Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

SMC’s Plea to Enter New PPA for Rooftop Solar with Torrent Power at ₹11.33/kWh Rejected

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has declined a plea filed by the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) requesting the commission to direct project developer Torrent Power to enter into a ...
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NABARD Inks Pact with GCF to Infuse $100 Million for the Growth of Rooftop Solar in India

NABARD Inks Pact with GCF to Infuse $100 Million for the Growth of Rooftop Solar in India

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has signed an agreement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse $100 million into a project designed to unlock private ...
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Tamil Nadu’s Trichy Floats Tender for 2.4 MW of Solar Projects under Smart Cities Mission

Tamil Nadu’s Trichy Floats Tender for 2.4 MW of Solar Projects under Smart Cities Mission

The Tiruchirappalli Smart City Limited has tendered 2.4 MW of ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed at sewage treatment plant (STP) Panchappur, located near Madurai By-Pass road in ...
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NTPC Issues Tender to Enlist Solar Module Suppliers and Manufacturers

NTPC Issues Tender to Enlist Solar Module Suppliers and Manufacturers

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has issued a tender for enlisting solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers and suppliers. The enlisted manufacturers or suppliers will supply modules for NTPC’s self-owned ...
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Tender Issued for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects at Mumbai Monorail Stations and Sites

Tender Issued for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects at Mumbai Monorail Stations

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has tendered 2 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed atop Mumbai monorail stations and sites. The bid-submission deadline is ...
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Haryana Electricity Regulator Approves PPA with Deviations for a 10 MW Solar Project

Winning Tariffs Hover Around ₹3.02-3.08/kWh in Uttar Pradesh’s 550 MW Solar Auction

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) emerged as the lowest (L1) bidder in the auction conducted by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) for 550 MW ...
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Airports Authority of India Floats Tender for 1 MW Solar Project at Vijayawada Airport

Airports Authority of India Floats Tender for Electrical Work of 1 MW Solar Project at Vijayawada Airport

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is on the lookout for a contractor to do the electrical work for a 1 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project at Vijayawada Airport. The bid-submission ...
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Tata Power Signs PPA with GE for Installation of Rooftop Solar Projects

West Bengal Issues Tender for 2 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has tendered 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects to be developed on customers’ premises in residential, institutional, and social sectors. WBREDA ...
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Germany and India Sign a €200 Million Loan Agreement to Fund Renewable Projects

Delhi’s Residential Solar Program Offers Guaranteed Payment Security to Installers

The Delhi government recently approved the Mukhyamantri Solar Power Program to give the necessary and required impetus to solar power and its adoption in Delhi. This program will apply to ...
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Tariff Disputes Threaten to Stall 970 MW of Solar Projects in Karnataka

200 MW of Solar Projects to be Developed in Kerala under IPP Mode

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved the petition filed by the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) seeking its nod for 200 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
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MERC Approves PPAs for Solar Projects Totaling 235 MW in Maharashtra

MERC Approves PPAs for Solar Projects Totaling 235 MW in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved power purchase agreements (PPAs) for grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 235 MW. MERC reviewed a petition filed by Maharashtra State Electricity ...
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Decrease in Cost of Solar by 50% can Increase Solar Penetration by 8 Times: NITI Aayog

Tamil Nadu Floats Tender for 500 MW of Solar Projects with Tariff Ceiling of ₹3/kWh

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has tendered 500 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The bid-submission deadline is December 27, 2018. TANGEDCO has fixed ₹3 (~$0.04257)/kWh ...
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Uttar Pradesh’s 550 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 245 MW

Uttar Pradesh’s 550 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 245 MW

Eight bidders have submitted bids aggregating 795 MW in response to Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA)’s 550 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) tender. The capacity, which ...
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Airports Authority of India Tenders 8 MW Solar Project at Karnataka’s Hubballi Airport

Airports Authority of India Tenders 8 MW Solar Project at Karnataka’s Hubballi Airport

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is on the lookout for an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor to develop an 8 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project at Hubballi airport. The ...
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Renesola Announces Gross Profits of $8.6 Million in Q3 2018

Renesola Announces Gross Profits of $8.6 Million in Q3 2018

ReneSola Ltd, a fully integrated solar project developer and operator, has announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter (Q3), ending September 2018. The gross profit was $8.6 million, compared ...
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MAHAGENCO Invites EoI to Set up Solar Manufacturing Unit in Maharashtra

OPIC provides $5.8 million to Solar Installation Company CrossBoundary Energy in Africa

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a United States Government agency, has provided 600 million shillings (~$5.86 million) to CrossBoundary Energy, a Nairobi-based company which funds commercial and industrial solar ...
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Dispute Over One Day Commissioning Delay Causes 30% Solar Tariff Reduction in Karnataka

KERC Rejects Petition to Extend Commissioning Date for a 1 MW Solar Project

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has rejected a petition to extend the project commission date and has set a tariff of ₹4.36 (~$0.061)/kWh for a 1 MW grid-connected solar ...
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Israel to Provide $60 Million for a 50 MW Agricultural Solar Project in Angola

Israel to Provide $60 Million for a 50 MW Agricultural Solar Project in Angola

Israel will help develop a 50 MW solar photovoltaic project and contribute towards the improvement of the agricultural sector in the African nation of Angola. The Israeli ambassador to Angola, ...
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Report Finds Municipalities Could Boost Rooftop Solar Adoption Using Bonds

Uttar Pradesh Releases New Draft Regulations for Net Metering of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has issued new regulations for net metering provisions for rooftop solar projects in the state. The regulations, called RSPV Regulations 2019, will come ...
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Sukhbir Agro Quotes ₹3.25/kWh to Win 10 MW Solar Auction for Noida Metro

Sukhbir Agro Quotes ₹3.25/kWh to Win 10 MW Solar Auction for Noida Metro

Lowest tariff of ₹3.25 (~$0.04471)/kWh emerged as the winning bid in the auction conducted by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for 10 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects ...
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Uttar Pradesh Allows Net-Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

Uttar Pradesh Allows Net Metering for a 3.34 MW University Rooftop Solar Project

In a landmark order, the Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has allowed net metering for a 3.34 MW rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Greater NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh. The ...
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Haryana Electricity Regulator Approves PPA with Deviations for a 10 MW Solar Project

Haryana Electricity Regulator Approves PPA with Deviations for a 10 MW Solar Project

The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has issued an order approving the deviations in the terms of power purchase agreement (PPA) for procurement of power by Haryana Power Purchase Centre ...
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Himachal Pradesh Increases State’s Solar RPO to 7.25 Percent for FY 2019-20

Himachal Pradesh Increases State’s Solar RPO to 7.25 Percent for FY 2019-20

The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has issued HPERC (Renewable Power Purchase Obligation and its Compliance) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2018. These regulations will apply to the state of Himachal ...
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Gujarat Decides to Implement Solar Agricultural Feeder Program on Pilot Basis

Gujarat Decides to Implement Solar Agricultural Feeder Program on Pilot Basis

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) will support the implementation of Suryashakti Kisan Yojna (SKY) as a pilot project in Gujarat. The GERC was responding to a petition filed by ...
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Pakistan’s Power Regulator to Review Tariffs for 100 MW of Solar Projects

Pakistan’s Power Regulator to Review Tariffs for 100 MW of Solar Projects

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) of Pakistan has said that it will review the tariff petitions for two grid-connected solar projects, each of 50 MW capacity. Per NEPRA, ...
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