Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI’s Green Energy Open Access Foray

Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI’s Green Energy Open Access Foray

The government-owned renewable energy intermediary procurer Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will soon enter the market for delivering renewable energy solutions through open access to the commercial and industrial ...
/ / Daily Wrap-up, Other
Rajasthan Signs MoUs Worth ₹1.23 Trillion for Renewable Projects

Rajasthan Signs MoUs Worth ₹1.23 Trillion for Renewable Projects

To project Rajasthan as an attractive investment destination, the Rajasthan government has signed memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for nearly ₹1.23 trillion (~$15.77 billion) of renewable energy projects under the Invest ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Rajasthan Invites Bids for 113 MW Solar Projects Under PM KUSUM

Rajasthan Invites Bids for 113 MW Solar Projects Under PM KUSUM

The Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam (JVVNL) has floated a tender for developing 113.2 MW grid-connected solar projects through the RESCO model under Component ‘C’ of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja ...
Rajasthan Invites Bids for 1 GW of Solar Projects

Rajasthan Invites Bids for 1 GW of Solar Projects

Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam (RUVNL) has invited bids to develop 1 GW of state transmission utility-(STU) connected solar power projects in the state. The projects must secure financial backing within ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 50 MW Solar Projects Across India

Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 50 MW Solar Projects Across India

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments (REIL), a joint venture between the Union government and the Rajasthan government, has invited bids to commission 50 MW grid-connected rooftop and small ground mounted solar ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Rajasthan Regulator Allows DISCOM to Extend Wind Power Purchase Agreements

Rajasthan Regulator Allows DISCOM to Extend Wind Power Purchase Agreements

Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has granted permission to Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam (RUVNL) to extend the power purchase agreements (PPA) with six wind projects for five years. The Commission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Wind
Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations in 2022

Top States for Rooftop Solar Installations in 2022 [Infographics]

India’s cumulative rooftop solar installations reached ~8.3 GW at the end of the January-September period (9M), according to Mercom India Research’s latest available data. The full-year numbers for 2022 will ...
Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2022

Top Five States for Utility-Scale Solar Installations in 2022 [Infographics]

The utility-scale solar installations in India stood at 52.71 GW, according to Mercom India Research’s latest available data at the end of the January-September period (9M). The full-year number for 2022 ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Solar
Rajasthan Invites Bids for 810 MW of Solar Projects

Rajasthan Invites Bids for 810 MW of Solar Projects

Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam (RVUNL) has issued a tender to select solar project developers to set up 810 MW of state transmission utility-(STU) connected solar power projects on a ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
IREDA Approves ₹44.45 Billion Loan for SJVN to Develop 1 GW Solar Project

IREDA Approves ₹44.45 Billion Loan for SJVN to Develop 1 GW Solar Project

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) has sanctioned a ₹44.45 billion (~$537.14 million) loan to SJVN Green Energy, a subsidiary of SJVN, to develop a 1 GW solar project ...
Rajasthan Launches Online Land Registration Portal for PM-KUSUM Program

Rajasthan Launches Online Land Registration Portal for KUSUM Program

Rajasthan has formulated Saur Krishi Ajivika Yojna (SKAY) under Component C of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) to promote decentralized solar projects development at load ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NTPC Invites Bids for Transmission System to Evacuate 2 GW Solar Power in Rajasthan

NTPC Invites Bids for Transmission System to Evacuate 2 GW Solar Power in Rajasthan

NTPC Renewable Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC, has invited bids for land and an extra high voltage (EHV) transmission system package to develop interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar power ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
SECI Issues O&M Tender for 10 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

SECI Issues O&M Tender for 10 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited bids for the operation and maintenance (O&M) contract, including insurance for five years, for a 10 MW ground-mounted solar power project at ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Developer Penalized for Cutting of Trees to Set Up a Solar Project in Rajasthan

Developer Penalized for Cutting of Trees to Set Up a Solar Project in Rajasthan

The National Green Tribunal recently directed a developer to plant ten times more trees than what was cut to develop a solar power project in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tender Issued for 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Rajasthan

Tender Issued for 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC) has invited bids for the design, supply, erection, testing, and commissioning of 50 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects atop state government buildings in Rajasthan ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Tender Issued for Forecasting and Scheduling of Solar and Wind Projects in Rajasthan

Tender Issued for Forecasting and Scheduling of Solar and Wind Projects in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Urja Vikas Nigam (RUVNL) is inviting consultants to provide load and renewable energy (wind and solar) generation forecasting and schedule optimizer services. The selected consultant will be contracted for ...
/ / Other, Tenders and Auctions
Captive Solar Energy Generator’s Plea to Reconsider Banking Regulations Rejected

Captive Solar Energy Generator’s Plea to Reconsider Banking Regulations Rejected

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) recently ruled that a captive renewable energy project must fulfill all the terms and conditions of banking, including entering into wheeling and banking agreement ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NLC India Invites Bids for a 300 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

NLC India Invites Bids for a 300 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

NLC India has invited bids to set up a 300 MW grid-connected solar power project at Barsingsar in the Bikaner region of Rajasthan. The successful bidder will also have to ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Daily News Wrap-Up Modhera to Become India's First Solar-Powered Village

Daily News Wrap-Up: Modhera to Become India’s First Solar-Powered Village

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the village of Modhera in Gujarat as India's first 24x7 solar-powered village ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
State-Owned DISCOMs Continue to Impede Renewables Growth

State-Owned DISCOMs Continue to Impede Renewables Growth

After at least two decades of bailouts and reform programs, the state-owned power distribution companies (DISCOMs) continue to be a massive drag on not only the upstream segments (generation and ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Solar
Rajasthan Proposes Free Solar Power for State DISCOMs from Interstate Projects

Rajasthan Proposes Free Solar Power for State DISCOMs from Interstate Projects

Rajasthan-based solar installations supplying electricity to other states will have to shell out 10% of their generation free of cost to the state's distribution companies (DISCOMs) if a proposal by ...
Amazon Announces Solar Power Purchase Agreements for 420 MW in India

Amazon Announces Solar Power Purchase Agreements for 420 MW in India

Amazon has announced its first set of utility-scale renewable energy projects in India. They comprise three solar projects in Rajasthan with a cumulative capacity of 420 MW. This includes a ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
APTEL Asks Regulator to Revisit Cross-Subsidy Surcharge for Open Access Power Projects

APTEL Asks Regulator to Revisit Cross-Subsidy Surcharge for Open Access Power Projects

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) recently ruled that the state regulatory commission should revisit the subject of cross-subsidy surcharge on open access projects in Rajasthan as and when it ...
/ / Open Access, Solar
Rajasthan Commission Approves Safeguard Duty, GST, and BCD as 'Change in Law' Events

Rajasthan Commission Approves Safeguard Duty, GST, and BCD as ‘Change in Law’ Events

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) recently ruled that the change in rates of safeguard duty, basic customs duty (BCD) on inverters, levy of BCD on the import of solar ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Rajasthan Lays Thrust on Electric Vehicle Manufacturing in its EV Policy 2022

Rajasthan Lays Thrust on Electric Vehicle Manufacturing in its EV Policy 2022

The Rajasthan EV policy 2022 lays out financial and non-financial incentives and initiatives that would support the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) and seeks to promote EV manufacturing and related ...