Udaipur Floats Tender for 300 Solar Pumps

Power Generated by Solar Pumps to Account Towards RPO Fulfilment in Maharashtra

In a recent order, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has stated that the power generated by off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) water pumps will be counted towards meeting the renewable ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra Issues Draft First Amendment to its Open Access Regulations

Maharashtra Issues Draft First Amendment to its Open Access Regulations

Open Access market once attractive is now almost dead according to many in the industry. Policies get announced regularly followed by constant amendments leading to a final draft that looks ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Solar Rooftop Startup ZunRoof Raises ₹16.6 Million in Second Round of Angel Funding

MERC Rejects Plea to Allow Open Access Facility and Banking of Power from a Solar Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected a petition filed by Shree Cement requesting amendments to Distribution Open Access Regulations, 2016 and allowing the use of open access facility ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Lowest Tariffs Drops to ₹1.38/kWh in Madhya Pradesh’s 8.6 MW Rooftop Solar Auction

Maharashtra Commission Allows Grid Connectivity to 1.36 MW Rooftop Solar Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed a 1.36 MW rooftop solar project the required connectivity to the grid. The MERC was responding to a petition filed by Supreme Industries ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
West Bengal Floats EPC Tender for 600 kW of Rooftop Solar Installations

Madhya Pradesh Announces RESCO Tender for 25 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) has announced a tender for 25 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed under RESCO mode. The bid ...
Delhi’s BSES Commissions Four Solar Microgrids with Battery Energy Storage

Delhi’s BSES Commissions Four Solar Microgrids with Battery Energy Storage

BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) has commissioned four solar photovoltaic (PV) microgrids in East Delhi as part of a pilot project. With this, the BYPL has become one of the first ...
/ / Grid, Microgrid
Centre Advises Andhra Pradesh Government Against Revisiting Solar, Wind PPAs

70 MW Open Access Solar Project to be Developed in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh will soon have a 70 MW open access solar photovoltaic (PV) project. The project, which falls under Uttar Pradesh’s Open Access Program, will be developed by SunSource Energy ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Second Phase of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Program Approved

Second Phase of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Program Approved

The President of India has approved the launch of the second phase of grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) program in India. The program aims to help achieve the target of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra Floats EPC Tender for 4,664 kW of Off-Grid Solar Projects

Maharashtra Floats EPC Tender for 4,664 kW of Off-Grid Solar Projects

The Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) has issued a tender for 4,664 kW of off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed across the state. The bid submission deadline is ...
Maharashtra’s 1 GW Solar Tender Gets Enthusiastic Response, Oversubscribed by 400 MW

SECI Amends Change in Law Clause in RfS for 3 GW Solar with 1.5 GW Manufacturing Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has amended the provision for “Change in Law” in the Request for Selection (RfS) for the 3 GW interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Power Sale Agreement Between SECI and Tata Power for 300 MW of Solar Gets Approval

Power Sale Agreement Between SECI and Tata Power for 300 MW of Solar Gets Approval

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has approved a power sale agreement (PSA) between the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) for procuring ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Amends Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop and Small Solar Systems

Rajasthan Amends Net Metering Regulations for Rooftop and Small Solar Systems

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has amended its net metering regulations passed in the year 2015 for rooftop and small solar grid interactive systems. The new regulations will come ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Salem Smart City Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Projects

Maharashtra to Consult Public on Proposed Amendments to Net-Metering Regulations

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued an order saying that it will initiate a public consultative process to amend the net-metering regulations and frame new ones for dealing ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Scatec Solar Closes Financing for a 47 MW Project in Malaysia

In a Boost for Domestic Manufactures, President Approves CPSU Program for 12 GW of Solar

The President of India has accorded his approval to implement phase-II of the Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) program to set up 12,000 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power ...
Goa and Union Territories to have Project Specific Solar Tariffs

Delhi Commission Approves Power Sale Agreement Between SECI and Tata Power

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has approved a power sale agreement (PSA) between Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) for procurement of ...
HPPC Asked to Study Commercial Viability of its Solar Project with Battery Storage

Third Bid-Submission Deadline Extension Given to Gujarat’s Dholera 1 GW Solar Tender

The bid-submission deadline for the tender to set up 1 GW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects at Dholera Solar Park (phase V) has seen a few extensions already. Gujarat Urja ...
Indian railways REMCL Rooftop Tenders

Tender Announced for 60 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects Across Zonal Railway Establishments

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture of the Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has invited bids to set up 60.17 MW of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity ...
SECI To Announce 250 MW Floating Solar Tender for Tamil Nadu

SECI to Announce 250 MW Floating Solar Tender for Tamil Nadu

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued a tender for utilization of water bodies (reservoirs, dams, lakes) in Tamil Nadu for development of 250 MW floating solar ...
/ / Floating Solar, Solar
Centre Advises Andhra Pradesh Government Against Revisiting Solar, Wind PPAs

Kerala Commission Approves Modifications in Bid Documents for 200 MW of Solar Projects

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) has approved modifications in the standard bid document relating to the capacity utilization factor (CUF), metering point, and project location for 200 MW ...
Solar Tempered Glass AntiDumping India

MNRE to Frame Rules for Manufacture, Disposal, Import of Antimony-Coated Solar Modules

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will soon come up with a blueprint for the utilization, manufacture, disposal, and import of solar photovoltaic (PV) module and glass containing ...
SECI Amends RfS for 3 GW Solar with 1.5 GW Solar Manufacturing Linked Tender

SECI Amends RfS for 3 GW Solar Tender Linked with 1.5 GW Manufacturing

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has amended the detailed Request for Selection (RfS) for the tender for 3 GW of the interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
CERC Provides Relief to Solar Developers in the Matter of GST Compensation

CERC Provides Relief to Solar Developers in Matter of GST Compensation

In a positive development for the domestic renewable industry, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has provided relief to solar project developers with regards to the effect of goods and ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu Proposes Feed-in Tariff for Solar Projects

Tamil Nadu Proposes Feed-in Tariff for Solar Projects

The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has proposed feed-in tariff for solar photovoltaic (PV) procurement in a newly released consultative paper. The paper is up for comments up to March ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BHEL to Set Up 129 MW of Solar Projects in Telangana for Singareni Collieries

Gujarat’s 500 MW Solar Tender Oversubscribed by 545 MW

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)’s 500 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects (Phase IV) tender has been oversubscribed by 545 MW. Bids totaling 1,045 MW were submitted in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
88 Solar Projects Likely to be Added to Vietnam’s National Grid by June 2019

China Installs Better than Expected 44 GW of Solar Capacity in CY 2018

In the calendar year (CY) 2018, China installed 44.26 GW of solar photovoltaic capacity.  The country installed 9.76 GW of solar PV capacity in the fourth quarter of CY 2018 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar