Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN and SAEL Winners in Punjab's 150 MW Solar Auction

Daily News Wrap-Up: SJVN and SAEL Winners in Punjab’s 150 MW Solar Auction

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) allowed Punjab State Power Corporation's (PSPCL) petition to adopt the tariff ...
Tender to Empanel Installers for 15 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Punjab

Tender to Empanel Installers for 15 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems in Punjab

Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) to empanel vendors to install 15 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar systems in Punjab. The implementation is ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tender Issued to Procure Power from 1 GW of Solar Projects Located in Punjab

Tender Issued to Procure Power from 1 GW of Solar Projects Located in Punjab

Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has issued a request for selection (RfS) to procure power from 1 GW of solar projects with a minimum capacity of 5 MW located in ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Bids Invited to Procure Power from 1 GW of Solar Projects

Bids Invited to Procure Power from 1 GW of Solar Projects

Punjab State Power Corporation (PSPCL) has issued a request for selection (RfS) to select bidders to procure power from 1 GW of grid-connected solar projects through a long-term tariff-based competitive ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Punjab Regulator Approves Power Procurement from a Delayed Adani Wind Project

Punjab Regulator Approves Power Procurement from a Delayed Adani Wind Project

Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has approved Punjab State Power Corporation’s (PSPCL) proposal to procure power from a 50 MW wind project with a power sale agreement (PSA) with ...
/ / Wind
Bids Invited to Select Farmers for Setting Up 217 MW of Solar Projects in Punjab

Bids Invited to Select Farmers for Setting Up 217 MW of Solar Projects in Punjab

Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has invited bids to select farmers set up 217 MW of solar power projects with individual project capacities of 1 MW, 1.5 MW, or 2 ...
EESL Subsidiary Invites Bids for 86 MW of Decentralized Solar Systems in Punjab

EESL Subsidiary Invites Bids for 86 MW of Decentralized Solar Systems in Punjab

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has invited bids for the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing, and commissioning of 86 MW ...
ReNew Power and Adani Winners in Punjab’s 250 MW of Solar Auction

ReNew Power and Adani Winners in Punjab’s 250 MW of Solar Auction

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) recently adopted tariffs to procure 250 MW of solar power. The Commission approved the procurement of 100 MW of solar power from ReNew ...
Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers in Punjab Increased to ₹1.22/kWh

Additional Surcharge for Open Access Consumers in Punjab Increased to ₹1.22/kWh

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has approved an increase in the additional surcharge to ₹1.22(~$0.016)/kWh from ₹1.16 (~$0.015)/kWh for consumers to avail open access beyond their contract demand ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Commission Rejects Solar Developer's Claim for Service Tax and GST Compensation

Commission Rejects Solar Developer’s Claim for Service Tax and GST Compensation

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has rejected a solar energy developer's compensation petition for the additional tax burden on operation and maintenance (O&M) expenses and carrying costs due to ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Punjab Passes Bill in Legislative Assembly to Renegotiate Renewable Energy Tariffs

Punjab Passes Bill in Legislative Assembly to Renegotiate Renewable Energy Tariffs

The Punjab government has passed a Bill to revise the long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) between the Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) and the renewable energy generators. The Bill ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Non-fossil Fuel Based Co-Generation Project Affected by Covid-19 Gets Extension

Non-fossil Fuel Based Co-Generation Project Affected by Covid-19 Gets Extension

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has awarded Indian Sucrose Limited an extension until February 28, 2022, to Commission its 40 MW non-fossil fuel-based co-generation project. Indian Sucrose Limited ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Other
Carry Forward of Surplus Non-Solar, Solar RPO to the Next Financial Year Allowed in Punjab

Carry Forward of Surplus Non-Solar, Solar RPO to the Next Financial Year Allowed in Punjab

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) accepted Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL)’s petition to carry forward the cumulative surplus non-solar and solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO) from the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Punjab Open Access Consumers to Pay Additional Surcharge of ₹1.16/kWh Until March 2022

Punjab Open Access Consumers to Pay Additional Surcharge of ₹1.16/kWh Until March 2022

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has extended the validity of the additional surcharge of ₹1.16 (~$0.016)/kWh payable by open access consumers until September 30, 2021, to the second ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Power Generated from Co-firing of Biomass Qualifies for Meeting Non-Solar RPO Targets

Power Generated from Co-firing of Biomass Qualifies for Meeting Non-Solar RPO Targets

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC), in a recent order, ruled that power generated from co-firing of biomass will be considered as renewable energy and eligible for meeting the ...
/ / Biofuel, Market & Policy
Punjab Electricity Regulator Holds Solar Power Curtailment Unjustifiable

Punjab Electricity Regulator Holds Solar Power Curtailment Unjustifiable

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has held the curtailment of power generated by seven solar project developers in 2020 unjustifiable. It directed the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Punjab Commission Allows Deviations in Competitive Bidding Process for Solar Projects

Punjab Commission Allows Deviations in Competitive Bidding Process for Solar Projects

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has allowed deviations in the guidelines for tariff-based competitive bidding process for grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in two separate petitions filed by ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
APTEL Upholds SECI’s Trading Margin of ₹0.07kWh for Solar and Hybrid Projects

APTEL Upholds SECI’s Trading Margin of ₹0.07/kWh for Solar and Hybrid Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) has upheld the Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) plea regarding the trading margin of power. The Tribunal refused to reduce the margin from ...
PepsiCo India Allowed to Carry Over Shortfall in Renewable Power Purchase Obligation

PepsiCo India Allowed to Carry Over Shortfall in Renewable Power Purchase Obligation

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC), in a recent order, has allowed beverage major PepsiCo India Holdings to make up for its renewable purchase obligation (RPO) shortfall for the ...
Punjab Reduces Retail Residential Power Tariffs in the Wake of Covid-19

Punjab Reduces Retail Residential Power Tariffs in the Wake of Covid-19

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has issued the tariff order for the financial year (FY) 2021-22. The new tariffs will be applicable from June 1, 2021, and will ...
Punjab Reduces Additional Surcharge Payable by Open Access Consumers to ₹1.16/kWh

Punjab Reduces Additional Surcharge Payable by Open Access Consumers to ₹1.16/kWh

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has set additional surcharge payable by consumers availing power through open access sources in the state. For open access consumers (partial and full) ...
Punjab To Sign Power Sale Agreement for 500 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power at ₹2.69/kWh

Punjab To Sign Power Sale Agreement for 500 MW of Solar-Wind Hybrid Power at ₹2.69/kWh

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) approved the procurement of 500 MW of solar-wind hybrid power from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) at a tariff of ₹2.69 ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Punjab Proposes Net Metering Rules to Restrict Rooftop Solar Installations

Punjab Proposes Net Metering Rules to Restrict Rooftop Solar Installations

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has said that it will come up with a staff paper suggesting amendments to the net metering regulations, 2015. It said that the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Punjab Floats Empanelment Tender for 50 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

Punjab Floats Empanelment Tender for 50 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Projects

The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has released an empanelment tender. The tender has been issued for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) companies, manufacturers, and system integrators to install ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Punjab Allows Carry Forward of RPO Shortfall Due to COVID-19

Punjab Allows Carry Forward of RPO Shortfall Due to COVID-19

The Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) has approved the carry forward of the shortfall in the compliance of renewable purchase obligation (RPO) in FY 2019-20 to FY 2020-21. The ...