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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
BHEL Seeks Contractors for a 100 MW Floating Solar Project in Telangana

BHEL Seeks Contractors for a 100 MW Floating Solar Project in Telangana

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a notice inviting tender for contractors to set up a 100 MW AC floating solar project for the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) ...
Abu Dhabi Fund Extends $105 Million for 8 IRENA Recommended Renewable Projects

Abu Dhabi Fund Extends $105 Million for 8 IRENA Recommended Renewable Projects

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has approved about $105 million (~₹7.42 billion) for the development of eight renewable energy projects under the seventh cycle of its partnership with ...
Masdar Signs Pact to Develop a 200 MW Solar Project in the Republic of Azerbaijan

Masdar Signs Pact to Develop a 200 MW Solar Project in the Republic of Azerbaijan

Masdar (or Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) recently announced that it had signed an agreement with the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to design, finance, build and operate ...
Solar Projects are Helping Generate Income, Create Jobs and New Skills in Rural Areas

Solar Projects are Helping Generate Income, Create Jobs and New Skills in Rural Areas

The development of large solar power projects in rural areas usually gets a bad rap as it is associated with issues like land grabbing, deforestation, and disruption of the rural ...
IFC to Lend $36 Million to Mahindra Renewables for a 250 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

IFC to Lend $36 Million to Mahindra Renewables for a 250 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the financial arm of the World Bank, has announced its plan to lend $36 million (~₹2.57 billion) for a 250 MW solar project by Mahindra ...
Noida Floats Tenders for 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Noida Floats Tenders for 5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (Noida) has issued a tender for 5 MW of rooftop solar projects ranging between 500 kW and 5 MW on buildings across the city ...
Rajasthan’s 113.5 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 38 MW

Rajasthan’s 113.5 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 38 MW

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited’s (RRECL) recent solar tender for 113.5 MW of decentralized solar projects in the state has been oversubscribed. RRECL stated that its 113.5 MW tender ...
Madhya Pradesh Floats Another RESCO Tender for 28 MW of Rooftop Solar PV Projects

Madhya Pradesh Retenders its RESCO Tender for 28 MW of Rooftop Solar PV Projects

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) in partnership with MP Industrial Development Corporation has reissued its tender for 28 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems. The project is ...
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CEA Asks States to Use 5-10% Biomass Pellets for Power Generation in Thermal Plants

Haryana Commission Approves PPAs for 49.8 MW of Paddy Straw Biomass-Based Projects

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued an order approving the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for a total of 49.8 MW of paddy straw biomass-based power projects signed between ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy