BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 50 MW Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

BHEL Floats O&M Tender for a 50 MW Solar Project in Andhra Pradesh

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has floated an operations and maintenance (O&M) tender for its 50 MW solar power project at Kadiri, Ananthapur, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The ...
Joint Electricity Regulator Approves ₹2.83_kWh for 40 MW of Wind Energy in Chandigarh

Joint Electricity Regulator Approves ₹2.83/kWh for 40 MW of Wind Energy in Chandigarh

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has approved a tariff of ₹2.83 (~$0.039)/kWh and a trading margin of ₹0.07 (~$0.0009)/kWh for the procurement of 40 MW of wind power between ...
/ / Wind
NHPC Issues EPC Tender for 65 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

NHPC Issues EPC Tender for 65 MW of Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

NHPC Limited has floated a tender for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of 65 MW of solar projects at the Parasan village in the Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh. Interested ...
NHPC Floats EPC Tender for 100 MW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

NHPC Floats EPC Tender for a 100 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

NHPC Limited has floated a tender for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a 100 MW grid-connected solar project in Rajasthan. Interested bidders are expected to make an earnest ...
Maharashtra Regulator Relaxes RPO Target for Captive Power Projects

Maharashtra Regulator Relaxes RPO Target for Captive Power Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ruled in favor of the Captive Power Producers Association seeking relief under the Commission's renewable purchase obligation (RPO) regulations for projects commissioned before ...
Solar Developers Want Government to Penalize Delayed Transmission Projects

Solar Developers Want Government to Penalize Delayed Transmission Projects

Solar power project development slowed down drastically since March when India imposed a lockdown to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Solar installations declined more than 80% in Q2. Only 205 MW ...
Bangladesh Issues Bids to Develop 100 MW of Wind Projects

Bangladesh Issues Bids to Develop 100 MW of Wind Projects

The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has released a notice inviting bids to develop 100 MW of grid-connected wind power projects at two sites in the country. The board intends ...
/ / Other, Wind
Funding and M&A Roundup_ ReneSola Acquires Solar Projects and Assets in the US

Funding and M&A Roundup: ReneSola Acquires Solar Projects and Assets in the US

Joule Case, a battery tech startup producing stackable energy storage units, landed more than $500,000 in funding as part of convertible notes. Using lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries, Joule Case has ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Vellore Smart City Issues Tender for 1.2 MW of Solar Projects

Vellore Smart City Issues Tender for 1.2 MW of Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Smart City Limited (VSCL) has issued a tender for a 1.2 MW of ground-mounded solar power project. The project will be installed at the sewage treatment plant ...
Valid Energy Purchase Agreement Crucial to Grid Safety_ Maharashtra Commission

Valid Energy Purchase Agreement Crucial to Grid Safety: Maharashtra Commission

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has dismissed a petition by a wind developer seeking the reconnection of disconnected wind projects and relief for power supplied without a valid energy ...
/ / Wind
Tender Issued for 15 MW of Floating Solar in Himachal with a Ceiling Tariff of ₹3.41_kWh

Tender Issued for 15 MW of Floating Solar in Himachal with a Ceiling Tariff of ₹3.41/kWh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a request for selection (RfS) to set up 15 MW of grid-connected floating solar projects in the Bilaspur district of Himachal ...
MNRE to Set Up a Project Development Cell to Attract Investment in Renewables

MNRE to Set Up a Project Development Cell to Attract Investment in Renewables

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an order for setting up a Project Development Cell (PDC) within the Ministry as per the central government’s specifications. The ...
Andhra Pradesh Issues Guidelines for 10 GW of Solar Projects for State’s Farmers

Andhra Pradesh Issues Guidelines for 10 GW of Solar Projects for State’s Farmers

The Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) has issued an order with guidelines to implement its 10 GW solar power project program for farmers in the state. The program aims to provide nine ...
NHPC to Set Up 205 MW of Solar and Hydro Projects in Ladakh

NHPC to Set Up 205 MW of Solar and Hydro Projects in Ladakh

NHPC Limited plans to set up 155 MW of hydropower and 50 MW of solar projects in the union territory (UT) of Ladakh. In a meeting, A.K. Singh, chairman-cum-managing director, ...
_Odisha's Konark Sun Temple to Soon Be Solar-Powered

Odisha’s Konark Sun Temple to Soon Be Solar-Powered

The central government has launched a program for the solarization of Odisha's Konark Sun Temple and the surrounding Konark town. According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), ...
Nigeria Seeks EPC Contractors to Set Up 10 MW of Solar Projects

Nigeria Seeks EPC Contractors to Set Up 10 MW of Solar Projects

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has sought expressions of interest (EoI) from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms to set up a 10 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power ...
ADB to Lend $100 Million for a 125 MW Battery Energy Storage System in Mongolia

ADB to Lend $100 Million for a 125 MW Battery Energy Storage System in Mongolia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million loan to help expand its supply of renewable energy in Mongolia through a 125 MW advanced battery energy storage system ...
RITES Releases Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects on Railways Land Across India

RITES Releases Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects on Railways Land Across India

RITES Limited, an engineering consultancy company that specializes in transport infrastructure, has floated a tender for setting up 1 GW of land-based solar photovoltaic power projects on various zonal railways ...
Taiwan’s Chenya Energy Receives Financing for World’s Largest Floating Solar Project

Taiwan’s Chenya Energy Receives Financing for World’s Largest Floating Solar Project

Taiwanese solar power developer, Chenya Energy Company Limited, announced that it received TWD 7.2 billion (~$239.2 million) financing for a 180 MW floating solar project in the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park ...
Uzbekistan Announces its First Wind Tender for 100 MW

Uzbekistan Announces its First Wind Tender for 100 MW

The Government of Uzbekistan (GOU) has announced a tender for 100 MW of wind power projects and associated infrastructure in the Qorao’zak district of the Karakalpakstan region of the country ...
/ / Wind
AfDB and Nigeria Launch National Electrification Project to Boost Energy Access

AfDB and Nigeria Launch National Electrification Project to Boost Energy Access

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Nigeria announced the launch of their National Electrification Project (NEP), which aims to help improve access to energy by promoting private ...
/ / Grid, Other
COVID-19 Lockdown_ MNRE Extends Deadline for All Renewable Projects Under Construction

COVID-19 Lockdown: MNRE Extends Deadline for All Renewable Projects Under Construction

All renewable energy projects currently under implementation will be given an extension of time in light of the ongoing lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Anand Kumar, Secretary of the ...
CEL Floats Tender for a 535 kW Solar System at an Institute in Chhattisgarh

CEL Floats Tender for a 535 kW Solar System at an Institute in Chhattisgarh

The Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has issued a tender for a 535 kW grid-connected solar project at the National Institute of Biotic Stresses Management (NIBSM) Campus at Baronda in the ...
Jakson Group to Develop 70 MW of Solar Projects in Assam’s Amguri

Jakson Group to Develop 70 MW of Solar Projects in Assam’s Amguri

Jakson Group, an engineering, procurement, and construction company, announced that it had signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) for a 70 MW ...
Reimburse Cost Incurred by Solar Developer due to Safeguard Duty Imposition_ CERC to NTPC

Reimburse Costs Incurred by Solar Developer Due to Safeguard Duty Imposition: CERC to NTPC

Responding to a recent petition, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) declared that the imposition of Safeguard Duty (SGD) in July 2018 was covered under the “Change in Law” clause ...