Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 1 Million Mono or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 1 Million Mono or Multicrystalline Solar Cells

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has invited bids for the supply of 1 million monocrystalline ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan Is Now the Top Solar State in India with 8.2 GW of Installed Capacity

Rajasthan is Now the Top Solar State in India With 8.2 GW of Installed Capacity

Rajasthan is now the top state in solar installations overtaking Karnataka at the end of the third quarter of the calendar year (CY) 2021. At the end of September, the ...
Rate Contract Tenders Floated for 3,000 Polycrystalline Solar Modules (1)

Rate Contract Tenders Floated for 3,000 Polycrystalline Solar Modules

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited tenders for two rate contracts. The first tender has invited bids to procure 2,000 mono or polycrystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) modules qualifying for ...
/ / Modules, Solar
Rajasthan Approves Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Capacity up to 500 kW

Rajasthan Approves Net Metering for Rooftop Solar Capacity up to 500 kW

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued new guidelines on 'Grid Interactive Distributed Renewable Energy Generating Systems.' RERC has allowed a net metering facility for rooftop solar systems up ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Hydropower Purchase Obligation to be Added to Rajasthan’s RPO Targets

Hydropower Purchase Obligation to be Added to Rajasthan’s RPO Targets

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a draft paper to amend the RERC (Renewable Energy Obligation) Regulations, 2007, to include the hydropower purchase obligation (HPO) until the financial ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 2.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Rajasthan Electronics Issues Tender for 2.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Rajasthan Electronics and Instrument Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has issued a notice inviting tender for supply of balance of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Solar Power Generator’s Plea Regarding Payment of Wheeling Charges Rejected

Solar Power Generator’s Plea Regarding Payment of Wheeling Charges Rejected

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in a recent order, dismissed the petition filed by a solar power generator and ruled that the amount raised by the Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tender Floated for Bhadla Substation Package for Solar Energy Zones in Rajasthan

Tender Floated for Bhadla Substation Package for Solar Energy Zones in Rajasthan

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has floated a tender for a substation package for the extension of 765/400/220 kV Bhadla-II pooling substation under the transmission system strengthening program ...
Rajasthan Electronics Issues O&M Tender for 2 MW of Solar Projects in Jaipur

Rajasthan Electronics Issues O&M Tender for 2 MW of Solar Projects in Jaipur

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) issued a notice inviting tender for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects of 2,000 kW installed in Rajasthan. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan Flouts Policy Levies ₹0.60kWh Electricity Duty on Captive Solar Projects

Rajasthan Flouts Policy, Levies ₹0.60/kWh Electricity Duty on Captive Solar Projects

The Chairman of the Rajasthan distribution companies (DISCOMs) and the Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam Limited have issued an order, levying electricity duty of ₹0.60 (~$0.00081)/kWh on the consumption of power ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Releases EV Policy, 2021, Offers Subsidies Up To ₹20,000 for E-Rickshaws

Rajasthan Releases EV Policy, 2021, Offers Subsidies Up to ₹20,000 for E-Rickshaws

The Rajasthan government has released the Rajasthan Electric Vehicle Policy, 2021, and has become the latest state to follow Goa, Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and West Bengal. The policy is focused ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
PGCIL's Rajasthan Subsidiary Secures Transmission License for 8.1 GW of Solar Projects

PGCIL’s Rajasthan Subsidiary Secures Transmission License for 8.1 GW of Solar Projects

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, has granted a transmission license to Bikaner-II Bhiwadi Transco, a special purpose vehicle of Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Rajasthan DISCOM Asked to Pay Variable Charges for Older Biomass Projects

Rajasthan DISCOM Asked to Pay Variable Charges for Older Biomass Projects 

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC), in a recent order, has ruled that the variable charges determined for the financial year (FY) 2019-20 will be applicable for biomass power projects ...
/ / Biofuel, Other
Azure Power Secures $163 Million Debt Funding for its Solar Project from MUFG

Azure Power Secures $163 Million Debt Funding for its Solar Project from MUFG

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) has announced the completion of a five-year syndicated financing deal of $163 million for Azure Power's 300 MW solar project. The project is being developed in ...
SECI’s 1,785 MW Solar Tender Receives Staggering Response

SECI’s 1,785 MW Solar Tender Receives Staggering Response

The Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI) tender for 1,785 MW of solar projects in Rajasthan (Tranche-IV) has received a huge response from the bidders, oversubscribed by 9.3 GW, according ...
Rajasthan Extends Net Metering Facility for Rooftop Projects Until September 15, 2021

Rajasthan Extends Net Metering Facility for Rooftop Solar Projects Until September 15, 2021

Taking cognizance of the disruptions caused by the second surge of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a notification, stating that rooftop and small solar ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Rajasthan High Court Cancels Allotment of Public Utility Land to Developer for Solar Park

Rajasthan High Court Cancels Allotment of Public Utility Land to Developer for Solar Park

The Rajasthan High Court has canceled the allotment of public utility land measuring 1,452 bighas (581.56 acres) near Pokhran in Jaisalmer to the Adani Renewable Energy Park Rajasthan (AREPRL). According to Mercom's ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
ACME to Develop a 300 MW Solar Project In Partnership with Brookfield Renewable

ACME to Develop a 300 MW Solar Project in Partnership with Brookfield Renewable

Independent power producer ACME Solar has announced that it has closed a deal with Brookfield Renewable, a global owner and operator of renewable power assets, to jointly develop a 300 ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Fortum to Sell 500 MW of Solar Projects in India to Actis

Fortum to Sell 500 MW of Solar Projects in India to Actis

Fortum has signed an agreement to sell the 250 MW Pavagada II and the 250 MW Rajasthan solar projects in India to Actis, a global infrastructure investment firm. The total ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
New Inverter Technologies Critical to Reduce LCOE of Solar Projects

New Inverter Technologies Critical to Reduce LCOE of Solar Projects

On Thursday, June 17, Mercom held a webinar on ‘Redefining Global PV Project Standards - Huawei FusionSolar 8.0 Gemini’ to discuss the latest trends and technologies in the Indian photovoltaic ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
UNOPS S3i, IFU Bring in Equity Investment for ACME’s 250 MW Solar Project

UNOPS S3i, IFU Bring in Equity Investment for ACME’s 250 MW Solar Project

ACME Solar has signed a shareholders' agreement with UNOPS S3i and IFU for developing a 250 MW solar project located in Rajasthan, India. In March 2019, ACME had won the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Rajasthan Rooftop Solar Installers Question Latest Capacity Allocated by Nodal Agency

Rajasthan Rooftop Solar Installers Question Latest Capacity Allocated by Nodal Agency

The Renewable Energy Association of Rajasthan (REAR) has raised a series of queries with the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC) after the latter allocated an additional 5,600 kW capacity under ...
Power Grid Acquires Two Transmission Projects to Evacuate Solar Power in Rajasthan

Power Grid Acquires Two Transmission Projects to Evacuate Solar Power in Rajasthan

State-owned power transmission company Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) has acquired two transmission projects - Fatehgarh Bhadla Transco Limited and Sikar New Transmission Limited under Phase II, Part-B, and ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Inflating Prices, Policy Bottlenecks Stall Rooftop Solar Progress Amid COVID Outbreak

Inflating Prices, Policy Bottlenecks Stall Rooftop Solar Progress Amid COVID Outbreak

The Renewable Energy Association of Rajasthan (REAR) has written to the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC), requesting a deadline extension for rooftop solar projects to allow the stakeholders to cope ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
SECI Asked to Compensate Solar Developer for GST and Safeguard Duty Impact

SECI Asked to Compensate Solar Developer for GST and Safeguard Duty Impact

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent ruling, directed the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to compensate a solar developer for the increase in cost incurred due ...