Commodity Prices to Continue Rising, Driving up Solar Component Costs

Commodity Prices to Continue Rising, Driving up Solar Component Costs

Over the last six months, the rising price trends in commodities, including steel, aluminum, and copper, have started to take a toll, increasing the burden on solar developers. In addition, ...
Adani Receives Letter of Award for 300 MW Wind Power Projects

Adani Receives Letter of Award for 300 MW Wind Power Projects

Adani Green Energy Holding Fifteen Limited, a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), announced that it received a letter of award for a 300 MW wind energy project. Adani ...
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SJVN Floats Tender Seeking End-to-End Services for 1 GW of Open Access Solar Projects

SJVN Floats Tender Seeking End-to-End Services for 1 GW of Open Access Solar Projects

SJVN Limited has floated a tender seeking services from firms to arrange for land, connectivity, open access, and power purchase agreements for 1 GW of grid-connected solar projects in the country ...
MNRE Denies Additional Five-Month Commissioning Date Extension for Renewable Projects

MNRE Denies Additional Five-Month Commissioning Date Extension for Renewable Projects

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification denying requests for another five-month extension for commissioning renewable energy projects, stating that these extensions would not be ...
Gross Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW Proposed in Karnataka

Gross Metering for Rooftop Solar Systems Over 10 kW Proposed in Karnataka

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has proposed allowing net metering for rooftop solar projects between 1 kW and 10 kW and gross metering for capacity over 10 kW. The ...
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NTPC Issues EPC Tender for 735 MW of Solar Projects in Nokh Solar Park, Rajasthan

NTPC Issues EPC Tender for 735 MW of Projects in Nokh Solar Park, Rajasthan

NTPC Limited has invited bids to build 735 MW of grid-connected solar projects in three blocks of 245 MW each at the Nokh Solar Park in Rajasthan. The public sector ...
UPERC Allows Time Extension for Completing a Municipal Solid Waste Power Project

UPERC Allows Time Extension for Completing a Municipal Solid Waste Power Project

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has extended the scheduled commissioning date (SCOD) for a 14 MW municipal solid waste (MSW)-based power project in Agra. It also directed the ...
Thanjavur Smart City Floats Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects at a Sewage Treatment Unit

Thanjavur Smart City Floats Tender for 3 MW of Solar Projects at a Sewage Treatment Unit

Thanjavur Smart City Limited (TSCL) has floated a tender for a 3 MW solar power project at the Sirajudeen Nagar Sewage Treatment Unit in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. Interested bidders are ...
NTPC Invites Bids for Development of 300 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Power Projects

NTPC Invites Bids for Development of 300 MW of ISTS-Connected Wind Power Projects

NTPC Limited has invited bids to develop 300 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind energy projects anywhere in India. The work scope includes the engineering, design, manufacturing, supply, commissioning, ...
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NTPC Subsidiary Floats Tender for 30 MW of Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Subsidiary Floats Tender for 30 MW of Solar Projects in Madhya Pradesh

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited, has issued a tender for 30 MW of grid-connected rooftop, ground-mounted, and elevated structure solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
SJVN Floats Tender to Enlist EPC Contractors for 100 MW of Solar Projects

SJVN Floats Tender to Enlist EPC Contractors for 100 MW of Solar Projects

SJVN Limited, a joint venture between the central government and the government of Himachal Pradesh, has floated a notice inviting expressions of interest (EOI) to enlist engineering, procurement, and construction ...
Tirunelveli Smart City Floats Tenders for 5 MW of Solar Projects

Tirunelveli Smart City Floats Tenders for 5 MW of Solar Projects

Tirunelveli Smart City Limited (TSCL) has floated two tenders to install 5 MW of solar projects in the district. The first tender is for 2 MW of solar projects at ...
Meghalaya Floats Tender for 20 MW of Projects at Thamar and Suchen Solar Parks

Meghalaya Floats Tender for 20 MW of Projects at Thamar and Suchen Solar Parks

The Meghalaya Power Generation Corporation Limited (MePGCL) has floated a tender to select developers for 20 MW of grid-connected solar power projects at the Thamar and Suchen solar parks in ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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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

From: Mercom Capital Group 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...