Projects Under State Specific Bundling Program

MNRE Amendment: Solar Projects Under State Specific Bundling Program Can Sell Power to Other States

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the guidelines for the state specific bundling program under which 3,000 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects are to ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
Kadapa Solar PPA Not Yet Signed

PPA Still Not Signed for 250 MW Kadapa Solar Park Project

The power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 250 MW grid-connected solar project at Kadapa Solar Park has not yet been signed, adding to the increasing uncertainty in India’s solar sector ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
EREN Renewable Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles Commission 87 MW of Solar in India

EREN Renewable Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles Commission 87 MW of Solar in India

EREN Renewable Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles commissioned three solar projects with an installed capacity totaling 87 MW. The projects have been developed by EDEN, a solar photovoltaic (PV) joint ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
TPREL Commissions 25 MW DCR Solar PV Project in Gujarat

Tata Power Renewable Energy Commissions 25 MW DCR Solar PV Project in Gujarat

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 25 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Charanka Solar Park in Gujarat ahead ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
Power Ministry to Amend Laws Making PPAs & RPOs Mandatory

Power Ministry to Amend Laws Making PPAs & RPOs Mandatory

The Indian government is expected to soon amend laws making obligations under power purchase agreements (PPA) statutory binding, to ensure that all power distribution companies (DISCOMs) have PPAs to cover ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission Releases Regulations for Micro-grid

Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission Releases Regulations for Micro-grid

The Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC) has released regulations relating to the generation and supply of renewable energy from micro- and mini-grids. These regulations will apply to the state of ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
Saudi Arabia’s First Solar Auction

How Low Can It Go – Solar Tariff of $0.0178/kWh Quoted in Saudi Arabia’s First Solar Auction

The low bids submitted for a 300 MW solar PV project planned for Saudi Arabia surprised everyone recently when the lowest submitted bid for the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) ...
/ Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Lowers TANGEDCO’s Pooled Cost of Power Purchase

Solar Lowers TANGEDCO’s Pooled Cost of Power Purchases to ₹3.70/kWh

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has fixed the pooled cost of power purchases for Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) at ₹3.70 (~$0.056)/kWh for the financial year ...
/ Markets & Policy, Solar
Utility-scale Solar Project

DISCOM and Developers Agree on Renegotiated Tariff of ₹4.95 (~$0.0762)/kWh in Jharkhand to Develop 685 MW of Solar Projects

Mercom has confirmed that in Jharkhand, power purchase agreements (PPAs) for a total of 685 MW of solar projects out of 1.1 GW will be signed over the next few ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale
IBC Solar PPA Debt Finance

IBC Solar Signs PPA and Raises Financing for 20 MW Solar Project in Odisha

IBC Solar, a PV system and energy storage company, signed power purchase agreement (PPA) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for a 20 MW solar project located in Odisha ...
/ Solar, Utility Scale