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 ...
KKR’s Renewable Platform Virescent Acquires 76 MW of Solar Projects from Sindicatum

KKR’s Renewable Platform Virescent Acquires 76 MW of Solar Projects from Sindicatum

Virescent Renewable Energy Trust, a platform created by global investment company KKR to acquire renewable energy assets in India, announced that it had acquired 76 MW of solar projects from ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Rising Sun Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 190 MW Solar EPC Tender

Rising Sun Extends Bid Submission Deadline for 190 MW Solar EPC Tender

Rising Sun Energy, a New Delhi-based independent power producer, has extended the bid submission deadline for engineering, procurement, and construction of 190 MW grid-connected solar projects at Nokh Solar Park ...
REIL Floats Tender for 40,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells

REIL Floats Tender for 40,000 Mono PERC Solar Cells

Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the central and the Rajasthan governments, has invited bids to procure 40,000 solar cells of the monocrystalline passivated emitter and ...
Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 8 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Rajasthan Electronics Invites Bids for 8 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Rajasthan, has invited bids for 8 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar ...
NTPC Floats EPC Tender for 1.2 GW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

NTPC Floats EPC Tender for 1.2 GW of Solar Projects in Rajasthan

NTPC Limited has invited bids for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) package with land development for 1,200 MW of grid-connected solar power projects in Rajasthan. The successful bidder will also ...
Overhead Powerlines Directed to be Taken Underground to Save the Great Indian Bustard

Overhead Powerlines Directed to be Taken Underground to Save the Great Indian Bustard

In an important development, the Supreme Court of India has directed the appropriate authorities to install diverters in the habitats of the Great Indian Bustard and convert the overhead cables ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Rajasthan Electronics Floats Tender for 3,250 Polycrystalline Solar Modules

Rajasthan Electronics Floats Tender for 3,250 Polycrystalline Solar Modules

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 contract manufacturing of 3,250 polycrystalline ...
Rajasthan Allows Net Metering for Distributed Renewable Energy Under RESCO Model

Rajasthan Allows Net Metering for Distributed Renewable Energy Under RESCO Model

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has permitted net metering and net billing arrangement for grid-connected distributed renewable energy systems under the renewable energy service company (RESCO) model. The regulations ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy