Storms Affect Solar Assets in North Indian States

Storms Affect Solar Assets in North Indian States

North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and adjoining regions have seen an unusual spate of dust storms recently. In an unfortunate event that cost many lives, the recent ...
Rajasthan Aims to Cross 3 GW Mark of Installed Solar PV Capacity by April 2019

Rajasthan Aims to Cross 3 GW Mark of Installed Solar PV Capacity by April 2019

Rajasthan is likely to cross 3 GW mark in installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity soon, according to the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC). Twenty solar projects aggregating 1.5 GW in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
RRECL Issues Counter Offer to Develop 18 MW of Rooftop Solar PV

RRECL Issues Counter Offer to Develop 18 MW of Rooftop Solar PV

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd. (RRECL) has issued a counter offer order for the installation of 18 MW of grid‑connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects across the state. The ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Suzlon Commissions 340 MW of Solar Projects Across Three Indian States

Suzlon Commissions 340 MW of Solar Projects Across Three Indian States

Suzlon, a domestic renewable energy project developer, has successfully commissioned 340 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects across three states of Maharashtra, Telangana, and Rajasthan. The three projects in Telangana ...
1 Million Solar Study Lamps Distributed by Government in Three Indian States

1 Million Solar Study Lamps Distributed by Government in Three Indian States

To compensate for lack of power and erratic supply of electricity in the far-flung regions of the country, the government of India, through the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy ...
/ / Off-grid, Solar
L&T Construction Bags 200 MW Solar Projects in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu

L&T Construction Bags 200 MW Solar Projects in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu

The Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Construction has bagged two grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects worth ₹5.9 billion (~$92 million) to be developed in the states of ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Azure Power and ReNew Power Are the Winners in the 250 MW Bhadla Solar Auction

Azure Power and ReNew Power Are the Winners in the 250 MW Bhadla Solar Auction

In the 250 MW Bhadla Solar Park auction, Azure Power won the bid to develop 200 MWs by quoting the lowest tariff of ₹2.48 (~$0.0388)/kWh. ReNew Power won the remaining 50 ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
RRECL 18 MW Rooftop Tender

RRECL Re-Tenders 18 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd. (RRECL) has issued a tender for the installation of 18 MW of grid‑connected rooftop solar projects across the state. The capacity is being tendered ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
PPAs Signed for 750 MW of Solar Projects in Bhadla Solar Park

Mercom Exclusive: PPAs Signed for 750 MW of Solar Projects in Bhadla Solar Park

Power purchase agreements (PPAs) for five solar projects with a combined total capacity of 750 MW of grid-connected solar were recently signed by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
RREC Tenders Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects in Rajasthan

RREC Tenders 18 MW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC) has tendered 18 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects under the RREC’s rooftop power generation program for 2017-18. The projects will be developed in ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
RERC Sets Benchmark Tariff for Solar PV Projects in Rajasthan

RERC Sets Benchmark Tariff of ₹3.93/kWh for Solar PV Projects in Rajasthan for FY 2017-18

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has fixed ₹3.93 (~$0.06)/kWh as the generic tariff for solar PV projects without accelerated depreciation (AD) in Rajasthan. The tariff is levelized for 25 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Under DCR Category

NTPC Tenders 241 MW of Solar Under DCR Category

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has tendered another 241 MW of solar in three separate projects under the domestic content requirement (DCR) category to be developed across the states ...
Grid-Connected Solar Project

Military Engineering Services Tenders a 3 MW Solar Project in Jaisalmer

The Military Engineering Services (MES) has tendered a 3 MW solar project to be developed at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The bid-submission deadline is August 18, 2017. The scope of work ...
Shipping wind turbines

Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission Fixes Levelized Generic Tariff for Wind Projects to be Commissioned in FY 2017-18

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has fixed the levelized generic tariff for wind power projects to be commissioned in financial year (FY) 2017-18 in Rajasthan. The RERC stated in ...
/ / Other, Wind
MNRE Amends Guidelines for Disbursement of NCEF Grant for Intra-State Transmission System

MNRE Amends Guidelines for Disbursement of NCEF Grant for Intra-State Transmission System

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has amended the guidelines for the disbursal of National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) grant for the development of intra-state transmission system under ...
/ / Grid, T&D
PGCIL

PGCIL Commissions 400 kV Lucknow-Kanpur Transmission Line

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has commissioned the 400 kV DC Lucknow-Kanpur transmission line with associated bays in Lucknow. The Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, dedicated ...
/ / Grid, T&D
SECI 750 MW

SECI Tenders 750 MW of Solar at the Bhadla Solar Park to Leverage ISTS Waiver

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered a total of 750 MW of solar at the Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan, following the inter-state transmission (ISTS) waiver which ...
solar construction

Waiver Period for Inter-State Transmission Charges and Losses for Solar Projects Extended to December 31, 2019

The waiver period for inter-state transmission (ISTS) charges and losses for solar projects has been extended to December 31, 2019. This waiver applies to solar projects that are commissioned on ...
/ / Grid, T&D
rooftop - india

REIL Tenders 950 kW of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar in Jaipur

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Rajasthan, tendered 950 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar to be developed atop buildings owned ...
POWER

India Expects Power Surplus of 8.8 Percent and Peak Surplus of 6.8 Percent in FY2017-18

According to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) 2017 Load Generation Balance Report, a study on the anticipated power supply position for financial year (FY) 2017-18, India is expecting a power ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
Hindustan Salts

Hindustan Salts on the Lookout for a EPC Contractor to Develop 100 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Hindustan Salts Limited, a government-owned salt company, invited bids to develop a 100 MW solar project at Kharaghoda in Gujarat. The bid-submission deadline is June 5, 2017. The project will ...
UP 750 MW Bhadla

Uttar Pradesh Government Plans to Set Up 750 MW Solar Projects at Bhadla

In an aim to replicate the success of the recently concluded Bhadla Phase-III and Phase-IV Solar Park auctions, the government of Uttar Pradesh is also considering setting up 750 MW ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Maharashtra Seamless Commissions 20 MW DCR Solar Project in Rajasthan

Maharashtra Seamless Commissions 20 MW DCR Solar Project in Rajasthan

Maharashtra Seamless, a manufacturer of electric resistance welded and seamless pipes and tubes, announced that it has commissioned a 20 MW solar project in Khetusar village, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The company announced that ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Solar Park

Mercom Exclusive: Solar Park Costs on the Rise in India

Solar parks are a vital piece to India’s solar future and were designed to reduce bottlenecks and bring down large-scale project development costs by allocating land and providing transmission infrastructure, ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Solar Installations

A Record Year for India Forecasted with Approximately 10 GW of Solar Installations in 2017

Mercom Communications India, a subsidiary of Mercom Capital Group, today released its quarterly update on the Indian solar market. For the complete report, visit: MercomQ12017IndiaSolarReport The Indian solar sector is ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale